We are a GTA based commercial DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION firm established in 2010. In a short period of time, HK Contracting went from servicing property management companies and working in over 100 building in the GTA, to expanding our relationships with developers, engineers, and architects. We have created a competitive edge by forming a great team of individuals who use value-driven processes, and have a never-ending effort of solving complex problems with ever-changing tools and technologies. Our reputation of high quality performance and client services has allowed us to grow.
HKC is redefining norms in the construction industry.
To be the recognized leaders in construction industry, committed to building the most efficient and valuable commercial projects for our clients and communities by continuously strengthening our processes, our team and quality of projects.
Kosta founded HK Contracting in 2003. He is growing and leading the team to be a reputable construction company in Design and Build, and restoration services in the commercial and residential sector in Ontario. His career spans for over 25 years in construction and entrepreneurship. He started his experience with custom home building, to restorations services, and now Design and Build construction management. He has overseen thousands of projects from conception to completion. Kosta is fully licensed and nationally certified through the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI). He is committed to establishing long lasting relationships with his clients, and wants to ensure longevity of his company through repeat and referral business achieved through the highest level of professionalism and quality construction services. He takes pride in creating a positive working environment, and strives for ensuring his team's success.
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS/
HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER
HBA, B.Ed., REA
Helen co-founded HK Contracting in 2003 with Kosta Mentis. She manages daily operations, establishes valued client relations, and implements company policies and programs. With a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry and skilled operations management, Helen oversees all business operational and tactical aspects to ensure we have effective and talented individuals working as a team. Through her teaching education and background, Helen is the Health and Safety Officer that manages the development of the Policies and Procedures of our Health and Safety Program. She ensures that all staff and subs are fully trained and compliant with rules and regulations. Helen also takes a lead role as our in-house real estate representative.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
David is the Chief Financial Officer for HK Contracting. He has over 25 years of experience in this role for various companies in the Food Industry. David has built strong private accounting experience that encompasses a variety of industries including construction. He strongly believes in building teams that work together to meet deadlines and accomplish company goals. Since joining HK Contracting, David has brought his skills as a good communicator, a sound understanding of finance and a proven record of developing people.
VICE PRESIDENT OF CONSTRUCTION
M.Eng., P. Eng., MBA, FCSCE, LEED GA
Peter has over 25 years of experience in Structural Engineering, Construction, Project Management, Building Envelope, Infrastructure and Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC). For his contributions, Mr. Calcetas was awarded “Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering” for Excellence in Civil Engineering, Mentorship and Sustainable Infrastructure. Peter is committed to Sustainable Development, and works very closely with the CSCE (Canadian Society for Civil Engineering) as a Board Member and Regional Vice President of Ontario Leading Professional Development along with ISI (Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure) Envision framework’s Canadian adoption.
Brianna is an experienced business professional that specializes in marketing, customer service, and administration. She holds an advanced diploma for Business Administration from Humber College, as well as a diploma for Business Marketing. Having earned dean’s list status throughout her entire college career, Brianna has generated marketing strategies for growing companies, created numerous target market analysis reports, constructed business proposals, designed content for digital marketing channels, and has gained essential knowledge on generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
B.Sc & PGC
Gustavo is a Senior Project Manager that works on projects from preliminary estimating to contract negotiation, and the full construction cycle. He has obtained a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineer and a Construction Manager Certificate. As an experienced Project Manager with more than 10 years of experience, Gustavo has worked in large infrastructure projects for multinational companies’ building railways, roadways, and bridges. Gustavo is fully committed to HKC to ensure all his projects include fair market price take offs and high quality standard workmanship that follow safe and sustainable practices.
With over 30 years of experience in the field of construction work, John Purcell has become a trusted asset with numerous companies and clients. After graduating from the Sydney Technical College in Australia and earning his Full Builders License, John worked on significant projects in London, England, before beginning his work in Canada. John gained local experience in blueprint reading from George Brown College and then went on to work in a variety of respected positions, such as Site Supervisor and Manager, at various companies.
SITE MANAGER / ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER
B.Sc & PGC
Wilbert is an experienced construction professional with a Construction Management Certificate, a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineer and a Technology Foundations Certification. Wilbert has a solid background in both residential and commercial construction projects including shopping centers, warehouses and roadworks. As site manager at HK Contracting, Wilbert has proven ability to oversee our projects and maintain customer satisfaction while keeping the workmanship to the highest quality.
B.Sc & MSC
Lorena holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Master’s in Science in Economics. Since joining the HK Contracting team, Lorena has acquired great experience in contracts, health and safety supervision and compliance, and office management. As Project Coordinator, she provides a range of construction project administration duties throughout the project from start-up to close-out by supporting the Management team to successfully complete our projects with the highest quality on-time and on-budget.
B.Sc & PGC
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and a Construction Management Post Graduation Certificate, Jose has procurement and cost estimates experience with a background in light weight systems, concrete and metallic construction for industrial and commercial building projects. At HK Contracting as a Project Coordinator, Jose is responsible for estimating time, material and labor costs, and developing budgets to build our projects using the most cost-effective method.
B.Sc & PGC
As a Senior Estimator, Andrea brings to HKC her experience of years working in the Construction field. Holding a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering and a Construction Manager certificate in Ontario, Andrea has worked as Estimator for reputable companies in Brazil and is now part of HK Contracting’s Project Managers’ team. She plays an important role in team by estimating costs, developing budgets, and overseeing/monitoring jobs’ progress.
B. ENG, E.I.T
As a Junior Estimator, Paraskevas brings his creative thinking, problem-solving, and years of experience in structural engineering and bridge design. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with a concentration option in Civil Infrastructures from Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science at Concordia University in Montréal, Québec. Paraskevas has 7 years in construction management and supervision, and is responsible for computing costs, budget creation, and resolving discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
"HK Contracting has provided our condo with emergency floor restoration service and general maintenance and repairs over the years. HK has delivered exceptional service on all occasions and I am happy to recommend HK for all your condo maintenance renovations needs"
- Property Manager
"What you can expect from HK Contracting is a streamlined, honest process, built upon open communication and thorough construction knowledge that dramatically simplifies the construction process. They are a partner to be replied upon from the start of the project, in the concept/budget development phase, and on through the life of the building"
- Property Manager
"They have provided excellent customer service to many residents and boards where it is a large exterior project over many weeks or the smallest drywall repair inside a suite. They provide such a quality work and attention to detail that compliments usually result."
- Property Manager
"It is with great pleasure to recommend HK Contracting to any property management groups that are looking for great quality in project completions."
- Property Manager