Our Team

Meet the team that comprises the best residential land brokerage and consulting firm in California. We provide service that delivers results that exceed expectations.

Gary Arendts

CA BRE #01180391

Gary Arendts joined Chaparral Land Company in 1996 making an immediate impact with his extensive land brokerage expertise of Southern California. Mr. Arendts is intimately familiar with the Los Angeles and Ventura County areas. He has specialized in the representation of investors, developers, and builders for over 25 years. With his wealth of knowledge of each field in the industry, Mr. Arendts is able to meet his client's specific needs and exceed their expectations. His ability to locate, analyze, and complete a lucrative transaction has given him an outstanding reputation which he continues uphold. Mr. Arendts has be involved in the sale of over 35,000 residential lots and dozens of investment properties throughout his professional career.

Prior to joining Chaparral Land Company, Mr. Arendts was responsible for residential land and commercial investment property transactions at Grubb & Ellis. He has been a licensed California Real Estate professional since 1993 and is a CCIM candidate.

Profile Transactions

  • Savanna: 66 Attached Units, Simi Valley, CA
  • Southern Oaks: 17 Finished Lots, Santa Clarita, CA
  • Central Park: 176 Detached Finished Lots, Hawthorne, CA
  • Marketplace: 20 Standing Units, 52 Finished Pads, Simi Valley, CA
  • Vista Del Cerro: 55 Finished Lots, Hesperia, CA
  • Sierra Hwy: 50 Acres & 75 Lots, High School Site, Santa Clarita, CA
  • Northpointe: 90 Detached Lots, West Hills, CA
  • Bell Creek: 49 Detached Lots, West Hills, CA
  • Terraza Village: 92 Detached Townhomes, Sylmar, CA
  • Mountain View: 239 Lots, Palmdale, CA
  • Hidden Valley: 326 Apartment Units, Simi Valley, CA
  • Sierra Lakes Golf Course: 160 AC - 3500 units, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Wood Ranch: 37 Townhomes - Excess School Site, Simi Valley, CA

Background and Education

1996 - Present
Chaparral Land Company

1993 - 1996
Grubb & Ellis

1988 - 1993
Exit Info/ Trader Publications

1983 - 1988
San Diego State University
Bachelor of Science in Marketing


AYSO Board Volunteer Coach

Building Industry Association

SDSU Alumni Association


California Real Estate Broker

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 Reviews & Testimonials

"Their knowledge of the markets throughout California and their resources are unparalleled."

John Stanek, Principal, Integral Communities

"Their extensive knowledge of the residential land markets throughout California and their thorough understanding of our land acquisitions needs have helped us acquire many successful properties."

Mark Buckland , CEO, City Ventures

"Their awareness of quality real estate deals throughout California is extraordinary."

Steven J. Kessler, Partner, West Coast Housing Partners, LLC

"Chaparral Land Company has an extensive contact base at their fingertips, coupled with their professionalism and years of experience, they are one of the top land brokerage firms in California."

Mike Forsum, Starwood Land Ventures, LLC