Make your dream home a reality.
We know that new construction is a big endeavour but we also know how exciting it is. We know the business from the ground up and understand the necessary steps to ensure that everything is done right to make your dream home a reality.
Starting from scratch means you can create the home you’ve always dreamed of—a home that will be tailored to reflect your style and personality.
Custom builds allow you to create a home that suits your lifestyle needs for today and for the future.
Including energy efficient features in your custom home will decrease your energy costs, reduce your carbon footprint and increase your home’s overall value.
Well thought-out design details, functional spaces, modern amenities, energy efficient features, and quality construction are sure-fire ways to increase the value of your home.
Types of Custom Builds
Kennedy Construction is a full service construction firm. Our years of experience have allowed us to work on a wide variety of home building projects. Our knowledge and expertise allows us to handle any project—no matter how big or small.
While home renovation is still a great option for many people, there has been an increased demand for whole home builds. Factor in upcoming Provincial energy step code changes—for many clients, it just makes sense to ‘start from scratch.’ We know the business from the ground up, so we can ensure you’ll know what to expect every step of the way.
A Passive Home is the leading standard of energy-efficient design and construction. This eco-friendly design concept follows a very strict criteria in order to create a cost-effective and energy saving home. As more stringent energy step codes come into effect and the Province aims to make all new buildings ‘net-zero’ energy ready by 2032—Passive Home design is a great option for anyone who is looking to build from scratch.
Laneway Homes have become increasingly popular in the Lower Mainland. We have an in-depth understanding of the stricter guidelines and can achieve your vision while adhering to the laneway codes. Whether it will be used as a guesthouse, an in-law suite, or as a rental property—laneway homes are a smart way to add space and value to your existing residence.
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Exterior Finishing for a New Build
By planning accordingly, determining timelines, and staying on task—our process ensures that our projects run smoothly and that everyone involved is on the same page from start to finish.
We’ll meet in person for a consultation so we can hear about your plans. We want to get a good sense of your vision. If we think we are the right fit for your project then we can proceed to the next step. If you aren’t already working with a designer or architect, we can recommend some of our favourite design firms—for smaller projects we can work with you on design.
Most clients start collecting ideas before they come in for the consultation. Many use applications like Pinterest for sourcing visual inspiration to share with us and their designers. You will work with the designer to finalize your wish list. Once they have all the necessary information—they will draw up plans and we will work with them to ensure that everyone is on the same page before construction begins.
Estimate & Contract
Once design plans are is in place, we will put together a detailed estimate (which will include the final budget range) for you to review. Our estimates are competitively priced so we can ensure the quality work that you expect. When the estimate is agreed upon, a contract will be presented to you.
Once the contract is signed, all permits are obtained, and milestones are put in place—construction can begin. You will be able to keep track of timelines, budgets, and your project’s overall progress by using Buildertrend®. Post construction—we will do a thorough cleaning of your property (interior and exterior) so your new space/home is move in ready!
Passive Homes are the energy-efficient standard in design and construction. Minimal energy is used to run a Passive Home therefore reducing energy bills and carbon footprints. High efficiency windows, insulated exterior walls, floor slabs, and a heat recovery system are just some of the features that contribute to a Passive Home’s superior capabilities.