979 Osos Street. Suite B6, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Current Projects (partial list)


Poly Performance, SLO CA

Airpark Drive,  Santa Maria, CA

Rossi Road Center, Templeton, CA

Skyway Office Park, Santa Maria CA


J.C. Penney, Santa Maria CA

Broadway Plaza, Santa Maria CA

The Merkantile, Solvang CA

Mullahey Dodge, Paso Robles, CA

Toyota SLO, San Luis Obispo CA

Nipomo Grocery, Nipomo CA


Annex Hotel (Hilton), Atascadero CA

Harbor View Hotel, Morro Bay, CA

The Vespers Hotel, SLO, CA

Morro Bay Hotel, Morro Bay, CA

Trailer Hitch RV Park, Nipomo, CA


Robert Hall Winery, Paso Robles, CA

Tolosa Winery Tasting Room, SLO, CA

Rancho Guadalupe Farms, Santa Maria 

Mixed Use/Podium

The Creamery, SLO, CA

Broad Street Collection, SLO, CA

Chorro Street Mixed Use, SLO CA

Palomar Apartments, SLO, CA

The Yard, San Luis Obispo CA

Residential Development

West Creek, San Luis Obispo CA

Gran Cielo at Vina Robles, Paso Robles

Blacklake Golf Resort, Nipomo CA


Old Mission Elementary School Annex, San Luis Obispo CA

Cal Poly Newman Center and Chapel, San Luis Obispo CA

Mission San Luis Obispo Parish Hall and Gardens,  SLO, CA 


Habitat for Humanity, SLO, CA

Habitat for Humanity, Paso Robles, CA

Habitat for Humanity, Arroyo Grande, CA


Motel Inn Riparian Management Plan, San Luis Obispo CA

Tract 1998 Riparian Mitigation Plan, Arroyo Grande CA

About JBLA

Jim Burrows

Principal | Landscape Architect

Jim established Jim Burrows Landscape Architecture (JBLA) in June, 2018, to better serve his clients, present and future, offering his well-rounded experience of 35 years as a licensed landscape architect.

Jim’s landscape architecture expertise spans from conceptual design and program development through project management, construction document preparation and implementation. Jim enjoys working closely with clients and consultants, promoting a collaborative team approach to achieve high-quality design solutions and overall project success.  Jim has lived in San Luis Obispo since 1995. Jim enjoys playing guitar, oil painting and hiking in the Mojave desert.

Jim established and managed the Central Coast office of Summers/Murphy & Partners from 2015 to 2018 after 20 years as a landscape architect with Firma in San Luis Obispo.


California Licensed Landscape Architect #2737

Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Master of Arts, Pastoral Studies

Loyola University, New Orleans


Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanities San Luis Obispo County

Board of Directors, Newman Catholic Center, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Permanent Deacon, Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, San Luis Obispo

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Jim Burrows Landscape Architecture

(805) 439-3209

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