Commercial architecture focuses on combining style and function in order to meet a wide range of business types. This list of the best commercial architects in North Las Vegas includes professionals who specialize in crafting unique pieces that fit the colorful and vibrant Las Vegas setting.

As one of the fastest-growing cities, North Las Vegas is a hub for choice architects to leave their mark through portfolios of beautiful structures that emphasize every client’s branding. While these firms are extremely skilled, they also have the advantage of decades of experience in the area. To find some of the best commercial architects in North Last Vegas, take a look at the list below. 


IZ design studio

7229 W. Sahara Ave. #120, Las Vegas, NV 89117

IZ design studio’s establishment way back in 1976 has allowed it to become a highly sought-after architect for veteran reliability. Over the years, its reputation has allowed it to complete over 800 projects ranging from libraries, education space and museums, offices, administrative buildings, boutiques, restaurants, healthcare facilities, and recreational facilities. The Baldwin Development Office in North Las Vegas is one example of its fine work. Designed to withstand heavy use while presenting the client’s industrial design aesthetic, it features corrugated metal panels and steel beams that have been reclaimed from the owner’s previous demolition projects.


Richardson Wetzel Architects

4300 E. Sunset Rd. Ste. E-3, Henderson, NV 89014

In 2014, Richardson Wetzel Architects was established by principals Steven A. Richardson and Michael E. Wetzel. This duo has more than 40 years of experience. Using this experience, the firm has grasped the importance of emerging styles, trends, and technology in architecture. Lindbergh USA’s Downtown Summerlin branch is a great example of the firm’s years of capabilities. A grand, two-story space, it presents an aviation theme and resembles an industrial hangar. It has a wing-shaped cafe bar with a landing gear wheel and grand stair designed to work as a fashion show runway. In 2016, this project received NAIOP’s Tenant Improvements Retail Project Honor Award. 


SSA Architecture, Small Studio Associates, LLC

7040 Laredo St. Suite C, Las Vegas, NV 89117

SSA Architecture & Ken Small have been in the profession for 28 years. In this time, they have completed offices, medical facilities, tenant improvements, and a wide array of commercial projects. Such projects are successfully completed because of the firm’s highly skilled team with the capability to perform architectural, interior design, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design in house. Thanks to its team, SSA Architecture has completed hundreds of Las Vegas area commercial projects including restaurants, retail stores, car dealerships, casino projects, medical, tenant improvements and hotel projects. SSA Architecture’s main goal is to finish every project with quality design, on time and within budget.


KME Architects

8367 W. Flamingo Suite #100, Las Vegas, NV 89147

Since 2009, KME Architects has been serving a wide variety of clients. Alongside clients from Las Vegas, the firm has also worked with clients in Guam, Atlanta, and the surrounding areas. Whether it be a structure dominated by aesthetically pleasing features or a purely functional structure, KME Architects is experienced in a wide range of architectural services. Habit Burger Grill in Northern Las Vegas is one example of its skill. Adding to the aesthetics of Craig road and nearby properties, this structure has an indoor and outdoor setting with an earth palette that extends the neighborhood aesthetic. Currently, projects like these are guided by the expertise of partners Emanuele Arguelles who has 20+ years of experience, and Melvin Green with 30+ years.


Lee & Sakahara Architects, Inc.

6280 S. Valley View Blvd. Ste. #116, Las Vegas, NV 89118

A team of exceptionally qualified and skilled listeners makes up Lee & Sakahara Architects, an unshakeable 42-year-old firm. With its commitment to crafting beautiful structures highlighting a unique brand, this firm has worked with several distinguished clients across the U.S. and overseas, many becoming repeat clients. 

The firm’s portfolio is composed of some diverse projects. In North Las Vegas alone, the firm has designed several million square feet of industrial projects like the Lone Mountain Corporate Center along with several other spaces for the hotel, restaurant, and retail markets. It has even worked on military projects which have extended the firm’s reach throughout the country and abroad. Most recently, it worked on many other projects like the Bicycle Club hotel and casino in Bell Gardens. Over the years, the firm has been recognized by Southwest Contractor Magazine and Lodging Hospitality Magazine, and has been awarded NAIOP’s Architectural Firm of The Year award.


Novus Architecture

8 East Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89104

Novus Architecture offers clients services that range from architecture, interiors, planning, and sustainability. Eleven years of experience providing these services certainly has helped its team complete over 200 projects from various markets. So far, it has completed various complex structures in higher education, hospitality, public facilities, and commercial structures like the Spritz Restaurant and Bar at The Venetian. A Malibu-themed poolside restaurant, the Spritz Restaurant and Bar is comfortable, colorful, and highlights modernity through clean lines and elegant finishes. Among its most attractive features are en caustic floor tiles, mosaic tile column wraps, natural stone wall cladding, colorful draperies, and just rope accents that encapsulate waterside lounging. The completion of projects like these has led to honors like the Hospitality Industry Network’s 2021, 2019, and 2017 Top Design Firm Award.


Yws Architects Ltd.

11035 Lavender Hill Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89135

Yws Architects is an architecture firm famous for its global leisure designs. Every project crafted since 2001 was conceptualized with deep consumer and market insights, brand development, and visioning. With this efficient and highly detailed process, Yws Architects is able to complete covetous environments that create a delightful customer experience while bringing client brands to life. The firm’s careful approach of consciously designing for each client’s brand image has brought it attention from different luxury brand names. 


Ed Vance & Associates Architects

1160 North Town Center Dr. Ste. #170, Las Vegas, NV 89144

One of Ed Vance & Associates Architects’ most notable projects, is The Expo at the World Market Center Building. Known to be the largest and most comprehensive home furnishings showroom and convention complex in the West. The firm has several other exceptional works but this specific space highlights the firm’s architectural, planning, and interior design capabilities exceptionally well. Projects like these spotlight the firm’s design excellence and the principal’s personal involvement in every project. Overall, The Expo center provides 315,000 square feet of exhibition and meeting space to increase the existing 5 million square feet of permanent showroom facilities. The master plan makes up a campus of interconnected high-rise buildings that provide permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit space with a complete build-out planned to be over 12 million square feet. Over time, complex and large-scale projects like these have helped Ed Vance & Associates Architects gain features in publications like ENR, Nevada Business Magazine, and the Las Vegas Business Press among several other publications. 

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DesignCell Architecture

1785 Village Center Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89134

A track record of more than 150 hotel, multifamily, and commercial projects puts DesignCell Architecture at the list of one of the most reliable and flexible architects in the state. In 14 years, this architecture and design firm has been featured in Times of San Diego, Sacramento Business Journal, and Nevada Business Magazine for the attention to detail and expertise evident in all its projects. Project Pie at the MGM Grand, in particular, is an interior tenant improvement project the firm designed to allow the customer to individually craft their pizza at the order counter. Behind this counter is the deck wood fire oven serving as the restaurant’s focal point. Exposed ductwork, subway tiles, wood veneer tables, and counters alongside steel accents and chairs give an industrial and chic atmosphere to the space. 


TSK Architects

314 South Water St., Henderson, NV 89015

TSK Architects’ signature style blends a structure into its surroundings while maintaining environmental awareness. For 60+ years, the firm has been creating timeless structures in higher education, K-12 education structures, civic, justice and safety, international, and commercial projects. With this consistent design approach, TSK Architects has been recognized by various publications including ENR, Environmental Design + Construction Magazine, Architect, and Architectural Record. Southend On Water St. in Henderson is a 33,600-square-foot, four-story, mixed-use complex that evokes a modern ambiance. Currently, it serves as the TSK headquarters and features eight multi-level luxury residential modern suites alongside an 800-square-foot street-level commercial suite. The firm’s work on this modern structure earned it the 2017 AIA Nevada Built Award, and in 2020, the firm was also awarded AIA’s Architecture Firm of the Year. 


Carpenter Sellers Del Gatto Architects 

8882 Spanish Ridge Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89148

Carpenter Sellers Del Gatto Architects is well established and well recognized by multiple industry organizations. In the years since its establishment in 1986, the firm has flaunted 160+ design awards. These awards include the 2021 NAIOP Southern Nevada Architecture Firm of the Year, the 2019 AIA Western Mountain Region Firm of the Year, and the 2018 AIA Nevada Firm of the Year among others.

In addition to its wide success, the firm has worked on a wide variety of projects. So far, its portfolio presents work for the public, educational, commercial, hospitality, healthcare, and office sectors among several others. The Zappos.com headquarters’ Nap room for one is a quirky example of its many unique projects. A space that combined two existing conference rooms transformed into a relaxation area decorated by a vibrant 24×4 fish tank.

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