Michael Garron Hospital (formerly Toronto East General Hospital) - Phase 1 New Patient Care Tower Project

East Toronto
Project Type:
DBF – Design Build Finance
Infrastructure Type:
Health Care
Contract Value:
$411 million
Estimated Value for Money:
$70.1 million

About the Project:

  • The project involves the construction of a new eight-storey patient care tower and three-storey connection, as well as demolition of some existing space and renovations to the existing hospital. The project will add up to approximately 550,000 square feet to the existing hospital.
  • The project also involves renovation works of approximately 100,000 square feet of select areas within the existing hospital.
  • The redevelopment project will enable the delivery of efficient, accessible, high-quality patient care, while replacing some of the oldest spaces in the hospital.


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Jun 30, 2016
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Nov 04, 2016
  • Request for Proposals:
    Feb 03, 2017
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
    Feb 06, 2018
  • Construction Begins:
    Apr 25, 2018
  • Construction Ends:


  • Replacement of the oldest beds in the medical/surgical and rehabilitation units
  • Replacement of the mental health inpatient units for adult and child/youth care
  • Consolidation of ambulatory care and ambulatory procedures
  • Creation of two levels of underground parking and a new main entrance
  • Accommodation of other administrative and support services needed to support the clinical services

Community and Green Benefits

  • The project is expected to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Silver certification for design excellence and sustainability

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