Author Archives: Andy

Risk, Retirement & The Curious Saga of Mr. Zilch

If you are a business owner who is looking to sell or retire, conditions couldn’t get much tougher. Valuations are down from the halcyon days of the mid 2000’s, interest rates continue at secular lows and the economy is sputtering. … Continue reading

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Navigating the Murky Waters Of Succession

With salacious headlines about ‘Successions Gone Wild’ and stories of feuding families squandering their fortunes in court, is it any wonder why eyes glaze over when business owners hear a pitch for succession planning? Continue reading

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Employee Ownership in Construction: A Foundation for Success?

The following article summarizes findings from interviews with Chief Executives and Senior Officers at leading construction firms who have implemented employee share ownership programs, including PCL Construction, Ellis Don, and Bermingham Foundation Solutions. This article offers insights into the strategies … Continue reading

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The Pigott Construction Story

A Call to Action Pigott Construction was started by my great grandfather Michael in the 1870’s. Over the next century the business grew in step with Canada, building schools, rail lines, bridges, hospitals, factories – whatever the market demanded. It … Continue reading

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