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About Us

Premium Land Development and its team have been entitling properties for over 30 years. Our specialty is taking vacant or under-developed parcels of land and significantly increasing the value of the property by preparing and having plans approved through the applicable city or county for a larger project. With a résumé that boasts a 100% approval rate and the successful approvals of over 50+ entitlements, Premium Land Development has the team to tackle any project. Big or small. Residential or commercial.

Premium Land Development offers three (3) levels of service:

  1. For-hire consultants where we design, prepare plans, and provide representation at public hearings to the City or County for your project.

  2. We purchase and entitle our own properties to sell to a builder for future construction.

  3. Profit sharing. Partner with land owner where owner puts in the land and Premium Land Development prepares the entitlement for Project to be sold to builder for future construction. 

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Meet The Team

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Craig Heaps

Craig Heaps has been involved in land Entitlement in the Inland Empire since 1999. In his 20 years of processing Tract Maps, he has successfully approved 35 Tract Maps and/or CUP’s with a total of 1,638 Units in the Inland Empire alone.
80% of his work is within the City of Yucaipa, but Craig works all over the Inland Empire. He has successfully completed projects in Yucaipa, Calimesa, Hemet, San Jacinto, Perris, San Bernardino County, Riverside County, The City of Riverside, the City of San Bernardino, Fontana, Rialto, Ontario, Montclair and has consulted in the City of Redlands.
There are three types of projects for Craig. His own that he puts together as Premium Land development, Partnerships with those that want to experience the benefits of working within the Entitlement game, and as a hired Consultant that can work for individuals of businesses that want to include the yield on their property for a fee.
Craig and his Wife Sharon have been married for 32 years all 32 years spent living in the Inland Empire. They are parents to Travis and Brandi Heaps, as well as Grandparents to Andrew, Brooklyn, Thaddeus and Charlotte. With extensive family in the Inland Empire, they plan on staying in the area and offering Craig’s Services for many years to come.
Craig is always available to consult on a project with anyone at no charge. If a working relationship can be forged, that is great. If not, the potential client is always wiser for the meeting.


Travis Heaps

Travis Heaps has been involved in land development since his early teens, shadowing his dad, Craig, to various Planning Commission and City Council meetings, even serving as a Youth Advisory member to the Yucaipa City Council. In 2011, Travis graduated from Yucaipa High School and subsequently attended California State Polytechnic University Pomona where he received his Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning. Upon graduating college, Travis joined Premium Land Development as a Project Manager for a brief stint before becoming the Assistant Planner for the City of Yucaipa, where he helped facilitate development for three years before coming back to the team. Travis’ educational background and extensive knowledge of the development process has made him a vital member to the Premium Land Development team as someone who plays a lead role in achieving approval in a timely and efficient manner for all major projects.

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