Our Experience

Repeat Business – It is the strongest statement our Clients can make.  We are thankful for the simple projects and we love the challenge of the complicated projects.  Bring us your problems that demand personal attention and a creative but restrained approach.  We find the solutions and put them to work for you.

We have built our business on our high quality deliverables, personal service, and unwavering integrity in dealing with Clients, stakeholders, and agencies.


Our approach to retail work is unique among low overhead-firms:

  • We are partners in the process. CaliChi Design Group maintains a vested interest in a successful outcome.
  • We remain focused on the ultimate goal of opening projects on time and under budget.
  • We pride ourselves in our ability to not only generate our clients’ prototypes but also to later defend them.
  • We remain sensitive to local issues while making sound engineering recommendation and “going to bat” for the Client, the Team and the Project.

Fletcher Jones Elston Service Facility – Chicago, IL

Site Construction
Completed project

Audi of North Avenue – Chicago, IL

Planet Fitness

Chase West Coast Retail Expansion


Benefits to Your Development Program

CaliChi is not just a civil engineering firm; we are a consulting firm.  We pride ourselves in looking at problems as not just engineers, but also as property owners, tenants, contractors, municipal officials and maintenance personnel.  It is easier to “put on the blinders” and design a project that is technically correct, but may not be the most constructible, useable, or easy to operate. We have assembled a team of engineers with diverse educational, professional, and personal backgrounds. We are a Federally registered Emerging Small Business Enterprise who provides multi-disciplinary civil engineering service via our network of offices located strategically across the country. We pride ourselves in being within a 2 hour flight of anywhere in the Continental United States and Hawaii. We provide our partners and clients with innovative solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner—all while ensuring the personal attention and flexibility that only a small firm can offer. In a sentence: CaliChi provides civil engineering services that are “efficient, highly cost effective and beneficial” (not just “two out of three”).

R.R. Donnelly Global Communications

Goodwill Easter Seals of Miami Valley

CDW Corporate Headquarters

3900 Adeline Street, Oakland CA


CaliChi has a strong K-14 portfolio covering both renovation and new construction projects and have extensive experience working within occupied campuses during phased construction.  We approach every project holistically and believe we are in this as a team and maintain a vested interest in successful outcomes and focus on opening projects on time and under budget.  We understand both the capital improvement and District decision process, and have a proven DSA track record. We routinely help districts in assessing existing conditions, site planning, entitlements and planning approvals, sustainable erosion control and bio swale design, storm water management and treatment, storm water pollution prevention plans, utility coordination, and site and infrastructure upgrades to Title 24 accessibility codes.

Calvin Simmons Middle School Complex

Cesar Chavez Elementary School

Acalanes Union High School District office