About Krahn Group

Established in 1984, the Krahn Group of Companies (KGC) is a full-service design and engineering firm dedicated to providing creative solutions to the most challenging architectural, structural, civil, electrical, mechanical, landscape, and design projects.

For nearly four decades, we have established a reputation for providing our clients with the most innovative, comprehensive, and cost-effective solutions in both the public and private sectors of the construction industry throughout Canada.

Our unwavering commitment to client success, coupled with decades of engineering and design excellence, has enabled our teams of experts to provide innovative solutions that showcase a harmonious blend of function and form in the built environment.

As a multi-disciplinary firm, KGC is a collective of industry-leading companies that complement and coordinate with each other to provide our clients with intuitive, quality, convenient services under one roof.

The Krahn Group

Comprised of Krahn Engineering, KM Civil, KD Mechanical, KD Electrical, KL Tech, KD Planning & Design, and KG Interior Design, the Krahn Group is capable of collective coordination and integration among our various disciplines to ensure a smooth, efficient, and convenient process for our clients.

As a multi-disciplinary firm, we are able to practice practical design at every stage of the developmental and implementation process. Our in-house engineering and design disciplines within the Krahn family allow us to act as a single resource for all your development solutions.

We understand how to successfully move projects through the necessary approval stages, and we have a wealth of experience in dealing with the various agencies and governing bodies involved in the process.

Our goal has always been to provide our clients with superior results and to deliver trusted design insights. We work with the industry’s best and brightest engineers, designers, technicians, and project managers to be able to do just that.

Architectural + Other Services

Architectural Design

Landscape Architecture

Interior Design

Specialty Services

Engineering Services

Structural Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Leadership Team

Krahn is distinguished in the industry as a leading, multi-disciplinary firm that prioritizes client relationships. 

As a multi-faceted company, our leadership team is comprised of a diverse range of passionate professionals with extensive industry experience.

David R. Krahn, P.Eng.

David R. Krahn, P.Eng.

Founder & Chairman

David is an industry veteran with over 35 years of experience as a Professional Engineer registered across Canada. He established Krahn Engineering in 1984 after studying civil and structural engineering at Lakehead University and BCIT. Over the past three decades, he has expanded the business to a cross-disciplinary Krahn Group of Companies with a broad client base across Canada. His expertise extends to construction of steel, concrete, tilt-up, cast in place and other structures. With a strong educational background, and experience in construction, David brings a practical, hands-on approach to projects; and his good understanding of structural, mechanical, electrical and civil design, its basic systems, and its relation to cost allow him to apply the most innovative, effective solutions to all aspects of the building process.

Gino S. Bit

Gino S. Bit

President & CEO

As the President & CEO, Gino develops the corporate strategy for Krahn Group and provides the company with overall direction, leadership and growth. With 20 years of industry experience behind him, he works confidently and diligently towards the success of all projects by ensuring that Krahn has the proper systems, controls, procedures, and reporting in place. Gino has established many strong relationships in the Commercial Real Estate industry, Construction community, and Development community which has led to extensive experience.

Gino is also actively involved in the community as an industry leader. He is the Past-President for NAIOP Edmonton (Development and Commercial Real Estate Association) and was awarded with the Outstanding Achievement In Membership Growth at the Chapter Merit Awards in 2016. He has sat on the Business Recruitment committee and the Downtown Business Association Board, as well as on the Advisory Committee for the Edmonton Real Estate Forum. Gino has also previously sat on the Boards for the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Canadian Athletic Club.

Connie Chiang, CPA, CGA

Connie Chiang, CPA, CGA

Controller

A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) with over twelve years of financial accounting experience in different industries and sectors, including both project and non-project based entities.  Responsible for overseeing operational accounting, budgeting, implementing and maintaining internal audits and controls, and delivering financial reports in compliance with legislative requirements and accounting principles. 

Michelle Cumine

Michelle Cumine

Human Resource Manager

Michelle provides an extensive background in Leadership Development, Learning and HRBP skills, including experience in employee recruitment and retention, staff development, mediation, conflict resolution, benefits and compensation, HR records management, HR policies development and legal compliance.

The Krahn Approach

Listen, Design, Deliver

At Krahn Group of Companies, we focus on an integrated design approach across our multiple disciplines from architecture to interior design, engineering to materials testing, to carry our clients’ projects from conception to final occupancy.

Your success is our success. Our ability to communicate effectively with architects, designers, engineers, clients, and various regional authorities ensures we can deliver a quality result with every project, regardless of the building typology.

Over the years, we have built and fostered key relationships with the various agencies and governing bodies involved in the building process, enabling us to expertly manage projects through the necessary developmental and approval stages.

We have a designated Project Manager assigned to each project that coordinates the departments to act as a single point of contact for our clients. This individual continues to acts as the point of contact through both the design and the construction phase, to ensure fluid communication and overall success of the project.

Key Principles

Think Like A Developer

Our goal is to create impactful spaces for clients that function exactly as they should. When our clients bring us a design problem to solve, we respond with innovative solutions that build trust and add value to their bottom line.

Practical Experience

Many of our skilled professionals obtained practical experience throughout a variety of industries prior to practicing engineering and design, giving them an inherent understanding of practical, common-sense factors.

Diversity of Disciplines

Each of our disciplines has a different focus and provides excellent value individually, but also have the ability to work in tandem for a singular goal: to create long-term value for our clients by providing customer-centered services under one roof through every phase of a project.

Commitment to Quality

Our unwavering commitment to the development of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to the highest levels has been utilized by other consultants in the coordination of our projects. We are able to identify issues and outline a risk management strategy to ensure exceptional quality for our clients. 

Collaborative Mentorship

Our principals are actively involved in the business. We are consistently educating, training, and mentoring our staff to consider and incorporate engineering and design details that impact the overall scope, empowering our team to expand their problem-solving skills with every project.

Our Vision

Listen, Design, Deliver

We are proud of our teams’ ability to communicate effectively with designers, engineers, clients, and the numerous authorities having jurisdiction—ensuring our projects work as a whole. We focus on the successful completion of the project and are able to achieve this through our single integrated design approach.

Throughout every project, we listen closely to the needs and wants of our clients, we design spaces with sustainable and innovative solutions, and we deliver quality results that enhance the communities in which these spaces reside for years to come.

COVID-19 Protocols:

At Krahn, we are ensuring that our team members and external stakeholders are adhering to all relevant health and safety standards while onsite and offsite for project work. If you have any questions about our cleaning procedures and health & safety policies, please reach out to us directly to learn more.

Certifications + Awards

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