New Toronto Courthouse Project

Rank 2024


Image Credit: Infrastructure Ontario

Industry Sector: Buildings

Project Type: Social Infrastructure

Project Value: $956.4 million

Funding Source: P3

Provincial Funding: $956.4 million

Province: Ontario

City / Region: Toronto

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2023

The new Toronto Courthouse will amalgamate several Toronto courts located throughout the city. The building structure is complete, including 16 levels of cast-in place concrete and two levels of structural steel with metal deck. The building envelope is also nearing completion and will be air and watertight by the end of the summer. The curtainwall is complete on the East, South and West facade’s, including the cable-wall system at this atrium level, with architectural precast panels on the North facade and elevator core. Finishes are ongoing in the atrium, including the finishing of the concrete columns, which are over 20 meters tall, ceiling installation, and the installation of quartz paneling at the feature stair area.

Project Owner: Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

Engineer: WalterFedy (civil); Stephenson Engineering Ltd. (structural); The Hidi Group (mechanical); Mulvey & Banani International (electrical/security); Jacobs (environmental); WSP (consulting)

Project/Construction Manager: Infrastructure Ontario

P3 Team Members/Project Team: DBFM Team: EllisDon Infrastructure—EllisDon Capital Inc. (developer); EllisDon Design Build Inc. (constructor); Renzo Piano Building Workshop, NORR Architects & Engineers Limited (design); EllisDon Facilities Services Inc. and SNC-Lavalin O&M (facilities mgmt.); EllisDon Capital Inc. (financial advisor)

Other Key Players: Wood-a WSP company (geotechnical studies); Morrison Hershfield (sustainability services for the lead contractor); A.W. Hooker Associates Ltd. (cost consultant); Aon (risk advisor); WT (independent certifier); Kleinfeldt Mychilowyz Architects Inc. & Montgomery Sisam Architects Inc. (planning design and compliance consultant); Colliers Project Leaders (planning and procurement services); Comtech; Hanscomb (cost consultant)

Architect Names: Renzo Piano Building Workship, NORR Architects & Engineers Limited

Legal: Blake, Cassels & Graydon (advisor to the proponent); McCarthy Tétrault (advisor for MAG, IO); Norton Rose Fulbright (advisor for SNC-Lavalin), Farris, Vaughan, Willis & Murphy (advisor for the lenders and hedge providers)

2023 Rank: 65

2022 Rank: 61

2021 Rank: 52

2020 Rank: 54

2019 Rank: 58