MILTON, ON, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Infrastructure Ontario and Halton Healthcare Services have announced the three teams shortlisted to design, build, finance and maintain the Milton District Hospital expansion project.
Based on a request for qualifications process that began in August 2013, three teams were shortlisted and will be invited to respond to a request for proposals, expected to be issued in spring 2014. Each of the teams includes a developer, design/builder, finance group and a facility maintenance provider:
Hospital Infrastructure Partners
| Developer: Carillion Canada Inc., EllisDon Capital Inc., Fengate Capital Management Ltd.
Constructor: EllisDon Corporation
Architect: Parkin Architects in joint venture with WZMH Architects
Financial Advisor: Scotiabank
Facility Manager: Carillion Canada Inc., EllisDon Corporation
Milton Healthcare Partnership
| Developer: HOCHTIEF PPP, Innisfree Limited
Constructor: Bondfield Construction Company Limited, Canadian Turner Inc.
Architect: Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc in association with Gunsul Frasca Architects
Financial Advisor: Investec
Facility Manager: Honeywell
| Developer: Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd.
Constructor: PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
Architect: B+H Architects
Financial Advisor: RBC Capital Markets
Facility Manager: Johnson Controls
The expansion project will focus on increasing the most in-demand services and facilities at Milton District Hospital. This includes: emergency, surgical, critical care, maternal newborn, diagnostic imaging and support services, as well as medical/surgical inpatient units. With connections to the existing facility, the new addition will significantly increase the size of the hospital.
The new addition will target the Canada Green Building Council's 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.
Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care are working with Halton Healthcare Services to develop the Milton District Hospital which will be publicly owned and publicly controlled.
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.
Halton Healthcare Services is a multi-site healthcare organization that operates three community hospitals in the Towns of Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills. Located in one of the fastest growing regions in the province, Halton Healthcare Services is committed to growing with its communities.
Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
"Our government remains committed to upgrading and modernizing health care for the growing community of Milton. The redevelopment of the Milton District Hospital closely aligns with our Action Plan for Health Care, which seeks to ensure Ontarians have access to the right care, in the right place at the right time."
Kevin Flynn, MPP for Oakville
"I am very pleased that the Milton District Hospital Redevelopment project is moving ahead to this next stage. High quality healthcare services are vital to the well-being of our community. The new modern hospital will complement the quality of our physicians, nurses and healthcare staff to better serve the people of Milton."
John Oliver, President and CEO, Halton Healthcare Services
"The companies selected have put together very qualified teams to work on the bids for this much needed hospital expansion. We are confident that these teams will bring forward competitive bids with innovative design solutions that will result in the construction of state-of-the-art healthcare facilities for the Milton community."
SOURCE: Infrastructure Ontario
For further information:
Halton Healthcare Services
905-845-2571, Ext. 6531