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Nadel Architects to Reinvent Retail Center in Moorpark
One of the city’s first neighborhood retail centers is brought to the 21st century
Located at the northwest corner of Los Angeles Avenue and Moorpark Avenue, the Ralphs and CVS-anchored center also consists of four in-line shop buildings and four pad buildings. Additional tenants include Taco Bell, The Grinder Restaurant and Chase Bank, among others.
Nadel, the full service architect for the project from concept design through construction administration, completely redesigned the exterior façade with a more articulated Mediterranean theme, which incorporates open trellises, large cornice detailing, stone veneers, intricate tiling and bold colors.
“The goal with Moorpark was to breathe new life into the existing environment,”
In addition, Nadel incorporated an al fresco plaza and multiple free-standing sign structures, featuring enhanced cornice and plaster finish with new signage. Landscape enhancements will also help transform the center into a Mediterranean-
“With the current market, we knew the time was right to reposition the center,” said Richard Green of Sunbelt Enterprises LLC. “We chose Nadel for all their experience in retail destination design. In addition to coming up with the most cost-effective way to redevelop the center and remain consistent with our current tenants’ requirements, Nadel’s team has created a design that the entire community will enjoy.”
In addition to David Anderson, Nadel’s design team includes Fernando Trinidad, designer, and Keith Martinez, project manager. Additional project team consultants include Conceptual Design & Planning Company (CDPC), a planning and landscape architectural firm.
About Nadel Architects:
Nadel Architects provides comprehensive services ranging from architectural design, master planning and feasibility studies to complete interior design, planning and programming. Nadel is ranked among the largest architectural firms in the world (#42 per Building Design + Construction, July 2009). The company has completed more than 600 office buildings, 80,000 residential units, 30 million square feet of retail space, numerous hotels and resorts, and a variety of public and educational institutions, which have received more than 75 awards for design excellence. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has designed a variety of projects located around the globe. For more information, please visit http://www.nadelarc.com.