Major Project Updates for the Month of January 2020

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Major Project Updates for the Month of January 2020

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

Recently Added

17 projects were recently added with a combined value of $543.7M for the month of January 2020

Dow Ethylene Plant Expansion - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Dow-Ethylene-Plant-Expansion/4019
Dow has approved an expansion of its ethylene plant in Fort Saskatchewan, in Alberta's Industrial Heartland. The expansion will cost up to $225M USD (approximately $298M CAD). The project will add about 130,000 tonnes per year by adding a process [Read More]

Cenovus First Nations Housing Initiative - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Cenovus-First-Nations-Housing-Initiative/4018
Cenovus has committed to investing $50M in first nations housing. Details include 200 new homes to be built in six communities around the oil sands over a five year period. The communities include Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Chard Métis (Local 218), [Read More]

Manulife Place Modernization - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Manulife-Place-Modernization/4004
The project will transform the podium space at Manulife Place. Details include re-cladding the podium, modernization of the retail spaces, and a 45,000 square foot rooftop terrace.

The project was announced on January 14, 2020.

The Hat on 7th Avenue - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Hat-on-7th-Avenue/4001
The project involves the construction of a 12 storey apartment complex in downtown Calgary that will feature 66 residential units.

The project was completed in January 2020.

Skyview Apartment Complex - Building 3 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Skyview-Apartment-Complex-Building-3/4005
The project involves the construction of the third building of the Skyview Apartment Complex in Calgary. The 6 storey building will feature 150 residential units and 19 commercial units at ground level.

A building permit was issued for the [Read More]

Seton Park Place II - Building A - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Seton-Park-Place-II-Building-A/4008
The project aims to build a 4-storey condo complex featuring 95 units. Building A is the first of three residential buildings planned for the site.

Westman Village on Mahogany Lake - Odyssey 2 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Westman-Village-on-Mahogany-Lake-Odyssey-2/4003
The project involves the construction of a 5 storey, 70 unit apartment complex for those aged 55+. The building will be part of the broader Westman Village project.

105th Avenue Rebuild - Edmonton - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/105th-Avenue-Rebuild-Edmonton/4000
The project will repave the roadway, add sidewalk infrastructure, and include landscaping improvements along 105th Avenue.

Evanston K-6 Catholic School - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Evanston-K-6-Catholic-School/4017
A new K - 6 school will be built in the Evanston neighbourhood in northwest Calgary. The school will be able to accommodate 600 students and will be completed by Fall 2021.

A building permit was issued for the school on January 29, 2020.

Movati Athletic - Windermere South - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Movati-Athletic-Windermere-South/4009
The project will construct a 35,000+ square foot gym facility that will include a pool. The gym will be known as Movati Athletic.

A building permit was issued for the project on January 24, 2020.

Absorb Software, Telus Sky - Interior Alterations - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Absorb-Software-Telus-Sky-Interior-Alterations/4014
The project involves interior alterations to the 20th floor of the Telus Sky mixed-use building in downtown Calgary. The interior alteration will accommodate a new tenant in the complex, Absorb Software.

A building permit was issued for the [Read More]

The Block on 4th - Calgary - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Block-on-4th-Calgary/4002
Construction of a 5 storey, 39 unit apartment rental complex in Calgary. The project will also feature a 2 storey underground parkade.

A building permit was issued for the project on January 8, 2020.

Sea Food City Supermarket Fit Up - Calgary - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Sea-Food-City-Supermarket-Fit-Up-Calgary/4007
The project includes interior alteration to a tenant build-out of an existing vacant retail space.

Weber Centre Modernization - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Weber-Centre-Modernization/4011
Detail of the Weber Centre Modernization project includes facade improvements through recladding the exterior of the building and improvements to the parkade. The project is expected to be completed by late 2020.

A building permit was issued for [Read More]

Bow Valley Parkway Rehabilitation - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Bow-Valley-Parkway-Rehabilitation/4010
The project will aim to rehabilitate the Bow Valley Parkway, and associated culverts from kilometre 24 to 47.

A bid date has been set for February 25, 2020.

Sunrise Medical Centre - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Sunrise-Medical-Centre/4006
The project aims to build a 14,500 square foot medical clinic on 1.65 acres of land in Peace River. The facility will have space for 14 physicians upon completion.

The project, which was funded through Northern Sunrise County and private donors, [Read More]

IntraUrban Davies Station - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/IntraUrban-Davies-Station/4012
The project will transform a vacant 100,000+ square foot industrial building into a vibrant industrial condominium complex with retail exposure. There will be 13 bays available for sale, between 5,382 square feet to 12,410 square feet.

Under Construction

11 projects with a combined value of $212.5M are now under construction for the month of January 2020

Winspear Centre Completion Project - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Winspear-Centre-Completion-Project/3639
The Winspear Completion Project will be a mixed-use building with commercial uses, including a childcare centre plus approximately 40,000 square feet of cultural space. Also includes a 600 seat multi-use acoustic hall, studio space, flexible [Read More]

Tamarack Grove on 17th Residential Development - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Tamarack-Grove-on-17th-Residential-Development/3953
The residential portion of Tamarack's Grove on 17th will feature 4 residential apartment building measuring 6 stories in height. This development will contain a total of 347 apartment units and contain nearly 260,000 square feet of space.

Skyview Apartment Complex - Building 3 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Skyview-Apartment-Complex-Building-3/4005
The project involves the construction of the third building of the Skyview Apartment Complex in Calgary. The 6 storey building will feature 150 residential units and 19 commercial units at ground level.

A building permit was issued for the [Read More]

Westman Village on Mahogany Lake - Odyssey 2 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Westman-Village-on-Mahogany-Lake-Odyssey-2/4003
The project involves the construction of a 5 storey, 70 unit apartment complex for those aged 55+. The building will be part of the broader Westman Village project.

Evanston K-6 Catholic School - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Evanston-K-6-Catholic-School/4017
A new K - 6 school will be built in the Evanston neighbourhood in northwest Calgary. The school will be able to accommodate 600 students and will be completed by Fall 2021.

A building permit was issued for the school on January 29, 2020.

The Pinnacle at Kincora Phase 3 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Pinnacle-at-Kincora-Phase-3/3871
Construction of a new multi-family residential development in north-west Calgary, known as The Pinnacle at Kincora (Phase 3, Building C). The building will feature 41 suites within four above-grade floors.

A building permit was issued for the [Read More]

Movati Athletic - Windermere South - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Movati-Athletic-Windermere-South/4009
The project will construct a 35,000+ square foot gym facility that will include a pool. The gym will be known as Movati Athletic.

A building permit was issued for the project on January 24, 2020.

Absorb Software, Telus Sky - Interior Alterations - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Absorb-Software-Telus-Sky-Interior-Alterations/4014
The project involves interior alterations to the 20th floor of the Telus Sky mixed-use building in downtown Calgary. The interior alteration will accommodate a new tenant in the complex, Absorb Software.

A building permit was issued for the [Read More]

The Block on 4th - Calgary - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Block-on-4th-Calgary/4002
Construction of a 5 storey, 39 unit apartment rental complex in Calgary. The project will also feature a 2 storey underground parkade.

A building permit was issued for the project on January 8, 2020.

St. Mark School Modernization - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/St-Mark-School-Modernization/1962
The project will modernize St. Mark School in northeast Calgary. There will also be modulars added to accommodate additional growth.

A building permit for the project was issued on January 30, 2020.

Alberta Industrial Heartland Waterline Loop - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Alberta-Industrial-Heartland-Waterline-Loop/3936
Plans call for the construction of a new 450mm waterline to loop two existing waterlines to provide water to the Northeast Industrial Heartland. The two existing waterlines are known as the Heartland Regional Water Line on the west side and the [Read More]

Completed

11 projects with a combined value of $218.1M have been completed for the month of January 2020

Vanderwell Sawmill Power Plant - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Vanderwell-Sawmill-Power-Plant/3761
Construction of a 3.6-megawatt power plant associated with a thermal energy system (biomass) at the Vanderwell sawmill plant site.

Hampton Gardens Apartments - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Hampton-Gardens-Apartments/3695
Construction of medium density apartments in The Hamptons neighbourhood in Edmonton. The development will feature 2 buildings and 189 units. Located at 5359 - 199 Street NW.

The Hat on 7th Avenue - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Hat-on-7th-Avenue/4001
The project involves the construction of a 12 storey apartment complex in downtown Calgary that will feature 66 residential units.

The project was completed in January 2020.

Trout Lake School (K-12) - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Trout-Lake-School-K-12/3403
1 of 2 schools for the Peerless Trout First Nation. Trout Lake School (K-12) will be 5472 m2 in size. It will also feature a Northern Lakes College component of 430 m2. Peerless Trout First Nation to contribute 50% of the project cost. The new [Read More]

Calgary Police Service Spyhill Services Centre - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Calgary-Police-Service-Spyhill-Services-Centre/3518
Construction to replace the 50+ year old arrest processing centre in downtown Calgary. Development was approved in September 2017. Project will be located in Spy Hill next to the Young Offender Centre and Spy Hill Jail.

Seton Park Place II - Building A - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Seton-Park-Place-II-Building-A/4008
The project aims to build a 4-storey condo complex featuring 95 units. Building A is the first of three residential buildings planned for the site.

Four Winds Public School - https://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.

Peerless Lake School (K-8) - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Peerless-Lake-School-K-8/3402
1 of 2 schools for the Peerless Trout First Nation. K-8 School will be 2662 m2 in size. Peerless Trout First Nation to contribute 50% of the project cost. The new school will replace the existing school and will have a capacity of 200 students.

Sea Food City Supermarket Fit Up - Calgary - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Sea-Food-City-Supermarket-Fit-Up-Calgary/4007
The project includes interior alteration to a tenant build-out of an existing vacant retail space.

Eagle Butte High School Modernization - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Eagle-Butte-High-School-Modernization/3643
Modernization of the existing 51,940 square foot Eagle Butte High School, with the addition of a 3,229 square foot educational facility. School is located in Dunmore, and is part of the Prairie Rose School Division No. 8.

Sunrise Medical Centre - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Sunrise-Medical-Centre/4006
The project aims to build a 14,500 square foot medical clinic on 1.65 acres of land in Peace River. The facility will have space for 14 physicians upon completion.

The project, which was funded through Northern Sunrise County and private donors, [Read More]

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