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Greystone Acquires Toronto-Based Point Architects

Greystone Architectural Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of Point Architects, located in Toronto. Gordon Pape OAA, Sidney Paul OAA, and associates will join the Greystone team, bringing over 40 years of expertise in high-quality design and architectural solutions for the Retail, Food Service, Commercial Real Estate, and Residential sectors. The merged company will employ approximately 40 employees and will have offices in Kitchener and Toronto. In addition, Point will work with Sam Shukor, OAA, AAA, AIBC, RIBA, PHI, MRAIC of Greystone as our Prime Architects, leading a collaborative team and capitalizing on synergies established to serve existing and new clients throughout Canada.

POINT ARCHITECTS ABOUT
Gordon and Sid have provided high-quality design and architectural solutions to the Retail, Food Service, Institutional, and Residential sectors for over 40 years. Many outstanding retail organizations and real estate developers, like Shoppers Drug Mart, Canadian Tire, LCBO, Smart Centres, Fieldgate, and others, are among Point's clients.

Point's architectural leadership and background enhance greystone's 25-year experience and expertise. "We are excited to be a member of the creative and vibrant Greystone Group," Gordon Pape says. "While we have been working with similar clients for years, we wanted to be part of a bigger company that would enable us to expand and deepen the team, use a larger network of resources, and continue to provide exceptional value to our customers."

ABOUT GREYSTONE
Greystone has over 25 years of experience offering comprehensive architectural consulting services, emphasizing the Canadian Retail and Food Service sectors. Clients such as Sobeys, Walmart, Redberry, Compass Group, Home Depot, M & M Food Market, McDonald's, KFC, Mr.Lube, First Capital Realty, Skyline Developments, Strathallen, and many more have benefited from their knowledge and skills. They are characterized by a Customer-Centric philosophy that prioritizes engagement, service, and quality. Associates are cross-functionally trained and are not put in 'traditional silos' to successfully handle the varying and intermittent business cycles and service offerings. Team Leads lead them. Their Architectural Department comprises associates with more experience in Retail Planning, Food Service, and Equipment Technology than other architectural firms.

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