Designing Environments that support
the community and client goals

Projects where the underlying goal is to sustain and catalyze agriculture.

Projects that enable limited development patterns that honor the working lands legacy and/or protect critical environmental resources.

This work focuses on private commercial and residential environments.

Projects focused on
urban environments.

Our Clients:

We believe in partnering with our clients.  First to protect their asset, and secondly, to build long-term “shared” value. By “shared value” we mean the development of a value system for projects which creates economic value while also creating value for the larger region and community. We believe this is the only way to  deliver long-term,  beautiful, resilient places that are economically self-sustaining.

We work both in the private and public sectors and understand the complexities of land use policy,  environmental review and long term planning goals and how that guides project designs to meet a community's and client's vision.



AFFILIATIONS + Certifications:

Embarcadero Capital Partners, San Francisco Bay Region

Glen Oaks Big Sur, California

KISCO Senior Living, North California

North American Land Trust (NALT), Pennsylvania

Oberndorf Enterprises, San Francisco

Prather Ranch Meat Company, San Francisco

RPM Mortgage, Walnut Creek

Tim Lewis Communities, Northern California

YCS Investments, San Francisco


California Coastal Conservancy

City of Alameda, California

City of Redwood City - Community Development Department, California

Santa Clara County - Department of Planning and Development

Santa Clara Valley - Open Space Authority (OSA)

Solano County Community Development Department, California

Sustainable Agricultural Education (SAGE), Berkeley, California



APA - American Planning Association

ASLA - American Society of Landscape Architects

Green Valley Agricultural Conservancy Founding Board

SPUR - San Francisco Planning and Urban Research

USGBC - US Green Building Council, LEED accredited professionals

State of California Certified Small Business (SB)

Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Urban Land Institute – Associate Member



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San Francisco, CA 94105



Cultivate was founded to help change the way people think about improving and managing land. 
We are a California State Certified Small Business (SB) as well as a Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).