Preferred bidder identified for North Island Hospitals P3 Project

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Preferred bidder identified for North Island Hospitals P3 Project

The Ministry of Health of the Government of British Columbia (Canada) has announced that it has awarded the  North Island hospitals PPP project to the consortium Tandem Health Partners.

The team Tandem Health Partners beat out competition from two other teams that were shortlisted in April 2013.

The winning consortium is formed byBalfour Beatty Capital - Canada Inc.Gracorp Capital Advisors Ltd., Connor Clark & Lunn GVest Traditional Infrastructure LP, Graham Design Builders LP, Farmer Construction Ltd., Stantec Inc., and Honeywell International Inc.

John Singleton, QC, the fairness advisor for the competitive selection process, has had full access to every aspect of the evaluation and will prepare an independent opinion regarding fairness of the process.

The North Island Hospitals Project includes a new 95"bed hospital in Campbell River and a new hospital in the Comox Valley with capacity for up to 153 beds. These two state-of-the-art-hospitals will:

  • Provide patient-centred care for Islanders, including First Nations and the elderly
  • Attract and retain health-care professionals
  • Be high-performing, sustainable and energy efficient

The estimated capital cost for the project is of CAD$600 million. All health"care services will continue to be funded by the Province and delivered by Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA). The selected partner will design, build, finance and maintain the new infrastructure to be put in place.

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