Hello, We're SGPA

We design retail, wellness, education, housing, and mixed-use environments that enhance everyday life.

As trusted advisors, we focus on helping each client discover what's most important to the project's success. That's because we know that smart strategy is the key to designs that transcend the original vision. Through creativity and effective management, we guide clients toward viable and sustainable solutions that produce value over time and delight users every day.

Our 35-person firm serves Southern California, the Bay Area, and the western United States through two offices in San Diego and downtown San Francisco. Our areas of architecture and planning expertise include shopping malls, urban infill projects, mixed-use town centers, multifamily housing, senior living, medical clinics, memory care residences, campus bookstores, K-12 school modernizations, parking garages, and civic parks.

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The Latest

  • November 30, 2015

    SGPA Welcomes New Team Members

    SGPA is proud to welcome five new team members, four of whom have joined our staff within the last four months. “We are very fortunate to find such a group of well-qualified professionals at any time, but especially in this market. I … Continued

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  • November 24, 2015

    Giving Back

    Enhance everyday life. This theme motivates our intent to create, improve, better and enrich the lives of those around us through our work, designs, and ideas. This Thanksgiving, we extended our passion for designing healthy livable spaces a step further by helping to … Continued

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  • November 11, 2015

    Lessons in Community Leadership

    Top left photo: SGPA Job Captain D’Sjon Dixon mentoring a student in the Bay Area organization Y-Plan (Youth – Plan, Learn, Act, Now!) Bottom left photo: SGPA Associate Janette Tropea (at left) at an Urban Land Institute meeting   One of SGPA’s core … Continued

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