Profile

KareCADD & Associates was originally founded 1992 by its owner Karen L. Price who reorganized and changed the company name to KareCADD & Associates, LLC in 2003. Located in Lanham, MD, our company is built on the principles of quality products and providing reliable service. We have over 30 years of drafting and design experience and use the latest autocad and architecture technology including Bentley Microstation, AutoCAD and Revit software. We also enjoy using other technologies as well and pride ourselves on keeping current with industry standards and trends.

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Our diversified product range continues to grow by following trends, improving our standard products, and listening to the customer. We believe our personal approach to the needs of our clients puts them first. KareCADD continues to be an invaluable resource with both private industry and government agencies. Our core values are integrity, honesty & hard work which are the foundation of KareCADD was founded and remain in place today. From small residential designs to large government projects, our primary focus is to bring CADD support to you. We are looking forward to supporting your company.

Our Process

Consultation

Meet with the client to discuss the needs, requirements, and desired outcomes

Analyze & Research

We will analyze the data to come up with various design options using Microstation or AutoCAD software. Although this is our software of choice we are not limited to the use of them so if you have CAD software that you are currently using we will work to accommodate your needs.

Draft & Review

We will review the project with the client. We will make any modifications requested by the client and make recommendations if required.

Completion

When we are finished with your project, we can send the drawings to you electronically for your final approval. In our effort to become an eco-friendly green company, at the completion of the project we provide you with electronic files unless otherwise requested by you the client.

Client Requirements

Our process is two-fold: deliverables and receivables. Our effectiveness is based, in part, on the communication and support we receive from our clients. In order to receive an efficient turnaround time, we may need some or all of the following:

  • Preliminary Sketches
  • Reference files (preferred format .dwg, .dfx, .dgn or .pdf)
  • Pictures
  • Project data & engineering notes
  • Customer border/layers/colors & line type requirements
  • Concrete & steel dimensions & sketches
  • Printing requirements – color or black & white, size and quantity
  • Titles, drawing & account numbers
  • Billing account number & address
  • As Built conditions appropriately by sketch, picture, file,

Registeries

SAM/CCR/ORCA, SBR, eVA

Certifications

SBA- 8a
MDOT Maryland Department of Transportation - MBE & DBE
WMATA - Washington Metro Area Transit Authority - DBE
MBDD Prince Georges County Government MBE & DBEV
MWAA - Metro Washington Airport Authority - LDBE & DBE
VA SWaM - DBE SWaM - Small, Women- or Minority (Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise)

Testimonials

Karen is a self starter and intelligent woman. She has assisted me with various projects. I look forward to our future joint ventures. – Paula Tilghman

Karen is a detail-oriented manager that has a get the job done attitude. She is highly professional, creative, diligent and has great customer services. She works hard for her clients. She is about her business but she is also a great person to be around. I truly enjoy working with her. – Janet McPhatter

Karen is the Ultimate professional. Her direction was very clear and precise. She is very generous with her time and was key to me providing her with specific project controls and scheduling particulars towards helping her firm achieve the desired results. I am always available to work with her in any capacity required. She is a thrill to work with and a great mentor. – John Guest, Jr.

KareCADD has been able to support our personnel needs specific to our field. During that time KareCADD has provided our company with excellent support in the areas of security design. The staff from KareCADD is always willing to learn; they are dependable, professional & courteous. I can depend on KareCADD staff to help meet all of our deadlines and work within certain constraints. I highly recommend KareCADD to provide experts in our field. – Donnicia Tiner