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Pacific Southwest Building

The Pacific Southwest Building

The Pacific Southwest Building is a historic building situated in Downtown Fresno. It is the tallest building between Los Angeles and San Francisco and was constructed using design and technology that were ahead of their time including the use of a concrete encased steel structure. 

This impressive Neo Classical skyscraper was the most expensive building built in California between 1920 and 1930.

This landmark 16-story high rise was originally built in 1925. Upon acquisition in 2011, Khatchadourian brothers completed a comprehensive redevelopment including a complete building system upgrade and core renovation. In keeping with the building’s rich history, every effort was made to preserve and enhance its unique and elegant design while providing state-of-the-art amenities for today’s demanding tenants.

The building carries a designation as a Historically Significant Building and is listed on the Local Register of Historic Places.

Pacific Southwest Building is a mixed use community consisting of:

  • Collaborative Workspace
  • Traditional Offices
  • Loft Living
  • A Vault with a professional screening room and a game /conference room
  • A Ballroom for special events, weddings and conferences

Below are some of the highlights of the building:

  • Fresno’s premier business address
  • Nationally recognized historic property
  • Limousine Service
  • Elegant Lobby
  • Efficient floor space with tight center core
  • Distinctive, creative finishes including concrete floors & ceilings and original brick walls 
  • Oversized windows offering breathtaking unobstructed views  
  • Potential for dedicated entrance
  • Prominent branding opportunities: Top of the building signage, lobby signage
  • State-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Historic significance and design 
  • High speed fiber optic cabling
  • 3 Elevators
  • 24 hour access 
  • On-site property management 
  • Centrally located with easy access to Freeways
  • Walking distance to downtown Fresno’s Cafés and Restaurants
  • Located in the heart of the downtown district which the City of Fresno is currently thoroughly revitalizing


We offer variety office spaces starting with individual desks and offices from 75 sq feet up to newly remodeled open floors, which are 5500 square feet. Each of our office floors (three through ten) have an individual and distinctive ambiance, however, every floor exhibits the beautiful Tennessee Walnut marble lining our hallways.  While trying to retain the original beauty of  our building (built 1920’s), our building is also a “Smart Building” with fibre optics on each floor and a new, energy-efficient air conditioning system.

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The residences in the tallest skyscraper in Fresno are custom designed with a minimum of ten windows overlooking the downtown Fresno cityscape. Some general appointments include dual pane, tilt in windows for ease of cleaning, gas fireplaces in living rooms, exposed concrete ceilings and brick veneer on exterior walls, large walk-in master bedroom closets, bamboo or hardwood floors, granite countertops, trash compactors, and  Tennessee Walnut marble lining the bathrooms. Upscale kitchen appliances with stackable washer/dryer units and Toto plumbing fixtures.

Lofts are being offered for lease. For more information and a private tour please contact the management at (559) 441-7777.

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As a one of a kind location, The Fresno Ballroom gives you 9,720 square feet of historic elegance to accomodate all your guests and still give you plenty of room for head tables, musicians, and dancing on the marble floor.

You’ll have the architectural design of the Fresno Ballroom is elegant, decorated or not. The beautiful, one-of-a kind gold-gilded ceiling and the mezzanine floor overlooking the ballroom make an impressive backdrop for your keepsake photographs. The Security Bank Building, built in the 1920’s, will bring back memories for your older guests and help create new memories for you, your friends, associates, and family. At the appointed hour, our staff members are on hand to help ensure the success of your event. Parking is convenient, affordable and just steps away from the building.

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