Rendering of Michael Garron Hospital project (source: Infrastructure Ontario)
Infrastructure Ontario has finalized the request for proposals stage and selected three companies to submit their bids to design, build and finance the new patient care tower project at Michael Garron Hospital located in East Toronto (formerly Toronto East General Hospital).
The project involves the construction of a new eight-storey patient care tower and three-storey building connecting to the existing hospital at five levels, including the new main entrance.
The project also includes the demolition of some existing wings and selected renovations to the existing hospital. Approximately 550,000 sq. ft. of the hospital will be redeveloped, including:
- Replacement of the oldest beds in the medical/surgical and rehabilitation units
- Replacement of the mental health inpatient units for adult and child/youth care
- Consolidation of ambulatory care and ambulatory procedures
- Creation of underground parking, a new main entrance and landscape area
- Accommodation of other administrative and support services needed to support the clinical services
The project also involves renovation of approximately 100,000 sq. ft. of select areas within the existing hospital in addition to other infrastructure upgrades.
The companies invited to submit formal proposals are:
EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare (EDIH)
- Design Build: EllisDon Design Build Inc.
- Design Team: B+H Architects and Diamond Schmitt Architects
- Financial Advisor: EllisDon Capital
- Design Build: PCL Constructor Canada Inc.
- Design Team: Parkin Architects Limited and WZMH Architects
- Financial Advisor: TD Securities
Walsh Toronto East Health Partners
- Design Build: Walsh Canada
- Design Team: Perkins + Will and Cumulus Architects
- Financial Advisor: Walsh Infrastructure Canada Ltd.
Infrastructure Ontario and Michael Garron Hospital will evaluate the proposals and a successful proponent is expected to be announced in late 2017 with construction to begin in early 2018.
The hospital will remain publicly owned, controlled and accountable.
The project is expected to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.