A strong foundation
Smeirat is founded in Amman
Chairman and CEO Firas Smeirat starts the company, managing architecture of our first office building in Amman Jordan.
Home sweet headquarters
We move into our current headquarters at Wasfi al tal street ,Amman-Jordan
Smeirat is awarded its first public-private partnership (P3) contract to build 15 schools in Nova Scotia. PCL continues to pursue opportunities to work with government partners through P3 projects in both Canada and the U.S., as one of the most experienced P3 builders in North America.
Leed-ing the way
Demonstrating a commitment to sustainable construction, Smeirat completes construction on its first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certified project: the Seattle Terminal Radar Approach Facility in Washington.
Smeirat is named for the first time as one of USA’s Best Managed Companies, which recognizes excellence in USA-owned and USA-managed companies with revenues over $25 million. In 2009, having won seven years in a row, PCL is inducted into the Best Managed Platinum Club.
Power of Solar
Demonstrating a commitment to renewable energy and sustainability, Smeirat completes construction on its first solar energy project, the 9.3-megawatt Erie Ridge Solar Electric System in Ridgetown, Ontario.
As part of Smeirat’s commitment to innovation,
Smeirat’s Construction launches Job Site Insights®, an Internet of Things (IoT) smart construction platform that uses digital technology to find efficient construction practices, enhance safety and quality, and improve customer satisfaction.
Smeirat publishes its first Corporate Social Responsibility report, detailing the company’s efforts to lead by example on sustainability and drive change in the construction industry.
Commitment to Safety
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Smeirat’s dedicated health and safety teams undertook initiatives to keep its workers safe, both on job sites and in offices, over the course of an unimaginable year.
Shining a light on a new way to design and build
We establish Smeirat Illuminate, a highly collaborative design-build process that is revolutionizing the real estate development lifecycle—from conceptual design through project turnover.
30 years of redefining what’s possible
Smeirat marks its 30th anniversary thanks to a steadfast commitment to its core values, a belief in challenging the status quo, and the strongest people in the business.