EllisDon's ITS consortium selected to build WRCC project
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - Integrated Team Solutions (ITS) has been selected as the preferred proponent to build the Waterloo Regional Consolidated Courthouse (WRCC) project. Infrastructure Ontario made the announcement on January 18, 2010.
The WRCC building will bring together all existing courthouse facilities, currently operating out of three facilities, into one location. This move will help to improve health and safety standards, provide better public access and security and will increase the number of courtrooms available.
The ITS team for the WRCC project includes EllisDon Corporation, Fengate Capital Management/LPF Infrastructure Fund, Norr Limited/Aecom Services, SNC Lavalin Profac and CIT Group Securities Inc. As an ITS shareholder, EllisDon not only acted as Design Builder on this project but also led the development team working on the bid.
States Danny Giacomel, Senior Project Director with EllisDon: "The ITS team is very excited about advancing in this process and being given the opportunity to develop a facility that will be a showpiece for the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Waterloo Region."
EllisDon is an employee-owned company delivering construction expertise and services to clients throughout the world. Completing in excess of $2 billion in new construction annually, EllisDon employs approximately 1,000 people and has a presence in North America, as well as offices in the West Indies and the United Arab Emirates. Incorporated in 1951, EllisDon has distinguished itself through its people and its innovative practices. Offering not only construction and project management but now a growing range of construction consulting services in risk management and technology, EllisDon is behind some of the most exciting and innovative projects in the world. For more information, please visit www.ellisdon.com.
About Integrated Team Solutions
ITS represents a joint venture between EllisDon Corporation and Fengate Capital Management Ltd. The firms came together for the purpose of pursuing design, build, finance, and maintain projects across Canada. ITS brings together an integrated team of professionals who possess industry-leading infrastructure development and financing experience, and have achieved financial close on DBFM projects with a total capital cost in excess of $550 million. For more information about EllisDon and Fengate Capital please visit www.ellisdon.com and www.fengatecapital.com.
About Infrastructure Ontario
Infrastructure Ontario is a Crown corporation dedicated to managing some of the province's larger and more complex infrastructure renewal projects - ensuring they are built on time and on budget. Visit www.infrastructureontario.ca for more information.
SOURCE EllisDon Corporation
For further information: For further information: Rishma Mangat, EllisDon Corporation, Phone: (905) 896-8900, Fax: (905) 896-8911, 89 Queensway Ave West, Suite 800, Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 2V2, www.ellisdon.com