Last updated on May 21st, 2024 at 02:53 am

With its wonderful Mediterranean climate, Fullerton offers a beautiful location for homes and businesses alike. It offers historical and cultural attractions,  lots of golf courses and state parks within just a short drive of city limits, abundant restaurants, and numerous commercial establishments.

Commercial buildings in Fullerton vary widely in nature, but whether it is an office, retail space, hotel, or restaurant, the goal is the same for architects: design a highly functional space that adds value to the city. So in this article, we’ve compiled a list of the best commercial architects in Fullerton, California. These are the architects who can help business owners come up with great design ideas for their brands and locations.

CDB Architects

201 N Harbor Boulevard, #211, Fullerton, CA 92832

CDB Architects has been creating places since 2009, balancing the client’s vision with the site’s natural possibilities. The firm, led by president Daniel Stewart, provides architecture, interior design, and planning services in a variety of locales. The company’s portfolio includes projects that demonstrate innovative and practical solutions for a variety of markets. The company’s roster of distinguished clients includes Lego and Verizon.

The photo below shows CDB Architect’s Deep Sea Adventure Ride project back in 2018 for Legoland in Carlsbad, California. CDB Architects was in charge of the demolition of the existing structure, then provided the construction of the building that houses the dark-ride.

Crane Architectural Group

110 E Wilshire Avenue, Suite 300, Fullerton, CA 92832

Crane Architectural Group is a team of dedicated professionals providing architectural and planning services to a broad spectrum of the building industry, including governmental agencies and private developers. Driven by the guiding principles of its founder, Richard Crane, this AIA-certified firm commits to design excellence and responsive architecture, leading to the creation of numerous recreational and sports facilities.

From full-service architecture and building design to green building led by a LEED Accredited Professional on-staff, Crane Architectural Group offers a full suite of services to cater to the needs of every client. It devotes exclusive attention to every project whether it’s a single-family home or a large commercial project. Its staff and consultants provide a meticulous hands-on approach to attain a high degree of quality in every design and provide cost-effective services.

MAUD Architects

616 South State College Boulevard, Fullerton, CA 92831

Since its inception in 2010, Mission-Architecture and Urban Design (MAUD) seeks to create a healthy environment for thought, creativity, human interaction, and relationships with nature. The firm runs on the belief that architecture and urban design can play significant roles in addressing some of the foremost challenges of our time. The firm has a distinct, modern architectural style that translates to both residential and commercial projects.

The firm is an AIA-affiliated company that has flourished under the creative direction of principal Jae Uk Chung. Prior to establishing the firm, he honed his architectural skills and creativity with Gehry Partners. He was involved in a number of international projects and now specializes in a wide range of building types, including cultural, residential, educational, commercial, and hospitality. He is a licensed architect and general contractor in the State of California.

Musser: Architects, Inc

251 East Imperial Highway, Suite 480, Fullerton, CA 92835

Musser: Architects is an award-winning, full-service architecture and design firm providing a variety of analysis, planning, design, and technical services to both private and public clients.  The firm was created in 1992 by David C. Musser, NCARB. The firm’s services are based on its primary purpose: to assist clients in increasing the value of single-family residential, multi-family residential, commercial, retail, recreational, institutional, and religious properties in a realistic and long-term manner. 

An example of one of its projects is the TBK Building, a 15,000-square-foot, two-story office building. Steel roof and plaster cover a wood and steel frame structure sitting on a concrete slab foundation. The design maximizes an unusually shaped lot. Two public façades face the street corner, using very tight setback conditions. The private façades face a landscaped entry courtyard and the parking lot and the elevator lobby and the exterior stairs are accessed from that side of the building as well.

Jeff Coffman Architects

2000 E Chapman Avenue, Suite 202, Fullerton, CA 92831

Jeff Coffman Architects has been serving the construction industry since 1994. This certified firm thrives under the leadership of its namesake architect, Jeff Coffman, and has had the privilege of working with a vast array of big brands, including Chevron, as well as restaurants and shops such as Yogurtland, Nothing Bundt Cakes, and Pizza Studio. 

Yogurtland, the world’s largest self-serve frozen yogurt chain, has launched its 250th location. Jeff Coffman Architects had a hand in the opening of this new store in California, representing a significant milestone for the industry-leading brand.


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