Ledcor projects earn finalist nominations for Urban Land Institute’s 2017 Uli Global Award
By On-Site MagazineConstruction
Two Ledcor Group of Companies projects have earned finalist nominations for the Urban Land Institute’s 2017 ULI Globe Awards for Excellence – Marine Gateway, Vancouver; and West Don Lands, Toronto.
“We are honoured to have worked for clients who envisioned these exemplary projects,” said Peter Hrdlitschka, president, Ledcor Construction. “Marine Gateway and West Don Lands are world-class developments that were built to enrich local communities. The collaboration and teamwork between developers, designers, and other members of the project team were remarkable on both of these multifaceted projects.”
Ledcor congratulates the entire Marine Gateway team including nominees PCI Developments Corp., and designers Perkins+Will Canada Architects. This LEED Gold mixed-use development is situated directly adjacent to Vancouver’s rapid transit line and combines 820,000 square feet of residential condominiums, rental housing, an office building, retail and public space, creating a new neighbourhood centre. Perkins+Will was also recently awarded the CaGBC’s 2017 Canadian Green Building Award for Marine Gateway.
The West Don Lands project team is also to be congratulated, including the following nominees: Master Developer: Waterfront Toronto; Developers: Urban Capital [River City], DREAM Unlimited, Kilmer Group [Canary District], Toronto Community Housing; Public Realm Designers: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc., PFS Studio with The Planning Partnership and &Co., Claude Cormier & Associates, NAK Design Strategies; Architectural Design – River City: Saucier & Perrotte, ZAS Architects; Architectural Design – Canary District: architectsAlliance, KPMB Architects, Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects, Daoust Lestage, MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects, Design/Builder – Canary District: EllisDon Inc., Ledcor Group. The 32 hectare (80 acre) site was transformed from former industrial lands into a sustainable, mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly, riverside community.