Meaningful architecture 

02 | About

Founded in San Francisco, 1989

Martin Building Company provides the opportunity to live and work in exceptional urban environments.

At the heart of our work is the central principle that outstanding design should be realized. It must get built. In every project our integrated team of architects, designers and construction experts meld design with buildability, creating a seamless collaboration between meaningful architecture and state-of-the art construction to deliver the most inspiring results.

Martin Building Co

In our expanding portfolio you’ll find a wide range of new construction and renovations in diverse buildings and sites.

Our work includes multifamily residential, single-family residential, historic renovations, commercial office buildings, restaurants and retail, and community spaces.

Design & development specialisits

Our Team

Patrick McNerney

Founder & CEO

Julie Heinzler, AIA

Director of Architecture

Jill Helffenstein

Creative Director

Jesse Cowdrey

Executive Assistant

Patrick McNerney

Founder & CEO

The President and visionary behind Martin Building Company, Patrick provides hands-on direction to its operations. Since founding the company in 1989, he has applied his 40 years of professional design-build experience and passion for outstanding design and construction to develop more than 30 historically significant buildings in San Francisco. Patrick has been instrumental in leading the revitalization of the city’s Mid-Market district, and helped establish SOMA and Dogpatch as vibrant urban neighborhoods. His notable developments include Mint Plaza, the first voluntary downtown street-to-plaza conversion completed by a developer in San Francisco, and mixed-use developments, Potrero Launch, Arc Light Company and Mint Collection.

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