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RKAA Architects Inc.

An award-winning commercial architectural firm
We serve 100% of the United States
Let us bring your vision to life

We offer a wide range of services to meet every type of architectural need.

No matter how complex your next project is, our skilled team can handle it. We offer a variety of architectural services in the commercial space, as well as full-service renovations.

Creating spectacular buildings through exceptional talent and a commitment to excellence in everything we do

Here at RKAA, we specialize in high-quality self-storage, retail, industrial, commercial, mixed-use, and senior housing projects. As a testament to this, since our inception in 1976, RKAA has completed over 16,500 projects totaling more than 138 million square feet of commercial projects.

We offer great fees and complete our work on time and within budget. RKAA prides itself in being a medium-sized firm with ‘small firm service’ and ‘large firm capacity’. RKAA is nationally recognized as a preferred Architect for numerous national developers, retailers, and other commercial users, as well as having completed storage projects for all of the big names out there: Public Storage, U-Haul, Extra Space Storage, U.S. Storage, CubeSmart, etc.

What makes us unique is our longevity and our construction knowledge. When working toward project efficiency and budget restraints, having someone with experience really matters. We listen to our clients, and their needs, and we work to give them what they want. The majority of our work is from repeat clients who are satisfied with our services.

Clients turn to RKAA for our expertise and solutions for their site planning, design, entitlement approvals, and permitting processes through municipal relationships, which results in increased profitability for the project.

Our integrity and performance from the conception of the project through construction are what differentiates RKAA from other firms. We have the experience and know-how to anticipate your needs and meet your expectations.

About RKAA Architects Inc.
When longevity and experience matters

Who We Are
RKAA Architects, Inc. is a full-service firm that has excelled nationally in the delivery of commercial architecture since 1976.

The design of commercial buildings has always been important to RKAA, as evidenced by repeat business for over 48 years with many local and national developers and retailers.

We understand that the design process must provide a functional building and create an attractive destination, all while meeting the differing requirements of building owners, tenants, contractors, and municipalities.

The firm and its principals bring a broad scope of accomplishments to the table that include: Retail Centers/Mall Renovations and Expansions, Higher Education Master Planning and Facility Design, Themed Projects, Major Department Stores, Daycare Facilities, Business and Medical Offices, Hospitality and Entertainment Projects, Industrial Warehouse and Self Storage Centers, Retail Centers and Fitness Centers.

Commercial property architecture firms in Arizona include RKAA Architects, Inc.

RKAA has established a national reputation for the design of retail developments and solving the challenges of commercial sites.

We create longevity for developer's and owner's projects by maintaining flexibility in the design allowing for future user capabilities of expanding or dividing a building or space. RKAA has the experience and expertise to deliver design driven by integrated services that are both practical and exceptional. We’re proud to use this technique to deliver accurate, timely, and cost-effective projects.

The principals and staff of RKAA maintain active memberships in our community and business organizations, such as The International Council of Shopping Centers, The American Institute of Architects, The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, The Construction Specifications Institute, The International Council of Building Officials, and The U.S. Green Building Council.

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Our architecture team
Meet our key players

Our team brings extensive experience together to assist businesses and individuals with their diverse modern architectural needs. Our passion for helping our clients is what unites us. We can't wait to work with you.

What we offer
RKAA Architects Inc. provides a wide range of commercial architectural services
Architectural Services
How can we help you succeed on your next project?

RKAA provides a full range of architectural services, including site planning, entitlement, expediting, design, interior design, 3-D imaging, construction document production, and construction administration services.

RKAA also specializes in prototype development for retail tenants and the production of construction documents for multiple locations. Our drawings are produced using the latest AutoCAD and Revit platforms, and we can also create hand-drawn sketches to accurately convey our clients' ideas.

Over the last 46 years, RKAA has developed strong relationships with the many different consultants we use for our various projects. This helps us in streamlining the overall project timeline and reduces costs across the board, which we pass along to the client. If your project needs an outside consultant, we have you covered.

Consultant Services

Civil Engineering

Mechanical / Electrical & Plumbing Engineering

Landscape Design

Lighting Design

Structural Engineering

Foundation Engineering

Traffic Engineering

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    Architecture Services

    We have the experience required to get your next project done efficiently and within budget

    Due Diligence / Entitlements

    Site Analysis / Code Analysis

    Architectural Design / Colored Elevations / 3D Renderings

    Building Alterations / Adaptive Re-Use / Existing Facility Analysis

    Construction Drawings / Construction Administration

    Project Budget Analysis

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    Planning Services

    Planning is the key to success. Let us help you with your next project's planning needs

    Conceptual Site Planning / Master Planning / Architectural Style Guidelines & Narratives

    Site & Vicinity Data / Environmental Study & Utilities Research

    Governmental Agency Research / Permits, Approvals & Fees Research

    Use Permits Applications / Zoning Variance Requests & Hearings

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    Sustainability Services

    Sustainability is important for longevity and cost-effectiveness in today's every-changing market

    Our design team collaborates with our clients to give them the ability to better understand the many important components that will assist their projects in achieving its sustainable goals. 

    These components can include site planning, energy conservation, indoor air-quality, and the selection of sustainable materials and resources.

What some of our clients say about their experience with RKAA Architects Inc.

We might be biased. Take it from our clients.

"It is refreshing to work with an architect that understands retail and retail developers. It is exhausting working with other architects who do not understand the concept of incorporating simplicity/function/cost while designing a shopping center as you do."

Ron Coruso
Development Director - De Rito Partners, Inc.

"We have been working with RKAA Architects for over twenty-five years on multiple retail developments and can confidently say that we would recommend them to anyone looking for an outstanding architectural firm."

Gary Davidson
President - Davidson Investments, Ltd.

"RKAA has demonstrated a stellar capability of performance over the years as a company who can get the job done and done right the first time. I would highly recommend RKAA for any architectural service needs for any commercial project; retail, office, warehouse and self-storage. Time proven results speak for themselves."

Ron Holley
President/CEO - R.H. Properties, LLC

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