Creative Retail Solutions

EEA has been solving our retail clients’ engineering needs for over 15 years. Our dedicated team provides construction site surveys, MEP design, end of project commissioning, troubleshooting, and creative solutions to unique demands within the retail construction environment.

Seasoned Landlord and Jurisdiction Experts

We understand every city is different, and every plan reviewer is unique. We have worked with nearly every major city in the US, so we are familiar with the peculiar traits, local code interpretations, and amendments that come with each location. This allows us to anticipate problems before they happen.

We are licensed to practice MEP engineering in all 50 states in addition to Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. We have provided design assistance for projects in Canada and Mexico. With over 1,000+ projects in our portfolio, we have experience with a wide variety of building owners and jurisdictions.

EEA’s retail team has completed projects in:

  • Interior malls
  • Exterior malls
  • Street locations
  • Strip centers
  • High rises
  • Historical buildings

Our Clients

  • Athleta (125+ Projects)
  • Banana Republic (400+ Projects)
  • Charlotte Russe (75 Projects)
  • Chase Bank (125+ Projects)
  • Cold Water Creek (30+ Projects)
  • Forth & Towne (15+ Projects)
  • Fossil (15+)
  • Gap/Gap Kids/GapBaby (500+ Projects)
  • H&M (50+ Projects)
  • Old Navy (800+ Projects)
  • Quicksilver (9 Projects)
  • AT&T (26 Projects)
  • The Buckle (10 Projects)
  • T-Mobile (40 Projects)
  • Williams Sonoma Brands (275+ Projects)
  • sweetgreen (25+ Projects)
  • Circa Lighting (15+ Projects)
  • Bluestone Lane (7 Projects)
  • Goodwill (10+ Projects)
  • Warby Parker (15 Projects)

Dependable and Responsive

We understand the time-sensitive nature of retail construction and design. The store must open on schedule. We pride ourselves on being responsive while providing a fast turnaround. We also recognize that design evolves, and we remain flexible for last-minute adjustments. As your partner, your priority is our priority.

Reduced Energy Costs

We understand the importance of honoring your financial goals. As your partner, we implement energy-efficient designs to keep expenses within your budget.


EEA offers solutions to your business' most complicated issues. We are skilled at reviewing design and construction documents for projects we were not initially involved in creating.
With decades of experience in markets as distinct as high tech, industrial, and higher education, EEA has a breadth of engineering knowledge to meet your needs. Our experience with shell design and multi-family construction gives us a broader perspective to resolve any challenges you may face.

Partner with Experience

When it comes to Retail projects, we have seen nearly everything before. We bring this depth of knowledge to each new partnership and build on it the longer we work together to create greater efficiency.

Intelligentsia Coffee Shop

EEA performed MEP design services throughout the service and kitchen areas while utilizing the existing utilities for this tenant finish out project. It pays homage to Austin by staying local in sourcing of design materials while also only using materials found within 25 miles of Austin throughout the space.


Over the last decade, sweetgreen has become a health food hotspot with various locations all across the U.S. In every storefront, their mission is to preserve and honor the natural structure of a building and actively seek distinctive spaces with an interesting history.

With over 20 projects and counting, EEA has provided MEP design that has consisted of customized HVAC systems based on those distinctive spaces.

Fierce Whiskers Distillery

EEA provided MEP engineering on the design and construction of a new, 12,000 square-foot distillery in southeast Austin, Texas. The building included a 7,500 square-foot bourbon distillery and tasting room, as well as a 5,000 square-foot multi-story Rickhouse storage building.

We are known for our responsiveness and welcome an open line of communication with our partners. Let us know how we can partner with you.