Calgary Cancer Centre

Rank 2021


Image Credit: Alberta Infrastructure

Industry Sector: Health Care

Project Type: Health Care

Project Value: $1.4 billion

Funding Source: Public

Provincial Funding: $1.4 billion

Province: Alberta

City / Region: Calgary

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2023

This new comprehensive cancer centre is currently under construction at the Foothills Medical Centre site in Calgary. The 95,000-plus-square-metre complex will include 160 inpatient beds, outpatient facilities with over 100 exam rooms, systemic treatment and radiation treatment technologies, clinical trial units and research laboratories, a knowledge exchange centre and 1650 stalls of underground parking. The centre will provide much-needed access to cutting-edge treatment and care for residents of Calgary and southern Alberta.

Despite inclement weather hitting the Calgary in early fall, 13 levels of the concrete structure have been built (eight above ground and five below ground). Interior construction works up to Level 6 are underway, and exterior work, including glass installation, has begun.

The facility is on schedule to open in 2023.

Project Owner: Alberta Health Services

P3 Team Members/Project Team: Design-Build Team: PCL; Stantec; DIALOG

Other Key Players: Arup (technical advisor and prime consultant); EY (advising gov’t.); KPMG (commercial advisor); Morrison Hershfield (commissioning study); Colliers Project Leaders; Aon; Canam Group

Architect Names: HKS and Marshall Tittemore Architects (subconsultants); Morrison Hershfield; DIALOG; Stantec

Legal: Norton Rose Fulbright (for the authority)

Financing Detail: This project will be built under the supervision of Alberta Infrastructure and when completed they will be handed over to Alberta Health Services. Additional funding will be looked at as the project progresses. Original estimates placed the total cost at around $1.3 billion.

2020 Rank: 43

2019 Rank: 42

2018 Rank: 37

2017 Rank: 57

2016 Rank: 57

2015 Rank: 41


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