Whether it’s an office, a retail space, a hotel, or a restaurant, a commercial space needs to be efficient and cost-effective while creating a unique and engaging experience. On top of that, styles and consumer expectations for businesses are constantly evolving. An architect can help businesses adapt their interiors to reflect the current tastes of their consumers, visitors, and employees.

To help you choose the right designer equipped to handle any building deliverables you might require, our team has created a list of the best commercial architects in Redlands, California. These firms were selected for their accreditations, certifications, and professional affiliations. We also considered the recognition each firm has received in the form of industry awards, client reviews, and press features. We have laid out the range of services the firms offer, their specializations, and the length of time they have been in the industry.

PCH Architects, Inc

30 South Center Street, Redlands, CA 92373

PCH Architects recognizes how design can improve people’s lives by creating spaces that inspire them. The firm feels that fine architecture should enhance people’s experiences by positively influencing their social behavior and personal drive. The company is client-focused, allowing it to create detailed concepts and designs that respond to client needs and budgets.

The firm maintains strong ties with the American Institute of Architects and employs Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professionals in Building Design and Construction. They are guided by principal architects, Pedro Jaramillo and Rick Arias, who are the driving force of the firm. The principals lend their knowledge of institutional and commercial design to PCH Architects’ collection of commercial facilities.

The firm gave this 100-year-old family-owned auto dealership a full transformation to increase community visibility and customer appeal. The extensive renovation integrated and enlarged the showroom floor, sales offices, and service and parts departments. Extensive use of glazing, exterior metal panels, energy-efficient lighting, and modernized signage enhanced customer interaction and created excitement for pedestrian shoppers and passing cars.

MILLER Architectural Corporation

1177 Idaho Street, Suite #200 Redlands, CA 92374

From Utah to Nevada, all the way to California, Miller Architectural Corporation (MAC) is recognized as a leader in the architectural profession. The firm, headed by principal Gary Miller, has an impressive portfolio spanning over 1,000 successful projects of all types. In over 31 years of professional practice, MAC has developed expertise in all phases of architectural planning and development.

MAC approaches each project with the desire to service the client’s needs by developing the most efficient solution in terms of economics, aesthetics, and the environment. The client takes on an important role, as they are viewed as an experienced and knowledgeable member of the design team whose needs and opinions are valued as the most important criteria for design.

Pictured is MAC’s work on a one-story concrete tilt-up office building in Redlands. The firm used white paint and exterior trim to decorate the façade of the 19,127-square-foot project. Expansive arched glass openings give the structure a grand scale.

Saunders + Wiant Architects, Inc.

2700 West Coast Highway, Suite #200, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Saunders + Wiant Architects began with Niall Saunders, who has been building medical, commercial, and residential architecture for over 36 years. He is actively involved with the AIA and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), where he serves as a founding board member and chair of the LA Chapter of RIBA-USA. The NCARB-certified professional has assembled a world-class team that provides design and consulting services for commercial, institutional, and private owners and facility operators. Thanks to a research-based approach, Saunders + Wiant Architects handles engineering, architecture, interior design, site planning, community planning, construction administration, and project management. Clients can also consult with the firm on reducing their carbon footprint, whether it be through reducing greenhouse emissions or conservation. Saunders + Wiant Architects’ process depends on a full understanding of their vision and using that understanding as the principle that guides them to the end result.

One of its most prominent works is the Dr. S. Ziprick Dental Center—a fully equipped dental office and separate medical office tenant space. The new 8,000-square-foot Mission style building makes use of natural materials, with stone siding for its exterior and carpeted floors and wooden shelving on the interior.

MKB Design Group

111 East State Street, 2nd floor, Suite #203, Redlands, CA 92373

MKB Design Group is a multifaceted firm with expertise in a variety of market areas, demonstrating its adaptability in approach and design. Its design process creates projects that go beyond the historical and cultural foundations of both the region and the customer. The firm applies several effective strategies to each project, regardless of size or complexity, to allow users to fully immerse themselves in the space. MKB Design Group transforms communities through excellent architectural, interior design, and construction management services.

MKB DESIGN Group’s principal, Karim Benjamin, is a professional associate member of the AIA. Benjamin has over ten years of experience working in the field of architecture, and his knowledge spans all stages of design and project management in the corporate office, commercial, auto dealership, medical, hospitality, and retail sectors. Over the years, he has continually received awards and recognition for his work from a range of professional groups.

This Volvo dealership reflects Scandinavian-inspired values of calm, clean lines with cool tones on the exterior and warm tones on the interior. The aim is to create an open, transparent experience for customers so that all the dealership’s functions are completely integrated. The open, holistic environment invites customers to be relaxed and enjoy themselves in luxurious comfort while buying their car.