Quick, Responsive, and Value-Driven Design

Chicago Architecture Firm specializing in commercial design planning services for office, retail, dental office, nail salon, restaurant, animal hospital, med spa, daycare, and industrial markets.


Consider us your in-house architect!

At Gensburg Ltd, we are dedicated to providing quick turnarounds and responsive service at a good value for all of our clients.

Our clients love working with us because we make planning their spaces quick and simple. In the world of commercial architecture, time is money, so we move through the design process - from space planning to permit administration - efficiently while maintaining a quality standard of practice. Also, all of our services are available a la carte - nothing is too big or too small!

We work with our clients throughout the project to learn their program needs, get approval on each design phase, and coordinate municipal processes like applying for building permits, health department approvals, and zoning changes. Gensburg Ltd is a Chicagoland architecture firm, but we are licensed in 15 states and serve commercial clients all over the country.

What We Do

  • Area Calculations - BOMA standard and other methods

  • Building Code Evaluations

  • Building Permit Administration - Obtain a Building Permit

  • Ceiling and Lighting Plans

  • Construction Drawings

  • Furniture Layouts

  • Health Department Applications

  • Landscape Plans

  • Lease Exhibit Drawings

  • Leasing Plans

  • Marketing Plans for Commercial Real Estate Brochures

  • New Construction Planning

  • Parking Plans

  • Remodel Plans

  • Renovation Plans

  • Scope Drawings for Project Budget Pricing

  • Site Planning

  • Site Surveys of New and Existing Buildings

  • Space Planning

  • Special Use Permit Administration - Obtain a Special Use Permit

  • Tenant Build-out Drawings

  • Zoning Change Applications

About Us

For over 35 years, Gensburg Ltd has provided quality, value-driven architectural design services for small business owners, real estate developers, and design-build firms. What started as a solution to founder Sara “Betsy” Gensburg’s personal and career goals has steadily grown into a full-service architecture firm for the Chicagoland area and many states across the country. Gensburg Ltd continues to be woman-owned and operated, and brings an outstanding level of expertise to each project.


Design Your Career with Gensburg Ltd

Looking for a Chicago architecture firm where you can grow? Gensburg Ltd is a full-service architecture firm that holds employee support and work-life balance as two of its core values. Check out our job listings and learn more about why Gensburg Ltd is a great place to work.