Amie MacPhee, Founder

Amie leads the strategic and creative teams at Cultivate. Amie’s strength is in helping clients and communities translate their vision into innovative designs and implementation approaches. She cares deeply about changing the “business as usual” approaches to designing our environments and is passionate about crafting solutions that cultivate places of lasting value. This includes creative teams, communities, and stakeholders through the process of thinking through a fully thought-out vision to realize project and community goals. (more below)


We are a small studio with big firm experience that

is responsive, nimble and creative to bring about Innovative design and planning solutions.

We also help to assemble consultant teams that provide the expertise needed to meet
project goals. We are collaborators, communicators and relationship builders so
that a shared vision and solution is crafted for each of our projects.


In addition to our core team we partner with professionals to bring the benefit of a wide range of expertise to our clients:


Sandra Kulli // Kulli Marketing

Sandra combines her talents of a deep knowledge of the real estate development industry, branding and storytelling to focus on how we should be building in the 21st century to create long lasting, vibrant communities.

Marianna Leuschel // New Agency

Marianna's strength is in helping clients translate and communicate a  project vision into strategic and creative solutions.


Brendan Kelly // AIA

Brendan has deep expertise in all areas of design and development including visioning, strategic planning, conceptual design, portfolio management, project management, site planning and architecture, construction management, interior design, and sales.




101 The Embarcadero

Suite 212

San Francisco, CA 94105



Cultivate was founded to help change the way people think about improving and managing land. 
We are a California State Certified Small Business (SB) as well as a Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).