BURLINGTON, ON, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Infrastructure Ontario and Joseph
Brant Hospital have released a request for proposals to the three teams
shortlisted to design, build and finance the Hospital's Redevelopment
and Expansion Project. The new hospital construction is expected to
start in early 2015 and the hospital is expected to be open in winter
A request for qualifications issued in April 2013 shortlisted the top
three companies with the development, design, construction and
financial capacity to undertake a project of this size and complexity.
The three shortlisted companies invited to bid are:
Kasian Architecture Ontario Inc.
Graham Walsh Joint Venture
Integrated Team Solutions
Parkin Architects Limited
Fengate Capital Management Ltd.
HDR Architecture Associates, Inc.
PCL Canada Inc.
TD Securities Inc.
The project includes the construction of a new seven-storey patient-care
tower, modern Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and significant
renovations to the existing space. This will provide the growing
community with improved access to a larger, more modern hospital and a
hospital-wide average of 70 per cent single patient rooms to meet the
highest standards for infection prevention and control and quality of
Highlights of the project include:
additional acute inpatient beds
nine modern operating rooms
expanded diagnostic services
a modern post-anaesthetic care unit
expanded ambulatory care programs
an expanded Cancer Clinic
renovated Special Care Nursery
expanded medical, surgical and outpatient services
a new main entrance
Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care are
working with Joseph Brant Hospital to expand and renovate the facility,
which will remain publicly owned, publicly controlled and publicly
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 or www.jbmh.com for more information.
Ted McMeekin, MPP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale
"We welcome this next step forward on the hospital's redevelopment
project. Our government is committed to modernizing Joseph Brant so
patients will have increased access to health services in their time of
Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
"Our government remains committed to the redevelopment of the Joseph
Brant Hospital. This project will result in expanded programs and
services for patients, ensuring they have access to the right care, in
the right place and at the right time - a key pillar of our Action Plan
for Health Care."
Eric Vandewall, President and CEO, Joseph Brant Hospital
"We have hit a major milestone in the upcoming construction of a newly
renovated and expanded hospital with today's announcement. I am very
proud of our entire team who has made this possible and grateful to the
outstanding support that we have received from our provincial
government and the City of Burlington."
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SOURCE: Infrastructure Ontario
For further information:
Corporate Communications Specialist - Redevelopment
Joseph Brant Hospital
905-632-3737 ext. 2157