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About Us

FirCrest Developments is an accredited, Vancouver-based Licensed Residential Builder and general contracting company founded in 1981, offering a variety of building services. Three decades in the industry has earned FirCrest a reputation synonymous with quality. Our philosophy emphasizes transparency, while providing exceptional care and craftsmanship. Selecting FirCrest Developments for your construction needs is truly an unparalleled decision.

Our mission is to create environments where lasting memories can be made and progressive business can be conducted; we also aim to help pioneer new building standards for the future that promote environmental sustainability, detail-oriented design, and general efficiency. Through the finest quality structures in the form of residential homes and commercial properties, we strive to exceed our clients’ expectations and overall satisfaction


Residential Construction

Looking to build your fantasy abode? We offer new construction services using traditional,  custom-framing, and timber frame composition, supplying all the expert craftsmanship and attention to detail that truly make a house, a home.

Commercial Construction

If you’re looking to build for a franchise expansion or new location for your business, look no further.  We construct small to medium-sized commercial structures that include restaurants, mini-malls, and municipal projects. All of our projects are backed by a $5 million commercial insurance policy.


Could your space use an upgrade? We renovate kitchens, bathrooms, and can construct additions on your current home, if your desire more square footage. We also bring new life to heritage buildings, keeping completion schedules in mind at all times.

Tenant Improvements

Need to accommodate new requirements or priorities on your commercial or industrial property? Whether it’s floors, partitions, stairs, mezzanines, offices or seismic upgrades, we have the ingenuity to overhaul your location with the transparency and communication you’d expect.

Concrete Formwork & Design

Everything truly magnificent has always had one trait in common: being built upon a strong foundation. That’s precisely why we offer residential, commercial, industrial, and architectural concrete services, carrying WorkSafe BC coverage on all of our projects.

Special Projects

Have a project in mind that doesn’t seem to fit into any other service category listed? We embrace the challenge of unique projects and approach them with the same dedication to quality as we do our other services.


  • Jack Gibson
    Jack GibsonOwner

    Jack has been a leader in the construction industry for over 30 years, lending his expertise to countless satisfied clients. Born in White Rock, BC, Jack recognized from an early age that building was his passion. Specializing in Construction Management, Jack complements his skills with an clear knack for problem solving. In his spare time, Jack enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, and playing golf.

  • Mike Doll
    Mike DollProject Manager

    Mike’s reputation is synonymous with professionalism. Throughout his 30 years in the construction industry, he’s managed numerous residential and industrial projects, earning respectability along the way. In his free time, Mike can often be found cheering on his beloved Vancouver Canucks.

  • Dan Gibson
    Dan GibsonMarketing Director

    A BBA graduate of the University of the Fraser Valley, Dan’s major was Marketing & Advertising. He has experience with many digital marketing skills and techniques, such as social media usage, analytical tools, and data software program usage. If you’re looking to share your experience with FirCrest Developments through means of advertisements or other marketing channels, feel free to contact Dan.


  • As a structural engineer, my company provides many services including, residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial projects for a wide range of clients.  In 2010, after hearing a positive review about FirCrest Developments, I decided to contact them for a retaining structure project in Coquitlam. Their level of professionalism impressed me (always on time), and they had an expert level knowledge, regarding building codes and municipal permits to get the job done right and on schedule. Today, I can proudly say I’ve worked with FirCrest Developments on multiple ventures; if anyone is looking for a general contracting company that delivers in service abilities and has rock-solid values, look no further than FirCrest Developments.

    Mike ShafaiP.Eng., Tash Engineering, North Vancouver
  • In 2012, I was looking to have a home built for my wife and myself in West Vancouver. Whilst searching for a reputable construction company, I met Jack Gibson, Owner of FirCrest Developments. He was building three houses in my neighbourhood; I spoke to all three homeowners and they all recommended FirCrest Developments very highly to me. I proceeded to hire FirCrest, making a detailed contract and everything went extremely well. They completed construction on time and on budget. The highly skilled, professional working crew displayed good manners and created an excellent working environment for everyone. I strongly recommend FirCrest Developments to my friends and anybody else looking to have work done.

    Arnold and Elvira WallnerHomeowners, West Vancouver
  • FirCrest Developments was recommended to us by our structural engineer to construct a new retaining wall to replace the failed existing one.  Ultimately we chose Jack Gibson because he was able to lay out the requirements for the wall with a comprehensive quote detailing all aspects of the construction process. We were kept informed of all processes involved in the construction. Challenges were overcome by Jack’s vast experience in construction to use other options when necessary like the placement of the concrete pumper truck to minimize traffic obstructions. We would highly recommend FirCrest Developments given the finished product clearly shows the precise workmanship put into it.

    Garry and Dolores JungHomeowners, Coquitlam
  • I hired FirCrest Developments to construct a large home in West Vancouver for us. Working with Jack and his crew proved to be an excellent experience.  Every day, the crew arrived on time and performed their tasks with diligence, efficiency and an excellent level of expertise.  Jack instills very good work ethics in his crew and I found them all to be polite, professional and hard workers; the project finished on time and on budget. I do not hesitate to recommend FirCrest to my friends because I know they deliver all required services with integrity and efficiency.

    Mehran KiaiP.Eng., Strategic Management Associates, West Vancouver
  • Our organization chose FirCrest Developments to handle an emergency situation. When our initial contractor dropped the ball on the construction of our new hiking centre located in Pacific Spirit Park, near UBC, FirCrest saved the day! Our project was completed professionally, on time, with quality that easily met all building standards and accessibility requirements. Because he and his crew were able to communicate effectively and quickly turn a negative situation into a very positive outcome, I would highly recommend the services of Jack Gibson and FirCrest Developments.

    Duane GeddesExecutive Director, BC Mobility Opportunities Society, Vancouver

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