PCL Construction wins $832m Calgary Cancer Centre contract

WCN Editorial Team 21 Jun 2017 NORTH AMERICA BUILDINGS

PCL Construction Management has bagged a design-build contract worth CAD1.1bn ($831.8m) for the new Calgary Cancer Centre project in Southern Alberta, Canada.

Estimated to cost CAD1.4bn ($1.05bn), the overall project will feature 160 inpatient beds, 15 new radiation vaults, outpatient cancer clinics, a clinical trials unit and research laboratories.

Covering more than 2m sq ft, the new facility will include a 1,650-stall underground parking garage and a 984 linear foot elevated walkway that connects with existing facilities.

Stantec in collaboration with DIALOG will be responsible for the architectural and interior design of the centre, as well as structural and electrical engineering. Stantec will also offer civil and transportation engineering services refinery.

Construction on the project is expected to begin in late 2017 and is scheduled for completion in 2022. The project is targeted for LEED Silver certification.

PCL president and CEO Dave Filipchuk said: “PCL is honored to be leading the team that will bring this world-class facility to Calgary, knowing that we can help make a very real difference in our community to cancer patients and their families.

“Our company takes pride in all of the projects we build, and the Calgary Cancer Centre will be another exceptional facility where our health-care building expertise shines through.”

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