Land, Planning and Development

Land, Planning and Development

What is the role of an Acquisition Director in the real estate and property industry? 

​An Acquisition Director is in charge of overseeing the purchase process for a real estate or development firm. They are responsible for sourcing and securing land and property assets that will help the firm grow and profit. This senior-level role needs strategic thinking, financial acumen, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Key responsibilities of an Acquisition Director

Management: Overseeing the team of acquisition managers and managing the acquisition process from start to finish

New opportunities: Identifying new acquisition opportunities and conducting due diligence on potential properties or portfolios

Negotiating: Negotiating deals and contracts with property owners, agents, and developers

Relationship building: Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders in the industry, such as investors and lenders

Networking: Attending industry events and conferences to keep up with market developments and forge valuable connections.

Analysis: Analysing market trends and property values to make informed decisions about acquisitions

Main requirements of an Acquisition Director

Below are some examples of requirements for an Acquisition Director role:

Experience: Proven track record of successful property acquisitions and disposals, with a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in a similar role

Knowledge of industry: In-depth knowledge of real estate markets, trends, and regulations

Analytics: Strong analytical and financial modelling skills, with experience in deal structuring and negotiations

Leadership: Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop team members

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