Ontario Construction News staff writer
The City of Toronto issued a $425 million building permit in November for a massive new influenza vaccine lab.
This is the one of the largest permits of the overall almost $2.2 billion issued in the month. In comparison, the city issued permits valued at $1,054,053,126 million in October.
Here is a more detailed description of the five largest projects by permit value.
$505 million – 11 Centre Ave.
This is an update of a permit originally issued in 2018 for the New Toronto Courthouse, built by EllisDon.
$425 million – 1755 Steeles Ave. W.
This permit is part of an overall $925 million Sanofi Pasteur Limited project to build an influenza manufacturing plant. Last year, the federal government committed $415 million in government funds for the initiative.
$150 million – 261 Queens Quay E.
Developer Hines describes the planned timber structure designed by Danish architect 3XN as “the latest in a global series of modern timber workplaces.”
$100 million – 1 Blue Jays Way
$100 million, 99 Blue Jays Way
These permits are an update of the permits issued earlier for the Rogers Centre modernization. Work is also under-way at the connected Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel.