Quinte Consolidated Courthouse

Location:
Belleville
Project Type:
DBFM - Design Build Finance Maintain
Infrastructure Type:
Justice
Contract Price:
$247.2 million
Estimated Value for Money:
$12.8 million

About the Project:

  • The new courthouse consolidates the Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Justice, which previously operated in four court locations (three in Belleville and one in Trenton).
  • An e-book documenting the history, design and construction of The Quinte Courthouse can be found here.

Status

  • Request for Qualifications:
    Aug 31, 2009
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Apr 13, 2010
  • Request for Proposals:
    May 13, 2010
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
    Jun 22, 2011
  • Construction Begins:
    Jul 06, 2011
  • Construction Ends:
    Jul 30, 2013

Winning Bidder

Brookfield Infrastructure Partnerships Quinte (BIPQ): Brookfield Financial Corp. and Morguard Corporation, with PCL Constructors Canada providing construction services. The facility was designed by WZMH Architects, with Morguard also providing facilities management. Brookfield Financial Corp. also acted as the financial advisor to Brookfield Partnerships Quinte.

Community and Green Benefits

  • Improved access to court services
  • Increase in the number of available courtrooms
  • Better security
  • Better access for people with disabilities
  • Environmentally friendly design features, which achieved LEED Silver certification as part of the government's commitment to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions

Economic Benefits

  • At the peak of construction activity, approximately 200 workers were on the site daily.

 

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