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The Best Industrial Architects in Miami, Florida

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Miami is known for its stunning beaches, scenic city skyline, and plenty of beautiful residential areas that include charming houses, townhouses, apartment complexes. Unique shops, restaurants, and shopping malls service tourists and residents alike. Florida’s major industries include tourism, finance, and international trade. Miami continues to flourish, attracting people from all over the world.

We have listed ten of the best industrial architects in Miami, Florida. The firms were chosen for their experience, areas of expertise, awards, and professional accreditations. 


The Haskell Company

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 2000, Miami, FL 33131

The Haskell Company has been in the business for 56 years. It is a diverse team of construction, architecture, and engineering professionals committed to living their values and advancing their clients, communities, and people. Its services include design-build (DB), interior design, architecture, engineering, consulting, landscape architecture, manufacturing design and integration, risk management, steel fabrication, and master planning.

Since its founding in 1965, Haskell has received a number of awards from a diverse range of groups: the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Excellence in Architecture Award, the Award of Merit for Design Excellence, Mellen C. Greely Craftsmanship Award, the Contractor of the Year – Roads and Highways, the First Coast Chapter Excellence in Construction Award, and many more.

The company has also been recognized by the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the American Public Works Association (APWA), the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).


Stiles Architectural Group

201 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Since 1982, Stiles Architectural Group has brought a definite view to architectural design service. Its competence in all areas of architectural design is visible in their projects. The company’s services include architecture, construction, development, financing, acquisitions, realty, automotive, office, and retail. Stiles’ construction project teams consistently complete quality projects on time, to specification, and within budget.

The firm’s experience and expertise have been the factors in having garnered s 2 USF Sunshine Safety Awards for Belmont Village and The Main Las Olas 2019 and the SHARP Safety Awards for Residences on Las Olas, Eagle Awards for Craftsmanship, the CASF Project of the Year for Paramount, the CASF Awards for Craftsmanship, and the 2018 STEP Platinum Award for Safety.

Aside from these awards, the firm has also been recognized by Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED APs), Construction Association of South Florida (CASF), the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), and the National Association of Industrial Office Parks (NAIOP).


WGI, Inc.

11401 SW 40th Street, Miami, FL 33165

WGI was founded in 1972 by the family of David Wantman. Before joining the firm, Wantman spent 10 years with a national consulting firm. Over the years, the company has become an award-winning service firm and it has been recognized for its superb work product and excellent service. WGI is committed to creatively transforming the world.

The company provides engineering, land planning, land surveying, landscape architecture, environmental consulting, new mobility, parking solutions, architecture, and water resources.

In its almost 50 years of business, WGI was able to win awards such as The 2021 Employer of the Year, the 2020 South Florida Business Journal Top 25 Engineering Firms, 2019 ENR Southeast Best Project Awards of Merit, 2019 South Florida Business Journal Top 100 Private Companies List, ENR Southeast’s 2021 Design Firm of the Year, American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Florida 2018 Award of Honor, the 2018 Zweig Group “Best Firms to Work For” and “Hot Firms” Lists, and the 2015 POB Top 100: Top Geospatial Companies.

The firm has also been recognized by various groups like the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Florida Chapter Club Management Association of America (FLCMAA), the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold / SIlver.


BEA Architects

3075 NW South River Drive, Miami, FL 33142

Bruno-Elias Ramos, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, founded BEA Architects in 1992. His leadership capabilities and experience has transformed the company into an international design practice.

BEA has earned international recognition for incorporating the newest technology in the design of maritime terminals completed in Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. The firm has grown into one of the most sought-after architectural companies in South Florida.

The firm’s services include architecture, 3D visualisation and video, market studies, programming and planning, sustainability and project management feasibility, construction services, and port and waterway design.

BEA is an award-winning design company that has received numerous awards such as the AI 2016 Business Excellence Award for Architecture and Design, the 2015 FEFPA Florida Educational Facility Planners Association Award of Merit, the 2008 Top 100 Minority Business Awards – Commitment to Excellence, the 2008 FEFPA Florida Educational Facility Planners Association Award of Merit, and the 2007 IFAI Outstanding Achievement Award for Commercial Awnings.

The firm has also been recognized and accredited by different groups like the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Florida Educational Facility Planners Association (FEFPA), the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED APs).


Cartaya & Associates Architects P.A.

2400 E Commercial Boulevard, Suite 201, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Cartaya & Associates has been in the business since 1979. The firm is an Architectural firm based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It has devoted itself to the practice of high-quality governmental and private architecture.

The company’s services include architecture, engineering, planning, design, and development. Its projects include the industrial, garage, transportation, water facility, warehouse, and distribution sectors.

Cartaya has dedicated itself to high standards, and the firm has been recognized with various local, state, and national awards as a result. Those awards inclue the Congressional Record Entry – House of Representatives, Honoring Cartaya & Associates 40th Anniversary, Hon. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, May 2019; the Proclamation by the Pembroke Pines City Commission; the “40th Anniversary of Cartaya and Associates Architects Day,” May 2019; the 2018 Built Award of Honor Design Award by AIA Orlando, Broward County Courthouse; and the 2018 Most Outstanding Green Police Station Gala Verde by USGBC South Florida Region, Miramar Police Headquarters.

The company has also been recognized by American Institute of Architects (AIA),  Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold/Silver, United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), and the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).


FSMY Architects + Planners

888 South Andrews Avenue, Suite 300, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Since 1977, FSMY Architects + Planners has produced a wide variety of design services. The firm has an extensive portfolio of designs ranging across the commercial, medical, educational, residential, financial and industrial sectors. The company’s deep history allows it to provide an invaluable level of quality with fewer challenges. The firm understands the importance of constant communication and the coordinated efforts, because that teamwork allows the firm to anticipate issues and add value to any project.

FSMY has garnered numerous awards over the years. These awards include the 2020 South Florida Business Journal’s Award for a Mixed-Use Project, the 2019 South Florida Business Journal Structures Award: Best Green Project, the City of Fort Lauderdale Community Appearance Award – New Construction – 2018, and The 2017 Community Appearance Award. The firm is also accredited by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.


ACAI Associates, Inc.

2937 W Cypress Creek Road, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

ACAI Associates, Inc. was founded in 1985 with Florida offices in Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach counties. It is a leading multi-discipline business that offers architecture, landscape architecture, LED, ADA, BIM, planning, programming, roofing consulting, and construction management services. 

The firm is a minority-business enterprise that has a longstanding reputation for excellence in the planning and design of private and public corporations, local and state government buildings, universities, schools, healthcare facilities, and industrial and commercial businesses. 

ACAI Associates is an award-winning, full service architecture firm that boasts of numerous awards such as the 2016 Outstanding Design for Healthcare Facilities, Teaching Hospitals, and the 2013 Outstanding Design for Interior Renovations.

The firm has also been accredited by various groups like the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED APs), and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold.


Wolfberg Alvarez & Partners

75 Valencia Avenue, Suite 1050, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Wolfberg Alvarez & Partners (WA) has been in the business for 45 years. Since 1976, it has provided innovative solutions to a wide variety of public and private clients. The firm’s services include architecture, planning, engineering, design, and interiors. To be able to respond to the growing needs of its clients, WA has continued to expand its services. It is committed to listening to its clients, and the firm takes a synergistic design and management approach to respond to client needs.

Wolfberg & Partners has been recognized for outstanding achievements and ranked among the Top 60 Architecture / Engineering firms by Building Design and Construction. WA remains committed to the basic precept of quality design.

The firm has received numerous awards for architectural and engineering design excellence. These awards include the Community Appearance Award by the City of Fort Lauderdale, the Southeast Builders Conference Aurora Awards for the Best Commercial Facility, the Grand Aurora Award for Best Commercial and Industrial Facility, Florida the Concrete and Products Association Award for Outstanding Concrete Structure in Florida, and the Fire Station Style Award for Notable Design from Fire Chief Magazine.

The firm has also been accredited by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold.


Forbes Architects Construction

1500 South Douglas Road, Suite 200, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Since its founding in 1985, Forbes Architects has been providing high-quality design, excellent service, and professional implementation. This award-winning architectural firm is based in Miami. Its areas of expertise include Government and Education, Office, Hospitality, Industrial, and Healthcare. Its experience in these areas facilitates a streamlined approach to project delivery. Forbes Architects is a certified general contractor that provides a seamless construction process. It offers Design-Build services as a replacement to the traditional Design-Bid-Build approach.

Forbes Architects and Forbes Construction are famous for their ability to work with different municipal public agencies in South Florida. The firm has received numerous awards such as the 2013 Anthony L. Pullara Individual Honor Award, the 2012 Architect of the Year, the 2005 The Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture, the 2003 Award for Excellence, the 1995 Award for Excellence in Design, and the 1995 Award for Excellence in Architecture.

The firm is also accredited by the  American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). 

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  • Blaine Comeione

    Blaine has served as Editor at Miami Architects for six years, drawing from over ten years of experience in construction and real estate. His comprehensive understanding spans commercial construction, architecture, and home builds, cultivated through diverse roles in the industry. With four years at BuildZoom and a background as a licensed real estate agent, Blaine possesses a unique perspective that enriches his editorial work. His dedication to delivering informative content is underscored by his extensive tenure in the field, ensuring that readers receive valuable insights into the dynamic world of construction and home design. Expertise: Architecture, Commercial Construction, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Over 6 years of experience writing and editing in the construction space, Editor at Miami Architects, Previous experience at BuildZoom and Keller Williams Realty Education: Ohio University, Bachelor of Science in Human and Consumer Science - Minor in Business, 120+ Hours of New Jersey Real Estate Education, 120+ Hours of Arizona Real Estate Education

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