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Cheryl DeMarco, AIA Architect & Realtor

Two Professionals in One

Licensed Architect & Global Real Estate Advisor. 


DeMarco Architect is a full-service licensed Architect firm, bringing over 30 years of experience to her clients. Cheryl DeMarco, AIA is the principal Architect.  She grew up in the industry working at her father's Engineering/Architectural firm as a teenager.  After college, she worked at a national architectural firm and was the firms first female Architect.   The firm specializes in custom homes and large remodels, but also multi-family, mixed use, retail, restaurant, and ADA compliance. From contemporary to craftsman style, DeMarco Architect confidently works with engineers, contractors, city officials, and building inspectors. Understanding many construction methods, regional building styles and codes, ADA requirements and life safety.  As a licensed Architect and Real Estate professional, she brings her clients the knowledge and data to help design and financial decisions.


  • Clients benefit with professional advice and understand the potential of a property before deciding to renovate or relocate.
  • DeMarco's combination of professional licenses in both California & Utah gives a level of service that others are not trained to provide


As an Architect, DeMarco has worked on Residential and Commercial projects, including retail & office spaces, custom homes, room additions, multi-family, mixed-use, and outdoor living spaces. DeMarco confidently works with engineers, contractors, city officials, and building inspectors. Cheryl understands construction and building codes, including ADA requirements. 


As a Realtor, she guides her clients through all the details of any lease, sale or purchase. She helps buyers and sellers visualize the possibilities of any residential or commercial property.

Client Testimonials

It has been a pleasure working with Cheryl. She was very helpful in providing design sense and ideas along with her architectural plans. In addition, she was very aware to the construction codes which made the process a lot easier. With the many design changes along the way, she was always happy and available to assist and make the changes as needed.Read More

Cheryl DeMarco was the right choice for my kitchen remodel. She was thorough, efficient, and everything involved was well communicated with no surprises. I was on a time crunch and she managed to get in, get it done and right on schedule. In addition she offered me some great design ideas and advise - - - she knew what she was doing! Cheryl would be the FIRST person I would hire/contact for any future projects as she exceeded my expectations and that seems to be a rarity these days.Read More

Cheryl is an absolute professional and an incredible individual to work with. I had a client with an extremely time-sensitive renovation project that required an architect stamped drawings. Cheryl responded promptly to our pressing situation, delivered exactly what she said she would do. Her professionalism was outstanding and her presence non-pretentious. She is fair, easy to work and communicate with. She will be a definite go-to for future projects.Read More

We enjoyed working with Cheryl. She worked well with us and our contractor. She was prompt in drawing up the plans. We appreciated her ideas and recommendations. She was easy to contact. Our project is ongoing and we still may need some more help from her which I am sure will be appropriate and beneficial to our project.Read More

I have worked with Cheryl on numerous projects and can't say enough about her skills as an architect. She is very knowledgeable, thorough and timely. I will definitely be using her in the future and highly recommend her services.Read More

Cheryl was our architect on our remodel during the summer of 2018. We had a great experience with her and she was very helpful when it came to working with our General Contractor. Very responsive. She was also able to recommend and take care of our structural engineering through a referral. We would definitely recommend her.Read More

Cheryl, was great to work with. In our first meeting she set an expectation on the time it would take for for us to work through and finalize plans and she hit that deadline. Through the process we had many changes and Cheryl was happy to make them and remain at her quoted price. We are very happy with the final plans she has delivered to us.Read More

Always kept us up to date on what was going on and gave proper information so we could do a great design structurally. Very easy and friendly to work with. It appeared she worked with the owners by keeping design within budget and desires.Read More

Cheryl was invaluable in our search for a home in Southern California. She is very knowledgeable regarding the various locations we were looking and went above and beyond in providing us guidance in buying a house in a very tough market.Read More

Cheryl has been a pleasure to work with on our whole house remodel. She has been as excited and involved as you would hope your architect would be, sharing our vision for our new home and helping us to achieve it. She was prompt and diligent in putting together our plans and presenting them for city approval. Ongoing she has been always available for any issue that has come up during construction. I would not hesitate to recommend her services.Read More

Awards & Affiliations

AIA Orange County
AIA Utah
Best of Houzz 2021 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2020 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2019 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2018 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2017 - Client Satisfaction
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