J.  G A R L A N D   E N T E R P R I S E S  is a  Boston-based architecture, design and real estate development practice, with a primary focus on urban re-development, commercial mixed-use and multifamily housing.

As president, founder and a native of Boston, Jonathan brings over two-decades of professional experience in the commercial development industry with keen expertise in uniquely crafting well-designed architectural solutions while working with clients to build and strengthen meaningful community relations and obtain regulatory permits and approvals. 

Jonathan is joined by a diverse team of design professionals ranging from senior project architects with 35 years of practice in the field, to experienced project managers and talented designers.  

Collaborative, Creative and Cost-Effective Design & Development is what we do – Reach Out to Us Today!

J. GARLAND ENTERPRISES is a 100% Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE Certified) 

Over the course of his career, Jonathan has cultivated a widely-respected seasoned approach to revitalizing many of Boston’s established neighborhoods and inner-city communities through high-quality collaborative design and development strategies. His career achievements include award-winning designs for a broad range of building types; from large scale urban mixed-use developments to nationally recognized institutional, cultural and civic projects. Jonathan’s experience throughout Boston and New England includes; multi-family housing, K-12 schools, and office & life science lab environments.

As an accomplished designer, Jonathan brings a uniquely creative understanding of the built environment with a focus on the future of cities and transformative urban spaces. His design philosophy is deeply anchored in a commitment to forge meaningful partnerships between communities, stakeholders, and regulatory agencies—which is often found to be the catalyst that leads to more directly appropriate design and placemaking.

​Professional Affiliations & Accolades // Jonathan earned a B.Arch. from the Boston Architectural College where his Thesis received high honors and was awarded Best of Architecture.


  • Boston Society of Architects [BSA] Nominations Committee

  • National Organization of Minority Architects [NOMA] Boston Chapter

  • American Institute of Architects


  • AIA Leadership Conference, Panelist // “Gender and Race in the Workplace"

  • Degree Project Studio Commends Award, Recipient

  • Best of Architecture Degree Project Studio Award, Recipient

  • The Kevin F. O’Marah Award, Recipient

  • The Kronish Practice Award, Recipient

  • Dean Arcangelo Cascieri Scholarship Award, Recipient

  • Northeastern University School of Architecture Visiting Critic

  • Harvard Graduate School of Design Visiting Critic

  • Suffolk University School of Interior Design Visiting Critic

  • Boston Architectural College, Architecture and Design Visiting Critic

  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design Visiting Critic

Board Appointments & Service

Stoughton Planning Board

Board Member

Center for Artistry & Scholarship

Board Chair

Boston Architectural College

Board of Trustees 

Brooke Charter Schools

Board of Directors


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14th Floor, Suite 1410

Boston MA 02210


M (617) 851-1158 | O (617) 807-7046


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