Ottawa's only Mike Holmes approved Contractor   (7,500+ Clients)

Redefining the High Performance Building

Energy-efficient

Smart Building Automation

Healthy building

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Over 160 years of combined construction experience.

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Complete Design & Build solution with one point of accountability.

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Specializing in high performance buildings that meet or exceed LEED guidelines.

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Exceptional quality, attention to detail, and project management.

OakWood and PCL are two independent companies that have formed a strategic partnership to meet the growing demand for buildings that use the most innovative solutions for achieving energy efficiency, automation, healthy work environments, and green building – with exemplary project management.

If you’re a building owner or architect who wants to push the envelope in terms of what’s possible with new building construction – and redefine “high performance” – we invite you to learn more about our unique Design & Build solution for a wide range of commercial projects.

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Everything about the OakWood-PCL Design & Build Service is customized to your specific building needs.

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The OakWood-PCL Advantage

OakWood PCL is the result of an inspired partnership between OakWood, the largest and most established full-service Design + Build Renovator in the National Capital Region, and PCL, a group of general contracting construction companies with diverse operations across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and Australia.

What distinguishes OakWood PCL is our combined experience, track record for innovation, dedication to quality, and process expertise. Few if any Canadian commercial construction companies have our depth-of-experience or the ability to offer the most innovative products, materials, and technologies as part of an integrated, software driven Design & Build solution that we do.

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PCL has a long history in commercial construction including institutional, multifamily, renewable energy, heavy industrial and historical restoration with a proven ability to efficiently scale to meet any project’s requirements.
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OakWood brings award winning finishing expertise and unique, construction specific technologies and processes for ensuring accurate project budgeting – with no surprise extra costs – exceptional scheduling and project management.
By integrating the systems, processes, technologies – and expertise – of two successful companies, OakWood-PCL offers an unmatched Design and Build solution for the discerning owner who wants to take full advantage of the most innovative building methods and technologies available today.

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Turnkey Services

Our combined services and expertise includes complete renovation and new building construction for a broad range of multi-floor projects including:

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Office buildings

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Education and training institutions

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Hotels

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Recreation facilities

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Tenant fit-ups

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Healthcare facilities

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Superstores

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Industrial & manufacturing facilities

Our turnkey services span all aspects of the design and build construction process and include:
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General contracting

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Project & construction management

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Commissioning

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Value analysis and economic studies

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Process equipment installation

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Start-up, commissioning and training

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Multidisciplinary project management

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Project cost estimates

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Schedule planning and control

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Procurement

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Project financing

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Contract administration

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Project management

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Operation of facilities

The High Performance Building

The OakWood-PCL partnership enables you to take advantage of the most innovative products, materials, and technologies in four fast changing areas:

Energy-efficient

We can recommend options for reducing your energy costs and carbon footprint all the way to a net-zero building

Smart Building Automation

Lower your operating expenses, enhance your environment for users, and differentiate your building with new intelligent building technologies for connecting, controlling and automating anything

Healthy building

We can recommend design elements, non-toxic building materials, HRV and ERV solutions for cleaner air and better ventilation – and many other solutions for a healthier living or workplace

Eco-friendly

We can help your building go as green as you want with innovative options that use reclaimed lumber, recycled plastic, recycled glass or many natural products, energy saving strategies including solar panels, geo-thermal and many others
Incorporating innovations from any or all areas will drive the customized design and build solution for your project – and defines what we mean by a “high-performance building.”

Let’s talk about your many options.

A Building Partnership You Can Trust

Few if any commercial builders can match the combined experience and track record for innovative, high quality building construction as OakWood-PCL

About OakWood Designers & Builders

Established in 1956, OakWood is a fourth-generation, family-run Design & Build business that’s proudly owned and operated by the Liptak family. With over 60 years of residential and commercial building experience, OakWood has become a respected innovation leader and a company of many firsts including:

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The first and only Mike Holmes approved contractor in Ottawa

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Designed and built an award-winning, Design Centre and Corporate Headquarters – expected to be ranked as one of Canada’s highest LEED Platinum buildings

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Launched the OakWood-Holmes (OH)High Performance Initiative – a unique pilot program that leverages the expertise, technology and processes from OakWood and The Holmes Group to provide an approved source of products while validating home building performance

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And much more

The same innovative products, materials, technologies, and methodologies available through the OH High Performance Pilot Program are applied to commercial building projects through the OakWood-PCL partnership.

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Comprehensive Services OakWood offers a comprehensive suite of residential and commercial construction services including:

 

  • Renovation Experts – Includes Design & Build, our flagship award-winning renovation service where we take care of everything from start to finish; 3D Concept Design, Age-in-Place, and HandyManPRO for any of your small fix-it and home improvement projects
  • Custom Homes – Take advantage of our unique Design & Build approach to get an innovative, turnkey solution for your dream home – from initial site location to final inspection
  • Commercial Services – We specialize in high performance, energy efficient buildings that meet or exceed LEED certification requirements – incorporating the advanced building technologies you can see in our own, state-of-the-art corporate headquarters and Design Centre
  • Investment Properties – Choose from five turnkey Design & Build investment levels for creating high-quality, income-generating properties – and put your hard-earned money into tangible, bricks and mortar opportunities
  • Seriös Custom Cabinetry – Owned by OakWood, Seriös has a dedicated production line inside Cabico – Canada’s largest independent manufacturer of custom cabinetry – enabling you to get high-quality, tailormade solutions with unlimited options at an affordable price

Certifications and Awards

  • Best Design Centre in Canada Award from the Canadian Home Builders’ Association
  • Consumer Choice Awards winner – voted Ottawa’s Best Renovation Company and Home Designer every year since 2008
  • Ontario Home Builder Association Renovator of the Year
  • Two-time winner of the Best Ottawa Business award for Most Outstanding Company

About PCL Construction

PCL began operations in 1906 as E.E. contractors. Today, PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these companies have over 4,400 employees and an annual construction volume of $8.3 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.

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Delivery Methods

  • Construction Management ·
  • Design and Build ·
  • Engineer Procurement Construction
  • General Contracting
  • Private-Public Partnerships

Technology & Innovation

  • Electronic Plan Rooms and Kiosks
  • Estimating Systems
  • Mobility and connectivity
  • Project Document Controls
  • Project Management System Quantity Takeoff
  • Safety Management Centre
  • Virtual Design and Construction
Capabilities /Services

  • Agile Offsite Construction
  • Alternative Financing and Procurement
  • Financial/Insurance/Bonding Capacity
  • Global Procurement
  • Government Compliance Requirements
  • Heavy Industrial Modular Construction
  • Preconstruction Services
  • Scheduling Self Perform Work and Supply of Experienced Labor
  • Supply of Construction Equipment
  • Sustainable Construction

Market Expertise

  • Agribusiness, Food Services, Manufacturing
  • Renewable Energy
  • Special Projects

Let’s talk about your building vision today.

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An OakWood-PCL Commercial Services Design & Build consultant will contact you within 2-working days to discuss your project and schedule a call or an onsite meeting.