EllisDon Awarded Contract for Accelerated Build of Two Long-Term Care Homes in Mississauga

Mississauga, ON, December 17, 2020 — Today, EllisDon announced it has been awarded a construction management contract to design and build two new long-term care homes on Speakman Drive in Mississauga, Ontario. Following a two-stage competitive and accelerated procurement process, EllisDon was selected as the successful proponent to deliver the two homes as part of an Accelerated Build Pilot Program."EllisDon is proud to have been selected to deliver the long-term care facilities under the Accelerated Build Pilot Program," says Andrew Anderson, Senior Vice President and Area Manager, Toronto. "We are excited to collaborate with Trillium Health Partners and provide people with better access to the long-term healthcare services they need in their community."With capacity for up to 320 and 312 beds respectively, the two homes will help address capacity issues within Ontario’s health and long-term care system, while providing a modern, comfortable and safe place for seniors in the community. The builds will meet the latest standards for long-term care home design, including private or semi-private bedrooms, lounge areas, dining rooms terraces and 100 per cent fresh air supply capability.The Accelerated Build Pilot Program aims to deliver new long-term care homes years sooner than a traditional development project through the use of hospital-owned land, rapid procurement and modular construction."Modular construction will be a crucial component in facilitating the accelerated build of this project," said Tom Howell, Senior Vice President, ED Modular. "This project marks an exciting milestone for ED Modular since the opening of our new facility earlier this year. We're looking forward to deploying modular technology on this project and delivering modern healthcare, faster."Infrastructure Ontario will work with Trillium Health Partners to manage construction and commissioning of the project. The completed long-term care homes will be owned and operated by a new not-for-profit corporation.Construction is expected to be completed in early 2022.For a PDF version of the Press Release, click HERE.