The Team

Joe Ciaglia


Joe has been a leading business owner for 30 years. Finding early success as a manager for various companies, Joe turned his tireless work ethic and drive into a passion for creative construction. Coming from humble beginnings there was only one way to start, manage, and grow a business: hard work, fair and quality workmanship, honesty, and most important customer satisfaction.


Jim Brandt

Director | Landscape Operations

Jim has almost 20 years as a student of Ornamental Horticulture and as a builder of custom residential and large space commercial/public works projects. Jim is a longtime advocate for sustainable spaces that take advantage of the vast and impressive nursery trade as well as the newest and most effective water conservation practices. Motivated by the possibilities of building outdoor spaces that hold longstanding value, Jim pushes the team to place in high regard detail, craftsmanship, and quality.


Carlos Buenfil

Construction Manager

Carlos has designed and managed the construction of over one hundred projects in the residential sector during his time at California Landscape & Design. He’s a graduate of the Institute of Technology in Chetumal, Mexico and majored in Architecture. Carlos enjoys creating functional designs that balance creativity, construction knowledge, and architecture

Aloe Vera Plant



Established in 1988, California Landscape & Design Inc. has been providing landscape-construction design / build services in the Inland Empire and the greater Southern California region for more than 20 years.  Our highly trained and skilled team of over 100 employees is comprised of executive and project management, construction crews, and support staff who possess more than 50 years of experience in this industry. Having completed over 1,000 private and government projects in 40 states that are valued at more than $150 million dollars, our experience and reputation stand well above any competitor.  The company is fully licensed, insured, and bonded with qualifications that exceed government requirements and industry standards.

Beginning as a small custom design/build residential landscape contractor, the company grew quickly with its reputation for quality.  As a result, we have become the preferred contractor for multiple cities and counties including Los Angeles, Upland, Fontana, and La Verne.  Additionally, the company has been embraced and commissioned for personal projects and competition facilities by numerous professionals. We have the experience and expertise to manage the highest profile clientele and projects.

Our creative, cutting edge, and artistic approach to each project, as well as the unmatched quality of our workmanship make us the leader in design and construction services.  We design and build with sustainable and environmentally friendly concepts that share in the global responsibility of green technology, materials, and processes.  By providing conceptual design, full architectural documentation, engineering, cost analysis, and budgeting, in-house construction services, and maintenance, we are your sole source for a streamlined construction project that can save you time and money. If you already have a design or architectural documentation completed, we are happy to provide cost analysis and budgeting as you transition into the construction phase.  We can even improve the design and offer cost-saving measures. Our 24/7 commitment to customer service and satisfaction provides clients with the ability to manage and communicate with workers, which is critical to the success of a project.

 We invite you to browse our servicesproject portfolio, and testimonials for more information on what our company can offer during the process of bringing your conceptualized project to reality.  Additionally, feel free to contact us or visit our offices to meet our staff and receive a free no obligation consultation.  We look forward to a professional working relationship and are confident we can deliver the highest quality results within your budget.


(800) 227-5283

273 N. Benson Ave

Upland, California

United States 91786

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