About Us


The team at California Land Development is dedicated to providing professional land development services and developing real estate projects of the highest quality.

We have the knowledge and expertise to work with city officials, put together the right outside team that can get the job done, and to successfully obtain entitlements to develop land.

California Land Development brings together a group of top-notch professionals, led by our principal, Sarwat “Stewart” Fahmy.

As principal of California Land Development, Mr. Fahmy, has over 25 years of experience in real estate development. Mr. Fahmy leads the California Land Development team in land acquisition, planning and strategizing, and in developing comprehensive land development plans. He plays a lead role in negotiations, interfaces with city officials, oversees selection of professional engineers, architects and consultants, and is responsible for overall management of California Land Development and client projects.

Mr. Fahmy has a long and successful track record in projects in California, and internationally.

Mr. Fahmy has been a licensed real estate broker since 1976, and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) since 1982. He has a Master’s of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. Mr. Fahmy also has professional and graduate degrees in law from Lincoln and Golden Gate University law schools, and is a member of the State Bar of California.

Prior to founding California Land Development, Mr. Fahmy founded the law firm of Fahmy & Booke, as well as the broker and owner of a number of highly-successful Century 21 offices in San Jose, California.

Sarwat “Stewart” Fahmy founded California Land Development, then known as Calandev LLC, over 25 years ago. Mr. Fahmy has his hands on every major business decision. He leads the California Land Development team in land acquisition, planning, negotiations, processing entitlements and consultant management. As principal, Mr. Fahmy maintains responsibility for the day-to-day management of client projects. Mr. Fahmy’s long and successful track record speaks for itself, both locally and internationally.

Besides his extensive background in real estate development Mr. Fahmy holds several degrees and distinctions which include:

Lincoln Law School- J.D
Graduate of Harvard’s Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate
State Bar Member
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
Pepperdine University-MBA

Mr. Fahmy founded the law firm of Fahmy & Booke prior to California Land Development Company. He is the owner of a several successful Century 21 offices in San Jose, CA. And he serves on the Board of Directors for the St. George Coptic Orthodox Church.


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