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Jackman Law Granted Ontario Builder Award

The $44 Million renovation and expansion of the Jackman Faculty of Law Building at the University of Toronto is the recipient of the Ontario General Contractor’s Association (OGCA) ‘Group 3 Commercial’ category of the Ontario Builder Awards.

Eastern Construction Scores a Hat-Trick

Eastern is pleased to announce Queen Richmond Centre has received its third industry award in as many months. 

The Ontario General Contractor’s Association (OGCA) selected Queen Richmond Centre as the top project in the ‘Group 4 Commercial’ category of the Ontario Builder Awards.  “Group 4 Commercial” is one of the most highly contested categories for projects ranging in value from $75 Million to $150 Million. Eastern Construction is honoured to be recognized by OGCA.

Eastern wins 2016 TCA Project Achievement Award

Toronto Construction Association has announced the recipients of the 2016 TCA “Best of the Best” Awards with Eastern Construction winning the coveted Project Achievement Award (Large Project Category).

“TCA's Project Achievement Awards pay tribute to member companies on large, medium and small projects who raise the bar in terms of professional excellence. What sets these projects apart is unique teamwork, dedication, innovation, professionalism and leadership that together culminate in an ‘extraordinary’ project achievement.”

Eastern Mobilizes On-Site at Durham College

Using a design-build project delivery model, Eastern Construction in conjunction with Montgomery Sisam Architects and Architecture Counsel, have mobilized on-site to commence building the newest addition to the Durham College campus, the Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE).  Valued at $27 Million, the CFCE represents a new direction for the campus, changing the way the College community and public relate and engage with the campus.  The CFCE reflects the College’s commitment to sustainable behaviors in support of their Living Green initiative and has been designed to achieve

Eastern named Construction Manager for OCAD U Creative City Campus

Eastern Construction has been identified as the preferred proponent for the OCAD University Creative City Campus Expansion and Renovation.  This $40 Million project is comprised of a vertical expansion of 100 McCaul in downtown Toronto in addition to renovations and alternations of existing OCAD U facilities in order to modernize operations.  Preconstruction will begin early in the New Year with construction slated to start in the third quarter of 2017.

Eastern Construction Joint-Ventures with Buttcon on McNicoll Bus Garage

The Buttcon/Eastern Joint-Venture has been awarded the design-build construction contract for the new TTC McNicoll Bus Garage.  The project is located near the intersection of Kennedy Road and McNicoll Avenue in Toronto, Ontario.  The scope of work is to design and build a new bus storage and maintenance facility that will accommodate 250 forty foot equivalent buses, administration, support offices and shops, bus fueling and maintenance infrastructure, bus repair bays, use specific shops and exterior staff parking and amenity areas.  Project value is approximately $130 Million.

80 Atlantic: Wood Construction in a Mid-Rise Commercial Building

The site located at 80 Atlantic Avenue is set to become the first mid-rise commercial office building in Ontario to be constructed of wood in nearly a century.  Hullmark Developments and Quadrangle Architects selected a traditional, yet unusual, material for the structure of the building to differentiate it from the myriad of concrete/steel offices being developed in the immediate area, hoping to attract unique tenants to this post-and-beam office complex in Liberty Village. 

2016 Ontario Concrete Awards: Queen Richmond Centre West

Congratulations to Sweeny &Co Architects, recipient of the 2016 Ontario Concrete Award for Architectural Merit.  Queen Richmond Centre, developed by Allied Properties REIT and built by Eastern Construction, utilized concrete as a principle construction element in a design solution that allowed for the preservation and adaptive reuse of two heritage buildings and intensification of the site with the addition of new office space.  The result is a distinctive, cost effective, energy efficient building.  The impressive, publicly accessible, Atrium and the appearance of the office tower

2016 Ontario Concrete Awards: Audi Midtown Toronto

Audi Midtown Toronto is based on the new “Terminal Design” from Audi AG and serves as the Canadian flagship store.  Located at one of the most heavily traveled areas of Toronto, the 401/404 interchange,  Audi had the opportunity to mesmerize passersby.  This seven storey reinforced concrete structure utilized roughly 8,500 m3 of concrete of varying strengths (testing verified one element reaching 113 MPa at 28 days).

Heritage Courthouse to be Renovated – November 5, 2015

Eastern Construction was recently awarded a $23.8M Construction Management contract by the City of Hamilton to renovate 50 Main Street East, a 1956 heritage building, updating base building infrastructure and security measures to provide long-term accommodations for the Provincial Offences Administration Office (POA), the Ontario Municipal Board, and the City of Hamilton’s Legal Services & Risk Management Divisions.   Currently vacant, 50 Main Street East provides the City with 112,000 sq ft of space for the aforementioned clients with the remainder of the space being made available to

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