Contact Us

Bob York

Project Manager and Senior Estimator

Bob is a senior project manager with over 37 years’ experience in construction.  He has a strong ability to determine positive opportunities for Progressive Ventures and manage them from conception to completion. 

Bob routinely meets with clients to determine the end goal, generates estimates, manages architects and engineers, establishes construction methodology and manages all employees and sub-trades to bring the project to completion.

Email Bob



• 35 years experience in constructing commercial and institutional projects
• Heavy Concrete
• Large wood Beam Projects
• Wood & Metal Framing projects
• Building & Management of various projects with budgets up to 22 million dollars
• Construction projects include: schools, museums, hospitals, detention centres, fire halls, community centres and culturally significant buildings
• Recommended as project manager for several first nations projects
• 14 years experience in Estimating

Project Involvement:

  • Pretivm Resources, Brucejack Mine – Various buildings
  • Terrace Airport Departures Area Renovation
  • Northern Health Terrace Office tenant improvement
  • Glen Vowell Recreation Center and community hall
  • Irly Building Center Warehouse and Store Renovation
  • Simson Maxwell new site and warehouse / sales building
  • Lindsay Enterprises Commercial Vehicle complex – 3 buildings
  • Tsay Key Dene Band Training Center – remote village north of McKenzie
  • Gingolx Village Government  Lift Station
  • Laxgalts’ap Health Center renovation and addition
  • Thornhill Municipal Booster station – municipal water system
  • McDonalds Restaurant Renovation and Tenant Improvement
  • Valard Construction Office Tenant Improvement
  • Kitimaat Village Senior Citizens Complex
  • Terrace Shopping Center Tenant Improvement
  • GM Sales Dealership Tenant Improvement
  • Keystone Apartments Renovation of three 44-unit apartments
  • Gitanyow School Roof Replacement and refurbishment
  • Massett Hospital - New build of remote health facility
  • Haida Heritage Center – 10 buildings using culturally significant wood
  • Doig River Community and recreation Center
  • W.F. Davidson Elementary School site and building construction


• Civil & Structural Engineering, BCIT
• Red Seal Interprovincial Journeyman Carpenter Certification
• Rio Tinto Alcan Contractor Management Program









Thank you for your great work on the Smithers Provincial Government Building.   ...You and Progressive Ventures demonstrated a high degree of professionalism and quickly gained my confidence.  Given the complexity of the project..., your expertise and commitment to detail contributed greatly to the success.

Brent Wame
BC Buildings Corporation