Casey House and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has signed a fixed-price contract with Bird Construction, to build and finance the Casey House facility replacement project in Toronto, Canada.The firm beat out competition form other 5 shortlisted teams:
The Facility Replacement Project will provide more efficient, seamless HIV/AIDS health care by allowing for a new day health program and consolidating all current programs and services under one roof. This 58,000-square-foot project involves renovating an existing heritage property and the construction of a new facility. The new facility will accommodate:
The contract commits Bird Construction to build and finance the Casey House facility redevelopment project for CAD$32 million, which will be paid out when construction is completed in late 2016.
Casey House was Canada's first stand-alone treatment facility for people with HIV/AIDS when it opened in 1988. It is a specialty HIV/AIDS care facility that also offers community programming, including home care and outreach programs.