Case Study 3

Traction Heavy Duty Parts

Location:Mississauga retail-wholesale outlet
Client:Traction Heavy Duty Parts, client for over 11 years
Project: Renovate flagship 20,000 sq. ft. retail-wholesale design concept outlet for Traction. Duration – 3 months
Challenge:Major remodeling of existing space while keeping store open for business
Traction exterior — front Traction interior Traction interior

“Traction Heavy Duty Parts has used the services of Burlmann Construction since 2000. All projects have been completed on time and within specified budgets. On many occasions, they have conducted work during operating hours with no disruption to employees and fully understand the nature of the customer needs.”

Tom Johnson
General Manager, Traction Operations,

Traction interior


  • Renovate 10,000 sq. ft. showroom, with 10,000 sq ft. warehouse
  • Keep store open for business and maintain safe work environment for customers and staff
  • Demolish existing block demising walls of 3 units to construct open-concept retail with new, separate warehouse/shipping space
  • Include mezzanine and shelving structures for product storage
  • Upgrade lighting throughout facility
  • Install 3,000 sq. ft. of offices and washrooms
  • Install multi-coloured, epoxy floor finish throughout retail and warehouse
  • Spray paint perimeter block walls and underside of roof deck