Toronto Courthouse Project

Rank 2022


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: 2022

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 2 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. This area will also host a historic montage wall, featuring homages to the previous communities and buildings of this neighbourhood. Interior work is progressing on all levels, including 12 levels with courtrooms.

Project Owner: Ministry of the Attorney General

Engineer: Wood (consulting); 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: Morrison Hershfield (sustainability services for the lead contractor); A.W. Hooker Associates Ltd. (cost consultant); Engineering Harmonics; Aon (risk advisor); WT (independent certifier); Hanscomb (cost consultant)

Architect Names: Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects Inc.; Montgomery Sisam Architects Inc.

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)

2022 Rank: 61

2021 Rank: 52

2020 Rank: 54

2019 Rank: 58


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