Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have awarded a fixed-price contract to Plenary Health CAMH to design, build, finance and maintain the CAMH Phase 1C redevelopment project in Toronto. The contract is valued at approximately $685 million.

The Plenary Health CAMH team includes: Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd. and PCL Investments Canada Inc. as developers, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) as design-builder, Stantec Architecture Inc. as architect, Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd. as financial advisor and ENGIE Services Inc. as facility manager.

The redevelopment project will see the construction of two modern buildings along Queen Street West in Toronto featuring inpatient and outpatient services for people who are acutely ill as well as those experiencing complex forms of mental illness. The project will result in the construction of approximately 655,000 square feet of new build space, which will include 235 in-patient beds; ambulatory programs; relocation of the emergency department to the Queen Street site; research and educational facilities; information and resource facilities; and site improvements, including parks and green space improvements.

Construction will begin in fall 2017 with an expected substantial completion date of spring 2020.