Last updated on July 4th, 2024 at 06:00 am

Gulfport grew from its roots as a timber port to become a diverse metropolis. It has become a tourist attraction, largely to Mississippi’s coastal casinos, with a lengthy stretch of white sand beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. Gulfport Beach is popular with locals and visitors and is an excellent spot to spend the day in the neighborhood.

Many opportunities await entrepreneurs planning to open a business in the city. Included in this list are some of the best commercial architects in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Dale Partners Architects

161 Lameuse Street, Suite 201, Biloxi, MS 39530

Dale Partners Architects P.A. is a full-service architectural firm that offers its services across the country. It has positioned itself as a frontrunner in the industry, having worked on numerous building types. It is acknowledged for delivering top-notch service to its clients, with over eighty percent of its projects coming from repeat clients.

Having been in business for over thirty-five years, Doug Dale, AIA, and partners Jeff Barnes, AIA, ASID, Leigh Jaunsen, AIA, Russ Blunt AIA, Jason Agostinelli, AIA, and Neil Polen, AIA focus on client-relationship management. Each of them is committed to providing service that satisfies the client’s needs, providing exceptional results for the best value. Its expertise has earned the firm seventy design-related awards, including a Top Design Firmdistinction.

Eley Guild Hardy Architects

1091 Tommy Munro Dr., Biloxi, MS 39532

Eley Guild Hardy Architects was formed in 1953 to offer complete professional services and sound design. Today, EGH continues this legacy with a highly experienced and creative team of specialists, including architects and interior designers who deliver new design solutions to meet clients’ demands.

The American Institute of Architects, The American Society of Interior Designers, The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), and several other building industry groups have honored the firm for its excellent work. As a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, it realizes the importance of sustainable design. Its dedication is apparent in the design of its Biloxi office, which is LEED-certified, and its Jackson office, which is LEED Gold certified.

Machado | Patano

918 Howard Ave. Suite F., Biloxi, MS 39530

Machado Patanoi is a Biloxi, Mississippi-based multi-disciplined design, engineering, and land surveying firm. It has realized its fourteen-year-long ambition and is pleased to be the only full-service design engineering company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  MP has built its business strategy around the idea that it can execute any service in-house, making its process effortless for clients. Under one roof, it employs civil, electrical, mechanical, and structural engineers, and it surveys in-house architects.

Bradfort A. Jones, AIA, the firm’s lead architect, appreciates the art of architecture and maintains this while  being attentive and respectful of the client’s wants, ideas, needs, and budget. Bradfort thinks that life is about encounters, love, and relationships that generate both good and bad memories, which prove essential.

Tall Architecture

1012 Government St., Ocean Springs, MS, 39564

Madison Talley and Mark Talley started Tall Architecture in 2014. It is a residential and commercial architecture firm that serves the communities of Ocean Springs, Gulfport, Vancleave, and Jackson. Madison is substantially involved in all of the firm’s projects. Her curiosity, paired with her passion for materials, infuses each piece with an indisputable and irreplaceable vibrancy. She is presently an instructor at Mississippi State University’s School of Architecture. Mark emphasizes never settling for the initial idea and constantly pushes the envelope into unexplored territory. Mississippi American Institute of Architects recognized him as a board member from 2016 to 2018.

Under their guidance, Tall is committed to client-driven, holistic design that considers a building’s environment, climate, intended purpose, and human demands. It focuses on smart architecture to always create something unique, exciting, and entertaining.

LeBatard Architecture

311 Eastview Drive, Biloxi MS 39531

LeBatard Architecture, PLLC is a residential and commercial architectural firm that provides customers with various design styles and solutions to match their design preferences. Founded over two decades ago, the firm is known for offering customers unique design solutions and historical design components where they are relevant. The principal of the firm is Michael LeBatard, AIA. He has extensive expertise and experience in site planning, planned community development, traditional town planning, commercial and residential design.

LeBatard Architecture has a thorough understanding of the design and construction processes, leading the client through this complex process and ensuring the project’s successful execution. It maintains open communication and a strong working relationships with the client, contractor, and firm throughout all phases of the design and construction process.


  • Alex Mericle

    Alex Mericle is the Chief Editor at General Contractors Magazine with five years of experience in the construction space. Alex has always had a strong interest in residential and commercial construction and architecture, and he has built up technical experience with building permit data, subcontractor operations, and materials procurement over the years. On top of his experience at General Contractors Magazine, he has prior experience at BuildZoom. His analytical skillset, honed through a degree in Business Analytics from Creighton University and from his work experience, allows him to transform complex construction data into actionable insights and useful, captivating content. Expertise: Residential and Commercial Construction, Building Permit Data, Home Design and Build, Architecture, Subcontractor Operations, Material Procurement Key Highlights: Over 5 years of experience writing and editing in the construction space, Chief Editor at General Contractors Magazine, Previous experience at BuildZoom Education: Creighton University, Degree in Business Analytics