Pre-Construction services provide clients with the benefit of early analysis of a construction plan in order to establish time, cost and quality control impacts to the project prior to construction, allowing the client and the design team to make the best decisions that result in significant savings in the planning stage. Our construction expertise helps anticipate problems before they occur and eliminate surprises. Our Pre-Construction Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation of construction methods
  • Budget pricing
  • Value Engineering
  • Analysis of product performance and availability
  • Constructability reviews
  • Identifying qualified specialty subcontractors and suppliers

Construction Management

The Construction Management approach lends itself to "fast track" or phased construction, which can result in timesaving efficiencies. Ira McDonald Construction's Construction Management services provide for overall Project Management including;

  • Development of schedules, preparing project construction estimates and competitive pricing
  • Analysis of alternative designs
  • Examination and Management of labour conditions, manpower, subtrade and supplier relations
  • Consulting on construction techniques
  • Value engineering
  • Co-ordinatation and communicatation of Team activities throughout the design and construction phases


Ira McDonald Construction brings strong pre-construction and construction service expertise along with our established network of Consultants, sub-trades, and suppliers to the design-build process to provide the following:

  • Establish and incorporate key strategic design team members
  • Identify and address design objectives
  • Determine sub-trades and fixed costs
  • Develop and execute quality control schedules

This creates a teamwork environment in which all parties work together to ensure success. This results in a higher level of quality and workmanship, and a lower level of risk.

  • Machine Shop Rebuild

    A&H Custom Machines
  • Cyclotron & PET/MR

    University Health Network
  • Building Addition

    Ontario Flower Growers

Ira McDonald Construction

67 Frid Street, Unit 16
Hamilton, Ontario
L8P 4M3

Phone: 905.297.4653
Fax: 905.667.0302


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Who We Are

Ira McDonald Construction Limited is a family-owned construction company that was built on a foundation of integrity, honesty, and quality. We have been building vision and value for businesses and communities in Southern Ontario since 1941.