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Who we are

Inspired by innovation, driven by creativity and powered by partnerships.

Who we are

Inspired by innovation, driven by creativity and powered by partnerships.

We are CannaBuild and we are the future of construction in the Cannabis industry.

Our team of forward-thinking professionals provide our clients with creative cannabis construction solutions that exceed expectations.

Our areas of expertise
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Cultivation
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Processing
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Retail
The principles that
guide us

Innovation
With over 10 years of experience in the construction industry, we are always looking to introduce new methods, products and techniques to the way we work. For us, it is all about making sure our experts stay on top of the latest and greatest to give you exactly what you need to succeed.

Creativity
In a business where using the right tool at the right time is so important, creativity is the most important tool of all. From financing, to planning, to the build itself, we use creativity to solve problems, add value and create the kinds of projects we can be proud of.

Partnerships
We are built on partnerships and our services help drive success for our clients.  By having access to more in-depth expert knowledge and comprehensive turn-key solutions, we are able to provide our clients superior performance, efficiency and scalability.

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Meet the
leadership team
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George Jurčić, CFA, President
George is the President of CannaBuild Partners, where he has overall responsibility for driving the Company’s strategic vision. A business leader with a proven track record of developing, financing and managing all aspects of cannabis operations, has advised on more than $110MM of completed cannabis transactions with various cultivators, retailers and processors in North America. George is an accomplished professional with over 15 years of professional experience including 8+ years of direct cannabis experience ranging from corporate development, strategic planning, regulatory affairs and investor relations.

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Brad Hardy, Vice President
Brad brings a wealth of experience to CannaBuild Partners. With over a decade of experience in the energy industry, Brad decided to shift focus on the emerging Canadian cannabis market in 2015. He was part of the leadership team that developed Canada’s largest cannabis clinic network which was acquired for $22.5M. Brad’s next venture allowed him to apply his advertising and marketing acumen within the cannabis industry when he created a popular digital media platform that was successfully sold one year later in an all-stock transaction. With a proven track record of success and a diverse contact network, the value he brings is instrumental in CannaBuild’s ability to provide turn-key solutions to fulfill the construction needs of the global cannabis industry.

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Sean Farnum, Managing Partner
Sean is an entrepreneur at heart having been both an owner and board member for a number of companies over his extensive career. With over 20 years of construction, project management, finance and real estate development experience, he understands what it takes to make the most out of any project. In fact, over that time, he’s helped develop over 4 million square feet of projects across North America ranging from $500k all the way to $250M. When he’s not building, you can find him building better communities with his involvement in a number of charitable initiatives, with a focused involvement in Motionball.

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Corey Johnstone, Managing Partner
Corey brings his proven track record as a successful entrepreneur to CannaBuild. Known for his negotiating and estimating acumen, Corey assists in the evaluation, marketing, business development and strategic planning for every new project we take on. Corey is unique in that he is comfortable in both the construction and cannabis industries which benefits the organization and our customer. Over the past twenty-five years Corey has started and built a number of companies, including three in the construction industry alone, where he managed them to profitability, even in challenging economic times.

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Ben T. Seward, Corporate Secretary
Benjamin joins us from Vantage Law where he was the founder. Prior to that, Ben accumulated a wealth of business law experience working with Canada’s top law firms in a wide range of commercial issues across many industries and jurisdictions. His clients range from start-ups to mature multinational enterprises, including private and public corporations, private equity funds, investment banks and entrepreneurs. Ben brings CannaBuild Partners a legal foundation in all stages of the business cycle. From advising on organizational structuring, to guiding businesses through extraordinary commercial transactions including raising capital, mergers & acquisitions and the purchase of assets, Benjamin does it all and does it well.

The CannaBuild
story

CannaBuild Partners was created to provide innovative turn-key construction solutions for the cannabis industry.  Our team guides you through the entire process from drawings to operations using our combined construction experience and cannabis expertise.

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