The Randall Residences

Construction Management

Developed by Rosehaven Homes and Melrose Investments this elegant, Parisian-style condominium development adds further prestige to Oakville’s affluent residential landscape. The Ontario Home Builder Association’s 2013 Winner for Most Outstanding Mid-Rise Building, The GeoFocus Group was honored to have been retained by the Developer to provide construction management, contracts administration and site supervision services to the project.

The Development is also home to acclaimed Yorkville staple Ristorante Sotto Sotto’s brand-new second location and the premier fitness club Nova Health Club.  The GeoFocus Group was retained by Melrose Investments to provide Construction Management and Contracts Administration services to both interior improvement projects.  The GeoFocus Group worked closely with Melrose Investment’s Representatives to manage the design/delivery of both spaces.

“We’re thrilled to have delivered Oakville’s most prestigious address and to celebrate such a momentous day with our exclusive homeowners,” said Rosehaven Homes’ President Marco Guglietti. “We were very selective when choosing our retail partners and were able to secure the best-in-class businesses like Sotto Sotto and Nova Health Club, who will not only benefit our residents, downtown Oakville, but also help make The Randall a true landmark destination in Oakville,” he added. – The Randall Residences Celebrates Ceremonial Opening

The Randall Residences – In The News

The GeoFocus Group is a Tarion registered Vendor and Builder with extensive experience in Construction Management and Multi-Family Condominium Construction.

 

Ristorante Sotto Sotto Oakville

Located within The Randall Residences condominium development – anchor tenant Ristorante Sotto Sotto Oakville, was designed to offer exquisite cuisine and ambiance to residents and their visitors. 

The GeoFocus Group provided Construction Management, Contracts Administration and Site Supervision services to this interior fit-out project on behalf of the landlord Melrose Investments.

From assisting with the selection of interior design consultants to managing pre-construction, construction and post-construction phases The GeoFocus Group worked closely with Melrose Investments Owner’s Representative to facilitate the timely execution/delivery of the project.

 

 

Hotel Novotel Toronto Vaughan

The developer, Lake Vaughan Investments Ltd., retained The GeoFocus Group to overtake the construction activities of Hotel Novotel Toronto Vaughan by providing construction management, contracts administration, site supervision and delayed project recovery services to the project, ultimately seeing it through to completion. Today, the ultra-sleek Hotel Novotel Toronto Vaughan marked a shift in the city’s evolving architectural style with its modern and luxurious atmosphere. It even boasts a high-class in-house eatery, The Trio Lounge and Restaurant, which The GeoFocus Group also helped bring to life.

Located on the Northern edge of Toronto, Hotel Novotel Toronto Vaughan provides a contemporary destination for business and leisure travelers.

Offering modern accommodations and a highly accessible location, the Toronto Ontario hotel features 149 rooms and sophisticated amenities, such as complimentary WiFi, a full service onsite restaurant, an indoor saltwater pool, and versatile event space.

The GeoFocus Group’s retainer included but was not limited to the following:

  • Technical Due Diligence (including condition surveys and defects analysis)
  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Interrogation of the Construction Process (include site coordination review and consultant coordination review)
  • Delay Analysis
  • Critical Path Review
  • Contracts Review
  • Change Order Review
  • Change Directive Review
  • Schedule Review
  • Application for Payment Review
  • Deficiencies Identification Review / Rectification Management
  • Provision of Project/Construction Management Services for Recovery
  • Provision of Site Supervision Services for Recovery
  • Provision of Owner’s Representation / Project Monitoring for Recovery

For further information on The GeoFocus Group’s Delayed Construction Project Recovery capabilities, please contact:

Roger Altobelli
Founder and Strategic Advisor
T. 416.622.0456 X 333
E. roger@thegeofocusgroup.com

or

Adam Altobelli
President
Certified ODACC Adjudicator
T. 416.622.0456 X 222
E. adam@thegeofocusgroup.com

BioSci Canada Dental Research Facility

The GeoFocus Group was retained to provide construction management, contracts administration and site supervision services during the construction of BioSci Canada Dental Research Facility, a groundbreaking medical facility in Mississauga, Ont. Recognizing that this was more than just a structure in the making, but what would be the site of many future medical breakthroughs, the team at The GeoFocus Group dedicated as much passion and enthusiasm into the project as we did hard work, unparalleled expertise and genuine transparency.

IKEA Vaughan LCD Menu Upgrade

The GeoFocus Group was retained to provide General Contracting and Project Management services with respect to a store wide LCD Menu Upgrade project. The GeoFocus Group provided constant oversight with respect to all activities required to prepare for final LCD television placement. Scheduling of multiple entities was critical to ensure that activities were completed with minimal disruption to store operations.

Tappo Wine Bar and Restaurant

The historic Distillery District in Toronto, Ont. is a popular tourist destination not only for international visitors, but also for Torontonians themselves. The GeoFocus Group was happy to play a role in the creation of the incredible Tappo Wine Bar and Restaurant, located in a reinvigorated centuries-old building in the historic neighbourhood. The GeoFocus Group was retained by the general contractor to assist with construction management and contracts administration, breathing new life into this charming old structure and creating a rustic ambiance for wine lovers and diners.

IKEA Canada Service Office Remodel / Renovation

The GeoFocus Group was retained by IKEA Canada to provide a Construction Management At-Risk delivery method to the project.  The GeoFocus Group provided Construction Management, Contracts Administration and Site Supervision services to this commercial interior remodel / renovation project.  Services included but were not limited to quality control, project control, quality assurance and quality control, change order management, request for information management, Owner contracted trade coordination.

Grimsby Court

The GeoFocus Group was retained by the Owner of this single-family residential development to provide disturbed construction project recovery services including construction management, contracts administration and site supervision services to the project.

Our disturbed construction project recovery services included but were not limited to the following:

  • Technical Due Diligence (including condition surveys and defects analysis)
  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Interrogation of the Construction Process (include site coordination review and consultant coordination review)
  • Delay Analysis
  • Critical Path Review
  • Contracts Review
  • Change Order Review
  • Change Directive Review
  • Schedule Review
  • Deficiencies Identification Review / Rectification Management
  • Provision of Project/Construction Management Services for Recovery
  • Provision of Site Supervision Services for Recovery

For further information on The GeoFocus Group’s Disturbed Construction Project Recovery capabilities, please contact:

Roger Altobelli
Founder and Strategic Advisor
T. 416.622.0456 X 333
E. roger@thegeofocusgroup.com

or

Adam Altobelli
President
Certified ODACC Adjudicator
T. 416.622.0456 X 222
E. adam@thegeofocusgroup.com

Jaffari Community Centre

Located at 9000 Bathurst St. in Thornhill, Ontario, the Jaffari Community Centre is a branch of the Islamic Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaat of Toronto, a religious, cultural and educational centre for the Muslim community in and around Toronto. In 2009, the organization commissioned The GeoFocus Group to assist in creating this Thornhill location via our project recovery services. Recognizing that this community centre would be cherished by many members of the local Muslim community, The GeoFocus Group team took great care to instill passion and respect into every endeavor we took on throughout this project. The GeoFocus Group was instrumental in directing the assessment of the project which had been left dormant for approximately four years. The GeoFocus Group’s team of strategic advisors and construction managers assisted community leaders to position themselves to conduct a condition survey and defect analysis and eventually restart and complete the construction of the state of the art 165,000 square foot Mosque, community center, school and world class library and research center.

Décor-Rest Furniture Ltd.

Décor-Rest Furniture Ltd. is a Canadian manufacturer of sofas, chairs and loveseats in both fabric and leather. Located in Woodbridge, Ont., its high-quality and beautifully styled products have earned its reputation as one of the area’s go-to spots for beautiful furniture. In 1990, Décor-Rest Furniture Ltd. retained The GeoFocus Group to assist in creating its facility via our construction management, contracts administration and site supervision services. Over 25 years later, Décor-Rest Furniture Ltd. remains one of Vaughan’s most prominent home décor businesses.