June 2021

2021 | Construction Services | In Focus | June 2021Plan, Design, Build: Michael Kinder & Sons Commits to SuccessMichael Kinder & Sons

2021 | Construction Services | In Focus | June 2021

Plan, Design, Build: Michael Kinder & Sons Commits to Success

Michael Kinder & Sons

With its dedication to understanding that company success must also include clients and team members, Michael Kinder & Sons (MKS) consistently embraces its core values of a strict adherence to quality and safety. This 129-year-old family-owned business has proven over time that work done well speaks for itself, and supporting clients and employees is a vital key to attaining long-term achievements.

2021 | Construction Services | In Focus | June 2021Blue-Con Excavating Makes Deep Utilities a Family AffairBlue-Con Excavating

2021 | Construction Services | In Focus | June 2021

Blue-Con Excavating Makes Deep Utilities a Family Affair

Blue-Con Excavating

Blue-Con Excavating is a Calgary-based construction services provider specializing in Deep Utilities, one with its own deep history rooted in family. Company president Matt Haasen tells the story of how his parents grew up in the Netherlands and were part of a mass emigration out of Europe in the 1950s, settling in a small community near London, Ontario.

2021 | In Focus | June 2021Strong Growth, Strong CulturePueblo Mechanical & Controls

2021 | In Focus | June 2021

Strong Growth, Strong Culture

Pueblo Mechanical & Controls

Pueblo delivers full spectrum HVAC, Plumbing and Controls service and installation for education, government, industrial, healthcare and commercial customers. As a leading provider in the state of Arizona, the company has completed tens of thousands of projects and service calls, and its solutions and services range from system repairs and replacements to multi-million dollar retrofits and installations, encompassing intricate design-build specifications.

2021 | In Focus | June 2021Connecting Communities Through a Collaborative, Cross-Disciplinary ApproachMJMA

2021 | In Focus | June 2021

Connecting Communities Through a Collaborative, Cross-Disciplinary Approach

MJMA

Full-service, interdisciplinary, and architecturally-led, this design studio, MJMA, was founded in 1988 and has operated as a single Toronto-based office for the last thirty years. Its focus has been on public buildings, particularly community and campus projects. These two typologies share the opportunity of bringing people together to increase social interaction, and this is where MJMA shines.

2021 | In Focus | June 2021The Growth of Green BuildingEntuitive

2021 | In Focus | June 2021

The Growth of Green Building

Entuitive

There’s a strong case that can be made for building green. Sale prices of commercial and residential green buildings that are certified to environmental rating systems can be up to 30 percent higher than conventional buildings. Tenants also find green-certified buildings appealing and this can help raise rental rates by up to 25 percent; likewise, occupancy rates of green-certified buildings are up to 23 percent higher.

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