Electrical Engineer

Stephen Marshall and Nadine Chong


Stephen Marshall has worked in the Design and Project Management industry for 27 years. Nadine Chong has worked with Stephen for the past 14 years. Together they have designed and managed the construction of 471 residential, retail, commercial, industrial and institutional projects. It has been a long-time dream of Stephen’s to convert this whisky warehouse into condominiums, and the project has remained a labour of love ever since the first concept drawings were prepared in 1992.

SMD assembled the professional team (see below) to work with the developer in making this project a reality. Each member of the team brings a unique ability to the project.




Vijay Vasantgadkar, OAAA, RAIC

  Vijay Vasantgadkar Architect was established in 1992. The firm has provided architectural consulting services for 20 condominium projects including Gates of Glengarda and The Pinnacle. Local experience also includes Lakeshore Cinemas, Walker Crossing Plaza, 88 Suites Leamington Luxury Retirement Centre, and Ambassador Golf Club House. His relationship with Ric Albano and Spiro Govas has spanned more than 15 years.





Interior Designer

Picture of Ellen Klein Forte

Ellen Klein Forte, President of Walkerville Interiors Inc.


Walkerville Interiors & Associates Inc. is a leading interior design firm, practicing internationally for over a decade.

The major client groups which Ellen Forte has taken an active role include: Multiple Residential, Hospitality, Institutional and Governmental work. In addition, Ellen continues to play an active role in custom home interiors commencing with creative design consultation, furnishing and design - build implementation, specializing in innovative finishes worldwide.

Walkerville's work space and residence is in the historical and savvy Olde Walkerville and with special interest welcomes the opportunity to work with the Club Lofts.

Past projects include Hilton, Radisson , Ramada Hotels [Windsor], Holiday Inn[Montreal] Cambridge Shopping Malls and 1001 Woodward Lofts.






Structural Engineer

Medhat M. Ghabrial, P.Eng, P.E., B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

  Dr. Ghabrial is Vice President of the firms HGS Limited, Windsor, and Hanna Ghabrial and Associates Inc., Southfield Michigan. These firms have been involved in the past 25 years in virtually every type of structural engineering in Canada and the U.S. in addition to overseas projects. A central part of this practice is devoted to the analysis, design and detailing of pre-cast concrete structures, the design for which Dr. Ghabrial has in many instances been personally responsible. He was responsible for recommending and engineering the innovative pre-cast exterior brick system that will grace Club Loft's exterior walls. Past clients have included Casino Windsor, Windsor's Hilton and Radisson hotels, Detroit's Comerica Park, Ford Field and the People Mover, in addition to Pittsburg International Airport.





Design and Project Coodinator

Ron Shaw,P. Eng., P.B.S. Engineering

  The principals of P.B.S. Engineering have been designing electrical services for high-voltage substations, as well as commercial, industrial, medical, institutional, and high-rise residential structures since 1971. The firm's staff comprises four licensed electrical engineers with combined experience exceeding 100 years. The team strives to produce superior designs and prides itself on having a reputation for excellence.





Mechanical Engineer Photo

James A. Smith, P. Eng, JASEL Engineering Limited


James Smith is a registered professional engineer, a designated Consulting Engineer in the Province of Ontario and has over twelve years experience in commercial, institutional and industrial projects. James has participated in numerous projects from interior fit-ups, renovations and additions and large multi disciplinary projects with overall construction costs exceeding $10 million. He is an active member of the local chapter of the American Society of Heating & Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHREA).