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

  • September 23, 2015

    Waterfront Park Receives Award from DBIA

    Waterfront Park, fondly known as the “front porch” on San Diego, has received an award from the Design-Build Institute of America. The award is a National Award of Merit in the Civic/Assembly category. As DBIA emphasized upon receipt of the award, “the important … Continued

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  • August 31, 2015

    We’re Hiring!

    SGPA is looking to hire two talented, energetic professionals in our San Francisco office: •Designer (San Francisco): Candidates should have 3-7 years experience, possess a Bachelors degree in Architecture and be on track for licensure in the State of California •Intermediate … Continued

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  • July 29, 2015

    President Dave Reinker Retires After 40 Years With SGPA

    After 40 years with SGPA Architecture and Planning, President Dave Reinker is retiring. Over the years, Dave has been a tremendous asset to SGPA and its clients, leading by example with integrity, passion and foresight. SGPA’s profound growth can be attributed to Dave’s … Continued

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