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Short-listed construction teams invited to bid on Toronto Rehabilitation Institutes redevelopment project

Toronto Rehabilitation Institutes University Centre major redevelopment project has released a request for proposals (RFP) to build and finance the new addition and expansion at the hospital.

Renovations will be made to the existing 12-storey East Wing and four-storey North Wing. The existing South Wing and auditorium will be demolished and a new 13-storey patient care and research tower will be built.

The following building teams were short-listed through a request for qualifications (RFQ) issued in April 2007 and have been invited to bid on the project:

Aecon Construction
Bird Construction
Bondfield Construction
Carillion Canada Inc.
PCL Construction
Vanbots Construction

Once submissions to the RFP are received and reviewed, a winning team will be selected in spring 2008, with construction scheduled to begin shortly after.

Once completed, Toronto Rehabilitations University Centre will be a more modern hospital with facilities better designed to provide care to adults undergoing rehabilitation for serious injury and illness including stroke, brain injury and multiple traumas and cancer. The redevelopment will also include the creation of iDAPT facilities Intelligent Design for Adaptation, Participation and Technology one of the most advanced rehabilitation research facilities in the world. Toronto Rehabs iDAPT facilities will significantly change the landscape of rehabilitation research in Canada and beyond.

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