RETAIL = DETAIL
MP & CO is Canada’s most trusted installer of custom store fixtures, merchandise services and interior general contractor. We’ve built a reputation in the retail industry for quickly and efficiently installing store fixtures that create high impact, functional spaces that enhance your customer experience.
Communications and trust
With some of our client relationships extending back three generations, our company’s success can be largely attributed to the level of trust we develop with the people we work with.
This trust is earned first and foremost by our philosophy of clear, concise, and ongoing communication. This communication ensures that our clients are part of every aspect of the process and that we deliver the precise solution they need and expect. Our clients know that they can reach us 24/7, should they ever have an issue or need an urgent answer to a question, placing them in total control of the project.
Trust is also earned by our commitment to transparency throughout the project. Our clients are never surprised with an unexpected charge or a change to a design or plan.
We deliver retail solutions from coast-to-coast – In both English and French – using our vast network high quality tradespeople. This means we can seamlessly deliver a single project almost anywhere in the country or easily roll out national campaigns.
Retail = Detail
Our company motto is Retail = Detail, and it’s something we work to achieve every day. In our business, it’s the details that determine whether a job is a true success or merely ok. One of the things that separates us from our competition is our care, concern and focus on the details of every engagement to ensure the best possible outcome for our client.
To deliver our world-class solutions, we need the best talent at every step of the process – from our leadership and project leads through to those who help us deliver on our promise. We are proud members of Carpenters and Allied Workers – Local 27 in Ontario and maintain excellent relationships with the rest of Canada’s trade unions, ensuring that every project is staffed with a competent, motivated, and skilled workforce.
Michael Panigas – President
Michael’s 20 years’ experience working within the retail construction industry has positioned him well to lead MP & CO into the new retail future. His vision for the company is to provide retailers and other commercial enterprises with high quality services in a dynamic, responsive and transparent manner – all with the highest levels of customer service.
Michael practices what he preaches by providing clients with personal access to him 24/7. When he’s not working on a client project, you‘ll find him relaxing with his family or hitting the links to play a round with friends.
He’s extremely proud that he is the third generation Panigas to work on projects for The Home Depot.
Par Surray, Controller
In his role as Controller, Par oversees the company’s finance and accounting department. At a strategic level, he works to position the company for future success and growth and provides project coordinators and project managers with the important accounting information they need to plan and deliver projects on time and on budget.
Par holds an Honours Diploma in Accounting from Humber College where he was awarded with the Faculty Award for Highest Achievement in Financial Controllership I & II. He holds both a CGA and CPA and graduated with an MBA from Laurentian University.
He lives by the motto: “Success is never final, and failure is never fatal.”
Giovanni Borrelli, General Manager
As General Manager, Giovanni oversees the daily business operations at MP & CO. This includes developing and implementing growth strategies, training managers and team members, and building and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients. He also oversees the hiring of new team members and evaluating the performance and productivity of existing employees.
Giovanni loves (and helps drive) the company culture and understands that it’s the people that drive MP & CO and makes it successful. He’s proud that the company doesn’t measure success in billable hours, but in accomplishment.
If he isn’t at work, you’ll find Giovanni spending time with his family biking, watching movies, or cheering on his kids at a soccer game or yelling encouragement at the local Karate dojo.
Kerry Van Reek, Project Manager
Kerry is responsible for the budgeting, overseeing, and documentation of company projects. This includes keeping an open line of communication with the client to ensure all needs and concerns are addressed in timely manner, while providing complete transparency.
Kerry works to minimize the risk of possible issues and provides solutions to any obstacles encountered. She holds herself and her teams to the highest standards and ensures that all project details meet or exceed client expectations. This reduces client anxiety and ensures high client satisfaction.
As a working mother, Kerry knows that her most important role is being a great mom to her daughter as they make ample trips to the city’s bike paths, parks, movie theatres and skating rinks. Kerry appreciates the way MP & CO has worked with her to maintain a healthy balance between a rewarding career and the responsibilities that come with raising a family.
At MP & CO, we provide full-service general contracting services for retail stores, commercial buildings and warehouses. We have tremendous experience managing and delivering high quality and durable interiors – both new construction as well as major and minor renovations and remodelling.
We pride ourselves in the constant communications, integrity and full transparency that we bring to every opportunity, along with the high quality of project management and workmanship that our clients have come to expect.
Check out our residential services for your home and yard.
Fixtures & millwork installation
We’ve installed quality store fixtures for some of the country’s largest and most respected brands. From functional shelving and product displays to unique kiosks, gondolas and point of sale counters and desks, we have the capabilities and expertise to install functional, stylish and durable fixtures for any business.
Our national team of experts can install the fixtures quickly and efficiently, with minimal impact to your operations.
Unlike many of our competitors, we provide a full-service merchandising division for a truly turnkey retail solution. Our merchandising experts move in after your fixtures and millwork has been installed to populate the shelves and racks, following your planogram or instructions precisely.
MP & CO maintains a full-service interior and exterior painting division. From prep, to paint, to final lighting inspections, we provide the highest quality painting – delivered in an organized and professional manner.
Our painting division can respond to almost every commercial situation, including commercial painting, warehouses, institutional facilities, wallpapering, and exterior refinishing.
Check out our residential services for your personal interior and exterior painting needs.
MP & CO is proud to introduce our residential services division. We bring the same high-quality standards and approach to our residential products as we do our commercial clients. This separates us from many competitors who often maintain shoddy project management approaches, inconsistent quality, and lack of transparency.
Home renovations and exterior construction
Our talented team can help you with any interior renovation or exterior structure that you have chosen to enhance your home.
Whether you’re dreaming of a new deck, pergola, gazebo, shed, pool-house, or garage, or want to remove a load-bearing wall for the perfect open-concept look, we can help you plan, design and build your dream.
We also provide full electrical and mechanical to deliver a true turnkey solution.
Our residential painting experts can help you reimagine your home with fresh paint and colour. Our professionals perform both exterior and interior painting and refinishing.
We can also help with wallpaper removal and installation, and can remove those aging popcorn ceilings to bring new life and energy to those older rooms.
If you have a project you’d like to discuss, please contact us by phone or by using the form below.