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What is a design-build project?

What is a design-build project?

If one thing unifies the real estate development industry, it’s that construction costs are constantly rising, and therefore developers – whether they are government or in the private sector – must try to get the most out of every dollar spent.   That’s why the design-build construction delivery method is worth considering. Unlike traditional design-bid-build … Continued

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Lortie Aviation and Honco: Continued Collaboration Through the Years

Lortie Aviation and Honco: Continued Collaboration Through the Years

  Lortie Aviation and Honco Buildings have been business partners for several years. André Lortie, the president of the company, based in Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, was happy to talk about his association with Honco.   A long history of collaboration To start, Lortie reminded us that his collaboration with Honco Buildings is nothing new. In fact, it dates back … Continued

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A New Environment for Cétal

A New Environment for Cétal

The company Cétal now has a brand new plant located on Chemin Olivier in Laurier-Station. The building, valued at $4M and boasting a total surface area of 50,000 square feet, was built by Honco Buildings. Work began in August 2018 and Cétal took possession of the building last April. To learn more about this project, … Continued

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The Centre Récréatif Desjardins: a Showpiece for Saint-Prosper

The Centre Récréatif Desjardins: a Showpiece for Saint-Prosper

With the oldest arena in the Beauce region, the municipality of Saint-Prosper decided a few years ago to have a new sports and community facility built. On September 7, 2019, the first skates will hit the ice at the Centre Récréatif Desjardins, a building built by the firm Honco Buildings at a cost of $8.5M. … Continued

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The Centre Multisport Desjardins: a Building Appreciated by Everyone

The Centre Multisport Desjardins: a Building Appreciated by Everyone

Some people claim that the number 13 is synonymous with bad luck. In the case of the Municipality of Étang-du Nord on the Magdalen Islands, this number represents the completion of a project that had been anticipated for 13 years: the construction of a new sports complex. The dream finally became a reality in October … Continued

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Building for the Future with Honco

Building for the Future with Honco

Increasingly, developers are concerned about environmental sustainability when building new commercial and industrial facilities, and their concern is two-fold: they seek efficiency of construction as well as superior building performance. That is why a growing number of projects rely on Honco Steel Buildings to meet a wide array of environmental criteria. Honco has always been … Continued

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Honco flexibility in all its aspects

Honco flexibility in all its aspects

Large commercial and industrial buildings may serve a single purpose, such as a sports facility or manufacturing plant; but the needs of each building project are unique – and therefore it’s crucial to provide developers with as wide a range as possible of design options. Honco Steel Buildings offers the best of both worlds: the … Continued

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Build or renovate: a choice determined by institution-specific needs

Build or renovate: a choice determined by institution-specific needs

Renovate or start afresh? The City of Paspébiac on the Gaspé Peninsula was faced with this dilemma concerning its arena. Built in the 1970s, it was due for a major facelift.  Rémi Witthom, previously a municipal counsellor and the former city representative for the sports complex project, agreed to get the ball rolling for the … Continued

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The 5 most impressive mining achievements of Honco

The 5 most impressive mining achievements of Honco

Honco is recognized in the mining sector for the realization of various projects. Whether on extraction and processing sites for metals and ores, in the oil sector or on hydroelectric sites, the challenges are varied in this area. Below, discover the 5 most impressive mining achievements of Honco Buildings.   1. Agnico Eagle Mines The … Continued

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