Land Acquisition Manager

NVR, Inc.

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Dagsboro, DE

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

NVR has been helping families build their happily ever after since 1948. As a Top 5 US homebuilder, we’re committed to quality and to our customers and we take pride in the nearly 500,000 new homes we have sold and built across the country. Working in the homebuilding industry is tangible and rewarding, but not every job at NVR requires a hard hat. We don’t just sell and build new homes; we also manage teams, acquire land, manufacture materials, provide mortgages to our customers, and provide corporate support to NVR’s multi-billion dollar business operations.

As a Land Acquisition Manager, you will work with our industry-leading home building team to identify, assess, and secure prime land purchase locations for our communities. Our Land Acquisition Managers work autonomously to negotiate land acquisitions, perform sophisticated land use and financial analysis, and negotiate purchase agreements.  They also participate in due diligence, including concept land planning, environmental, utility system, and title analysis. Those who are deal-oriented and understand the dynamics and challenges of the local land market in the current real estate climate will be challenged and feel rewarded in this role. Your ability to demonstrate an understanding of strategies to take advantage of current trends and adjust acquisition efforts accordingly will make you an asset to NVR's team. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work alongside marketing and production team members to complete land feasibility studies
  • Negotiate directly with land owners to secure prime sites at the best price
  • Provide accurate timing for the proposed development analysis
  • Work with the development team to ensure efficient use of land and cost-effective completion of a finished lot
  • Understand and oversee site development, including local zoning, planning, and pricing
  • Work with marketing team members to monitor competitive local home building and prices
  • Arrange lot development
  • Represent NVR in the local community


  • 2-4 years successful land acquisition experience
  • Bachelors degree
  • Real Estate finance experience
  • Skilled in land deal structuring
  • Backgound in land planning, zoning, law, and real estate
  • Homebuilding industry experience, a plus

Life at NVR

At NVR, your desire to excel is matched by our commitment to your success and we’ll give you the tools and industry knowledge you need. Our management team is tenured and talented, nearly 80% of them promoted from within, so you’ll find mentors who can share their knowledge, provide career guidance and encourage your success.

NVR also offers benefits among the best in the industry that reflect the strong commitment we have to all of our employees.

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Home Purchase Discount
  • Mortgage and Settlement Services Discounts
  • Comprehensive Health, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) (Full-time employees are eligible to contribute immediately)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Vacation and Holidays

In addition to the traditional benefits, we offer all our employees stock ownership through a profit sharing trust as part of our retirement savings package. NVR has had the highest Earnings Per Share growth rate in the homebuilding industry for the past 10 years, so as we grow financially, so do you.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Drug Testing and Credit Check are required.
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States, as NVR does not provide visa sponsorships.