John Mulcahy

John Mulcahy

Los Angeles, CA, US



An experienced architectural professional with a proven track record.  My principle expertise is in project management with commercial, residential, multi-family, self-storage, and retail entertainment projects. An experienced background and knowledge of the local building and zoning codes. I have considerable experience in architecture and construction administration.  I have a highly skilled background in working with clients, tenants, developers, architects, consultants, and city/county agencies.


TCA Architects - CA, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

TCA specializes in design-driven planning and architecture for high density multi-family housing and mixed-use developments. Woking with the studio director to direct a project team in the production of contract documents that deliver the design intent of the building. Tasks begin early in the design process, with expanding project engagement through sequential phases. Additional tasks include broad oversight of the complete contract documents, including drawings and specifications; monitoring of budgets and billings; preparation of additional service requests; training and mentoring of documentation team; coordination and management of consultants and engagement with internal quality control.

Feb 2014 - current

Douglas Pancake Architects, Inc., Irvine, CA, US, Senior Project Manager

Providing design and construction drawing, project management, and construction phase services for multi family and senior housing facilities.
•Providing overall project management to multiple office project teams, external consultant teams, city entitlements, and owner/client coordination.
•Supervised Construction services and project team coordination for projects ranging in size from $2 Million to $10 million and actively meeting the required construction schedules.

Sep 2012 - Feb 2014

Mulcahy & Associates, Los Angeles, CA, US, Principle

Provide design, permitting, building code, land entitlements, and professional services for commercial and residential projects. Completed residential projects within the City and County of Los Angeles. Commercial site plans designs for self-storage developments and development of work/live lofts in downtown Los Angeles.

Jan 2012 - Sep 2012

Carson Architects, Venice, CA, US, Associate Principal

Responsible for residential, multi-family, commercial developments; including retail, food service, offices, pre-school, and self-storage facilities.
•Administered the day-to-day operations of an office of 10. Responsible for providing all project coordination and direct correspondence with owners, tenants, landlords, consultants, and contractors. Including Providing overall project management to multiple office project teams and external consultant teams.
•Directed and oversaw the development, review, and coordination to office standards of all construction documents. Also Composed and evaluated project details and specifications, and was responsible for providing contractor bids and construction phase services.

Jun 2004 - Dec 2011

Mical Development, Agoura, CA, US, Project Manager

Responsible for providing the residential project development for large properties in the Malibu, Las Vegas, and Hokuli’a, Hawaii areas. Also, responsible for client development, contracts, design, construction documents, and permitting.

Apr 2000 - Jun 2004

Adventure Studios, Inc. / StoneCreek Partners, Burbank, CA, US, Project Manager

Participated in design & organized production of master plan for Morongo Band of Mission Indians, to include outdoor entertainment, casino expansion, hotel, retail, garden, spa, theater, parking, and future expansion.
•Responsible for providing the presentation for the Two Towers new marketing center.
•Created and developed Master site plans for new Entertainment facilities for Raleigh Studios developments in Toulose, France, and Wuxi, China (2011).

Jan 2001 - Dec 2002

David Hidalgo Architects, Inc., Arcadia, CA, US, Project Manager

Provided commercial tenant improvements and coordination, developer coordination, property reports, and exhibits and construction administration for Westwood Financial Corp. In addition, provided design, presentations, renderings, and construction documents for Plaza.

Jun 2001 - Jun 2002

Rockefeller / Hricak Architects, Venice, CA, US, Job Captain

Responsible for overseeing large custom residential project (30,000 square feet) in Mandeville Canyon, California. Provided commercial and telecommunications tenant improvements for clients in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Responsible for construction documents, design development, presentation drawings, and renderings.

Jun 1997 - Apr 2000


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Science, Architecture

Aug 1989 - Jun 1994


Self-Storage Facility of the Year, Honorable Mention

Mini-Storage Messenger, 2009 Self-Storage Facility of the Year - Honorable Mention – Conversion


Pasadena A.I.A., Award

Pasadena A.I.A. 2002 Award of Merit - Digital for plaza Mexico


Alpha Rho Chi Award, Award

Leadership Service Merit


A.I.A.S. Design Competition, Taylor Yard: A Place for Community, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization