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Major Project Updates for the Month of July 2019

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Major Project Updates for the Month of July 2019

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

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Recently Added

18 projects were recently added with a combined value of $1.0B for the month of July 2019

Calgary Arena and Events Centre - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Calgary-Arena-and-Events-Centre/3888
The project will consist of a new arena and event centre located immediately north of the current Saddledome Arena. The new facility will have up to 19,000 seats and may include a second smaller community arena. The $550-million cost will be split [Read More]

Muttart Urban District - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Muttart-Urban-District/3884
Construction of a new residential and commercial area near the Stadium LRT station.
Brookfield built preliminary infrastructure and sold the project to Rohit Developments.
The development will be built in 3 phases. The first phase will add 243 [Read More]

Lloydminster Wastewater Treatment Facility - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Lloydminster-Wastewater-Treatment-Facility/3357
The project involves constructing a mechanical wastewater treatment facility near the existing wastewater lagoons to establish a modernized efficient system. The project is being funded through municipal, federal, and joint provincial bodies.

High Level Wood Pellet Plant - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/High-Level-Wood-Pellet-Plant/3886
Pinnacle Renewable Energy has entered into a limited partnership agreement with Tolko Industries to construct a wood pellet plant. Upon completion, it will produce 170,000 to 200,000 metric tons of wood pellets per year.

Location is not known at [Read More]

Ravines of Royal Oak - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Ravines-of-Royal-Oak/3883
Construction of 96 townhome style units, to be known as Ravines of Royal Oak.

Contemporary Calgary Art Gallery - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Contemporary-Calgary-Art-Gallery/3894
$30-million project will renovate and transform the planetarium into a contemporary and modern art gallery, known as the Temporary Contemporary Calgary Art Gallery. KPMB Architects have been chosen to proceed with the design phase.

Centre 4800 Affordable Housing Project - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Centre-4800-Affordable-Housing-Project/3887
Conversion of an old hotel into an affordable housing project that will contain 79 studio, single-bedroom and two-bedroom units for vulnerable Calgary residents that require affordable housing.

City Hall and Churchill Square Upgrades - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/City-Hall-and-Churchill-Square-Upgrades/3334
The project will renovate Churchill square, and open a new fountain/skating rink in front of the building on the former pool site.

Edmonton South Soccer Centre Expansion - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Edmonton-South-Soccer-Centre-Expansion/3892
The project will add a new indoor soccer pitch that will be attached to the west of the existing south soccer centre.

University of Alberta Hospital Connect Care Infrastructural Upgrades - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/University-of-Alberta-Hospital-Connect-Care-Infrastructural-Upgrades/3881
Infrastructure upgrades within the University of Alberta Hospital Campus to support Connect Care infrastructure. Details on the Connect Care program can be found in the link below.

Aspera Apartment Development - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Aspera-Apartment-Development/3879
Construction of a 4 storey, 85 unit apartment complex in the Griesbach neighbourhood.

Metis Crossing Cultural Center - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Metis-Crossing-Cultural-Center/3880
The new Metis Crossing Cultural Center will provide 10,000 ft2 of gathering spaces, meeting rooms, classrooms, exhibits and interpretive spaces to engage visitors on metis culture and history.

MANASC ISAAC are the Architects for the project.

Whitecourt Affordable Housing Project - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Whitecourt-Affordable-Housing-Project/3890
Construction of an affordable multi-family housing complex that will contain 56 affordable housing units. There will also be two commercial spaces intended to host a daycare and retail space.

Stony Plain Alliance Church - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Stony-Plain-Alliance-Church/3893
Construction of a 26,500 square foot church that will be located on 5.5 acres of land off North Park Drive, north of Highway 16A.

Red Deer Homeless Shelter - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Red-Deer-Homeless-Shelter/3882
Construction of a 120-bed homeless shelter in Red Deer. Location is not yet known.

Secure Detoxification and Residential Treatment Facility - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Secure-Detoxification-and-Residential-Treatment-Facility/3889
Construction of a 10,000 square foot facility for residential treatment and detoxification.

Brule Community Hall Replacement - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Brule-Community-Hall-Replacement/3891
Construction of an 8,500 square foot community hall to replace the ageing hall in Brule. The new hall will be able to accommodate events with up to 250 people.

@81 Mixed Use Development - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/@81-Mixed-Use-Development/3885
Mixed-use development located just south of Whyte Avenue, on 101 Street. The Development will convert an old single storey commercial building into a four-storey building with 36 apartments, and 6 retail bay with 11,000 square feet.

Under Construction

6 projects with a combined value of $230.6M are now under construction for the month of July 2019

Township Retail Development Phase 1 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Township-Retail-Development-Phase-1/3720
Township shopping plaza will be approximately 1.5M square-feet of mixed-use buildings when fully developed. The proposed development will be host to various large and small retailers, restaurants and more.

Phase 1 is expected to cost [Read More]

Dr. Anne Anderson High School - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Dr-Anne-Anderson-High-School/3780
Construction of a two-story high school in the heritage valley area of south Edmonton. The high school will be able to accommodate 1,800 upon completion and will be able to handle an expansion to 2,400 students if required.

Huntsville School Replacement - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Huntsville-School-Replacement/3897
The project will work to replace the current Huntsville School, which was built in 1941. The new school will feature solar panels, an expanded gym, CTS space, and expanded classrooms.

Ecole Pere Kenneth Kearns Catholic School Modernization - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Ecole-Pere-Kenneth-Kearns-Catholic-School-Modernization/3895
The project will work to renovate and modernize the nearly 30,000 square foot school that was built in 1967. There will also be a 6,500 square foot addition to the school to accommodate the nearly 250 students.

Roadwork - 20534 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Roadwork-20534/3869
Roadwork to repave a section of Highway 670 from east of Highway 749 to Highway 750.

South Central Bike Lane Expansion - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/South-Central-Bike-Lane-Expansion/3712
Project to add protected bike lanes, and bike boulevards in the Old Strathcona / Garneau area. Bike lane expansion will happen in tandem with neighbourhood renewals.

Completed

9 projects with a combined value of $1.8B have been completed for the month of July 2019

Fort McMurray West Transmission Line - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Fort-McMurray-West-Transmission-Line/643
The Fort McMurray West 500-kV Transmission Project will involve the construction of 500 km of new transmission line to connect the Sunnybrook Substation to an expanded Livock Substation, and extend northeast to the new Thickwood Hills [Read More]

Highway 43X - Grande Prairie Bypass - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Highway-43X-Grande-Prairie-Bypass/3631
This project, which is expected to take two years, will help alleviate traffic on Highway 43 through the city of Grande Prairie. It will reduce congestion and improve traffic flow and safety for travellers, local residents and businesses.

A [Read More]

Sylvan Lake Wastewater Line - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Sylvan-Lake-Wastewater-Line/3483
Regional wastewater system phase 5 Sylvan Lake to County of Red Deer. Project will eliminate the discharge of municipal wastewater upstream of the plant.

The Windsor - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Windsor/37
The 22,671 sf of net rentable main floor retail will be home to an organic grocer along with a mix of other value added retailers. Floors 2-6 will be made up of 104 luxury 1 and 2 bedroom rental units.

Calgary Centennial Planetarium Conversion - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Calgary-Centennial-Planetarium-Conversion/908
The $24.5-million project will renovate the old centennial planetarium and upgrade the space. The next phase is a $30 million project to renovation to transform the planetarium into a contemporary and modern art gallery (See project Contemporary [Read More]

Infinity on 105 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Infinity-on-105/3680
Construction of a 109 unit condo complex at 11711 105 Avenue, in Queen Mary Park.

The project began construction in early 2015, however, there were delays, including a judicial sale in 2017. The complex has resumed construction by RMS [Read More]

St. Kateri Catholic School Modernization - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/St-Kateri-Catholic-School-Modernization/3645
The project will modernize the St. Kateri Catholic School which accommodate 550 students from grades K to 8. The school is part of the Grande Prairie Roman Catholic Separate School District.

BioWare Head Office Fit Up - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/BioWare-Head-Office-Fit-Up/3796
BioWare is relocating to the Epcor Tower in Downtown Edmonton. Renovation and fit up of floors 17 to 19 will include the addition of an internal staircase.

Northside Community Centre - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Northside-Community-Centre/2057
The Northside Community Centre will feature flexible and multi-functional spaces and a range of services in arts programming, leisure activities, meeting spaces, learning opportunities and recreation programs that promote lifelong participation and [Read More]

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