Compassionate City February 6, 2018

Some of Quartek’s staff were privileged to attend the St. Catharines ‘State of the City’ address at the Performing Arts Centre on January 31st, 2018.  Apart from hearing about the good things happening in and around St. Catharines, we were pleased to hear more from Mayor Sendzik on the Compassionate City campaign and honoured to be among the first to sign the ‘Compassionate City Charter’. This fits with who we are and want to be as individuals and as a company located here in the heart of Niagara.

The First Nations Peace Monument in DeCew House Heritage Park October 3, 2017

The First Nations Peace Monument in DeCew House Heritage Park, Thorold, Ontario, is a memorial designed by world-renowned architect and human rights activist Douglas Cardinal. Located near the site where Laura Secord encountered First Nations warriors who assisted her in conveying a warning to the colonial British forces of an impending American invasion, the monument is intended to generate a deeper understanding of the heritage and ongoing history of First Nations peoples, and to illuminate the founding role they played (and continue to play) in the ever-evolving North American cultural mosaic. [Read More]


Doug Peters, President, and Robert MacKenzie, Board Chair, are very pleased to announce that the following have become Shareholders and Associates at Quartek Group Inc.

Sam Persano OAA, M. Arch., B. Arch. Tech., Sam is an Architect and has been with Quartek since 2003.  He has experience in design and project management for a wide variety of residential, institutional and commercial building projects.  Recent projects have included a number of financial institutions as well as culture/tourism facilities for Parks Canada and Niagara Parks Commission. Sam is also a skilled project administrator. [Read More]


Quartek Group Inc. is very pleased to announce the following appointments

Doug Peters, P. Eng., has been named President of the firm, taking over after the 5-year term of Rob MacKenzie. Doug has been a Principal of the firm since 1992 and has led the civil/municipal engineering group for 20+ years. Doug has 36 years’ experience in management, design, approvals and contract administration for private development and municipal infrastructure projects, servicing studies and multi-disciplined project management. [Read More]

A New Look May 9, 2016

Those who do business with us or check out our website often will have noticed our new ‘look’. After 15 years or so with our old logo and branding, we decided it was time to redecorate. [Read More]

Niagara Energy Summit 2016 February 8, 2016

Quartek was one of several companies attending this exciting and timely inaugural event organized by Niagara Sustainability Initiative (NSI) and held at the Fallsview Casino conference facility on February 3rd.  Aside from our many aesthetic pursuits in design, Quartek also offers a wide array of building science and site engineering services to energy-minded clientele, each of which are specialized to assist in objectives of conservation, low environmental impact and adaptive re-use. [Read More]

HAPPY HOLIDAYS from All our Design Team! December 18, 2015

All year round, we at Quartek Group see the growing need for Community Care’s services here in Niagara.

Instead of printed cards we are sending our greeting via electronic Christmas card and have contributed corporate funds for this worthwhile cause.

If you wish to join us in Giving back to our Community please follow this link.

Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold

Thanks and we wish you all a safe and healthy Holiday and Happy New Year.

Movember Charitable Organization December 2, 2015

Team Quartek has raised $280 for Men’s Health through the Movember Charitable Organization.  Thank you to all who participated and Donated to help end cancer once and for all.  It will be bittersweet to see clean shaven faces tomorrow.  Bitter cold for those who shaved and sweet for those who cringe at the sight of the foo-man-choo.

Wayne Gretzky Winery and Distillery November 17, 2015

Quartek Group Inc. is proud of the planning and civil engineering design work they completed for the Wayne Gretzky Winery and Distillery to be built in Niagara-on-the-Lake. We were honoured to attend the ground breaking ceremony for Andrew Peller Limited’s newest venture on October 23rd, 2015. [Read More]