Andaz Hotel by Hyatt


Andaz Hotel by Hyatt is a high-end boutique hotel of 150 keys located in the heart of Downtown Palm Springs. Andaz is located upon an elevated podium overlooking 32,000 square feet of restaurants and lifestyle retail along iconic Palm Canyon Drive. The elevated pool and bar areas offer spacious views of the mountains and compliment the vibrant culture of Downtown Palm Springs.

The Commissary at The Groves

 whittier, ca
Estimated completion: Spring 2020

This project site is actually the 126-year-old former Whittier State School and Correctional Facility which, in the 1960s, was transformed into a Protestant Chapel. SMS Architects has designed what will specifically become The Commissary at The Groves, a historical restoration which is to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The overall site will see the development of 700 homes, new neighborhood parks, and 150,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. This community center will be available for use not only by the residents of The Groves but also by the residents of the city of Whittier as a whole. 

El Pescador

Downey, CA
Estimated completion: Summer 2019

El Pescador Mexican restaurant is currently being totally remodeled according to a Moroccan/Mediterranean inspired design. This new restaurant space will feature a full bar, a chic lounge, and a cozy outdoor patio space. The patio will be brand new and intimately feature a beautiful fireplace providing the perfect outdoor ambiance for having dinner and cocktails with friends & family. 


Long Beach, CA
Estimated Completion: fall 2019

This Belmont Shore fish taco restaurant on 2nd Street in Long Beach is being remodeled and remastered into Julio's, a space of casual elegance which will feature wood entry doors and weathered metal panels improving overall the restaurant, bar, and fireplace-equipped patio. 

Avenue Pizza, Crawford Brewery & Beso

Downey, CA
Estimated completion: early 2020

This mixed-use venue will feature the Avenue Pizza, Crawford Brewery, and the Beso nightclub. Fun Fact: The Crawford Brewery is named in honor of Downey, California history since "Crawford Street" was the original name for Downey Avenue! Also, the original "Avenue Theater" sign and marquee will be maintained, making this project one for the history books.

Robertson Ranch

Carlsbad, CA
Estimated Completion: tba

Robertson Ranch is a brand new mixed-use retail center featuring market shops, restaurants, and even a daycare center and will serve the community of homes being built in this area. 

Metropolitan Theatres

San Clemente, CA
Estimated Completion: 2020

The 45,000-square-foot luxury cinema will feature 10 auditoriums, including a 60-foot Premium Large Format (PLF) screen. Additionally, the theatre will offer a full service restaurant and bar providing movie-goers dining options before and after the film, as well as in-auditorium service. Operated by Metropolitan Theatres, the all digital experience will feature leading edge technology and reserved luxury recliner seating.



Coachella, Ca
Estimated Completion: late 2019

This IHG hotel’s architecture is envisioned for entertainment-based events in the world-reknowned Coachella Valley. It includes a 13,000 square-foot convention center, 10,000 square-foot salt water pool with a summer cooling system, and a DJ booth/cat walk, an 11-acre ‘playground’ to host music related events, wellness retreats and corporate/private events. The property will be the closest hotel to the Empire Polo Club, where numerous popular music festivals such as Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival are held.


 Costa Mesa Marriot

Costa Mesa, Ca
Estimated Completion: Mid 2020

Renovations are underway at the Costa Mesa Marriot for all guest rooms, the hotel lobby, and the exclusive M Club Lounge.


Mission Viejo, Ca
Estimated Completion: TBA

This Southern California shopping center is being revitalized with new graphics and plaza enhancements to invite millenials to its entertainment and food venues.


Farmhouse Collective

Riverside, CA
Estimated Completion: TBA

This historic site located near University of California Riverside was previously a motel is now being converted into a restaurant and entertainment venue. The Farmhouse Collective will be a great destination for Foodies and will include an experiential outdoor food hall complete with a beer garden and a stage for live musical performances.