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Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada and Trend Graph - August 2022

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Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada and Trend Graph - August 2022

The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in August 2022. 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.

There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair amount of media coverage. Therefore, people in the industry are on the lookout for when job-site work actually gets underway. And, as showcase projects, they highlight geographically where major construction projects are proceeding.

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 – August 2022
REGION
(East to
West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s
Dollars
000,000s
Quebec    
Caniapiscau Civil/Engineering ion Between KM 507 and 566 of Route 389 (Section 3) (Côte- Nord). * $129
QC-389
Ministère des Transports du Québec
Ontario
Toronto Residential The Verge Condos 450 $86
(3 structures; 17 storeys; 545 units) 1001 the Queensway
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust
Toronto Residential Burke Condos 422 $80
(3 structures; 53 storeys; 501 units) 603 Sherbourne St
Concert Properties
Hornepayne Civil/Engineering Highway 631 – Design Build Minor – Grading, Drainage, Hot Mix Paving and Structures * $59
ON-631
Ministry of Transportation Ontario
Markham Residential Minu Towns 250 $48
(2 structures; 3 storeys; 147 units) Castlemore Ave & York Regional Rd 48
Stateview Homes
Alberta
Edmonton Civil/Engineering Yellowhead Trail – St. Albert Trail to 97 Street * $320
Multiple Locations
City of Edmonton
Athabasca Civil/Engineering Grading, Granular Base Course, Asphalt Concrete Pavement, Street Light Installation and Other Work * $72
Multiple Locations
Albert Transportation
Calgary Civil/Engineering 144 Avenue NW (Sage Hill Drive to 24 Street) * $47
114 Avenue NW between Sage Hill Dr, 24 Street
City of Calgary
British Columbia
Coquitlam Residential Smith & Farrow Condominium Apartment Building – Phase 1 383 $72
(2 structures; 46 storeys; 348 units) 720 Farrow St
Boffo Development Ltd
Surrey Industrial 24 Avenue Industrial Building / Surrey 368 $46
(2 structures; 2 storeys) 18899 24 Avenue
CTA Architecture + Design Group (Owner’s Rep)
TOTALS: 1,873 $959
*A square footage measure does not apply for alteration and engineering work.
Data source and table: Connect – CanaData.
Trend lines of construction starts in Canada – August 2022
Moving totals of the latest 12 months*
(Connect Insight Forecast Figures)
*For example, the July 2021 figure is the sum of the monthly numbers for September 2021 through August 2022.
Data source and chart: Connect Insight – CanaData.

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