Companies Shortlisted for Providence Care Hospital Project

Published 03 September 2012

KINGSTON – Integrated Team Solutions, Plenary Health and Providence Alliance for Caring Environments are the three companies shortlisted to submit proposals to design, build, finance and maintain the new Providence Care Hospital. The new hospital will 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.

Based on a request for qualifications process that began in March 2012, the three companies were shortlisted and will be invited to respond to a request for proposals, expected to be issued in fall 2012. Each company includes a developer, design and construction firms, and a financial advisor:

Integrated Team Solutions

  • Developer: EllisDon Inc.
  • Design: Parkin Architects / Adamson Architects Associates
  • Construction: EllisDon Corporation
  • Facilities management: Johnson Controls
  • Financial Advisor: Scotiabank

Plenary Health

  • 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.
  • Design: IBI Group Limited
  • Construction: Carillion Construction Inc. / M. Sullivan & Son Ltd.
  • Facilities management: Carillion Canada Inc.
  • Financial Advisor: CIBC Capital Markets

Additionally, the Ontario government recently approved a long-term lease of land to Providence Care to enable the redevelopment project to proceed.

Infrastructure Ontario worked closely with Providence Care to select the qualified teams. Companies were selected based on their development, design, construction, financial, and facilities management capacity to undertake a project of this size and complexity.

The new hospital will include single inpatient rooms that meet current infection control standards and adjacent therapy and treatment spaces that will 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 research.

The project will focus on sustainable design and construction, with the goal of achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Silver certification.

Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care are working with Providence Care to build the new hospital, which will be publicly owned and publicly controlled.

Infrastructure Ontario is a Crown corporation dedicated to delivering some of the province's larger and more complex infrastructure renewal projects, on time and on budget. It also manages one of the largest real estate portfolios in Canada, offers real estate services such as asset management and property and land management, and provides the public sector and not-for-profit organizations with long-term financing to renew public infrastructure.

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 Ontario.

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