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

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

The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in December 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 – December 2022
(East to
Sq. Ft.
New Brunswick        
Saint John Civil/Engineering Irving Pulp & Paper Environmental Treatment Facility * $150
    (1 structure) Mill Rd    
    JD Irving Ltd    
Ottawa Commercial Parliament Welcome Centre (PWC) – Phase 2 * $3,000
    (2 structures; 1 storey) 111 Wellington St    
    Public Service and Procurement Canada    
Toronto Commercial Rogers Centre Renovation – Phase 1+ $300
    (3 structures) 1 Blue Jays Way    
    Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club    
Mississauga Residential Canopy Towers – Phase 1  564 $112
    (2 structures; 34 storeys; 497 units) 5081 Hurontario St    
    Liberty Development Corp    
Calgary Civil/Engineering ENMAX’s No. 01 Substation Replacement 35  $200
    (3 structures; 2 storeys) 890 9 Ave SW    
    ENMAX Corporation    
Leduc Civil/Engineering Queen Elizabeth II and 65th Avenue – Leduc Interchange * $100
    (1 structure) Queen Elizabeth II and 65th Ave    
    City of Leduc    
Calgary Industrial Panattoni – 68th Street Logistics Park, Building 1 & 2 757  $93
    (1 structure; 2 storeys) 9620 68 St SE    
    Panattoni – Western Canada Office    
Calgary Residential Truman North Condos 384  $73
    (1 structure; 6 storeys; 362) 60 Skyview Ranch Dr SE    
    Truman Homes    
Calgary Residential Crown Park Multi-residential Development 300  $60
    (1 structure; 6 stories; 330 units) 2565 Sovereign Cres SW    
    Brookfield Residential Properties Inc    
British Columbia        
North Vancouver Commercial Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre 790 $182
    (1 structure; 2 storeys) 123 23rd St E    
    City of North Vancouver    
TOTALS:     2,890 $4,270
*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 – December 2022
Moving totals of the latest 12 months*
(ConstructConnect Insight Forecast Figures)

*For example, the December 2022 figure is the sum of the monthly numbers for November 2021 through December 2022.
Data source and chart: ConstructConnect Insight – CanaData.

Interactive Visual

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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 – December 2022 – PDF
Construction Project Starts Trend Graph – Canada – December 2022 – PDF

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