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Bertram Construction is a third generation family owned and operated business servicing the commercial, industrial, institutional and multi–unit residential sectors for over 85 years.


We provide premium quality construction at competitive rates, while maintaining absolute personal commitment and involvement with our clients and the design and consulting professions. As a company, we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt any of our contracting services to meet your project needs. We have successfully combined service offerings for a holistic approach where required.

Bertram Construction is located in Barrie, Ontario where we are fortunate to be able to draw upon a talented pool of local trades people. However, we select the right trades for each project independent of location.


As a third generation, family–run company, Bertram Construction prides itself on adding a personal touch to every project. We are also committed to the local economy. Whenever possible, we use local trades and suppliers who offer competitive pricing and scheduling.

Our clients often comment about the “old school” feeling about doing business with Bertram Construction. This is due to the personal attention, respect and honesty with which we treat their business – before, during and after the project. It is part of the culture at Bertram Construction and part of what separates us from other companies.

“Your construction projects are important to us. We Welcome the opportunity to discuss the details of your vision with you.”


General Contracting

This is the traditional construction structure. In this process, the design team is chosen first to complete the working drawings and specifications. Then there is a calling of tenders. Contractors who are bidding will complete a detailed take – off and invite sub – trades to quote on their portion of the project. This process results in the Contractor submitting a tender price.

Construction Management

Construction Management allows the owner to take a significant hands – on role in the project. In this relationship, the owner chooses the most qualified Construction Manager for a fee. The fee excludes all labour, subcontractor and consultant fees, as well as material costs. The budgeting, tendering, consultation, site supervision, scheduling, site labour, etc. are paid on an hourly basis through pre – determined rate structure.

Design to Build

This management structure offers one – stop shopping for the entire construction project. With the Design – Build option, the Owner chooses the appropriate Contractor, who will submit a lump sum contract price to provide everything necessary to do the job from start to finish, including the design team and other consultants.


As an alternative to traditional buildings, Pre – Engineered Steel Buildings may offer enough design flexibility to suit your needs within a tight budget. Increasingly, these steel buildings offer a wide choice of roofs, walls, frames and accessory items that may meet your functional and aesthetic requirements.

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