Temecula is rated by the Kosmont-Rose Institute as one of the top 20 least expensive cities to do business in California. It is known as an ideal place for businesses to relocate, expand, and develop. Its thriving sectors are tourism, education, leisure, professional, finance, and retail.

Our editorial team has prepared a list of the best commercial architects operating in the area for business owners interested in Temecula. Each firm has experience in creating spaces that are suited to the location, business, and owner. These firms have also received awards and other forms of recognition for their work.

DesignCell Architecture 

1785 Village Center Circle Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89134

DesignCell Architecture keeps four promises for its clients: accuracy, speed, low costing, and a smoother construction phase. The firm works to provide high quality and coordination for drawings while ensuring the project is not stalled or delayed. Principals Scott Brown, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and Kastytis Čechavičius, NCARB, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP) also use their expertise in the industry to guide the firm in ensuring services are kept cost-effective and of consistent quality.

Most of DesignCell Architecture’s works are for the hospitality, multi-family, and commercial sectors. The Staybridge Suites is one of the firm’s hospitality projects in Temecula, CA. It is a 92,000 square foot, four-story structure with 106 guest rooms.  Features include standard hotel amenities like an outdoor swimming pool, guest laundries, and a fitness center.

Ehm Architecture, Inc.

3966 Falcon Street, San Diego, CA 92103

Ehm Architecture is known for its long history of ongoing work for various clients in the residential, commercial, municipal, federal, and corporate sectors. Its experience gives the firm the ability to work on different project types and offer creative solutions. Its expertise includes ADA compliance, master planning, property condition assessment, seismic retrofit, tenant improvements, reroofing, high-rise design, and exterior renovation. Randal Jay Ehm, a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), serves as the firm’s president and CEO.

The firm has worked on education, correctional, restaurant, medical, office, municipal, and hospitality projects. Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula, CA is a 20,000-square-foot special events center. The firm worked on the project’s restaurant, its large viewing deck, the meeting rooms, a chapel, a wine production room, a barrel room with bottling facilities, and a private wine tasting room. 

MAA Architects

330 Rancheros Drive, Suite 110, San Marcos, CA 92069

MAA Architects, Inc. is guided by the belief that spaces should be designed based on the context of the site, the users, and client criteria. Founder Edward Mcardle, American Institute of Architects (AIA), NCARB, leads the firm’s diverse team of architects. The firm is experienced in designing and constructing a wide range of structures. These projects include single and multi-family residential, mixed-use, industrial, charter school, assisted living, hospitality, interiors, office buildings, medical buildings, hospitality, and industrial structures.

The firm offers services for project design, management, and implementation. MAA Architects ensures that its designs are innovative, cost-effective, and on schedule. Temecula Corporate Center in Temecula, CA is one of the firm’s office building projects. It is a business center with office buildings, a showroom building, and industrial buildings. 

Nichols Melburg & Rossetto Architects 

769 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940

Nichols, Melburg & Rossetto Architects (NMR) is known for its healthcare, education, civic, commercial, and custom residential projects. The Temecula Civic & City Center is a civic project in Temecula at the center of the city’s redevelopment goals. NMR’s scope of work included site analysis, site and campus master planning, programming, architectural and interior design, and full construction administration. The entire project focuses on creating a sustainable center. It has received LEED Gold certification.

President Dan Rossetto is at the forefront of NMR’s operations. The firm offers structural engineering, interior design, computer modeling, and sustainability services. Its team works to provide solutions that combine style and functionality.


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