Pacific Building

PACIFIC BUILDING is proud to have reached a significant landmark by entering its 10th year in business. The foundation of this success has been the guiding principle of putting the client first.

The company was formed in 2005 by Chartered builder Brian Gallacher, who – together with the team he assembled – resolved to set high standards of service that would ensure that customer needs were prioritised above the construction process.

The team’s considerable skills and experience in the construction industry – particularly in the retail, hotel and leisure sectors – was already acknowledged, resulting in widespread plaudits for fast-track delivery without compromise to quality.

The addition of a mindset of determination to Pacific’s expertise and desire to provide five-star customer service allowed the company to quickly prove its value to clients of national and international standing such as Gleneagles Hotel, McDonald’s fast-food chain, Mitchells & Butlers restaurants and bars and Glasgow International Airport.

Such was the success of this “can-do” approach – and consistent, on-time delivery results – Pacific quickly became the contractor of choice for a number of blue-chip organisations who rewarded the company with repeat business.

By the end of 2008, Pacific had an annual turnover of £4.5 million – which more than doubled by 2011 to £9.7 million – and, despite the severe impact of the global economic turndown, the company continued to grow year on year.

For Pacific, the future is bright. We enjoy a hard-won reputation in our own professional sector and among other industry leaders. We have a strong order book of repeat and new business. And we have a growth plan that will allow us to continue to develop our business and our ideas over the years to come.

For the year running up to Pacific’s birthday in summer, 2015, the company has:

  • Adopted a new logo
  • Added a new birthday section on the website, which will showcase anniversary-related material
  • Decided to make 10 donations to 10 local charities to show its social conscience
  • Organised a huge birthday party, to which friends and staff will be invited
  • Commissioned a series of videos that showcase the company and its staff and which will be rolled out through 2015

This is a great place to be, and we are all excited about the next 10 years! Pacific Building … Proud To Build.

10 Years in words

Building winners

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THE annual Pacific Building Staff Awards were presented on Friday, December 18, 2015 – and it was great to see staff rewarded for their exceptional efforts during the year....  more >

Premier Building!

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THERE’S a great article about Pacific’s 10 glorious years in this month’s Premier Construction magazine. The publication is the flagship title of Roma Publications – whose stable of magazines includes...  more >

A Project to be proud of

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EXCELLENT coverage of Pacific’s anniversary achievements can be read in the latest edition (October 2015) of Project Scotland magazine. It’s great to be featured in the premier Scottish construction...  more >

Water way to give to charity

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WELL done to Pacific’s Anne Tavendale and Mariusz Dluzniewski, who raised an incredible £1183 (and still counting) as a result of their white water rafting challenge in aid of RAMH...  more >

Photo booth clicks with party crowd

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STAR attraction on the night of Pacific’s 10th birthday party was the photo booth, which really clicked with revellers who couldn’t wait to have their pictures taken wearing all sorts of cheesy garb. From the moment...  more >

Happy birthday to us!

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IT”S our birthday! We are 10 years old exactly as of today. On this date back in 2005, Managing Director Brian Gallacher established Pacific Building. And from humble beginnings,...  more >

Here’s to 10 Mor years!

Oran Mor, GlasgowJuly 13 2015
WELL, what a night it was! The occasion: our 10th birthday party. The venue: Oran Mor, Glasgow. The guests: clients, friends, staff and family. The format: food, drink, music...  more >

Emma makes it donation No10

Pacific Building Commercial Director Christopher McGuire with Emma Boyle, of Balfron High SchoolJune 17 2015
THE recipient of the 10th and final good-cause donation from Pacific is Emma Boyle, a sixth-year student at Balfron High School who has volunteered as part of a group to participate in...  more >

Gardening leave with Ally McCoist

Ally McCoist, St Vincent's HospiceJune 16 2015
PACIFIC were proud to be in attendance as Ally McCoist opened the new community garden at St Vincent’s Hospice this week. We made a financial contribution to the new feature...  more >

Pacific publicity in top gear

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PACIFIC’S decision to make 10 donations to 10 charities to mark the company’s 10th anniversary is making the headlines. Of course, it’s a bit easier to attract the attention...  more >

10 out of 10 for thrills and spills

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TO mark Pacific’s 10th anniversary, 10 members of staff were taken on an all-expenses-paid trip to Zell am See in Austria to take part in four days’ worth of high-octane...  more >

We’re in the Herald

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THE latest issue of the Hillington Herald features a nice article about Pacific Building’s 10th anniversary and the company’s “strong foundation” for growth. The words, accompanied by two photographs, chart Pacific’s road...  more >

Go-kart staff fast-tracked to learn sign language

Brian Gallacher and Graham Bell of KibbleMay 20 2015
STAFF at Scotland’s only indoor electric go-kart arena are on track to be trained in sign language, thanks to a £500 donation from Pacific Building. Four staff at The Experience,...  more >

Screen gem is a ROARing success

Paisley Daily Express coverage of Pacific Building donation to ROAR Connections For LifeMay 11 2015
OUR sponsorship of new videos for ROAR – Connections For Life has grabbed the headlines. The Paisley Daily Express gave ROAR and Pacific some welcome and impressive coverage last week, as you...  more >

A good home for charity donation

Fiona Scott, head of corporate development at Quarriers, receives a cheque from Pacific Building managing director Brian GallacherMay 5 2015
QUARRIERS – one of the oldest and best-known charities in the United Kingdom – are the latest organisation to benefit from Pacific Building’s social conscience. Fiona Scott, the charity’s Head...  more >

Tribute to amputee mum Corinne

Quadruple amputee Corinne Hutton and Pacific Building Managing Director Brian GallacherApril 22 2015
QUADRUPLE amputee Corinne Hutton was delighted to receive a cheque for £500 when she popped into the Pacific Office today (April 22, 2015). Her charity, Finding Your Feet, became...  more >

Making a wish come true at hospice

Brian Gallacher, MD of Pacific Building, and Kenneth Mathie, fundraising manager of Accord Hospice, PAisleyApril 8 2015
THE second hospice to benefit from Pacific Building’s generosity visited the company’s HQ in Hillington Park on Wednesday, April 18, 2015, to pick up a cheque for £500. Kenneth...  more >

Help for hospice

Brian Gallacher, managing director of Pacific Building Ltd, with Louise Strachan, funding administrator of St Vincent's HospiceMarch 18 2015
THE fifth local charitable organisation to benefit from Pacific Building’s 10th birthday year generosity popped into the company’s office to pick up a cheque for £500 on Wednesday, March...  more >

Caring, sharing Pacific

Diane Goodman of Renfrewshire Carers Centre with Brian Gallacher, Managing Director of Pacific Building LimitedFebruary 25 2015
RENFREWSHIRE Carers boss Diane Goodman popped into the Pacific office on Monday (23/2/15) to pick up a cheque for £500 from Managing Director Brian Gallacher. The charity is a one-stop...  more >

Gleneagles to the fore

Gleneagles HotelFebruary 23 2015
We had a great weekend at Gleneagles, showcasing our projects to clients. And, of course, no visit to one of the world’s great golf hotels would have been complete...  more >

Pacific donation launches charity drive

Paisley Daily Express, Brian Gallacher Pacific Building and Stephen McLellan of RAMHFebruary 18 2015
PACIFIC Building’s donation to mental health body RAMH was used to help launch a year-long fund-raising drive by the charity. The generous gesture attracted extensive coverage in the Paisley Daily...  more >

We’re Funding Neuro

Maisie Hamilton, Funding Neuro, with Brian Gallacher, Pacific BuildingFebruary 11 2015
THE third worthy organisation to benefit from Pacific Building’s generosity and social conscience is Funding Neuro, who fund research focused on solving the common problems which hinder progress towards cures...  more >

10 years, 10 videos, 10 stories

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TO mark the occasion of Pacific’s 10th birthday, the company has commissioned a series of short videos  that capture the essence of the business and what it means to...  more >

Gift to mental health body

Brian Gallacher with Stephen McLellan, of RAMHNovember 3 2014
THE second donation of Pacific’s anniversary year was made on October 29, 2014, when Stephen McLellan,  of RAMH (Recovery Across Mental Health) visited our office in Hillington. RAMH, based...  more >

Let’s hear it for ROAR

Pacific Building MD Brian Gallacher gives cheque to Nicola Hanssen, of ROARSeptember 24 2014
PACIFIC made the first charitable donation of its tenth birthday year when Nicola Hanssen, general manager of ROAR (Reaching Older Adults in Renfrewshire), popped into our headquarters. ROAR is...  more >

10 years in the making

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WE’VE entered our tenth year in business, and Pacific are looking forward to a year of celebrations, running up to our big birthday on July 15, 2015. The landmark...  more >

10 Years in film

That’s a wrap!

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RAIN, hail or shine, all the Pacific staff who took part in the 10th anniversary video shoots loved every minute. From Glasgow Airport to Beamish in County Durham, everyone...  more >

Lauren loves the limelight

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ADMINISTRATION Assistant Lauren Schoolar talks about the happy, productive environment in the Pacific Building office in Hillington, on the outskirts of Glasgow. She also tells how much she enjoyed...  more >

Buying in to Pacific’s professionalism

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BUYER Anne Tavendale tells of her loyalty to Pacific Building and praises Managing Director Brian Gallacher for being the driving force behind the company. She also also says she...  more >

People power praised by director Christopher

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COMMERCIAL director Christopher McGuire salutes Pacific Building on its birthday and praises the employees’ camaraderie, their professionalism and the vibrant working environment they help create. He revealed: “We treat...  more >

Martin pilots airport projects

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SITE supervisor Martin Lamont is in charge of Pacific’s day-to-day operations at Glasgow International Airport, taking charge of projects from the tendering stage right through to completion and handover. Here,...  more >

Built to last

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RIGHT from the start at Pacific, we knew exactly what we were going to do – build a company on the core principles of respect, integrity and a commitment to...  more >

Stuart’s starring roles

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Estimator Stuart Buchanan tells how he stars in Pacific’s series of anniversary videos, some of which were shot on location in Beamish, County Durham, where a Victorian/Edwardian/Georgian town has...  more >

Another 10 years on

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WHAT does the future hold for Pacific? After seven years of economic stagnation and a significant downturn in the construction sector – during which the company has bucked the...  more >

Rising to the challenge

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MANAGING Director Brian Gallacher is hugely proud of the achievements of the company, and here he talks of the challenges that have been met and overcome. He reveals: HOW...  more >

Working for Pacific

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MANAGING Director Brian Gallacher, Commercial Director Christopher McGuire, Estimator Stuart Buchanan, Buyer Anne Tavendale, and Administration Assistant Lauren Schoolar reveal what life is like working for Pacific Building. They...  more >

Pride in our projects

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Estimator Stuart Buchanan, Buyer Anne Tavendale and Administration Assistant Lauren Schoolar talk about their favourite construction and fit-out projects as Pacific Building celebrate their 10th anniversary. The contracts involve...  more >

Building the perfect message

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MEDIA consultant David Boyes is the man tasked with banging the drum about Pacific Building’s achievements. In this, the first video to be released to celebrate the company’s 10th...  more >
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