MISSISSAUGA. ON, Sept. 27,
2022 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. (TSX: BDT) has
been awarded a contract for construction of the Covenant Wellness
Community - Community Health Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. The award is valued at
approximately $95 million.
The new Community Health Centre will be the first phase of
Covenant Health's planned Wellness Community in southeast
Edmonton. Situated on an 11-acre
site, the Community Health Centre will be an approximately 200,000
sq. ft, three-storey building with a two-level underground parkade.
The facility will provide non-urgent, ambulatory medical clinics
and complementary medical retail such as laboratory services,
diagnostic imaging, and doctors' offices, as well as food service
outlets. The architectural highlight of the building will be a
two-storey atrium to facilitate the flow of users through the
central common area.
"Covenant is pleased to move to the next phase of this
innovative project," said Covenant Health CEO Patrick Dumelie. "We look forward to working
collaboratively with Bird Construction to bring an integrated
approach to aging in place, with its mix of housing and care
development and services."
"We are proud to be selected by Covenant Health to support the
development of their innovative wellness community," said Mr.
Teri McKibbon, President and CEO of
Bird. "This project adds to our long history as a strong
institutional builder and is aligned with Bird's belief in
providing sustainable and innovative solutions for our clients,
partners, and the communities in which we live and work."
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involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors
which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements to
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For further information contact:
T.L. McKibbon, President & CEO or
W.R. Gingrich, CFO
Bird Construction Inc.
5700 Explorer Drive, Suite 400
Mississauga, ON L4W 0C6
Phone: (905) 602-4122
About Bird Construction
Bird (TSX:BDT) is a leading
Canadian construction company operating from coast-to-coast and
servicing all of Canada's major
markets. Bird provides a comprehensive range of construction
services from new construction for industrial, commercial,
institutional, and civil infrastructure markets; to industrial
maintenance, repair and operations services, heavy civil
construction, and mine support services; as well as vertical
infrastructure including, electrical, mechanical, and specialty
trades. For over 100 years, Bird has been a people-focused company
with an unwavering commitment to safety and a high level of service
that provides long-term value for all stakeholders. www.bird.ca
SOURCE Bird Construction Inc.