Based in Port Credit for many years, FRAM Building Group is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning company renowned for its creativity in planning, design and old-world craftsmanship in the building of premier residential and multi-faceted projects across Canada, the United States and Europe.
Founded over 30 years ago, by John Giannone, FRAM now is a 5-generation operation. Along with its group of highly motivated management and construction professionals, FRAM has built over 13,000 residences from custom homes to exceptional single family, multi-family condominium and rental homes as well as mixed-use and commercial properties. FRAM’s vast range of experience provides the strength and unique ability to identify and build quality communities that meet the needs and trends of today’s homeowners. The mandate to design, develop and build sustainable communities is achieved through a combination of high standards of urban planning, building design and materials supplemented by attention to quality of place and programming. With innovative project management techniques and an extended after-sales customer service program to ensure owner’s expectations are met, FRAM attributes 40 percent of its new home sales to repeat buyers or referrals.
A family company founded in 1935 in the Netherlands, the Slokker Real Estate Company is internationally active in development, construction, management and ownership of real estate. Slokker has developed and built more than 75,000 homes and 28 million square feet of commercial real estate. Established in a country renowned for its progressive community-oriented lifestyle and distinctive architecture, Slokker maintains the integrity of its roots.
Slokker’s success and longevity can be attributed to its focus on providing satisfaction in every facet of the project, surpassing market standards and the mantra that quality is more important than quantity. Slokker’s motivation to produce quality is not limited to the end product. It also extends to customer service and support. In the Netherlands, the care and attention built into homes and customer service has been recognized, over the last three years, with the “Keurmerk Klantgericht Bouwen” award -Seal for Customer Oriented Construction. In North America, Slokker communities have won awards from several homebuilders’ associations and Urban Land Institute.
In addition to separate projects, FRAM and Slokker have worked in partnership for a number of years and are responsible for some of Mississauga’s most prestigious developments. In 2008, the Port Credit Community Foundation was established to strengthen and enhance the quality of life in the Port Credit community, using a $3 million endowment from FRAM Building group and Slokker Real Estate Group.