Optimus Building Corporation (formerly known as Opus Building Corporation) has earned an international reputation in office building design and construction since it was founded over 25 years ago by Willard E. Olauson (President) and J.J. (Joe) Shannon (Executive Vice President).
Since 1983, Optimus, through various legal entities, has created and overseen the office
building plans, design and construction of over 15
million square feet of office, high tech, industrial and
retail facilities, custom-built to our clients' specifications.
(See our showcase
of office building design projects built in the past).
Our Unique "Design-Build" Method of Office
Planning and Design
Over the years, Optimus, through various legal entities, has helped pioneer the field of
Design-Build office planning and design. This process
eliminates the step-by-step approach used in traditional
architect/contractor building modes and replaces it with
a unified approach that involves all facets of the project
simultaneously. By centrally coordinating all processes
and doing them at the same time whenever possible, we
avoid the modifications that tend to plague linear-managed
Our method also eliminates conflicts and communication
gaps that can lead to scheduling and budget overruns.
It ensures a smooth interface among all aspects of office
planning and design, right through to construction and
completion. It helps achieve maximum quality by guarding
the integrity of the original concept throughout the entire
And it has ensured our customers' satisfaction for over
International and Local Success
Our client-focused approach to office building design
and construction has made us the choice for major national
and international clients such as General Motors,
Future Shop, Unisource Canada, and Toronto
Dominion Bank as well as many regional and locally-based
businesses. Our extensive list
of past clients is proof that we can deliver your project
on time and on budget.
From office building plans to turn-key completion, from
industrial construction manager services to property
management, all of our energies are focused on developing
the solutions you need, wherever you are.
We have offices
in various metropolitan centers through
Optimus Building Corporation, plus strong affiliations
with firms in Toronto.