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CONTRACT AWARDED FOR $3.6B
SOUTH NIAGARA HOSPITAL PROJECT
The new 1.3-millionsquare-foot hospital will
be 12 storeys and
have up to 469 beds,
to provide inpatient
services for the region.
INFRASTRUCTURE ONTARIO (IO) and Niagara Health
announced that they have awarded a fixed price contract to
EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare (EDIH) to design, build,
finance, and maintain the new $3.6 billion South Niagara
The EDIH team includes: EllisDon Capital Inc. & Plenary Americas LP (applicant leads); Parkin Architects Ltd.
& Adamson Associates Architects (design team); EllisDon
Corporation (construction team); and EllisDon Capital Inc.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare to bring this exciting new hospital to
Niagara. The team at EDIH has created a truly impressive
building design that is specific to our needs, showcasing
their knowledge and expertise in healthcare infrastructure,” said Lynn Guerriero, president and CEO of Niagara Health. “The new state-of-the-art hospital is going
to transform healthcare for the Niagara region and will
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attract healthcare workers to the region. I look forward to
watching it come to life over the next few years.”
The new 1.3-million-square-foot hospital will be 12
storeys and have up to 469 beds, of which a significant
portion will be new, increasing Niagara Health’s capacity
to provide inpatient services for the region. The site will
have state-of-the-art infection prevention and control
measures and has also been planned with the space and
infrastructure to accommodate new and emerging healthcare technology.
“It was with tremendous efforts put forth by a great
deal of people to reach this milestone,” said Joey Comeau,
EVP and COO, EllisDon Capital. “EllisDon Infrastructure
Healthcare is excited to reach commercial and financial
close and we are looking forward to delivering this monumental project for the communities of South Niagara.”
Construction is expected to begin in July 2023, and end
in early 2028.
EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare (EDIH) has been selected by Niagara Health and Infrastructure Ontario to design, build, finance, and maintain the new
$3.6 billion South Niagara Hospital.