The request for proposals stage has now closed for six shortlisted companies to submit their bids to build and finance the Casey House facility replacement project in Toronto, Canada.
The companies shortlisted in December 2013 were:
The request for proposals, issued in February 2014, outlined the project's approved scope for six pre-qualified bidders to base their proposals and cost estimates. Over the next few months, the proposals will be evaluated by Infrastructure Ontario and Casey House. The successful bidder and cost of the project will be announced following financial close. Construction is expected to begin shortly after.
The replacement project will provide more efficient, seamless care by consolidating all programs and services under one roof. It involves renovating an existing heritage property at 571 Jarvis St. and incorporating a new 48,000-square-foot facility that will be built at 119 Isabella St. The new facility will feature:
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.