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Top 10 Largest Construction Project Starts in Canada and Trend Graph - April 2019

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The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in April 2019. Also included is the latest trend graph on starts. This looks at 12-month moving totals of the civil and non-residential building categories in Canada.

Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada and Trend Graph - April 2019

There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair amount of media coverage. Therefore, people in the industry are on the lookout for when job-site work actually gets underway. And, as showcase projects, they highlight geographically where major construction projects are proceeding.

Also, total construction activity is comprised of many small and medium-sized projects and a limited number of large developments. But the largest projects, simply by their nature, can dramatically affect total dollar and square footage volumes. In other words, the timing and size of these projects have an exaggerated influence on market forecasts.

Top 10 construction projects of the month - April 2019
REGION
(East to

West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s
Dollars
000,000s
Ontario
Little Current Institutional Design / Build OPP Modernization Project - Phase 2 (Nine Detachment Facilities / Ontario) 135 $182
(1 structure; 2 storeys) 488 Boozeneck Rd
Infrastructure Ontario
 
Toronto Residential The Roncy Condominium 260 $47
(3 structures; 13 storeys; 93 units) 436 Roncesvalles Ave
Worsley Urban Partners
 
Barrie Engineering/Civil Highway 400 & 89 Interchange (Site No. 30-256) * $37
(3 structures) Hwy 400
Ministry of Transportation Ontario
 
Ottawa Residential The Azure Rental Building / Ottawa 166 $30
(2 structures; 20 storeys; 175 units) 929 Richmond Rd
Roderick Lahey Architect Inc (Owner's Rep)
 
Etobicoke Residential Queensway Park - Mixed-Use Condominium Building 158 $29
(2 structures; 9 storeys; 167 units) 784 The Queensway
Rosewater Mangement Group/Urban Capital
         
Manitoba
Winnipeg Residential Arts District Residences 103 $26
(2 structures; 14 storeys; 119 units) 290 Colony St
Cibinel Architects Ltd (Owner's Rep)
         
Alberta
Calgary Institutional Silverado Seniors Village Long Term Care Facility 178 $36
(1 structure; 4 storeys; 129 units) 7 190 Ave SE
Park Place Seniors Living
 
Alberta Beach Industrial High Profile Cannabis Production Facility - Lac Ste. Anne County 70 $36
(1 structure; 1 storey) Township Rd 542A & Range Rd 32
Lac Ste Anne County
 
Sherwood Park Residential Savona at Centre in the Park - Residential Building (Savona East) 144 $26
(1 structure; 4 storeys; 62 units) Festival Way
Salvi Group
         
British Columbia
Kelowna Residential 3X3 Kelowna - Apartment Buildings 151 $30
(1 structure; 5 storeys; 171 units) 333 Drysdale Bld
Traine Construction (Developer)
 
TOTALS:     1,365 $479
 
*A square footage measure does not apply for alteration and engineering work.
Data source and table: ConstructConnect – CanaData.
Trend lines of construction starts in Canada – April 2019
Moving totals of the latest 12 months*
(ConstructConnect Insight Forecast Figures)
Trend lines of construction starts in Canada – April 2019
*For example, the April 2019 figure is the sum of the monthly numbers for May 2018 through April 2019.
Data source and chart: ConstructConnect Insight – CanaData.