Ranking for 2014: 75
Industry Sector: Public Building
Specific Sector: Health Care
Range: $500,000,000 - $1 billion
Project Value: $606,200,000
Provincial: Province: $368.7 million; Comox-Strathcona Regional Hospital District: $237.5 million
Government Funds Involved:
Funding Source: P3
Location: Campbell River and Comox, British Columbia
Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2017
Island Health (formerly known as the Vancouver Island Health Authority) is constructing two new hospitals: one 153-bed hospital in the Comox Valley, which will have a 182 per cent increase in space over St. Joseph’s General Hospital, and one 95-bed hospital in Campbell River, which will have a 116 per cent increase in space over the existing Campbell River Hospital. Following financial close, both hospital projects officially broke ground in August 2014.
Construction of both hospitals is well underway with completion scheduled for the end of April 2017. Patient move-in is slated for September 2017.