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Bridgepoint Health

Project Type:
DBFM - Design Build Finance Maintain
Infrastructure Type:
Health Care
Contract Value:
$622 million
Estimated Value for Money:
$95 million

About the Project

  • The new Bridgepoint Hospital is located in Riverdale, at Broadview Avenue and Gerrard Street East
  • The new hospital is a “campus of care,” integrating patient care, research and teaching in complex chronic disease and disability.
  • The neighboring historic Don Jail was preserved and repurposed, bringing together world-class clinical, education, and research talent.
  • The main entrance is publicly accessible
  • The Rotunda was restored to its original beauty, and some cells and the gallows were preserved for historical purposes.


  • Request for Qualifications
    Nov 26, 2007
  • Short-list Bidders Selected
    Apr 09, 2008
  • Request for Proposals
    Jul 29, 2008
  • Winning Bidder Selected
    Jun 10, 2009
  • Construction Begins
    Aug 11, 2009
  • Construction Ends
    Mar 01, 2013

Latest News

Winning Bidder

August 12, 2009 - Plenary Health Bridgepoint: Plenary Group, Innisfree, HDR Architects/Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc., PCL Constructors Canada Inc., Johnson Controls Inc., and RBC Capital Markets.


  • Construction of a new 10-storey, 464 bed and 680,000 square foot hospital
  • Independent living space for patient
  • A washroom in each patient room for enhanced infection prevention and control
  • Increased ambulatory space for outpatient/community programming
  • Larger rooms with modern technologies for more bedside procedures
  • More natural light
  • Double the amount of square footage for therapy space, including a state-of-the-art therapy area on each floor for easy access
  • A new in-ground therapy pool that is triple the size of the existing above-ground pool
  • Double the number of patient lounge
  • More room for specialized wheelchairs, letting patients regain their independence in their own space
  • Bright, open dining rooms and common areas for visiting and recreational activities
  • New areas open to the public, including a cafeteria, auditorium, retail shops, library, Internet café, rooftop garden and labyrinth terrace

Community And Green Benefits

  • Design and construction achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver certification
  • Consumes less energy than former hospital
  • Uses 20 per cent less potable water than former hospital
  • Uses storm-water runoff from the roof for landscape irrigation
  • Supports alternative transportation options by providing:
    • preferred parking for carpool
    • amenities for cyclists (storage, showers and expanded staff change rooms)
  • Maximizes the use of natural light
  • Diverts at least 75 per cent of construction waste away from landfill by recycling or salvaging construction materials

Economic Benefits

An estimated 500 to 600 workers were on site daily at the peak of construction and labour was largely drawn from the Greater Toronto Area

Terms of Use

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