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Akela Engineering & Consulting is a leading MEP engineering firm with a strong track record in the Commercial market sector. Our portfolio includes over 125 million square feet of designed office space, encompassing corporate headquarters, regional offices, tenant improvements, and distribution facilities. We have also designed over 7,500 luxury high-rise units in multi-family residential projects, ranging up to 60 stories, in downtown Los Angeles, Long Beach, and San Diego. In addition, our expertise extends to healthcare projects and OSHPD-3 facilities such as clinics, outpatient surgery centers, infusion/oncology centers, skilled nursing facilities (OSHPD-2), and senior living homes.  

Our focus is on supporting our clients’ strategic objectives, enhancing their corporate cultures, and meeting their technical demands. With a commitment to cost-effective and energy-efficient design, we strive to contribute to our clients’ success in the Commercial sector. 


David Nelson

Business Dev. & Operations Lead

InterContinental Hotel.

This project included the construction of a 14-story guest room tower, featuring a stunning rooftop restaurant and bar with breathtaking views of the city. Three levels of below-grade parking were also included, ensuring ample space for guests to park their vehicles safely and securely. 


IQHQ Research & Development District (RADD)

The IQHQ RaDD project encompasses 10 acres, 6 blocks, and 1,700,000SF of lab, office, and retail spaces along the downtown San Diego waterfront.  

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman – Office Improvements

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman is a 26,000 SF new office space currently finishing construction.  Akela provided electrical and lighting design services for this modern office space.

Sunroad Centrum Office TI

This project involves over 100,000SF of tenant improvements to the office and meeting spaces of the existing Sunroad Centrum Office building.

What our clients say :

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Bert Levesque
Vice President / Holland Construction Inc

Akela Engineering & Consulting has been an integral and valued member to our design team on several high-profile projects in Los Angeles and San Diego. They are collaborative, timely, efficient and work well with various municipalities and utility companies. I’d recommend AKELA for any multi-family project.

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Mark Langan AIA, LEED AP
President / SCA Architecture

There are traits I believe imperative to success in this industry which include the ability to meet deadlines, understanding construction and constructability and being a team player not only with the design team, but also clients, contractors and municipalities. Over two decades working with Akela Engineering & Consulting, I have found they are not only good engineers, but that they embody all of these traits. Because of this, Akela is an invaluable resource for us on and has contributed to the success of numerous projects.

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Randy Hanna AIA
Principal / ARCHITECTS hanna gabriel wells

We are fortunate to have shared a working relationship with Akela Engineering & Consulting for more than 20 years. They truly represent the best of engineering – Creativity, Innovation, Responsiveness and Attention to detail.