Construction intentions flat in June

Pouring the foundation of a new building at Lansdowne Park was the largest construction project initiated last month, according to municipal records.

The combined value of construction permits issued by the city last month was $196.5 million, identical to June 2012. In the same time period, the number of issued permits jumped to 903, from 848.

Local construction activity is roughly on par with levels recorded last year. During the first six months of 2013, the city issued permits for projects worth a combined $1.02 billion, down from $1.03 billion a year earlier.

Other major projects from last month included a $13 million residential building project, and $6 million in interior alterations to a building related to the city's O-Train line.

The top permits by value were:

 

Lansdowne Park

(1015 Bank St.)

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Footings, foundation and columns for building one - Lansdowne (partial permit)

Value: $34,087,959

 

140 Den Haag Dr.

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Construct an eight-storey, 74 unit apartment building.

Value: $13,200,000

 

Walkley Road O-Train yard

(3101 Albion Rd. N.)

Contractor: EllisDon

Description: Interior alterations in a one-storey maintenance building and in an existing oil interceptor building

Value: $6,000,000

 

Performance Court

(150 Elgin St.)

Contractor: PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

Description: Interior alterations to the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th floors of a 21-storey office building.

Value: $4,595,167

 

The Athletic Club

(19 Frank Nighbor Pl.)

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Construct foundation for a two-storey athletic facility including below grade plumbing at building only. (Partial permit not including foundation.)

Value: $2,737,114

 

90 Prestige Cir.

Contractor: Brigil Construction

Description: Apartment. Partial permit – foundation only

Value: $2,000,000

 

100 Prestige Cir.

Contractor: Brigil Construction

Description: Apartment. Partial permit – foundation only.

Value: $2,000,000

 

LeBreton Flats Phase 3

(300 Lett St.)

Contractor: Claridge Homes

Description: Construct the foundation and superstructure for an eight-storey apartment building.

Value: $2,000,000

 

Capital Memorial Gardens Cemetery

(3700 Prince of Wales Dr.)

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Construct a one-storey addition to the side of a one-storey mausoleum.

Value: $1,888,274

 

290 West Hunt Club Rd.

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Construct a one-storey mercantile shell building.

Value: $1,203,640

 

Milestones

(435 Kanata Ave.)

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Construct a one-storey restaurant.

Value: $1,110,487

 

CIBC

(5349 Fernbank Rd.)

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Construct a one-storey bank.

Value: $1,021,950

 

Union of Canada Building

 

325 Dalhousie St.

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Removal of exterior precast panels and glazing, all interior partitioning and mechanical equipment.

Value: $1,000,000