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The 5 Day Kitchen Reno

Ready? Set Go! High pressure schedule driven jobs can be difficult to execute, but can be some of the most rewarding projects to complete. In early 2016 Perma was awarded two nearly identical kitchen renovation projects for the Canadian Forces Housing Authority (CFHA). This project consisted of completely making over 30 kitchens in occupied homes in the Belmont Park and Esquimalt neighborhoods located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Working closely with Defense Construction [...]

New Build Video Tour

Join David on a tour a of this nearly completed Massage Therapy Clinic in beautiful Victoria BC. This commercial tenant improvement project consisted of 7 treatment rooms, movement studio, staff lounge, and reception area. The space features steel stud and drywall partitions complete with acoustic insulation, custom millwork in both the reception [...]

Design/Function Ruled the 50’s – Mid Century Modern Homes

Forget the Southern California weather these Mid-Century Modern homes will make you pack your bags and head south for the good life filled with relaxation, functionality, and design. Palm Springs California is home to the largest concentration of Mid Century Modern homes in North America. Since the early 1900's the desert has been a haven for snow-birds, [...]

Managing Sites Using Drones

For some construction workers, any thoughts of slacking off could soon seem rather quaint. The drones will almost certainly notice. The workers building a lavish new downtown stadium for the Sacramento Kings in California are being monitored by aerial drones and software that can automatically flag slow progress. Once per day, several drones automatically patrol [...]

The Progression Of Love – Woodworking With Doug Hardy

Victoria native Doug Hardy has taken his lifelong love for skateboarding and turned it into a bright future as an artisan woodworker. I had the pleasure to with meet Doug in January, first at his shop then on-site to view his work and discuss the past and what he’s up to today. Doug's journey started [...]

Building Future Value – Oughtred Coffee’s Head Office

When given the chance we jumped on the opportunity to lead a design build project for another family owned island business like Perma Construction. Teaming up with Ryan Vending and Oughtred Coffee and Tea back in 2007 to build a new commercial facility was an exciting project to undertake. John Oughtred was kind of enough [...]