Humber River Regional Hospital

Rank 2024


Industry Sector: Health Care

Project Type: Health Care

Project Value: $1.75 billion

Funding Source: P3

Provincial Funding: $1.75 billion

Province: Ontario

City / Region: Toronto

This new hospital is being built on a block of approximately 27 acres as part of a larger campus owned by the Province of Ontario at Keele Street and Highway 401. Located in northwestern Toronto, the new hospital is in one of the fastest growing and most culturally diverse neighbourhoods in Canada. Aiming for LEED-Silver certification, this new hospital complex will be the first in Canada to be designed and constructed as a fully digital facility. Technology will be used in every facet of the building to improve efficiency and patient care, allowing a total of 107,000 visits a year for a catchment area of 850,000 people.

The building has been made watertight and construction is finishing up. Construction began in 2011 and is scheduled for completion by 2015.

Project Owner: Humber River Hospital

Engineer: Morrison Hershfield (consulting engineer); Smith and Andersen Consulting Engineers (mechanical/electrical consultant); Modern Niagara Toronto (mechanical); Plan Group (electrical); TBT Engineering (consulting engineer); Halsall (structural engineers/envelope engineer)

Contractor: PCL Constructors Canada

P3 Team Members/Project Team: Plenary Health Care Partnerships—Plenary Group/HCP Social Infrastructure (developer); Innisfree (equity); PCL Constructors Canada (design and construction); RBC Capital Markets (financial advisor/underwriter); HDR Architects; C.F. Møller Architects (digital hospital design); Halsall Associates

Other Key Players: Michael Brothers Excavating and Caledon Structures (formwork); Harris Rebar and Innocon (concrete); Prestressed Systems (precast); Infrastructure Ontario (procurement manager and project development); BTY Group (lenders’ technical advisor); Entro (PSOS compliance); MMM Group (LEED, energy, measurement and verification, and commissioning); Golder Associates (concrete testing)

Supplier Other: Canam (steel deck)

Legal: McCarthy Tétrault LLP (advised Infrastructure Ontario and Humber River Regional Hospital); Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP (advised lenders); Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (counsel to consortium)

2015 Rank: 27

2014 Rank: 22