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Creative Solutions Bring an Owner’s Vision to Life

As construction management experts, Marco is known for their ability to employ creative solutions to bring Owners’ visions to life. Their work on the five story, 44-unit Nook Apartments in Halifax, NS is a case in point. In the building’s North-End neighbourhood, municipal zoning regulations dictate that the maximum height a building can attain is…

Marco Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2022

I am happy to announce that Marco has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2022. This marks the third year we have qualified for this esteemed designation, which recognizes companies for their growth, leadership strategy, innovation, culture, and commitment. While our industry continues to face challenges resulting from the pandemic, the Marco…

Construction Begins on Halifax Common Aquatic Facility

Construction had begun on the Halifax Common Aquatic Facility. The work of leading recreation and aquatic facility designer MJMA, in collaboration with local firms Abbott Brown Architects and Brackish Design Studio, the design focuses on creating a facility that enhances and integrates with the surrounding park setting. Every area of this new facility will be…

Marco Wins 2022 CCA Gold Seal Award

We are proud to announce that Marco has won the 2022 Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Award. Presented at the 2022 CCA conference in Vancouver, this award recognizes our commitment to excellence in construction management, our support and promotion of employees’ success in achieving Gold Seal certification, and our efforts to incorporate the Gold Seal…

Marco Creates Careers Without Borders

The theme of International Women’s Day in 2022 is “Break the Bias.” “Imagine a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated.” This strongly aligns with Marco’s vision to create a workplace focused on inclusivity where individuals who identify as women…

New Adult Mental Health & Addictions Facility Wins Silver Award for Project Development

Marco Group is pleased to announce that the New Adult Mental Health & Addictions Facility (NAMHAF) in St. John’s, NL  has been awarded a silver award for Project Development at the 2021 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships. Presented by the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, these awards showcase  how partners are…

Innovative Construction Solutions Ensure Rapid Delivery of a Much-Needed Parking Facility

When Avalon Healthcare Partnership launched their pursuit of the New Adult Mental Health and Addictions Facility in St. John, NL, the efficient and timely construction of a six-storey, 1,000 car parkade structure was immediately highlighted as a key objective. Since construction of the parkade would involve the temporary removal of a staff parking lot at…

360-Degree Cameras Transform Project Documentation

Marco’s adoption of digitally enabled solutions like 360-degree cameras and the StructionSite app has transformed the way we document jobsites and manage site resources. This ensures we bring the best value to our clients. With these tools we are able to reduce the time it takes to complete job site documentation and track the progress…

Marco Named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2021

Message from CEO Christopher Hickman I’m very proud to announce that Marco has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2021. This award, sponsored by Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group, recognizes leading Canadian-owned and managed businesses with revenues of over $25 million that demonstrate leadership in…

A Unique Crane on the Skyline of Halifax

At The Governor congested site conditions make a Luffer crane a necessity, as the site does not allow enough clearance for the horizontal boom of a typical Hammerhead crane to circulate. The adjacent building on Bishop Street is 20 meters from the site and The Alexander is 35 meters away. By using a Luffer crane…