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Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada and Trend Graph - January 2024

Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada and Trend Graph - January 2024

The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in January 2024. 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.

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 – January 2024
(East to
Sq. Ft.
Candia Industrial Pharmascience Facilities Expansion and Renovation in Candiac 34 $120
    (3 structures; 2 storeys) 100, boul de l’Industrie    
    Pharmascience Inc    
Toronto Commercial Warden Station Redevelopment * $627
    (4 structures; 4 storeys) 701 Warden Ave    
    Toronto Transit Commission    
Toronto Residential The Rekai Centres Cherry Place – Construction Partner 300 $130
    (3 structures; 14 storeys; 348 units) 55 Eastern Ave    
    The Rekai Centres/Turner & Townsend    
Toronto Residential Elm St Mixed-Use Tower 541 $121
    (3 structures; 68 storeys; 819 units) 8 Elm St    
    Capital Developments Ltd    
Oshawa Commercial RFP Construction Management at Risk – Bowmanville Expansion Project * $100
    (1 structures) multiple locations    
Ottawa Residential Parkside at Arcadia – Stage 6 – Townhouses 434 $97
    (2 structures; 3 storeys; 268 units) 8415 Campeau Dr    
    Minto Developments Inc    
Kitchener Commercial RFP D/B – Integrated Project Delivery – Indoor Recreation Complex at RBJ Schlegel Park 187 $90
    (2 structures) 1664 Huron Rd    
    City of Kitchener    
Toronto Residential Valhalla Village Residential Development – Phase One 333 $75
    (4 structures; 29 storeys; 390 units) 300 The East Mall    
    KingSett Capital    
Toronto Residential Yorkville Avenue Residential, Commercial Building 309 $70
    (3 structures; 31 storeys; 66 units) 138 Yorkville Ave    
    Cityzen Development Group/First Capital Realty Inc/Greybrook Capital    
British Columbia        
Surrey Residential Hartley Apartment Buildings 254 $61
    (2 structures; 6 storeys; 300 units) 10458-10508 138A St, 10463-10505 139 St    
    Port Communities    
TOTALS:     2,392 $1,491
*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 – January 2024
Moving totals of the latest 12 months*
(ConstructConnect Insight Forecast Figures)
*For example, the January 2024 figure is the sum of the monthly numbers for February 2023 through January 2024.
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 – January 2024 – PDF
Construction Project Starts Trend Graph – Canada – January 2024 – PDF

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