KINGSTON, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Infrastructure Ontario and Providence Care have released a request for proposals (RFP) to the three companies
shortlisted to design, build, finance and maintain the new Providence
A request for qualifications issued in March 2012 shortlisted the top
three companies with the development, design, construction, financial
and facilities management capacity to undertake a project of this size
and complexity. The three shortlisted companies invited to bid are:
Integrated Team Solutions
Developer: EllisDon Inc.
Design: Parkin Architects / Adamson Architects Associates
Construction: EllisDon Corporation
Facilities Management: Johnson Controls
Financial Advisor: Scotiabank
Developer: Plenary Group
Design: Cannon Design
Construction: PCL Contractors Canada Inc.
Facilities Management: Honeywell
Financial Advisor: RBC Capital Markets
Providence Alliance for Caring Environments
Developer: Carillion Canada Inc., Concert Infrastructure
Design: IBI Group Limited
Construction: Carillion Construction Inc. / M. Sullivan & Son Ltd.
Facilities Management: Carillion Canada Inc.
Financial Advisor: CIBC Capital Markets
The new hospital will include single inpatient rooms that meet current
infection control standards and adjacent therapy and treatment spaces
so patients to receive care closer to their rooms. It will also feature
on-site clinics for inpatients and outpatients and improved teaching,
learning and research facilities that will support Providence Care's
role as a major centre for health education and research.
The project will focus on sustainable design and construction, with the
goal of achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®)
Silver certification. LEED® buildings focus on healthy indoor
environments, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and efficient use of
energy, water and other resources.
Once submissions to the request for proposals are received and
evaluated, the successful project team is expected to be selected and
announced in late 2013. Construction is expected to begin shortly
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) 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 the
Alternative Financing and Procurement (AFP) model to 79 major projects
valued at approximately $30 billion dollars, saving taxpayers an
estimated $3 billion dollars. IO 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.
Providence Care is southeastern Ontario's leading provider of
specialized mental health care, physical medicine and rehabilitation,
specialized geriatric services, complex continuing care, palliative
care and long-term care. Affiliated with Queen's University in Kingston
and a member of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario,
Providence Care is a major center for health education and research.
Providence Care is sponsored by the Catholic Health Corporation of
Visit www.infrastructureontario.ca or www.providencecare.ca for more information.
Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
"Building new hospitals is part of our government's Action Plan for
Health Care commitment to provide the right care, at the right time, in
the right place. Today's announcement is great news for eastern Ontario
residents as it will provide patients with a new, state-of-the-art
facility to meet their health care needs."
John Gerretsen, MPP for Kingston and The Islands
"Today we move forward to greater access to health care. The new
hospital will be a modern, state-of-the-art facility and bring
tremendous benefits to residents in our community."
Glen Wood, Board Chair, Providence Care
"The new hospital will directly benefit patients and clients and allow
Providence Care to live our Mission, by enhancing the quality of life
of those we serve."
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Providence Care is southeastern Ontario's leading provider of specialized mental health
care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, specialized geriatric
services, complex continuing care, palliative care and long-term care.
Affiliated with Queen's University in Kingston, and as a member of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario, Providence Care is a major centre for health education and research.
Providence Care is sponsored by the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario.
Providence Care Hospital
The new Providence Care Hospital will consolidate services currently provided at St. Mary's of the Lake
Hospital (physical medicine and rehabilitation, complex continuing
care, palliative care and geriatric medicine) and Mental Health
Services (specialized mental health - adult treatment and
rehabilitation, geriatric psychiatry and forensic psychiatry).
The new hospital is expected to provide a 270-bed state-of-the-art care
environment for patients and clients and a modern, improved work
environment for physicians, staff and volunteers. It will be built on a 30-acre lot located at the existing Kingston
Provincial Campus, adjacent to the site of the current Mental Health
The new hospital will also include single inpatient rooms that meet
current infection control standards and adjacent therapy and treatment
spaces to allow patients to receive care closer to their rooms. It will
also feature on-site clinics for inpatients and outpatients and
improved teaching, learning and research facilities that will support
Providence Care's role as a major centre for health education and
Based on the philosophy form follows function, the facility through both
design and integration will enhance workflow processes with strategic
technologies that promote the most efficient use of staff resources. It
is expected the design will maximize the use of technology to enhance
care and improve operating efficiency.
The design and construction of the new hospital will adhere to the
guidelines and sustainability principles of the Leadership in Energy
and Environmental Design (LEED®) rating system, with a goal of
achieving LEED® Silver certification. LEED® buildings focus on healthy
indoor environments, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and efficient use
of energy, water and other resources. Planners are looking at ways to
encourage a healthy environment within the hospital and on the facility
grounds. This means making best use of natural light, outdoor spaces
and walkways and workplace wellness.
The new Providence Care Hospital will be a care environment that is:
Patient, client and family centred - enabling maximum independence and
supporting individuals on their journeys of recovery and transition
from hospital back to the community.
A great place to learn - where students, staff and volunteers have
opportunities to pursue education and research, and grow in their
skills and experiences.
A great place to work - where staff can collaborate and work effectively
in a supportive environment.
Flexible in its design - so that the new building can meet current and
A community asset - environmentally sustainable and welcoming to the
SOURCE: Infrastructure Ontario
For further information:
613-548-5567, Ext. 1335