Rossmoor Shopping Center Renovation

Rossmoor Shopping Center is destined to become the heart of its Walnut Creek community. In May, the Center received approval from the Walnut Creek Design Review Commission (DRC), the third of three approvals necessary to begin the Center’s dramatic redevelopment. … Continued

Reflections on ICSC

Reflections on ICSC LA

By: Keith Pittsford With almost 1,000 guests in attendance, the February ICSC event in LA was a success, provoking thoughtful discussions about the internet’s impact and the current risk/reward equation of development and retail sales.   With regard to the … Continued

Pacific Highlands Makes Headlines in U-T San Diego

On October 1, the U-T San Diego ran an article involving one of SGPA’s most recent retail and mixed-use projects, Pacific Highlands Ranch.  Designed to reflect the Monterey style of Santa Barbara’s State Street shopping district, Pacific Highlands Ranch encompasses … Continued

Flower Hill Promenade

Flower Hill Promenade Renovation

Our public spaces are changing—they’re becoming that “third place” (other than home and work) where people spend increasing amounts of their time. That’s why our design for the newly renovated Flower Hill Promenade focuses on the customer experience, integrating hospitality … Continued

3 Design Strategies For Campus Retail Success

Students no longer choose a college based on academic factors alone. They also consider campus life and whether they can imagine themselves there for several years. Whether it’s a residential university or a community college, students are increasingly attracted to … Continued