KCA Design Group, Inc. understands each design situation is unique and each client has specific goals. With that understanding, our firm puts its comprehensive knowledge to work for you on each construction phase thus allowing you, our client, to receive an enhanced outcome with cost-effective construction and on time completion.
PLANNING & PROGRAMMING
CLIENT CONTACT & PROGRAMMING
Develop the project’s program via a face-to-face meeting with the client to create a connection and understanding of the client’s specific goals.
ANALYZE SITE POTENTIAL
Analyze potential sites for access, visibility, development capacity, appropriateness of best use, adjacent public utility accessibility, and local zoning and planning development interests.
Develop detail site and building programs including requirements for development, building square footage, parking and landscaping, photometric, and surface retention. This service will establish prototype facilities with the required amenities.
ANALYZE FACILITIES BUDGET
Analyze the project costs for land, building, and associated development fees such as construction interest costs, working capital, governmental fees, and contingency costs to ensure compliance with the budget.
LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ISSUES
Coordinate the approval process for Architecture Review Boards, Planning and Zoning Committees, building permitting, Fire Marshall and ADA compliance.
ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN
Development site plans, floor plans, elevations, landscape plans, photometric, and civil engineering plans to start the planning and zoning process. This phase is highlighted with the emphasis on aesthetics and functional use to make your project successful.
FINAL DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS
Organize the design team that best fits your project needs. Coordinate that team to prepare drawings and specifications to meet your program and budgetary requirements.
Prepare drawings and specifications that highlight the type of interior space that you want to illustrate to your clients or customers.
TENANT IMPROVEMENTS DESIGN
Prepare drawings and specifications that highlight the future lease or rent area for your tenants.
CUSTOM DESIGN SERVICES
Prepare drawings and specifications for unique pools and patios, shelving and isle arrangements, imagery facades, and status catching entries.
CONSTRUCTION & PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Perform due diligence for potential site and construction conditions/deficiencies, which can include coordination of superintendent and sub-contractors.
Prepare scope of services, coordinate all design professionals, interview and select engineers, contractors and/or consultants, create bid documents, coordinate environmental and traffic reports, create detail specifications, interface with public utilities, and establish timetables for completion of construction documents.
Monitor and verify the construction process. Review construction quality, project schedules, and substitute product submittals. Monitor construction site for OSHA and other governmental regulations. Negotiate change orders, review bids with owners, select contractors, review shop drawings, on-site job meetings, create punch list, and coordinate the transition of the building to the owner.