Winner for Newfoundland health P3

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador has selected the preferred bidder for the long-term care facility in Corner Brook.

Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, has announced that Corner Brook Care Partnership has been selected to design, build, finance and maintain a new long-term care facility that will benefit Corner Brook and Western Newfoundland.

The Corner Brook Care Partnership team is led by Plenary Group, and includes Montgomery Sisam Architects, Marco Services (builder) and G.J. Cahill (service provider).The new facility will include 120 long-term care beds, as well as 15 palliative care beds and 10 rehabilitative care beds. The value of the 30-year contract with Corner Brook Care Partnership is approximately $120m.

Infraworks (Concert Infrastructure, Bird Capital) and Lark Group were the other shortlisted teams.

This new facility marks the beginning of construction on a new Western Memorial Regional Hospital campus in Corner Brook. An RFQ for the new Corner Brook Hospital is expected to be announced before the end of the year.

Meanwhile, Plenary’s joint venture in Australia with the Ferrovial group, Netflow, has been named the preferred bidder for the $1.3bn Western Roads Upgrade P3 in Victoria.

P3 Bulletin will again be reporting live from the Annual CCPPP National Conference in Toronto next week.