Select testimonials from over the years:
We have completed a number of small to medium sized projects with Lorac over the past two decades, the majority of which were for the City of Edmonton and institutional in nature. The close involvement by the Owner, Leo Beart, on each project, as well as attention to detail by management staff provides confidence that their experience and construction competency are being applied responsibly and rigorously. We have no hesitancy in recommending Lorac Construction Ltd.
Croy Yee, Croy D. Yee Architect Ltd.
Lorac Construction has been the successful bid contractor on several City of Edmonton projects I have managed. I was very pleased with the staff’s professionalism, quality of work and construction management skill. The firm’s performance after the award of contract is outstanding and a credit to the construction industry. Lorac brings projects in on time and within budget. In fact, on several of my projects the Company introduced ideas and alternatives that both enhanced the final product and saved dollars. Lorac Construction can also be depended upon to work closely with your professionals and effectively manage sub-contractor activities and contracts. I would highly recommend Lorac Construction for your project.
Randy Darr, former Operations Supervisor, Community Services, City of Edmonton
In the fall of 2006, The Fort Edmonton Foundation awarded a tender contract to Lorac Construction Ltd. to build the Exhibits Building in Fort Edmonton Park. The Exhibits Building is a replica of the Exhibition Building that stood in Borden Park in Edmonton in the 1920's. It was an absolute pleasure working with Leo and his crew. Throughout the building process, Leo was accessible, met with the team frequently, and promptly circulated meeting minutes and change orders. It appeared that Leo was right on top of every detail of the project at all times. The Lorac crew was communicative and accommodating of the restrictions that come with building in a public place. Rarely have I seen the Client/Consultant/Contractor team work as effectively as it did on the Exhibits Building project. The completed Exhibits Building is beautiful and unique. The Fort Edmonton Foundation was extremely pleased with Lorac’s workmanship. I would highly recommend Lorac Construction Ltd as a general contractor.
Sue Currie, Fort Edmonton Foundation
Our firm has worked on a number of projects with Lorac Construction in the past five years including Northgate Lions Senior Recreation Center, Fort Edmonton Park 1920's Midway Exhibits Building, and H.E. Beriault School. We have always found the Management and staff at Lorac to be professional and a pleasure to work with. We would be pleased to recommend their firm.
Burgess Bredo, Burgess Bredo Architect Ltd.
One of our recent projects with Lorac is the ‘Muttart Conservatory Front Entrance Expansion and Renovation.’ I have been very pleased with the work Lorac has done. There have been some scope changes, and several change orders issued as a result, but Lorac has been able to keep the project moving forward at an acceptable level, for the client, Community Services. The quality of work has been very good. Deficiencies have been properly corrected, where required. Communication with Lorac and the City of Edmonton has always been excellent, through biweekly site meetings and other general correspondence. The cost of change orders have been reasonable and in general compliance with industry standards. Lorac can delegate and manage the work effectively with their subcontractors and suppliers. The City of Edmonton has a very good working relationship with Lorac, on this project as well as several others over the past years. I would recommend Lorac to other Clients and Owners, where strong Prime Contractor skills are desired.
Darrell Raugust, Capital Construction, The City of Edmonton
Over the past several years we have had the pleasure of working with Lorac Construction on several projects. Lorac has always provided us with excellent service and has always completed projects in a timely and professional manner. The staff at Lorac Construction are very competent and a pleasure to deal with. I would highly recommend this company to anyone interested in acquiring the services of a premium general contractor.
Norm Twitchell, Camreed Management Services
Lorac Construction has recently renovated our office area. The many difficult alterations and special requests were performed to our complete satisfaction. Their attention to small details was especially appreciated by the office staff. I have no hesitation in recommending Lorac Construction Ltd. for any building and design projects.
Peter Graf, The Faculty Club, University of Alberta
Mr. Leo Beart, President of Lorac, and his staff did an excellent job in meeting deadlines and budgets, handling all subtrades, exhibiting quality workmanship throughout, and being amendable to any changes as the job progressed. Mr. Beart proved to be an experienced and capable individual and we wholeheartedly recommend that Lorac be considered for any of your construction needs.
Robert A. Bradburn, Jr., R. A. Bradburn Enterprises Inc.
Lorac Construction has completed numerous work at our two high-rise residential towers and an industrial complex both owned and managed by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. The work involved ranged from minor repairs to major improvements. As evidenced by the response of Lorac Construction to our needs and the excellent quality of workmanship, we are more than pleased with their performance and would recommend their services without question.
J. M. Kidziun, ManuiLife Insurance Company
Lorac Construction Ltd. has been engaged by the Mayfair Golf & Country Club several times....We have found them to be most efficient and at all times exhibiting the highest quality of workmanship. You could be assured that their quality of performance in all aspects is exemplary.
Garry Douglas, Mayfair Golf & Country Club
We have recently completed a major expansion at the Cheesecake Factory. The enlargement was a successful and exciting undertaking, primarily through the professionalism and energy of Lorac Construction. I count myself fortunate to have selected this excellent firm from the tendering process.... I found Leo Beart to be not only capable, but diplomatic as well. For the record, ‘I am impressed.’
Bryan Yakoweshyn, European Cheesecake Factory Co. Ltd.
We have been very pleased with the performance of Lorac Construction Ltd., and in particular, the cooperation, design assistance and the attention of detail by the firm’s principal, Mr. Leo Beart. We found all work to be done to a high standard, within budget and project schedule.
D. A. Whiffin, McElhanney Surveying & Engineering Ltd.