Bondfield Construction Company, EllisDon Corporation and PCL Constructors Canada are in the running to build, finance and renovate property to accommodate the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan America Games, a sporting event.
The selection followed a Request for Qualifications process, according to Infrastructure Ontario. Each construction outfit is headquartered in Canada. A Request for Proposals (RFP) is expected to be published in February, Infrastructure Ontario stated.
The multi-site project will include a facility named the Markham Pool and Field House, which will host water polo and badminton, as well as a field hockey centre, located on the University of Toronto campus.
The eventual winning bidder will also renovate the Etobicoke Olympium in Toronto. The facility is a swimming pool that will host diving, water polo and synchronized swimming.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) is a Crown corporation – an enterprise owned by the federal government of Canada – charged with coordinating and delivering infrastructure activity in the region. The Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games is a 41-nation, 8,000-athlete multisport event scheduled for July.
Bondfield is based in Concord, Ontario with EllisDon headquartered in Mississauga, also in Ontario. PCL Constructors, Canada’s largest general contractor, is located in Toronto.