On Saturday May 1, 2021, Eastern Construction celebrates its 70th anniversary.  Over the past seven decades, the company has taken-on well over 800 projects.  Eastern Construction was founded by Edmond Odette who managed the firm with his brother Bud, initially starting out as a Windsor-based regional construction company.  In the 1960s, Eastern relocated headquarters to Toronto where the firm continues to operate, specializing in large-scale mass-timber construction, heritage restoration, adaptive reuse, education, healthcare, and commercial buildings.  Highlights from the past 70-years include:

Hiram Walker Distillery (multiple projects throughout the 1950s)
GM Canada (multiple projects throughout the 1960s)
Sherway Gardens Mall (1971)
Toronto Eatons Centre (1977)
Roy Thomson Hall (1982)
Sun Life Towers (1984)
Canadian Broadcasting Centre (1992)
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Hall (1997)
Casino Windsor (1998)
Caesars Windsor (2008)
St. Michael’s Hospital, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute (2011)
Waterfront Toronto Redevelopment (2015)
Queen Richmond Centre (2016)
80 Atlantic Avenue (2019, first mass-timber office built in Toronto in nearly a century)
Ryerson University, Daphne Cockwell Science Complex (2019)