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James Heilbronner


James Heilbronner AIA is an industry leader, bringing over 40 years of experience in the successful management and delivery of complex projects and programs throughout California and the US to the Architectural Concepts, Inc team. Fluid in all aspects of the architectural design process and project management, from feasibility analysis through construction; he specializes in navigating the entitlement and stakeholder/public engagement process to reach consensus and clear coordination for any project. He has spent the majority of his career designing and managing a truly wide variety of projects that span a number of industries, including hospitality, industrial, civic, entertainment, retail, and historic.

State: California, Arizona , Florida , Hawaii, Pennsylvania, New York, Texas
Company: Architectural Concepts Inc.

Mr. Heilbronner has broad expertise in every stage of project delivery, team leadership, culture & communications, marketing & operations, business strategy, PR & media, strategic partnerships, and alternative delivery. This expertise has led to the successful design of numerous multi-unit roll-out development programs for nationwide retailers such as Starbucks, La Boulangerie, and 7-Eleven. As the Program Manager for Hilton International, he assisted in the expansion of the hotel chain throughout Northern California with the architectural design of 15 facilities.

A licensed architect in California and registered in Arizona and Hawaii, Mr. Heilbronner received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kentucky. He is an active member in a number of organizations –including leadership, trade associations, and industry groups –that support the development of underserved populations, economic development, and sustainable practices, both in the Bay Area and around the world.

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FROM CONCEPT TO COMPLETION – Your collaborative partner in bringing architectural visions to life

Founded in 1992, Architectural Concepts Inc. is a diverse architectural firm licensed in seven states and NCARB and headquartered in San Diego, California. Together with their sister company, Architectural Dimensions, located in Oakland California, ACI is a regional and national company. From entitlements to occupancy, they deliver the whole project. As your collaborative partner, they are committed to bringing your architectural visions to life from concept to completion with exciting innovation and cost-conscious, down-to-earth execution.

Whatever your budget or goals, ACI has the ability to deliver results that will excite and satisfy. Our decades in the business give us the knowledge and experience to tackle any challenge.

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