Our Client: EllisDon Construction / University of Toronto

Project Snapshot

The Goldring Centre for High Performance Sports, part of the Toronto Varsity Centre athletic facilities campus, will bring together top researchers, graduate students, sport scientists, athletic therapists, coaches, and athletes to create Canada’s newest leading Sport Institute. The $38.5 million, four-storey sports complex will house research and teaching labs, a strength and conditioning centre, a state-of-the-art sport medicine clinic and a 2,000-seat basketball and volleyball field house.
The facility:

  • Meets Toronto Green Development Standard.
  • ASHRAE energy efficient design of new buildings.
  • Complete emergency power back-up system.
  • Addressable single-stage fire alarm system.

Construction Cost

Overall: $60 million

Electrical: $5.4 million


Completed on time and on budget

Contribution to Success

The Birnie Electric team’s creative construction solutions, gained from over 30 years of experience, provided special value to EllisDon Construction and the University of Toronto from the design phase to project delivery. Our staff’s exceptional team effort continued to uphold our reputation and record of completing projects on time and with budget.

Client References

Tim Smith
Vice President
Office: 905-896-8900
E-mail: tsmith@ellisdon.com

University of Toronto
Kelly Lam
Project Manager
Office: 416-978-7183
E-mail: kellywy.lam@utoronto.ca

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