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Top 10 Largest Construction Project Starts in Canada - June 2017

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The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in June 2017. 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.

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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 - June 2017
REGION
(East to West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s
Dollars
000,000s
Newfoundland and Labrador
Fox Harbour PB Civil Fox Harbour Tower * $65
Public Works and Government Services
New Brunswick
Riverview Civil Greater Moncton Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade * $90
355 Hillsborough Rd
Trans Aqua Greater Moncton Wastewater Commission
Quebec
Montreal Residential Le Square Children's Residential and Commercial Complex 1,405 $400
(6 structures; 35 storeys; 1400 units) intersection of Atwater Avenue and René-Lévesque Blvd
Devimco Inc
Montreal Residential L'Hexagone 2 255 $70
(1 structure; 23 storeys; 155 units) corner of Smith and Murray Streets
Devimco Inc, Fonds immobilié de solidarité FTQ
Ontario
Toronto Medical Mount Sinai Hospital Phase 3A Redevelopment * $289
600 University Ave
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto Residential 500 Lakeshore Commercial and Residential Development 1,240 $220
(3 structures; 41 storeys; 876 units) 500 Lake Shore Blvd W
Choice Properties REIT,Concord Adex Development Corp, Wittington Properties Ltd
Toronto Residential Clover on Yonge Condominium, Retail Buildings 900 $150
(2 structures; 48 storeys; 528 units) 599 Yonge St, 2 and 4 Dundonald St, 7 and 9 Glouchester St
Stancorp Properties Inc
Scarborough Residential The Kennedys Condominium - Phase One 540 $90
(2 structures; 38 storeys; 663 units) 2035 Kennedy Rd
SAMM Developments
Woodbridge Civil Grading, Drainage, Granular Base, Hot Mix Paving, Electrical, Illumination, ATMS and Structures * $90
Hwy 400
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
British Columbia
North Vancouver Civil Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant Project * $500
(1 structure; 2 storeys) McKeen Ave
Metro Vancouver
TOTALS: 4,340 $1,809
*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 – June 2017
Moving totals of the latest 12 months*
(ConstructConnect Insight Forecast Figures)
Trend lines of construction starts in Canada – June 2017
*For example, the June 2017 figure is the sum of the monthly numbers for July 2016 through June 2017.
Data source and chart: ConstructConnect Insight – CanaData.