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Bethel Pentecostal Church

Bethel Pentecostal Church

The Challenge: Working with the church’s board of directors, the challenge was to address the funds required versus the clients’ needs and wants. Under budget constraints, Grassmere worked with the client and determined the order of importance in terms of tasks. The Grassmere Solution: Grassmere had initially proposed a “partial” Butler solution, but as the […]

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Backus Mill Restoration

Backus Mill Restoration

The Challenge: Grassmere was awarded a contract by the Long Point Region Conservation Authority to restore portions of the 1798 Backhouse Grist Mill, a national historic site. This ambitious project involved repairing the foundation, replacing support columns as well as restoring some of the exterior windows. Like all grist mills, this mill was built on […]

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Ayr Arena

Ayr Arena

The Challenge: This arena project was pre-tendered prior to the construction drawings being completed, which meant we did not have the specs to work with. At the same time, we had to work in conjunction with multiple disciplines and stakeholders including the general contractor and the project’s architect. Scheduling and safety issues were also paramount. […]

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Chippewas of the Thames

Chippewas of the Thames

The Challenge: This project comprised an administration office as well as multi-tenant units. Building to code was challenging as was financing. Grassmere therefore helped coordinate the finance requirements. The Grassmere Solution: We erected a Murox building as a way to help expedite this project because these have pre-fab structural wall panels that arrive on site […]

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