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Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters

Following a competitive tender process, Halton Region recently approved Heritage's bid of $54 Million for the construction of the new headquarters building for Halton Regional Police Service.  The ground-breaking ceremony took place in October.  Members of Heritage's project team are currently mobilizing on-site, establishing the trailer compound and site offices.  Once complete, the new four-storey 235,000 sq ft facility will consolidate numerous units within a single facility in addition to accommodating vehicle maintenance, officer training, tactical firing ranges, and forensic identificat

Heritage to Renovate and Expand Montcrest School

Montcrest School is a co-educational community located in the Riverdale community.  Standing on its 54-year heritage of fostering intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, creativity, and social/emotional development and well-being, Montcrest has undertaken a campaign to transform the school by constructing purpose-built facilities for grades six through eight.  The new space will provide right-sized teaching and learning spaces reflective of student needs.  The project will be executed in three non-contiguous phases over a period spanning May 2016 through to December 2017.  Using a Constr

Multiple Projects underway at MaRS Discovery District

Over the course of the year, Heritage Construction has been awarded a total of $40 Million in laboratory fit-out work at the MaRS Discovery District.  Heritage's work includes four floors of wet and dry laboratory space, designed by Perkins+Will,  for the University of Toronto and is currently underway using three separate CCDC-2 Stipulated Sum contracts.  An additional floor of wet and dry lab space, designed by NXL Architects, will be fit-out for Ryerson University using a CCDC-5B Construction Management contract.

2015 Brownie Award Winners

Heritage Construction congratulates Waterfront Toronto and Allied Properties REIT.

Each year the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) hands-out two awards recognizing the best overall projects across Canada, one award for Building Scale and a second for Neighbourhood Scale.  This year, CUI granted both top awards to projects built by Heritage Construction.

Waterfront Toronto Queens Quay Revitalization, designed by West 8 in conjunction with DTAH, received the 2015 Brownie Award for Best Overall - Neighbourhood Scale.

Heritage Reframed: DFALD Receives Holcim Award

In a ceremony hosted at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto, a LEED Platinum project built by Heritage Construction and recipient of a 2008 Holcim Award, the Design Team responsible for the restoration and expansion of the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape + Design at the University of Toronto received an Acknowledgement Prize as part of the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction.  A worldwide competition, the North American Awards recognized a total of 13 projects from across Canada and the United States.

Deerfield Hall Wins Architectural Merit Award

In time for the 2014 Fall session, Deerfield Hall opened its doors to the students and faculty at the Mississauga campus of the University of Toronto.  A design-build project valued at $49.5 Million, Heritage Construction delivered Deerfield Hall on schedule and within budget.

Shortly after commencing full operations, Deerfield Hall was recognized by the Ontario Concrete Association with an Architectural Merit Award.

Ryerson University Church Street Development

Ryerson University and Heritage Construction executed the Construction Management agreement on October 9th for the Church Street Development.  With an overall budget of $110 Million, this exciting project will act as the southern gateway to Ryerson’s campus and embrace sustainability in its construction, facility management, and energy construction.

Two projects built by Heritage Construction receive 2014 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture

The Governor General’s Medals in Architecture are administered by Architecture Canada (RAIC) and recognize outstanding achievement in recently built projects by Canadian architects.  Heritage Construction is exceedingly pleased to be associated with two recipients of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture in 2014.  During a ceremony held May 12 in Ottawa, KPMB Architects were recognized for their design of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.  That same evening,


This week, Toronto was host to the NASCC: The Steel Conference, an annual event organized by the American Institute of Steel Construction.  On March 26, more than 100 delegates enjoyed the opportunity to tour Queen Richmond Centre West, a project currently underway with Heritage Construction.  Specifically, delegates were interested in the design and construction of the delta frames, which feature massive 35,000 lb cast steel nodes in addition to reviewing the "table-top" steel platform, designed to integrate with the reinforced concrete tower above.

Hudson’s Bay Fashion Store at Hillcrest Mall

Continuing our 63-year tradition of constructing retail facilities, Heritage is pleased to announce we recently secured the contract to renovate and expand the Hudson’s Bay Fashion Store at Hillcrest Mall in Richmond Hill.  Working directly with the construction group at Hudson’s Bay Company, our work will include the rejuvenation of 79,500 sq. ft.


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