Luxton Construction is a locally-owned full-service General Contractor based in Vancouver, British Columbia committed to providing quality service for our customers throughout Canada.
We offer a diverse range of services including General Contracting, Design-Build, and Project Management services under a variety of contracting methods.
To serve and deliver value to our customers.
To grow and fully develop our people internally, and
To give back to our community and strengthen the business environment.
Our Vision is to be the Western Canada’s leading General Contracting firm with presence in Heavy Civil, Buildings, and Marine Construction markets.
Our aim is for our clients to associate Luxton with an uncompromising commitment to excellence in project delivery. We strive to provide a positive environment for each project by engaging with our customers and understanding their needs, and supporting our employees to succeed and grow as we grow.
Luxton is committed to the development of local communities by being a fair, competitive, and reliable provider of General Contracting and Design-Build services.
We strive to provide a positive environment for each construction project by engaging with our customers to understand their needs and supporting our employees to succeed and grow as we grow.
Driven by our core values we are committed to supporting our team by investing in training and development programs as well as mental and physical wellness. Luxton is strongly committed to supporting training programs, developing new staff and utilizing new technology/programs to keep our workplace and our people safe.
Getting our employees home safely every night is our top priority. We have created a culture committed to health and safety of our employees, clients, and the public.
Luxton strives on each project to minimize the environmental impacts of its operations through consistent improvements of its approach to environmental management.
Our ambition is to be distinguished by the high quality of work performed. We believe in bringing value to our customers by providing innovative and exceptional services, on time and on budget.
Do the right thing, always and every time. Being honest and having integrity in the workplace is how we build our brand committed to excellence.
We strive to support the communities we work and live in and take on the projects that have a positive and lasting impact on them. We hire local vendors and subcontractors as much as possible. We create value and make a difference by supporting and raising awareness for local businesses, charities, causes and so much more.
Our strength is in our people. We respect our people, we enable and empower them, we promote teamwork to bring innovation, and we support them to grow.
We work closely with our clients to understand their vision, goals, and objectives. We listen to determine their needs and expectations and deliver to exceed them. Our relationships are built and maintained based on trust and respect.
Luxton Construction is a private company built based on entrepreneurial values. Our leadership team is actively engaged in day-to-day operations of Luxton. They draw from 50+ years of hands-on experience in multiple managerial rolls in the construction industry in Western Canada.
Principal / General Manager
Mr. Amir Kassaian is one of Luxton’s principal owners and the current General Manager. Mr. Kassaian is a results-driven Professional Engineer with over two decades of experience in large scale infrastructure and energy projects throughout Canada. He is an effective communicator and motivator at all levels, with expertise in putting high-performing teams together. Mr. Kassaian is an expert in leadership of technical staff, construction operations, project management, contract and risk management, and financial management. In 2021, Mr. Kassaian was named one of On-Site Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40. Mr. Kassaian holds a BASC in Civil
Engineering and a Masters of Engineering in Project and Construction Management from the University of British Columbia.
Principal / Chief Estimator
Mr. Asko William Puranen is another founding member of Luxton Construction and its group of companies. Performing the duty of Chief Estimator for the group with over 20 years experience in the Construction Industry specializing in Public Works tenders and complex multidisciplinary infrastructure projects ranging up to 100M plus. Mr. Puranen is focused on procurement, sustainable growth and fostering relationships with key suppliers and subcontractors. As the executive chief estimator for the group of companies, Mr. Puranen plays a critical role in determining project budgets, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that all cost estimates are accurate, comprehensive, and aligned with project goals. Through his expertise and leadership skills, Mr. Puranen plays a crucial role in the success of all projects. He is a graduate of University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry/Physics).
Principal / Director of Operations
Mr. Pedram Farzadmanesh is one of the founders and pioneers of Luxton Construction. As the group of companies’ current Director of Operations, he is focused on guiding the company’s development and its delivery of premium construction services in support of industrial, municipal, and commercial infrastructure projects. He specializes in developing high-performing teams, and providing technical oversight, strategic advice, and stakeholder engagement across a variety of demographics including government, indigenous, and community groups. Forward- thinking construction leader, Mr. Farzadmanesh has extensive experience on some of the most complex construction projects proposed Canada in the past decades. He is a Mechanical Engineer and holds an MBA from University of Alberta.