TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Infrastructure Ontario and Casey House
have released a request for proposals to the six companies shortlisted
to build and finance the Casey House redevelopment project. Renovation
and expansion of the facility, which is scheduled to begin in late
2014, will improve health care and support services for people living
A request for qualifications issued in August 2013 shortlisted six
companies with the construction and financial capacity to undertake a
project of this size and scope. The shortlisted companies invited to
Bird Capital Limited Partnership
Eastern Construction Company Limited
EllisDon Capital Inc.
Graham Construction and Engineering LP & Harbridge & Cross Limited, a
PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
WCC Construction Canada, ULC o/a Walsh Canada
The redevelopment project will provide more efficient, seamless care by
consolidating all programs and services under one roof. It involves
renovating an existing heritage property at 571 Jarvis St. and
incorporating a new 48,000 square-foot facility. The new facility will
14 in-patient beds, including two respite beds
office space for the home care programs
therapy rooms and community space for a new day health program
new space for administrative and support services, including Casey House
underground parking for 15 vehicles
Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care are
working with Casey House to redevelop the facility.
Casey House was Canada's first stand-alone treatment facility for people
with HIV/AIDS when it opened in 1988. It is a specialty HIV/AIDS care
facility that also offers community programming, including home care
and outreach programs.
Infrastructure Ontario is a crown agency of the Province of Ontario that delivers large,
complex infrastructure renewal projects on time and on budget. Over the
last six years, the province has applied Infrastructure Ontario's
alternative financing and procurement model to 83 major projects valued
at approximately $38 billion, saving taxpayers an estimated $3 billion.
Infrastructure Ontario also manages one of the largest real estate
portfolios in Canada, provides municipalities and eligible public
sector clients with financing to renew public infrastructure, and
leverages its private-sector expertise to manage major commercial
transactions on behalf of the province.
Visit www.infrastructureontario.ca and www.caseyhouse.com for more information.
Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
"People living with HIV/AIDS rely on the care and support they receive
at Casey House, and our government is committed to ensuring clients
continue to have access to quality care in an expanded facility, built
to meet their specialized needs."
Stephanie Karapita, CEO, Casey House
"HIV/AIDS presents enormous health care challenges that can be very hard
to address without an integrated and comprehensive approach to care.
There are more people in Toronto living with this disease than ever
before. This new facility will enable Casey House to introduce a new
model of care for people living with HIV/AIDS. This includes a new Day
Health Program, which will double our capacity to serve this vulnerable
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SOURCE: Infrastructure Ontario
For further information:
416-962-4040, Ext. 297