Emerald Group

We provide you with expertise on demand. Our team of construction professionals will work with you to achieve success on your projects.

About Us

We’re committed to helping you succeed.

Emerald Group is made up of Emerald Construction Ltd. and Emerald Cost Consulting Inc. Each company specializes in its own scope; we work together to complement each other to ensure achievement of successful projects. From order of magnitude cost estimating to project management, construction services, home building and carpentry services, we have you covered.


You can be confident in our services. With decades of experience in management and cost estimating, we understand the industry. Our owners hold P.Eng, GSC and Red Seal certifications.


Our services are dependable. When you work with us you should expect flexibility, efficiency and accountability. Quality is simply our daily norm; it is engrained in everything we do.

Client Focused

We conduct business with transparency and treat every client as a partner. Our expertise, combined with a high level of integrity, provides us with long-lasting relationships. Repeat clients and recommendations is what makes our business successful.

Customer  Testimonials

Industry Leading

We have worked with Emerald [Cost Consulting] for over two years. Doina has proven to be a reliable part of our team and we've found her output to be industry leading. Our clients have expressed their confidence in our cost estimates and their workups, which have been prepared by Emerald.

Adam Neale,
Project Manager,
Hatch Mott MacDonald


Emerald [Construction] built our dream home. They made the building process easy for us and their outstanding knowledge of construction gave us nothing but confidence throughout the build. They were able to accommodate our quick schedule as we sold our home. We highly recommend Emerald Construction.

Dave, Home Owner


Emerald [Construction] has provided both MGC and our clients excellent Project Management services. Priority was placed on strong communication, timely completion, accurate cost control and detailed change management.

Corey Makus,
President of Construction,
Mission Group Construction


How can we help you succeed?

Emerald was founded on strong values and commitment to our clients, team members and the communities we work in. Through an extensive amount of experience, we are able to guarantee our clients peace of mind. We see the process as a partnership, working together to achieve the best possible result.

Home Building and Renovations

We are a registered home builder with the Homeowner Protection Office and provide warranty through Travelers Canada. Our extensive knowledge of best building practices, relationships with suppliers and trades and high standard of quality provide homeowners with an enjoyable building process. We complete each home with integrity and transparency. Every owner is considered a part of our team and is treated fairly. We do more than just stay on budget and meet your schedule. We will go above and beyond so you can confidently say you have chosen the right builder.

Construction Management

We offer on-site and virtual construction management services for small to medium size commercial and residential projects. We have led numerous projects from concept through to development, design and construction. Our clients include general contractors, city personnel, homeowners and insurance providers.

Examples of work include:

  • Single family residential
  • Multifamily residential and townhome developments
  • Commercial new builds and renovations/restorations
  • Municipal renovations
  • Tenant improvements


Our passionate and hard working carpenters specialize in interior finishing, timberwork, forming and framing. Self performing these scopes of work adds to our advantage as a general builder. Whether they are working on an Emerald project or another general contractor’s site, our team prides itself in quality, efficiency and professionalism.

Cost Estimating

Cost estimating for infrastructure, industrial, ports & marine, industrial, oil & gas, bulk material handling construction sectors, from the order of magnitude to budget control estimate. Our expertise will provide you with peace of mind. We specialize in conceptual and detailed cost estimating, from small size to mega projects. Our clients are engineering firms, architects, project owners and general contractors.

Our Team

Flexible, Knowledgeable and Diverse.
In addition to our expertise, it is our wide range of skills that sets us apart.

Julia Hansum, BBA, GSC

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Julia Hansum, BBA, GSC
Owner, Project Management

Julia is a well-rounded Project Manager and Estimator with experience in development, design-build, general contracting and competitive bidding. She is a Gold Seal Certified Construction Project Manager with the Canadian Construction Association. After obtaining her Bachelors of Business Administration, International Business Major, from Simon Fraser University, Julia continued her education and holds the Project Management Certification from the University of British Columbia.

Jordan Hansum, RSC

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Jordan Hansum, RSC
Owner, Business Development and Site Management

Jordan’s unique skill set allows Emerald Construction to be a full-service construction company. He has led teams as a Site Superintendent and Carpenter on single, multifamily residential and commercial projects. With a high standard for quality and detail, Jordan takes pride in everything he does. Jordan is responsible for quality control, trade coordination, scheduling and managing Emerald’s site personnel. In addition to his Red Seal Carpentry ticket, he has a variety of certifications and training including WorkSafe practices, self-erect cranes, forklifts, and occupational first aid.

Doina Dobre, P.Eng., GSC

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Doina Dobre, P.Eng., GSC
Director, Senior Cost Estimator

Doina is truly an invaluable asset as part of any project team. Her knowledge and extensive hands-on experience provides clients with accurate budgeting and cost control and in turn a high degree of confidence. Doina has over 30 years construction industry experience, from site supervision to project management and cost estimating. With her broad knowledge of the industry, each budget, feasibility study or cost report is backed by a comprehensive understanding of how things work on paper and on-site.

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We would love to connect with you directly. Please feel free to add us on LinkedIn or like our Facebook Page and send us a message!


Stay ahead of the pack!

We have put together a Blog centered around the cost estimating industry. We have even been featured in Design Cost Data Magazine; CLICK HERE to read the full article. Our free monthly webinars will give you a sneak peek at the type of knowledge you can gain with our online Cost Estimating courses.

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you! E-mail, call or message us - whatever is most convenient for you! We will respond within 24 hours.

1100-1631 Dickson Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 0B5

Tel: 250-215-5220
Fax: 888-400-1671
Email Julia: Julia.Hansum@EmeraldGroup.ca
Email Jordan: Jordan.Hansum@EmeraldGroup.ca

Lower Mainland:
Tel: 604-836-9370
Email Doina: Doina.Dobre@EmeraldGroup.ca