Bellflower, located in southeast Los Angeles County, is a bustling home to many attractions and businesses. Named for the apple orchards that once thrived here, the city is now a busy retail center. The growing city is currently undergoing redevelopment and renovation on a large scale, including the city’s infrastructure.

This revitalization is made possible by the talents and vision of the area’s commercial architects. For this list we chose the best commercial architects in Bellflower, California, based on their expertise, background, and recognition. 

Matson Architects

13271 South St., Cerritos, CA 90703

Matson Architects recognizes that slow and steady beginnings  are essential steps to a brighter future. That’s why the firm typically works with small businesses in the local area to help them develop and thrive. The company is spearheaded by Jonathan Matson, principal architect of Matson Architects. Matson has outstanding credentials, having obtained multiple degrees, licenses, and memberships in organizations such as AIA and the U.S. Green Building Council.

The firm has worked on several projects in the commercial and industrial sector and has been featured in several publications, such as the Business Hour of KNX 1070 Radio in 2014. Circe Properties is an example of the firm’s work. It is a multilevel project, with retail, restaurant, and office services. The space, rendered in a light palette, is decorated with palm trees and managed vegetation. The finished project won an award as the Most Attractive Building in the city. 

D.S. Ewing Architects Inc.

723 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106

Multiple award-winning architectural firm D.S. Ewing Architects Inc. uses sustainable practices on every one of its projects while providing a high level of efficiency. The firm has worked with clients nationwide and internationally. The principal behind the company’s success is Douglas S. Ewing, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) and member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). 

The firm’s portfolio includes the EPSON America office space, which incorporates comfortable furniture and varied color schemes to create a bright yet relaxed atmosphere. 

William Hezmalhalch Architects, Inc.

3767 Worsham Ave., Long Beach, CA 90808

In 1981, William Hezmalhalch Architects, Inc (d.b.a. WHA) was founded with a dream of stretching the envelope in design. The firm aims to take a client’s vision and elevate it to the next level, delivering premium results. Bill Hezmalhalch is the president of the firm and serves as the inspiration and leader of the firm’s large, specialized team. 

WHA’s projects have earned awards such as the Design and Merit Awards from AIA and Los Angeles Design Awards. Multiple publications have also recognized the firm’s methods and projects, including Affordable Housing Finance, REBusinessOnline, and the Long Beach Post

The Little Sparrow cafe is the result of a comprehensive building improvement and renovation. After the project was completed, the space was declared one of the best restaurants in America by BRAVO TV.