Our beginnings

Buttcon Limited was founded in 1979 by our Chairman, Michael Butt. Michael’s commitment in looking for the best construction solution for his clients became the foundations for Buttcon’s future growth. His passion for construction and engineering set the standard for a collaborative partnering approach to building.  Today Buttcon continues to commit itself to partnering and building relationships with clients, consultants, and trade partners.

Buttcon Limited has always been a 100% employee-owned Canadian Company with a workforce of over 125 full-time employees, with offices in Toronto and Ottawa.  We have successfully worked throughout Ontario, Eastern Canada and have successfully completed projects in Calgary, Montreal, Vancouver, Bermuda and the Island of Mustique. We operate comfortably in all sectors of the market working with the most complex projects and delivery methods.  Buttcon’s growth was only possible through the commitment of it’s our team in providing the best solution for our clients.

Our years of Experience

Over 41 years of Expertise

1979
EARLY DAYS

Pursuing his lifelong passion for building, Michael Butt, a civil engineer by trade and a carpenter at heart, establishes Buttcon Construction. Two years later, Peter Di Gaetano Buttcon’s Current CEO and President joins the Company as a Project Manager.

1984
BUTTCON GOES DIGITAL

Closes first construction project on a computer.

1987
FIRST DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACT

Buttcon, a pioneer in the Canadian construction landscape, successfully completes its first Design-Build contract (the Cochrane Dunlop Building, Aurora).

1997
EMPLOYEE OWNED SINCE 1997

Buttcon has been employee owned since 1997.

2000
A NEW HEAD OFFICE FOR A GROWING COMPANY

Buttcon continues to grow as a company relocating the head office from Rexdale, Ontario to its current location in Vaughan.

2007
FIRST LEED BUILDING PROJECTS

Recognizing the need for more sustainable construction Buttcon begins its first of many LEED certified projects, the GO Streetsville Bus Maintenance and Storage Facility.

2015
BUTTCON HEADS EAST

Buttcon heads into Eastern Canada, thru a merger with Milestone Construction, an Atlantic Canada Construction Company.  Milestone’s Michael Mercier joins Buttcon, heading up Buttcon East based in Ottawa.

2019
BUTTCON TURNS 40!

Buttcon celebrates its 40th anniversary!

2020
BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

Stepping into the future and a new era of construction, Buttcon celebrates its first prefabricated Mass Structural Timber CLT residential building under our first IPD contract.