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Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada and Trend Graph - August 2022

Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada and Trend Graph - August 2022

The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in August 2022. Also included is the latest trend graph on starts. This looks at 12-month moving totals of the civil and non-residential building categories in Canada.

There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair amount of media coverage. Therefore, people in the industry are on the lookout for when job-site work actually gets underway. And, as showcase projects, they highlight geographically where major construction projects are proceeding.

Also, total construction activity is comprised of many small and medium-sized projects and a limited number of large developments. But the largest projects, simply by their nature, can dramatically affect total dollar and square footage volumes. In other words, the timing and size of these projects have an exaggerated influence on market forecasts.

Top 10 construction projects of the month – August 2022
(East to
Sq. Ft.
Caniapiscau Civil/Engineering Construction Between KM 507 and 566 of Route 389 (Section 3) (Côte- Nord). * $129
    Ministère des Transports du Québec    
Toronto Residential The Verge Condos 450 $86
    (3 structures; 17 storeys; 545 units) 1001 the Queensway    
    RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust    
Toronto Residential Burke Condos 422 $80
    (3 structures; 53 storeys; 501 units) 603 Sherbourne St    
    Concert Properties    
Hornepayne Civil/Engineering Highway 631 – Design Build Minor – Grading, Drainage, Hot Mix Paving and Structures * $59
    Ministry of Transportation Ontario    
Markham Residential Minu Towns 250 $48
    (2 structures; 3 storeys; 147 units) Castlemore Ave & York Regional Rd 48    
    Stateview Homes    
Edmonton Civil/Engineering Yellowhead Trail – St. Albert Trail to 97 Street * $320
    Multiple Locations    
    City of Edmonton    
Athabasca Civil/Engineering Grading, Granular Base Course, Asphalt Concrete Pavement, Street Light Installation and Other Work * $72
    Multiple Locations    
    Albert Transportation    
Calgary Civil/Engineering 144 Avenue NW (Sage Hill Drive to 24 Street) * $47
    114 Avenue NW between Sage Hill Dr, 24 Street    
    City of Calgary    
British Columbia        
Coquitlam Residential Smith & Farrow Condominium Apartment Building – Phase 1 383 $72
    (2 structures; 46 storeys; 348 units) 720 Farrow St    
    Boffo Development Ltd    
Surrey Industrial 24 Avenue Industrial Building / Surrey 368 $46
    (2 structures; 2 storeys) 18899 24 Avenue    
    CTA Architecture + Design Group (Owner’s Rep)    
TOTALS:     1,873 $959
*A square footage measure does not apply for alteration and engineering work.
Data source and table: ConstructConnect – CanaData.
Trend lines of construction starts in Canada – August 2022
Moving totals of the latest 12 months*
(ConstructConnect Insight Forecast Figures)
*For example, the July 2021 figure is the sum of the monthly numbers for September 2021 through August 2022.
Data source and chart: ConstructConnect Insight – CanaData.

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Please click on the following links to download the PDF versions of this month’s Top 10 and Trend Lines:
Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada – August 2022 – PDF
Construction Project Starts Trend Graph – Canada – August 2022 – PDF

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