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

  • February 9, 2015

    Reflections on ICSC LA

    By: Keith Pittsford With almost 1,000 guests in attendance, the February ICSC event in LA was a success, provoking thoughtful discussions about the internet’s impact and the current risk/reward equation of development and retail sales.   With regard to the … Continued

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  • January 13, 2015

    SGPA Study Accepted Into AIA Publication Series

        “Architects are public health workers. We have a partnership – public health professionals and architects and planners. Our minds have to talk because we have an influence on America’s public health that we’re only now beginning to grasp.” … Continued

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  • December 9, 2014

    We’re Hiring!

    SGPA is looking to hire two talented, energetic professionals: Junior Project Architect / Job Captain (San Francisco and San Diego offices): 6 years’ experience, possess a bachelor’s degree in planning or architecture, and be licensed or on track for licensure in the … Continued

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