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EllisDon selected for Kamloops Patient Care Tower

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

EllisDon Infrastructure has been selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, and maintain a new Patient Care Tower at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C.

EllisDon Infrastructure will design, build and partially finance the Patient Care Tower project, as well as maintain it for a 30-year period.

“We are very excited to have been selected to build the new Patient Care Tower at Royal Inland Hospital,” said Ben Deeley, vice president at EllisDon Capital. “We look forward to strengthening our relationship with Interior Health and providing residents of Kamloops and the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap region with a much-needed modernized facility and improved healthcare.”

The project will be completed in two phases and will consist of the new Patient Care Tower as well as significant renovations to the existing emergency department, pediatrics, post-anaesthetic recovery unit and the morgue. The new Patient Care Tower will be designed and constructed to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification, helping to create a healthy and healing patient environment and workplace.

Members of EllisDon Infrastructure include:

  • Respondent team lead: EllisDon Capital Inc.
  • Equity providers: EllisDon Capital Inc.
  • Design-Builder: EllisDon Infrastructure
  • Architect: Parkin Architects Ltd./Kasian Architects
  • Service Provider: EllisDon Facility Services Inc.

The $417.2-million project will be funded by the Ministry of Health and Interior Health, the Thompson Regional Hospital District and the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation.

“This project will help to modernize Royal Inland Hospital, and will improve patient care for residents of the entire region,” said Doug Cochrane, Interior Health board chair.

Construction on the new tower is slated for completion by early 2022 and renovations by 2024.

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