Kingston General Hospital

Project Type:
BF - Build Finance
Infrastructure Type:
Health Care
Contract Price:
$142.1 million
Estimated Value for Money:
$19.8 million

About the Project:

  • The project involved 170,000 square feet of new construction and renovations to 143,000 square feet of the existing facility.


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Apr 02, 2007
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Jun 14, 2007
  • Request for Proposals:
    Oct 09, 2007
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
    Jul 10, 2008
  • Construction Begins:
    Jul 14, 2008
  • Construction Ends:
    Dec 22, 2011

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Winning Bidder

PCL Constructors Canada Inc. and includes financing arranged by The Toronto-Dominion Bank


  • A consolidated and expanded hospital to provide more beds; 
  • A new acute mental health unit; 
  • An expanded and renovated Cancer Centre, with: 
    • two new radiation bunkers 
    • more than double the space for chemotherapy treatment 
    • a specialized clinic area for pediatric patients
    • an overall environment that will enhance patients' privacy and dignit
  • An expanded Intensive Care Unit with more beds (from 21 to 33 beds);
  • Construction of a new, expanded 40-station, in-centre Kidney Dialysis Unit;
  • New 25-bed unit for inpatient pediatrics; 
  • A new unit for 32 medical-surgical beds. The new unit consists of more single and isolation rooms than has been typical in existing units.
  • Expanded and upgraded Central Processing Services, a key support to surgical services.

Community and Green Benefits

  • The redevelopment project has created a more family-oriented environment and improved patients' access to care.
  • The design and construction achieved the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Silver classification for incorporating environmentally sustainable construction practices and energy efficient design.

Economic Benefits

  • Job creation for an estimated 75 workers on site daily at the peak of construction.
  • Hundreds of thousands of dollars spent in the local community for construction and related supplies.

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