We specialize in a broad range of new mixed-use, commercial, facilities/industrial, and residential projects. Additionally, we are actively involved in the renovation, re-defining and re-use of existing structures throughout Southern California.

Some of our favorite projects have involved looking for new and creative ways to reuse space. With a changing world and changing population demographic, we have found that reinventing an existing space is one of the most satisfying design opportunities. We are fortunate to have been involved with some of the most important and interesting urban renewal projects in Southern California.

Mixed Use

Creating lifestyles in urban environments.


Keep moving and renewing purpose.

Facilities Development

Oakes defines a multitude of responses to building product, brand, and place.


Defining priorities, ideas, and needs.

Adaptive Re-use

Respecting and working with traditional elements, infusing with new energy.