MEMBER OF QUARTEK GROUP WINS PROVINCIAL ARCHITECTURAL AWARD
The Ontario Association of Architects has announced the conferring of the prestigious G. Randy Roberts Service Award on Dr.Ian Ellingham, a member of the Quartek team. “The G. Randy Roberts Award is given to individuals who exemplify care, compassion, integrity, enthusiasm, and a sense of humour in their service to the membership”. Dr. Ellingham has … ContinuedRead More
World Autism Awareness Day
The purpose of this day is to spread awareness, understanding, and acceptance of those with autism and to extend support to them. It is important to spread awareness of autism and embrace all people with autism and their beautiful qualities. Our goal should be to increase inclusivity, kindness, and acceptance. @bethesda.niagaraRead More
Take Our Kids To Work at Quartek
November 2nd was Take Our Kids to Work Day, a day when students across Ontario spend a day in the life of a working professional. Here at Quartek, our Senior Civil Engineer, Eric Flora, brought his daughter Mackenzie to work with him for the day. Mackenzie participated in a weekly site progress meeting for the … ContinuedRead More
Austin Ann Kirkby (1943-2022)
The Quartek family passes along their thoughts and prayers on the death of Austin Kirkby, mother of Sue Janzen, long-time valued member of the team at Quartek. Austin was involved in many community endeavours, was a NOTL Town Councillor for many years, and was a strong, vocal and respected advocate for the local agricultural community. … ContinuedRead More
Grant Sauder (1933-2022)
Grant Sauder retired from his architectural practise well over a decade ago before his passing. During the forty-plus years when providing personalized consulting services in Niagara, the last part of this period was from his office in the City of Thorold, where Grant owned and sensitively repurposed a heritage firehall building. Grant authored numerous commercial, … ContinuedRead More
New Addition to our Team
The Quartek Group is pleased to announce the most recent addition to their robust team. Dr.Ian Ellingham will be working both as a land economist and architect. Dr.Ellingham’s academic background started with a Bachelor of Architecture from Carleton University, and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. Later he attended the University of Cambridge, … ContinuedRead More
Michael Zuberec (1930-2022)
Michael Zuberec has left his office for the last time. The linked obituary has done well to speak to Michael’s history and to the creative legacy that this local architect contributed to St. Catharines, the Niagara Region and building projects beyond. The firm he founded (MacDonald Zuberec Architects) along with the complementary talents … ContinuedRead More
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Today, we wear orange to honour survivors of Residential Schools and their families. National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is an opportunity to create meaningful dialogue about the impact of Residential Schools and the legacy they have left behind. A day for survivors to be told they matter, and so do those affected. Every Child … ContinuedRead More
Woodland Cultural Centre Restoration
“The Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School operated in Brantford, Ontario from 1828 to 1970. It served as a boarding school for First Nations children from Six Nations, as well as other communities throughout Ontario and Quebec. It served as a key tool in the effort to assimilate First Nations children into European Christian society, and … ContinuedRead More
Rankin Cancer Run 2022
We thank everyone who participated and helped raise funds to support our community’s cancer care programs. By the generous donations of Quartek’s employees, friends and family, we met and exceeded our goal of $1,000 and donated $1,433.33 to the Rankin Cancer Run. We had a blast! Read More
With best wishes from the ownership, directors and all staff at Quartek, we announce that Hank Klassen, Manager of the Civil Engineering Team, is retired from full-time practice. The last 32 years of Hank’s civil engineering career have been here at Quartek (including its past incarnations as F. J. Reinders & Associated Niagara and MPS … ContinuedRead More
It is with best wishes (and some reluctance😉) from the ownership, directors and all staff at Quartek, that we announce that Norman Ocampo, Director of Architecture, is retired from full-time practice. His distinguished career has included almost 21 years here at Quartek as designer, project architect, project manager, shareholder, mentor and leader. Norm has consistently … ContinuedRead More
The Quartek Group office is open by appointment only. We will continue to assist and answer queries by phone and email, whenever possible. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact the office at 905-984-8676. Upon entry to the office for your appointment, you will be required to complete a health check, sanitize … ContinuedRead More
Office Temporarily Closed
Quartek has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and continues to observe Health Canada’s recommendations. Our first priority is the continued safety of our employees and our clients. Public health officials continue to advise that social distancing is the most effective strategy to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As such, our Quartek office will be … ContinuedRead More
Due to high internet traffic, our phone system is experiencing some delays. If you receive an automated error message when calling, please stay on the line, and your call will go through shorty.Read More
Over the past few weeks, Quartek Group has been carefully monitoring the COVID-19 situation, ensuring we are prepared and able to provide a necessary and sensible response to evolving developments and prioritizing the safety and welfare of our employees, and clients. We continue to follow what we understand to be the latest guidance from the … ContinuedRead More
State of the Company Lunch
This year’s ‘State of the Company’ lunch will be on Wednesday, December 18th, 12 – 1:30pm. Food and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. This event is open to all staff. This will be an opportunity for all staff to catch up on how the past year has gone at Quartek, including key projects for various … ContinuedRead More
A Few words from our Summer Intern
I just completed my summer internship with Quartek Group, an incredible multi-disciplinary firm with projects across Ontario and beyond. This was my second summer working with the team at Quartek, and my time there has proven to be invaluable. I completed my undergraduate studies in Architecture, and now I am undertaking my Masters of Architecture.Read More
Niagara-on-the-Lake Classic Golf Tournament
Quartek is glad to be a Gold sponsor of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Classic golf tournament at Royal Niagara, in support of The Voices of Freedom Park.Read More
It is with heavy hearts that we pass along news
It is with heavy hearts that we pass along news of the death of our colleague, David Piersma, on June 8, 2018. Needless to say, we will all miss him more than words can express. Our deepest condolences to his wife Emily and their families. A bright new talent in our electrical engineering department, he … ContinuedRead More
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Quartek handled my severance application in Niagara-on-the-Lake very proficiently and dealt with the continuous Town demands in a very professional manner, until all issues were satisfactorily resolved.
Mac MacSween (retired P.Eng)
Working with the team at Quartek Group has always been a pleasure. Their excellent organization and attention to detail have contributed to our project successes on staying on budget and schedule. We look forward to working with Quartek Group again.
After a meeting with a Quartek representative to discuss the project and Quartek’s reputation and experience with our type of project we were glad to bring Quartek on board to manage the project. We are very pleased with what Quartek has accomplished so far and look forward to working with them in the development of the cottage subdivision.
Jim Nichols Trucking Ltd.
The team at Quartek is knowledgeable, creative and easy to work with. With any issues we encounter, I know I can always collaborate with them to find a solution and execute it in a timely and professional manner. I recommend the Quartek team.
Cindy Tsang, PMP
Meridian Credit Union has a long-standing partnership with Quartek in varying capacities including building design, architectural drawings, and project management. They have brought our visions to life through their high-level of expertise and attention to detail. Their friendly and accommodating staff are always professional and provide expert advice.