Silver Sage Housing Corporation Finishes Regina’s First Rapid Housing Initiative Project
September 15, 2023
Silver Sage Housing Corporation (Silver Sage) hosted a partnership gathering to celebrate the end of construction for Regina’s first Rapid Housing Initiative project, a new 29-unit permanent supportive housing facility for individuals and families experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity in Regina. The project broke ground in September of last year, with Big Block Construction overseeing the design-build stage of the development.
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Silver Sage Housing Corp. celebrates milestone at rapid housing project
April 14, 2023
The Home Fire Complex, the City of Regina’s Rapid Housing Initiative project being led by Silver Sage Housing, is one step closer to seeing residents move into their new home later this summer. This week, Big Block Construction, the development partner on the project, completed the modular craning process at the construction site at the corner of Broad Street and 5th Avenue North.
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Round Prairie Elders’ Lodge wins international award
February 14, 2022
Big Block was thrilled to accept an international award for our work on the Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. Round Prairie Elders’ Lodge in Orlando, Fl., on Feb. 8. The 2021 Global Innovation Award for Home of the Year was awarded by the National Association of Home Builders’ — the American national home builders' association.
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Celebrating community at Round Prairie Elders' Lodge grand opening
December 6, 2021
On Friday, Dec. 3, we gathered with friends, family, colleagues and clients at the Round Prairie Elders' Lodge to celebrate its grand opening. The mood was jubilant as the community gathered in the space for the first time, including several Elders who had already moved into the Lodge.
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Lumber theft less of an issue with modular builds
May 10, 2021
Big Block's Nick Sackville talked to CTV Saskatoon about why our sites haven't seen lumber theft: modular construction minimizes the number of deliveries made to the worksite, which mitigates the issue.
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Saskatoon media shares the story of Round Prairie Elders' Lodge
April 28, 2021
On Friday, April 23, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. (CUMFI) celebrated the sod turning for the Round Prairie Elders' Lodge, a 26-unit, three-story residential building for Métis Elders.Many media organizations in Saskatoon picked up the story; read the articles here.
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Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. Announces New Elders’ Lodge in Saskatoon’s Pleasant Hill Neighborhood
April 26, 2021
On April 23, 2021, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. held a sod turning ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on the Round Prairie Elders' Lodge in the Pleasant Hill neighbourhood of Saskatoon. Here is the release sent out to media informing them of that exciting event!
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'The Right Balance': Project spotlight in Western Exteriors Magazine
March 20, 2021
Western Exteriors Magazine highlighted the National Affordable Housing Corporation Willowview Heights building as it's Featured Project in its Spring 2021 issue. "Big Block Construction’s new project, Willowview Heights, is setting new standards in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan by seeking to solve issues around improved sustainability," the article says.
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Saskatchewan builder develops ‘kickstart kit,’ encouraging builders to shift to modular construction
February 24, 2021
The Journal of Commerce by ConstructConnect covered Alex Miller's talk at the Future of Off-Site Construction, a workshop presented by Alberta Wood WORKS! Author Don Proctor asks, "Is the multi-family construction sector overripe for shifting from stick built to modular construction, particularly in the affordable housing sector?"
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Saskatchewan’s first Net Zero multi-unit residential building breaks ground
May 18, 2020
Big Block Construction is leading the way to the future of energy-efficient, sustainable housing in Saskatchewan with the province’s first Net Zero multi-unit residential building.
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