$67M contract awarded to expand Sheridan College
October 20, 2014 by STAFF REPORT
Sheridan College and Infrastructure Ontario have awarded a $67.3-million contract to Sheridan Creative Partnership to design, build and finance the expansion of the Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga, Ont.
The 220,000-sq.ft. facility will be designed to LEED Silver standards and accommodate up to 3,200 additional full-time students.
Other highlights include space for faculty and administrative offices, 31 new classrooms, 29 new studios, labs and production spaces, and a creative campus complex that consists of:
- A central learning and collaborative meeting space known as the Creativity Commons
- Research and leadership centres, such as the Institute for Creativity
- A gallery space to showcase student creativity and innovation
The project is expected to create a significant amount of jobs in the construction sector, with about 120 workers expected on-site each day at the peak of activity.
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