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British Columbia Division

Since its inception in 2002, Metal Structure Concepts (MSC) has become renowned for its unequaled level of value-added service in the pre-engineered steel building industry across Western Canada and beyond.

MSC’s British Columbia Division is headed by co-owner and founder Steve Ivanitz. Backed by a devoted office staff, Steve oversees MSC’s projects to ensure there is constant collaboration between designers, managers, preferred work crews, and you. It’s also why we are part of the Metal Alberta Building Association and obtained our Dynamic Seal from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in 2018 (currently ranking A+).

Our talented team of in-house designers creates innovative plans to suit any industry or building application. They work closely with our very own highly trained field workers who carry out the installation to rigorous standards. Together, we guarantee a finished product that looks, performs, and lasts exactly as intended.

Where many competing companies simply sell pre-engineered steel building kits, MSC offers the complete package. With a proven track record and hundreds of buildings across Western Canada, we’re with you every step of the way, from design to installation. That level of service, combined with our quality craftsmanship, is what sets us apart, and it’s what our clients have come to expect.

From constructing a warehousing complex in Nunavut to the 144-foot clear span facility for Kicking Horse Coffee in Invermere to the numerous self-storage compounds across BC, MSC can handle any job in British Columbia and beyond.

Steve Ivanitz

Steve Ivanitz

Owner

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Steve is a third generation steel building expert who brings over 22 years experience to the job. With a proven track record of hundreds of buildings across Western Canada and a loyal experienced staff, Steve has the experience and the resources to guarantee a finished product that looks, performs and lasts exactly as intended.

Tyler Glanville

Tyler Glanville

Sr. Estimator / Project Manager

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Tyler’s outstanding customer service skills, positive attitude, and experience in construction makes him a valuable asset to the MSC team. He is a graduate of the Okanagan College Civil Engineering Technology Program.

Brian Keyser

Brian Keyser

Sr. Estimator/Project Manager

Brian has more than 12 years of experience in pre-engineered metal buildings, during which he has developed a passion for meticulously analyzing every detail of a project to ensure its success. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta, which has equipped him with technical expertise to communicate effectively with other team members and clients. Brian has a proven track record of identifying and resolving any issues that may arise during the project lifecycle, and he has honed his problem-solving skills through numerous complex projects. He is confident in his ability to provide innovative solutions to any challenges that may arise.

Chelsea Purssey

Chelsea Purssey

Accounting Clerk

Chelsea has accumulated eight years of valuable experience in administrative and accounting roles, working across various industries such as hospitality, transportation, construction, retail, and services sectors. She is skilled in managing calendars, scheduling appointments, coordinating events, and handling correspondence as an administrative professional. Moreover, Chelsea has extensive expertise in bookkeeping, invoice processing, financial statement preparation, and budgeting. As a technology and data analysis enthusiast, Chelsea derives immense pleasure in creating and managing spreadsheets that facilitate accurate and timely data analysis, reporting, and decision-making. Apart from work, Chelsea enjoys spending her free time with her cats and reading books.

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Top 6 Reasons to Hire MSC


Our designers, managers and preferred ground crews work in unison through each step of the process, seamlessly turning your chosen design into reality.

We deliver projects using preferred crews that exemplify teamwork and safety, with a track record of safely installing buildings all over Western Canada.

We partner with a trio of reputable North American manufacturers.

At MSC, we offer an industry-leading three-year custom in-house warranty. Contact us for more details.

A large percentage of our buildings come from word of mouth advertising. A happy client is our best advertising.

Pre-engineered steel buildings have lower initial costs, greater design flexibility, faster occupancy, and lower maintenance costs.

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