THE KAALI-NAGY DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT PROCESSGUIDING OUR CLIENTS FOR OVER 30 YEARS

EXPLORATORY PHASE

  • Property Evaluation
  • Creative Design Session
  • Financial Evaluation & Budget
  • Understanding of Site Constraints
  • Zoning and Building Code
  • Internal Timeline
  • Wish List
  • Design Solutions
  • Preliminary Project Schedule
1 month

SCHEMATIC DESIGN
PRE-DEVELOPMENT PHASE

  • Design Meeting(s)
  • Floorplan Evaluation & “Lifestyle Meeting”
  • Balance the design and the financial objectives
  • Site Analysis (Preliminary Engineering)
  • FAR/Code Analysis/Site Conditions
  • Finalize Project Schedule and Timeline

Once a design is selected

  • Final Cost Estimation and Budgeting for Contract
  • Builder’s Set of Plans for agency approvals
  • Zoning and Building Code Deliverables
  • Internal Timeline & Deliverable
  • Detailed timeline, specifications and budget
1-2 months

TOWN AND AGENCY APPROVALS
DESIGN DEVELOPMENT PHASE

  • Design Analysis & Critique
  • Floorplan and Elevation Critique
  • Final Layout and Design Evaluation
  • Final Engineering Study & Analysis
  • All necessary permits and applications met in Town Regulatory Agencies
  • Regulatory Review and Permit Processing Phase
  • Landscape Architecture and Exterior Site & Hardscape Planning Process
2-3 months

CONSTRUCTION PHASE I

  • Site Preparation & Demolition Process (If Needed)
  • Additional Site Work, Drainage, Site Engineering
  • Wetland Coordination (If Needed)
  • Site Administration and Construction Development
    Plan
  • Foundation, Waterproofing & Drainage
  • Construction of all Exterior House, Roofing,
    Siding, Windows & Doors
  • Exterior Trim Work & Rouging of all Trades
  • All Necessary Inspections and Town Sign-Off’s
  • Town Meetings & Regulatory Requirements met
    for Phase II
5-7 months

CONSTRUCTION PHASE II
THE LAST PHASE

  • Construction of Interior House
  • Final Interior Work & Interior Customization of Home
  • Custom Cabinetry & Finish Work
  • Landscape Work, Hardscape & Specialty Lighting, Driveways, Specialty and/or Belgium Blocking/Driveway Patterns
  • Additional External Work
  • Pool/Spa, Tennis Courts, etc.
  • All Final Work & Punch List Items to Complete
  • Final C/O and Final Permits and Town Regulatory Requirements
6-8 months
Approximate duration of each phase, depending on scale of project