TORONTO — Infrastructure Ontario and West Park Healthcare Centre have released a request for proposals to three teams prequalified to design, build, finance and maintain the new West Park facility planned for Toronto.
The request for qualifications process that began in September 2016 resulted in recognition of EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare, Plenary PCL Partnership and West Park Healthcare Partnership as suitable construction teams, notes a media release issued July 31.
Members of the EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare team include EllisDon Capital Inc. as developer, EllisDon Design Build Inc. as constructor, Cannon Design Ltd. and Montgomery Sisam Architects as the design team, EllisDon Facilities Services Inc. in facilities management and EllisDon Capital as financial advisor.
Plenary PCL Partnership includes Plenary Group Canada Ltd. and PCL Investments Canada Inc. as developer, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. as constructor, B+H Architects and Stantec Architects Inc. as designers, Johnson Controls Inc. with facilities management duties and TD Securities as financial advisor.
Members of West Park Healthcare Partnership include Axium Infrastructure Canada II LP, DIF Infra 3 Canada Ltd. and Walsh Infrastructure Canada Ltd. working as developer, Walsh Canada as constructor, Parkin Architects Ltd. and Adamson Associates undertaking design, Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions Canada LP in facilities management and Brookfield Financial Securities Inc. as financial advisor.
The project will target LEED Silver in energy and environmental design and involves construction of a new hospital totalling approximately 730,000 square feet.
Project features include 314 beds with a three-piece private washroom for each patient, even in double occupancy rooms; a significant increase in outpatient care space; demolition of three existing hospital buildings — Main, Ruddy and Gage — as well as the existing maintenance buildings; a new campus entrance with new public and private roads within the campus; and increased green space, landscaping for outdoor therapy, therapeutic gardens, walking paths and courtyards, plus terraces on every floor.
The winning bidder is expected to be announced in summer 2018, with construction to follow shortly thereafter, notes the statement.