Ontario Construction News staff writer
Buttcon Ltd. has started construction of Peel Manor, a new senior health and wellness village at 525 Main St. N. in Brampton. The contract has a $115,552,000 value.
Databid.com reports that fencing has been installed around the construction site and play equipment at Murray Street Park has been decommissioned. The park will remain closed but will reopen in the spring of 2020 with an upgraded portion, according to the Brampton Guardian.
The new building will include the following features:
- 77 bed long-term care centre;
- Eight-bed-short-stay unit for overnight respite care;
- Expanded adult day services; and a
- Service hub, which will include community spaces and integrated health and social services.
Once complete, the old building will be removed and replaced with a new revitalized park space. Completion is expected in 2021 and the park in 2022.
DataBid.com says Buttcon won the contract after prequalification, beating out Eastern Construction Company Ltd., Graham Group and Walsh Canada.
Peel Manor has been serving the community since 1898. It started as a house of refuge and is now a long-term home, Peel Region Review reports. The centre is home to 177 people and hosts adult day services and Meals on Wheels for the community.