Building for the future
At Concord, we are proud of where we have come from and excited about where we are going. Our company timeline offers a sampling of project highlights and some of the milestones we have reached since 1978.
1978Concord Projects FoundedConcord Projects Ltd. was founded by Ted Paetkau.
First ProjectConcord's first project, St. Luke's Zion Lutheran Church was built for $239,000.
1979Vickar Community Chevrolet OldsmobileConcord's automotive expertise begins with Vickar Community Chevrolet Oldsmobile at 964 Regent Avenue West.
1980Bethel PlaceBethel Place, a 133-unit apartment block, is built. Construction cost was under $30,000 per unit and interest rates were approaching 20%.
1982Concord RelocatesConcord relocates its office of four employees to 1215 Henderson Highway.
1983Villa CabriniDuring difficult economic conditions, Villa Cabrini, one of Winnipeg's largest mixed-use projects of the time is completed.
1984Vita Health PharmaceuticalsConcord completes its first design-build pharmaceutical project for Vita Health Products.
1989Jim Gauthier Chevrolet OldsmobileThe largest and most modern dealership at the time, Jim Gauthier Chevrolet Oldsmobile located at 1400 McPhillips, is completed.
1992Palliser FurnitureConcord completes an office renovation for Palliser Furniture, the beginning of a long-term relationship between the two firms.
1994New Location, New Logo!Concord constructs and moves into a new office building at 1277 Henderson Highway. A new logo is also introduced this year.
1996First in the new Waverley Auto MallDan Murray Chevrolet is the first of several automotive projects for Concord Projects in the new Waverley Auto Mall.
2001Biovail ExpansionPharmaceutical giant, Biovail, hires Concord for its plant expansion in Steinbach, Manitoba. This is Concord's largest project to date.
2002Homestead Manitoba - Kildonan HouseConcord completes Kildonan House, its first of many assisted living projects for Homestead Manitoba.
2003Concord Celebrates 25 YearsConcord celebrates 25 years in business and builds a house for Habitat for Humanity.
2005Fire Mountain Lodge in CanmoreConcord ventures into Alberta for the first time to build the Fire Mountain Lodge in Canmore.
2008Spanning Over a Retention PondConcord completes the very challenging RTDS / TGS building spanning over a retention pond in the Smart Park Development at the University of Manitoba.
2011The YFC Centre for Youth ExcellenceThe YFC Centre For Youth Excellence at Higgins and Main is completed. A striking building improving the North End of Winnipeg's Downtown.
2013The First Project for Bentall KennedyThe first project for Bentall Kennedy / bcIMC is built 152,000 square foot multi-tenant distribution centre. It is the largest high cube industrial building of its kind built in Winnipeg in over a decade.
2014New LogoConcord Projects expands its office building and introduces a new logo.
2015Nolan Ploegman Becomes PresidentJanuary 1, 2015, Nolan Ploegman becomes President & CEO of Concord Projects.
Marpeck CommonsGrand Opening held for the new Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) Library named Marpeck Commons.
2017Concord Projects Foundation EstablishedThe Concord Projects Foundation established as a registered charity.
2018Audi WinnipegAudi Winnipeg is open for business. The newest luxury auto dealership in Winnipeg is built by Concord.
Concord Projects Celebrates 40 YearsConcord Projects celebrates 40 years in business at The Met on Donald Street.
2019State-of-the-art Fitness FacilityState-of-the-art, 78,000 square foot fitness facility, Altea Active is completed in Bridgewater Centre in just 13 months.
Projects Go DigitalConcord invests in a cloud-based digital construction management system to transform its service offering to clients and improve collaboration with consultants and subtrades.