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

  • October 22, 2014

    Waterfront Park Recognized with Awards

    Fall is off to a great start around the SGPA offices. On October 2nd, SGPA Architecture and Planning received an Engineering News-Record award for Best Project in Landscape and Urban Development with a consulting partner, Schmidt Design Group, Inc. The … Continued

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  • October 17, 2014

    Reflections on the 2014 ICSC Western Division Conference

    Photo Courtesy of the┬áPort of San Diego By: Keith Pittsford, Principal The future of retail is once again optimistic, after taking a heavy hit during the recession. Even so, new opportunities imply new truths: some of the old rules have … Continued

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  • October 14, 2014

    SGPA Welcomes New Director of Operations

    SGPA Architecture and Planning is excited to welcome its new Director of Operations, Richard Racicot, AIA, to our San Diego office. With more than 40 years of experience, Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and practical skills to SGPA. His … Continued

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