Land Development Manager


Responsible for overseeing development projects from pre-acquisition through closeout to ensure communities are delivered on budget and schedule.

  • Assist in development-related due diligence items for potential acquisitions, including preparation of budgets, schedules, and reviewing construction drawings
  • Value engineer plans during due diligence phase and as project develops
  • Provide detailed cost analysis and schedules for projects
  • Create bid packages for consultants and trade partners
  • Negotiate projects with consultants and trade partners to achieve most economical and efficient outcome
  • Provide detailed bid analysis, in order to award contract
  • Work with local, state, and federal jurisdictions to receive necessary permits for development
  • Present community information to internal and external groups
  • Manage consultants, trade partners, governmental agencies, utility providers and others to keep projects on time and budget
  • Oversee development budgets and cash flows from project conception to closing for accountability and accuracy
  • Develop and implement systems/processes that will improve operational quality and efficiency


  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or similar field
  • 5+ years development experience
  • Experience with production homebuilder or master developer (preferred)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications with advanced skills in Excel
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD

Are you looking for an amazing career opportunity? Well, look no further! At Meritage Homes, we offer a variety of different careers and are dedicated to building beautiful, environmentally friendly homes, that give our customers the most memorable moments with their loved ones. Meritage Homes is a national top 10 homebuilder and a 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in Sustained Excellence for being a leader in protecting the environment and advancing energy efficiency in homebuilding. If you have a self-starter mindset and want to be a part of something great, come join a company that helps people live happier, healthier lives.

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in several ways, including:
  • A work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
  • An organization that lives by its core values everyday
  • Maintaining a consistent competitive drive to be the best
  • A competitive pay structure
  • Strong benefits
  • State of the art technology to provide an optimal working environment
  • Flexibility in work-life integration
  • Having pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment
  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital part of the team

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