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By: ConstructConnect Project Research on February 22nd, 2019

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

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The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in January 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 - January 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 - January 2019
(East to

Sq. Ft.
Montréal Residential Technopôle Angus - Phase two- Îlot central 742 $265
(5 structures; 6 storeys; 940 units) rue William-Tremblay, Augustin-Frigon, Mont-Royal
Société de développement Angus
Montréal Institutional Nouveau CHUM 2nd Phase 756 $250
(4 structures; 15 storeys; 1300 units) intersection rues René-Lévesque and Saint-Denis
Société Québecoise des Infrastructures
London Residential Fullarton Street Towers - Phase One 435 $76
(4 structures; 41 storeys; 1149 units) 100 Fullarton St
Rygar Properties Inc
Stoney Creek Residential Madison at Central Park Townhouses 390 $66
(1 structure; 3 storeys; 230 units) 1809 Rymal Rd E
Losani Homes
Maple Residential GO.2 Apartment Buildings 292 $51
(2 structures; 12 storeys; 320 units) 1860 Major Mackenzie Dr
York Major Holdings Inc
Kitchener Residential DTK Condos 272 $47
(1 structure; 39 storeys; 494 units) 32 Duke St E
IN8 Developments Inc
Toronto Institutional Combined Heat and Power Building Project at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre * $27
(1 structure) 2075 Bayview Ave
Sunnybrook Health Sciences
Winnipeg Institutional Raymond SC Wan Architect (Owner's Rep) 80 $30
(1 structure; 1 storey; 420 units) South Town Road and Centre St
Raymond SC Wan Architect (Owner's Rep)
Regina Institutional RFP - Integrated Training Centre Project Construction Manager Services 46 $34
(3 structures; 1 storey) 11th Ave
Public Service and Procurement Canada
British Columbia
Comox Institutional CM Hangar 7 Remediation and Systems Replacement, 19 Wing Comox * $36
(1 structure) 19 Wing
Defence Construction Canada
TOTALS:     3,013 $882
*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 – January 2019
Moving totals of the latest 12 months*
(ConstructConnect Insight Forecast Figures)
Trend lines of construction starts in Canada – January 2019 Graph
*For example, the January 2019 figure is the sum of the monthly numbers for February 2018 through January 2019.
Data source and chart: ConstructConnect Insight – CanaData.
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