Royal Inland Hospital Patient Care Tower

Rank 2021


Industry Sector: Health Care

Project Type: Health Care

Project Value: $417.2 million

Funding Source: Public/Private

Provincial Funding: $225.2 million (Inland Health and Government of B.C.), Thompson Regional Hospital District ($172 million)

Private Funding: Royal Inland Hospital Foundation ($20 million)

Province: British Columbia

City / Region: Kamloops

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2024

The Royal Inland Hospital, located in Kamloops, B.C., is a 254-bed tertiary acute-care hospital. It is one of two Interior Health tertiary referral hospitals.

The Patient Care Tower project will take place in two phases. Phase 1 will be the design and construction of the Patient Care Tower, which will feature single-patient rooms and will bring Royal Inland Hospital up to current standards of care, improving working conditions, as well as infection control and prevention measures. Phase 2 will include significant renovation and expansion to the emergency department, pediatrics, post-anaesthetic recovery, and the morgue. New parking stalls will be added to the site.

Construction of the patient tower got underway in the fall of 2018. The patient care tower is scheduled to open in early 2022, with phase 2 renovations to be completed in the fall of 2024.

Project Owner: Interior Health

Engineer: Tetra Tech (design); Entuitive; WSP

P3 Team Members/Project Team: EllisDon (EllisDon Capital Inc.,EllisDon Infrastructure,EllisDon Facility Services Inc.); Parkin Architects Ltd.; Kasian(Kasian Architects);

Financing Detail: The total budget for the entire project, including both phases, is $417.2 million with the province of British Columbia and Interior Health contributing $225.2 million, the Thompson Regional Hospital District contributing $172 million and the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation contributing $20 million.

2020 Rank: 98

2019 Rank: 95


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