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) 





President & Founder



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.

Board Appointments & Service

Boston Architectural College, Board Trustee 

Brooke Charter Schools, Board Member 

Center for Artistry & Scholarship, Board Chair


Stoughton Planning Board, Board Member

​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, USGBC: LEED AP BD+C; “Gender and Race in the Workplace,” AIA Leadership Conference, Panelist, 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, Suffolk University School of Interior Design Visiting Critic, Architecture and Design Visiting Critic: Boston Architectural College.


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