Our Story

Moote Companies was established from the foundation of The Moote Group in 1974. Our founder, Paul A. Moote, founded the company with honesty and integrity being at the foundation of our service. Our sole purpose is to assist developers, builders, financial institutions, municipal agencies, engineers, land brokers and appraisers with certain aspects of their land development and infrastructure processes. Our core services emphasize civil engineering and construction feasibility, land development, cost estimating, infrastructure, bidding and purchasing, construction management, and project administration.

Because Integrity Matters

We pride ourselves on having integrity and honesty with every client relationship. After many years of client successes, we have earned the reputation as a reliable, objective third party in the land development and building industry. We are known for an accurate, timely, and comprehensive service that always maintains what is best for the project as our first priority. We treat each new project as if it’s our own, always looking for ways to enhance and value engineer the project. By providing our clients with an accurate, timely, and comprehensive service we have become a valuable member of our client’s team.

What We Do

We provide the industry with a diversified set of services ranging from land development cost estimating to site purchasing and bidding all the way through construction management and project close out. Our services are well known across the industry as being objective, timely, and accurate. We understand the many aspects of each client’s land development and infrastructure needs.

We Have Experience

We have consulted our clients through many landmark developments and federally funded projects throughout the western United States. Over the past four decades, we have maintained a strong reputation and close relationships with land developers and builders, financial institutions, engineers, government agencies, and contractors.

We are grateful and appreciative for the opportunities we have been given. We continue to proactively refine our processes to provide our clients with the most efficient and effective service that allows for a successful project.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an unparalleled, objective third party consulting service to a diverse range of clientele through the combination of our extensive operational database of employee knowledge, project history and industry relationships to satisfy their land development needs.

Core Values


Be honest and ALWAYS do what is best for the project


Treat others how you want to be treated – value and honor your co-workers, our clients and industry affiliates


Strive to be the best and exceed the expectations of our clients


Create and promote a family atmosphere between us and our clients that allows for a candid, constructive and mutually beneficial relationship


Paul Moote II

Paul Moote II


Paul leads the land development cost estimating department with 35 years of experience. He has been involved in many different sized projects, from one lot to over ten thousand lots...

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Marji Knitter

Marji Knitter


Marji, the inspirational president of Moote Companies, is well known in the Southern California building industry, with more than 33 years of experience in providing...

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Brett Perrine

Brett Perrine


Brett oversees all operational and strategic planning aspects for the company. Brett joined Moote in 2012 as an intern and subsequently transitioned into other areas of the company such as...

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What Our Clients Are Saying

I’ve had the pleasure to work with The Moote Companies over the last 30+ years. Their in-depth understanding of Land Development construction operations has proven invaluable when determining budgets or performing CM field services.

Glen Land, Vice President of Land Development, Brookfield Residential

The Moote Companies possesses a profound understanding of land development, value engineering and cost estimates. Reliable information is critical in our residential investment decision-making process and we place an extreme value on Moote’s opinion and information related to our pursuit of residential land development and homebuilding investment opportunities throughout the United States.

Tom B. Orradre, CFA, Managing Partner, Isles Ranch Partners

I have worked with Moote Companies staff on projects throughout my 40+ year career. I select Moote for my projects, because they think like a contractor which enables them to provide insightful constructability comments and schedules; their wide knowledge of project bids guides them in preparing thorough and realistic cost estimates; and their cheerful, can-do attitude and willingness to help makes working with them a pleasure.

Carl Taylor, Vice President, Huitt – Zollars, Inc.

Moote has been instrumental in helping to get deals across the finish line by bringing their unbiased knowledge and expertise to the table. I now recommend Moote’s services to almost every land Seller in an effort to educate them early in the process and safeguard against big surprises down the road.

Tim Barden, Senior Vice President, Land Advisors Organization

Accurate, Detailed, and on schedule while meeting our financial objectives is my assessment of Moote Companies. They provide initial land development budgets and then validate them with purchasing the site work. I would recommend them to any Developer taking on land development.

Jay Deckard, Corporate Vice President, Community Development Warmington Residential


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