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CASSIDY & COMPANY ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGISTS, established by Wayne Cassidy in 1988, is an architectural firm specializing in new home design, from custom homes to large master planned communities. Better known throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) building industry as CASSIDY & CO., the firm has earned an excellent reputation for providing leading edge new home design and superior professional client service.

CASSIDY & CO.’s high level of design skill and customer service has resulted in a distinguished client list that includes many of the major home builders and land developers in the GTA and surrounding area, thus making CASSIDY & CO. premier leaders in new home residential design throughout Ontario.

CASSIDY & CO. has for many years specialized in custom home design, providing design service to several private individuals, as well as some of the principals of a number of the major home builders across the GTA. Here CASSIDY & CO.’s design skills and experience combined with a commitment to excellence in design and professional client service, result in a balanced solution to any design challenge.

CASSIDY & CO. provide a broad range of design and construction drawing preparation services for new home, custom home, cottage and renovation design. CASSIDY & CO. has also expanded its design expertise into commercial building and community building design, as projects include the Rotary Park Waterfront Pavilion for The Town of Ajax, The Ajax Cricket Club facilities, and a shopping plaza for Shoppers Drug Mart and Rogers Video. Original and innovative designs are developed by the firm’s talented professional staff providing the vital link between a concept and a product that appeals to their clients and the home buyer.

Under the guidance and leadership of founder and principal owner Wayne Cassidy, MAATO, CASSIDY & CO. has grown from a small staff of 8 employees in 1988, to now a staff of near 30 associates, designers, technologists, and technicians, making them one of the largest sources of new home design in Ontario for over 20 years.

For some time now, CASSIDY & CO. has become involved in the design of communities from the ground up. The firm’s extensive experience in housing form design, CASSIDY & CO. contributes a wealth of knowledge early in the community design process, based on successes and failures at the home construction end of the community building process. CASSIDY & CO assists in the formulation of zoning by-laws, built form performance standards and architectural design guidelines to create the unique, innovative community and building forms which are being built today in accordance with the Ontario Building Code. By designing the house lot community fabric to suit the home design first, workable, innovative and efficient housing and community design are achieved. Housing types include: single family dwelling, semi-detached and multiple family townhome.

CASSIDY & CO. has been pioneering the rear lane based New Urbanism in several communities such as: Angus Glen and Cornell (Markham), The Beach (Toronto) Oak Park (Oakville), Lakeside Community (Ajax), The Village of Brooklin (Whitby), and most recently, The Village At York University (Toronto), Cathedraltown (Markham) and Lyndenwood (Kingston). Traditional neighbourhood homes have been designed on conventional and wide shallow lot modules all across the GTA, from Kitchener to Kingston, and north to Collingwood.

CASSIDY & CO. have been recognized by numerous coveted industry awards ranging from; Community of the Year, Project of the Year (low rise), Best Architectural Design, and Best New Home Design from the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), Project of the Year, Most Outstanding Home Design, and Most Outstanding Tract Built Home from the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA), and The Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (AATO) honoured CASSIDY & CO. with an Award of Excellence for Design in Architectural Technology. CASSIDY & CO. has also received local Awards of Excellence from both the Durham Regional Home Builders’ Association (DRHBA) and the City of Pickering. CASSIDY & CO.’s business excellence has also been recognized by receiving the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade Business Excellence Award.

Based in Historic Pickering Village, in the Town of Ajax, CASSIDY & CO. is a committed member of the local community. CASSIDY & CO. supports many local charities and hosts its own successful annual charity golf tournament, raising over $450,000 to date for local charities. CASSIDY & CO.’s staff are also very active in fund raising, as they participate in the Heart and Stroke Foundation Big Bike for Stroke, Bowling for Big Brothers and Sisters of Ajax-Pickering, Habitat for Humanity, and Canstruction for the Daily Bread Food Bank.

 

Cassidy & Co. Architectural Technologists Inc. is Accessibility compliant. A copy of our policy is available upon request.

 
 Cassidy & Co. Architectural Technologists Inc. is Accessibility compliant. A copy of our policy is available upon request.