Major Project Updates for the Month of December 2019

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Major Project Updates for the Month of December 2019

A monthly update of recently added, under construction, and completed projects in the Alberta Major Projects Inventory.

Information & Updates

Major Project Updates for the Month of December 2019

Recently Added

26 projects were recently added with a combined value of $852.8M for the month of December 2019

May River Oil Sands Project Phase 1 - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/May-River-Oil-Sands-Project-Phase-1/582
A 12,000-barrel-per-day thermal oil sands project. Final output expected to be roughly 100,000 bpd.

Whitla Wind Power Project - Phase 2 - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Whitla-Wind-Power-Project-Phase-2/3999
The project involves the construction of the 97.2Mw Whitla Wind Power Project (Phase 2).

Terwillegar Drive Expressway - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Terwillegar-Drive-Expressway/3991
The Terwillegar Drive Expressway project will see the road widened to 4 lanes in each direction (3 lanes for vehicles, 1 lane for transit), intersection improvements, and a shared-use path on the east side of Terwillegar Drive.

The project was [Read More]

Dairy Innovation West Facility - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Dairy-Innovation-West-Facility/3965
According to Alberta Milk, the Dairy Innovation West facility will feature technology that will remove water from raw milk. This will create concentrated components required by dairy processors to be used in a variety of dairy products. The facility [Read More]

Nolan Hill Rise Apartment Complex - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Nolan-Hill-Rise-Apartment-Complex/3987
The project includes the construction of three apartment buildings along Nolan Hill Rise in northwest Calgary. The complex will feature 233 apartment units between the three buildings (77 units, 86 units, and 70 units respectively).

A building [Read More]

Glenora Park Residences - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Glenora-Park-Residences/3993
The project consists of a 22 storey tower that will contain 263 units dedicated towards seniors housing. The project will also contain an underground parkade and retail on the ground level. The facility will be managed by Rivera Living upon [Read More]

Seven Generations Energy Office Building - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Seven-Generations-Energy-Office-Building/3976
The project involves the construction of a new 60,000 square foot office building to support Seven Generations Energy's 175 staff.

Arcadia Place Apartment Complex - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Arcadia-Place-Apartment-Complex/3981
The project involves the construction of 2 four-storey apartment buildings. There will be a total of 159 apartment units when the project is complete.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 3, 2019.

Kingsland Junction - Apartment #3 - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Kingsland-Junction-Apartment-3/3982
The project involves the construction of a new, 95 unit apartment complex located in the Kingsland neighbourhood of Calgary. The address of the development is 7711 Macleod Trail.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 4, 2019.

Four Winds Public School - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Four-Winds-Public-School/3975
The project involves the construction of a new grade 5-9 public school in Morinville that will be able to accommodate up to 600 students.

YYC Global - Phase 3, Buildings A & B - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/YYC-Global-Phase-3-Buildings-A-B/3995
The project involves the construction of two new buildings as part of YYC Global Logistics Park Phase 3.

A building permit was issued for the development on December 16, 2019.

Thar Hemp Oil Extraction Facility - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Thar-Hemp-Oil-Extraction-Facility/3979
The project includes the construction of a 100,000 square foot facility for hemp storage and cannabinoid extraction. Thar Extracts is a joint venture between Pennsylvania based Thar Process Inc. (60%) and Calgary based Fifty First Parallel (40%). [Read More]

The Victoria on Fifth Apartments - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Victoria-on-Fifth-Apartments/3998
The Victoria on Fifth is a six-storey purpose-built rental building in the Hillhurst neighbourhood. The building will contain 79 residential units upon completion.

A building permit was issued for the projects on December 19, 2019.

Pine Ridge Apartments - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Pine-Ridge-Apartments/3990
The project involves the construction of a four-storey, 65 unit affordable housing apartment complex in the Pine Ridge neighbourhood of northeast Calgary. The development will feature a single storey underground parkade.

The project is expected [Read More]

Southcentre Mall Improvements - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Southcentre-Mall-Improvements/3985
The project includes a number of improvements for Calgary's Southcentre Mall, such as the addition of interior demising walls, and a new escalator.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 12, 2019.

Jasper Connaught Affordable Housing - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Jasper-Connaught-Affordable-Housing/3989
The project involves the construction of an affordable housing project located on Connaught Drive in Jasper.

An RFQ was issued on December 10, 2019, and will close January 13, 2020. Three bidders will be shortlisted.

The Bow Tower Smoke Control Enhancements - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Bow-Tower-Smoke-Control-Enhancements/3984
The Bow Tower will be enhancing the smoke control systems located on the 54 & 55th floors.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 11, 2019.

West Lethbridge - Fire Station #5 - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/West-Lethbridge-Fire-Station-5/3994
The project involves the construction of a new fire station located at 10 Great Bear Boulevard in West Lethbridge. The station, which is known as Station #5, broke ground in late 2019.

Belvedere Affordable Housing Complex - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Belvedere-Affordable-Housing-Complex/3997
The project involves the construction of a 38,500 square foot affordable housing project located in the Belvedere neighbourhood. The complex will contain 42 units upon completion.

Apex at Eastlake - Building B - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Apex-at-Eastlake-Building-B/3988
The project involves the construction of a new multi-tenant commercial building in the East Shepard Industrial Park. The building will have space for up to 13 tenants.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 13, 2019.

Shepard Station Building 1 - PBS Systems Tenant Fit Out - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Shepard-Station-Building-1-PBS-Systems-Tenant-Fit-Out/3983
The project involves the fitting out of a space located in the Shepard Station (Building #1) for PBS Systems. A building permit was issued for the project on December 6, 2019.

Church of God - Keswick - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Church-of-God-Keswick/3986
The project involves the construction of religious assembly known as the Church of God in the Arbours of Keswick neighbourhood of southwest Edmonton. The architect for the church is Frank Hilbich Architect Inc.

A building permit was issued for [Read More]

Costco Warehouse - Northwest Edmonton - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Costco-Warehouse-Northwest-Edmonton/3974
The project includes the construction of a 127,000 square foot Costco warehouse located along Stony Plain Road in west Edmonton.

A building permit was issued on November 28, 2019.

Heritage Valley – Century Park Transit Corridor Enhancements - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Heritage-Valley-Century-Park-Transit-Corridor-Enhancements/3992
The project will enhance the transit corridor between Heritage Valley Park & Ride to Century Park LRT Station.

The project was approved on December 13, 2019, as part of the 2020-2022 Edmonton capital budget.

Longview Common Commercial Building (Building C) - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Longview-Common-Commercial-Building-Building-C/3980
The project involves the construction of a new retail building in the Legacy neighbourhood, in south-east Calgary. Building 'C' will be constructed along Longview Common SE.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 2, 2019.

WestJet Lounge - Calgary International Airport (Terminal A) - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/WestJet-Lounge-Calgary-International-Airport-Terminal-A/3996
The project details the construction of a new WestJet lounge for travellers, located in Terminal 'A' of the Calgary International Airport. Gensler, based in San Fransisco is the architecture firm on the project.

A building permit was issued for [Read More]

Under Construction

18 projects with a value of $561.0M are now under construction for the month of December 2019

Forty Mile Wind Power Project (Granlea Phase) - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Forty-Mile-Wind-Power-Project-Granlea-Phase/3977
The project involves the construction of 45 wind turbines that will be capable of producing 202.5 Mw of power.

A positive investment decision was announced on December 3, 2019, with construction to start by the end of the year.

Glenora Park Residences - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Glenora-Park-Residences/3993
The project consists of a 22 storey tower that will contain 263 units dedicated towards seniors housing. The project will also contain an underground parkade and retail on the ground level. The facility will be managed by Rivera Living upon [Read More]

Seven Generations Energy Office Building - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Seven-Generations-Energy-Office-Building/3976
The project involves the construction of a new 60,000 square foot office building to support Seven Generations Energy's 175 staff.

Piper Creek Lodge Replacement Building - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Piper-Creek-Lodge-Replacement-Building/2787
Construction of new 100-unit seniors complex to replace Piper Creek Lodge, built in 1956.

Arcadia Place Apartment Complex - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Arcadia-Place-Apartment-Complex/3981
The project involves the construction of 2 four-storey apartment buildings. There will be a total of 159 apartment units when the project is complete.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 3, 2019.

Kingsland Junction - Apartment #3 - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Kingsland-Junction-Apartment-3/3982
The project involves the construction of a new, 95 unit apartment complex located in the Kingsland neighbourhood of Calgary. The address of the development is 7711 Macleod Trail.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 4, 2019.

YYC Global - Phase 3, Buildings A & B - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/YYC-Global-Phase-3-Buildings-A-B/3995
The project involves the construction of two new buildings as part of YYC Global Logistics Park Phase 3.

A building permit was issued for the development on December 16, 2019.

The Victoria on Fifth Apartments - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Victoria-on-Fifth-Apartments/3998
The Victoria on Fifth is a six-storey purpose-built rental building in the Hillhurst neighbourhood. The building will contain 79 residential units upon completion.

A building permit was issued for the projects on December 19, 2019.

Southcentre Mall Improvements - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Southcentre-Mall-Improvements/3985
The project includes a number of improvements for Calgary's Southcentre Mall, such as the addition of interior demising walls, and a new escalator.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 12, 2019.

The Bow Tower Smoke Control Enhancements - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Bow-Tower-Smoke-Control-Enhancements/3984
The Bow Tower will be enhancing the smoke control systems located on the 54 & 55th floors.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 11, 2019.

West Lethbridge - Fire Station #5 - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/West-Lethbridge-Fire-Station-5/3994
The project involves the construction of a new fire station located at 10 Great Bear Boulevard in West Lethbridge. The station, which is known as Station #5, broke ground in late 2019.

Belvedere Affordable Housing Complex - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Belvedere-Affordable-Housing-Complex/3997
The project involves the construction of a 38,500 square foot affordable housing project located in the Belvedere neighbourhood. The complex will contain 42 units upon completion.

Apex at Eastlake - Building B - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Apex-at-Eastlake-Building-B/3988
The project involves the construction of a new multi-tenant commercial building in the East Shepard Industrial Park. The building will have space for up to 13 tenants.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 13, 2019.

Shepard Station Building 1 - PBS Systems Tenant Fit Out - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Shepard-Station-Building-1-PBS-Systems-Tenant-Fit-Out/3983
The project involves the fitting out of a space located in the Shepard Station (Building #1) for PBS Systems. A building permit was issued for the project on December 6, 2019.

Church of God - Keswick - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Church-of-God-Keswick/3986
The project involves the construction of religious assembly known as the Church of God in the Arbours of Keswick neighbourhood of southwest Edmonton. The architect for the church is Frank Hilbich Architect Inc.

A building permit was issued for [Read More]

Costco Warehouse - Northwest Edmonton - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Costco-Warehouse-Northwest-Edmonton/3974
The project includes the construction of a 127,000 square foot Costco warehouse located along Stony Plain Road in west Edmonton.

A building permit was issued on November 28, 2019.

Longview Common Commercial Building (Building C) - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Longview-Common-Commercial-Building-Building-C/3980
The project involves the construction of a new retail building in the Legacy neighbourhood, in south-east Calgary. Building 'C' will be constructed along Longview Common SE.

A building permit was issued for the project on December 2, 2019.

WestJet Lounge - Calgary International Airport (Terminal A) - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/WestJet-Lounge-Calgary-International-Airport-Terminal-A/3996
The project details the construction of a new WestJet lounge for travellers, located in Terminal 'A' of the Calgary International Airport. Gensler, based in San Fransisco is the architecture firm on the project.

A building permit was issued for [Read More]

Completed

39 projects with a combined value of $4.6B have been completed for the month of December 2019

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Alberta-Carbon-Trunk-Line/622
The Alberta Carbon Trunk Line is the world's largest carbon capture and storage project. It consists of a 240 km pipeline which will gather, compress and store up to 14.6 million tonnes of CO2 per year, and inject this CO2 into depleted oil [Read More]

Stantec Tower - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Stantec-Tower/93
The new Stantec Headquarters building, located in the new Edmonton area district will be 66-storey mixed-use tower and Edmonton"s tallest office tower.

Office component will open late 2018, while the residential component will open in 2019.

Telus Sky Mixed-Use Tower - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Telus-Sky-Mixed-Use-Tower/95
Telus Sky will be a 59-storey development in downtown Calgary that will incorporate office space, retail stores, and luxury serviced residences.

Marriott Hotel and Legends Private Residences - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Marriott-Hotel-and-Legends-Private-Residences/96
The originally planned Delta hotel and luxury condo has been upgraded to a JW Marriott. 54 storey building, levels 1-22 will house 350 rooms, while levels 23-54 will house 248 luxury condos. The project will be connect by two pedestrian bridges to [Read More]

Whitla Wind Project Phase 1 - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Whitla-Wind-Project-Phase-1/3574
Construction of a new wind power facility near Whitla, AB. Project will supply 201.6 MW of power in the first phase, which will be commissioned in Q4 2019. Project was selected for a 20 year contract by the Alberta Electric Systems Operator (AESO) [Read More]

CN Rail Infrastructure Upgrade - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/CN-Rail-Infrastructure-Upgrade/3683
According to CN Rail, planned expansion projects include:
"-Construction of 12 miles of double track west of Edmonton across Parkland County
-Construction of about seven miles of double track near Wainwright, east of Edmonton
-Construction of [Read More]

Duvernay II Plant and Infrastructure Development - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Duvernay-II-Plant-and-Infrastructure-Development/3618
According to Pembina Pipeline news release, infrastructure to be built includes:

-Raw product separation and water removal infrastructure;
-A condensate stabilization facility with approximately 30,000 barrels per day ("bpd") of raw inlet [Read More]

Kathleen Andrews Transit Garage - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Kathleen-Andrews-Transit-Garage/879
Construction on a 500,000 square feet, LEED silver certified transit garage. The facility will have the capacity for 300 buses, along with the administrative capacity for 700 staff.

Prairie Sunlight Solar Project Phase 1 - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Prairie-Sunlight-Solar-Project-Phase-1/3818
The proposed project will construct 74.2 megawatts of solar generating capacity on 552 acres of land, north of Enchant.

Peace Pipeline Terminals and Infrastructure - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Peace-Pipeline-Terminals-and-Infrastructure/3737
Construction of additional terminal and pipeline infrastructure along Pembina's Peace Pipeline.

MTE Logistix Warehouse - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/MTE-Logistix-Warehouse/3673
Construction of a light industrial warehouse with a rooftop office component. The 501,276 square foot warehouse will include 10 rooftop units, 2 make up air units, and 30 water closets.

Residence Inn and Conference Centre - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Residence-Inn-and-Conference-Centre/765
Residence Inn will feature 360 suite-style rooms. SilverBirch Conference Centre will be 10,000 sq ft and have the latest built-in technology such as high-definition event video conferencing.

Southwest Transitway (BRT) - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Southwest-Transitway-BRT/926
Construction of two bus lanes on 14th st from Southland Drive to Glenmore Trail S.W.

Casadona Seton Place - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Casadona-Seton-Place/3602
Casadona Place is a 6 storey, 254 unit purpose built rental property in the Seton neighborhood in the south of Calgary, just south of the south campus hospital development. Building designed by Gibbs Gage Architects, will have a concrete [Read More]

South Regional Waterline (Dixonville) - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/South-Regional-Waterline-Dixonville/3481
County of Northern Lights regional waterline project has received funding from the provincial government in June 2017. The project will carry water along 61km of pipe from Peace River to Dixonville. There will also be two truck fill stations along [Read More]

Eton Park Estates - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Eton-Park-Estates/3679
The project will include an underground parkade, along with 256 living units for seniors housing an continuing care. The project is located in Eton Park, near Emerald Hills in Sherwood Park.

The Village at Summerside - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Village-at-Summerside/694
Construction of 3 buildings near Lake Summerside in south Edmonton. Each building will be 4 storeys and the total development will contain 170 units.

The Link at Symons Gate - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Link-at-Symons-Gate/2592
The Link at Symons Gate consist of 125 units of townhouses in 19 structures.

106 Avenue Bridge over Wayne Gretzky Drive - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/106-Avenue-Bridge-over-Wayne-Gretzky-Drive/3786
The project involves rehabilitation the existing 106th Avenue bridge over Wayne Gretzky Drive. This project will improve safety, increase load carrying capacity, and improve the condition of the various bridge components.

135 Street Ramps to Anthony Henday - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/135-Street-Ramps-to-Anthony-Henday/3784
Construction of the first two lanes of what will be the 135th Street ramps to the Anthony Henday, shutting down the 127th Street ramps. The project scope also includes widening Ellerslie Road from 127th Street to 135th Street.

Kananaskis Emergency Service Centre - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Kananaskis-Emergency-Service-Centre/3540
Construction of a new emergency services centre to replace the ageing 30-year-old facility that was originally built for the Olympics.

Tim Hortons Distribution Centre - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Tim-Hortons-Distribution-Centre/3740
Construction of a 10,000 square foot, two stories above grade office development, along with a 126,000 square foot, 125 space distribution facility in the CN South Customer Warehouse Lands (SCWL).

Canadian Tire Emerald Hills - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Canadian-Tire-Emerald-Hills/3581
Construction of a new Canadian Tire store in the Emerald Hills shopping centre. Development will feature 110,000 square feet of retail space.

Canmore Recreation Centre Lifecycle Maintenance Project - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Canmore-Recreation-Centre-Lifecycle-Maintenance-Project/3389
The project will include the lifecycle maintenance of the ageing arena, and to improve the standards so the arena can last another 30 years. Specifically, the ice plant will be replaced, and dressing rooms enlarged in the Alex Kaleta Arena.

Sora Condos - Building A - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Sora-Condos-Building-A/3697
Project for the construction of a 90 unit condo complex over four floors in Maple Ridge in south-east Edmonton.

Bonnybrook Water Treatment Plant MCC Replacement - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Bonnybrook-Water-Treatment-Plant-MCC-Replacement/3724
MCC replacement at the Bonnybrook Water Treatment Plant in Calgary.

ALOFT Tamarack - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/ALOFT-Tamarack/3797
Construction of a 4 storey condo complex, to be known as ALOFT Tamarack, located at 1506 Tamarack Boulevard NW. The building will include an underground parkade.

Southtrail Plaza - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Southtrail-Plaza/3663
Construction of 3 commercial buildings near Calgary Trail and 45 Avenue NW. Total building space will be ~61,000 square feet

Rosenau Transportation, Cross Dock Building - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Rosenau-Transportation-Cross-Dock-Building/3743
Construction of a cross-dock building connecting an existing terminal building and warehouse building.

Beulah Alliance Church - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Beulah-Alliance-Church/3721
The project involves the construction of a 400 seat auditorium, kitchen, meeting/multi-purpose rooms, and more. The facility will measure 28,700 square feet upon completion.

Queen Elizabeth Planetarium Rehabilitation - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Queen-Elizabeth-Planetarium-Rehabilitation/353
The project will modernize the existing Queen Elizabeth Planetarium.

William off Whyte - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/William-off-Whyte/3670
Construction of a 4 storey, 44 unit condo complex in the Garneau neighbourhood, near Whyte Avenue and the University of Alberta.

Westbrook Mall Walmart Renovations - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Westbrook-Mall-Walmart-Renovations/3836
Renovations to the existing Westbrook Mall Walmart, that measures approximately 182,000 square feet.

Westwind Centre Shell Buildings - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Westwind-Centre-Shell-Buildings/3725
Project will construct the shell of buildings B, C, D, I & J of the Westwind Centre in Spruce Grove.

TD Wealth Office Renovation and Fit Out - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/TD-Wealth-Office-Renovation-and-Fit-Out/3762
Office renovation and fit out to the TD Wealth offices on floors 8, 9 and 10 at 421 7 Avenue SW.

Edmonton Institution Alteration Work - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Edmonton-Institution-Alteration-Work/3844
The project will install a new exterior double door in the wall of a mechanical room for access to the roof, reinforce roof joists for new replacement equipment on the roof, along with upgrades to the HVAC system and domestic water pipe.

Redwater Centre Commercial & Office Building - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Redwater-Centre-Commercial-Office-Building/3851
The project will construct an 11,000 square foot retail development that will house seven retail bays. There will also be an 11,000 square foot office component that will contain 11 offices.

North Telford Neighbourhood Renewal - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/North-Telford-Neighbourhood-Renewal/3593
Neighbourhood renewal of North Telford, one of Leduc's oldest neighbourhoods will include upgrading roads with a more durable hot-mix asphalt, and upgrading water mains to increase the water flow to additional fire hydrants.

Lake Louise Water Infrastructure Upgrades - http://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Lake-Louise-Water-Infrastructure-Upgrades/3823
Construction of new sewage lift station and forcemain to service the Harry's Hill neighborhood in Lake Louise. Access road improvements to the reservoir site. Construction of a new watermain to connect the new potable water reservoir to the existing [Read More]

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