Five of the 10 largest construction projects underway in Canada are in the west, according to a May survey published by Daily Commercial News.
The biggest western residential developments are the $100 million, 426-unit Baydo Towers in Saskatoon by Baydo Development Corps.; and Regency Developments Ltd.’s $30 million, 150-unit Holyrood Gardens in Edmonton, a phase one development of what will become a four-building high-rise complex of four towers with a total of 1,200 units.
Also in Edmonton, the $30 million widening of the Yellowhead Trail is the biggest civil engineering contract in Alberta. In Blackfalds, Alberta, the $23 million Backfalds Arena Expansion is listed No. 10 in the top 10 construction projects in the country.
At No. 5 is the $45 million Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada, in Winnipeg, that will cover 86,000 square feet when complete.
The single biggest construction project underway in Canada is a $718 million design-build upgrade to Highway 104 in Nova Scotia, Daily Commercial News reported. In all, the 10 biggest projects total more than $1.7 billion in value.