Gord and Dave Graham, Managers of Hurst Construction
Company Profile and Quotes
Hurst Construction Management Inc. was founded in 1908 by Jack Hurst who had recently come to Calgary. Over the years Hurst Construction has participated in many projects around the City of Calgary contributing to its growing history. In 1987 Gord and Dave Graham took over the company by becoming co-managers.
Under the guidance of Dave and Gord Graham many of Hurst Constructions projects have been for not-for-profit organizations, schools and churches. Hurst Construction also manages and oversees many commercial construction projects as well.
is a Professional Engineer and Project Manager who began his construction career thirty five years ago. His extensive knowledge of estimating and scheduling are valuable in all phases from preconstruction to completion. He remains actively involved in the project from start to finish; ensuring client’s needs are met. Dave is currently enrolled in construction safety upgrade courses.
is a Professional Engineer and Senior Project Manager. Gord began his career over 40 years ago and knows the industry from the bottom up. Gord’s love for his community is evident in the list of boards, committees, and associations with which he is affiliated. His numerous volunteer and philanthropic works are well known in the area. Along with his technical expertise and experience, Gord brings the human element into the job. He is as comfortable in the field as he is in the boardroom.
Quotes and References
“I have found Gord to be extremely helpful in providing practical advice on the multitude of problems involved in a renovation project of this size. At the same time, he has made many excellent recommendations in an effort to control costs and keep them within our limited budget. I would have no hesitation in strongly recommending Gord Graham and Hurst Construction to be project managers of any construction project.”
Arnold Burwell, P.Eng.
Chairman of the Architectural Committee
St. Andrew’s United Church in Cochrane
”I believe that business is conducted through relationships – a good business evolves from good relationships. We have a wonderful relationship with the folks from Hurst because they have never failed to respond to our needs. They are committed to building solid partnerships with their clients and what results from this is high customer satisfaction which, in turn, fosters repeat business. All three of our projects have been on time, on budget and as designed. Problems have been addressed honestly and swiftly; concerns have been responded to professionally and well; quality in all facets of the projects have been paramount in their thinking. I recommend Hurst to you without a single reservation.”
Jack A. Grant
Headmaster and Director
West Island College, Calgary
“WOW! Thank you for creating a beautiful, well built Shelter that will provide refuge and safety for thousands of women and children. It is always amazing to see skilled craftsmen and women make lines on paper into something real and beautiful. We know that there have been many frustrations and we thank you for your professionalism, determination, skill and good humour!”
Karen Blase, Ph.D.
Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter Association