Calgary Cancer Centre

Rank 2024


Image Credit: Alberta Infrastructure

Industry Sector: Buildings

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 1,650 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 the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the project reached its topping off point in late April 2020 and remains on schedule for completion in 2023. The project is expected to achieve Substantial Completion end of fall 2022, followed by a two-year warranty period. Commissioning process has begun, and user training will begin in early 2022 in preparation for turnover of the facility to Alberta Health Services Final submission for LEED accreditation is expected to be submitted to the Canadian Green Building Council by the end of 2022 and for accreditation the following year.

Project Owner: Alberta Health Services

Project/Construction Manager: Project Delivery Provider: Alberta Infrastructure

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 (risk advisor); Bird Construction; Entuitive

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

Supplier Other: Canam Group

Legal: Norton Rose Fulbright (for the authority); Borden Ladner Gervais (legal advisor)

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.

2023 Rank: 50

2022 Rank: 51

2021 Rank: 44

2020 Rank: 43

2019 Rank: 42

2018 Rank: 37

2017 Rank: 57

2016 Rank: 57

2015 Rank: 41