Lend Lease, VINCI, Plenary shortlisted for Canadian hospital

The successful bidder will construct a new cardiac surgical centre in British Columbia as a public-private partnership. The total value of the project is estimated to be C$448m.

Lend Lease, VINCI and the Plenary Group have been shortlisted for a public-private partnership (PPP) to design, build, finance and maintain a new hospital facility in British Columbia, Canada.

The PPP for the Interior Heart and Surgical Centre, which includes construction of a new building as well as renovations of an existing facility, is valued at C$448 million (€319.5 million; $458.8 million), according to a statement from Partnerships BC, the procurement body for PPPs in the province of British Columbia.

Partnerships BC said six teams had responded to the request for qualifications for the project. The three shortlisted consortia are:

 – Alliance Health Group, which is comprised of Lend Lease Canada, a subsidiary of Australian developer Lend Lease; Gracorp Capital Advisors; Graham Design-Build Services; Stantec; Honeywell; and Black & McDonald.

– Jade Health, which is comprised of VINCI; Lendcor Design/Build; Kasian Architecture; Arup Canada; and Black & McDonald.

– Plenary Health, which is comprised of Plenary Group; HOK Architects; CEI Architecture Planning Interiors; PCL Constructors; Johnson Controls; and Black & McDonald.

The final capital costs for the project will be determined once the successful bidder signs a contract, according to the Partnerships BC statement.

Construction on the project is expected to begin next summer, and the project is expected to be completed by 2017.