Three proponents shortlisted for stadium project

The City’s Stadium Project Request For Qualifications (RFQ) Evaluation Team has finalized its review of submissions and has announced that three proponent teams have been shortlisted to move into the Request For Proposal (RFP) phase of the Stadium Project.

The three shortlisted proponents are:

1. Bouygues Construction Graham Community Partners
2. Clark Builders – Turner Construction
3. PCL Construction Management

The three shortlisted proponents will be invited to participate in the RFP process to design, build and provide partial interim financing of the Stadium Project. This process will begin in July 2013.

The Evaluation Team worked with a contracted Fairness Advisor, P1 Consulting, and used specific criteria in reviewing each proposal including the following categories: Proponent Team, Design Capability and Experience, Construction Capability and Experience & Financial and Financing Information.

“We are extremely pleased with the responses we received from this competition, which includes some of the top stadium designers and construction firms in the business,” said Deputy City Manager & CFO Brent Sjoberg, who is responsible for the project. “The diversity and mix of submissions were very strong and will put us in a great position to move forward to the RFP stage.”


Each of the partners identified on the shortlisted teams are as follows:

Bouygues Construction Graham Community Partners

Bouygues Building Canada – Construction

Graham Design Builders – Construction

Stantec – Prime Consultant / Executive Architect

NBBJ – Design Architect / Interiors

Buro Happold – Design Engineer

Gracorp Capital Advisors – Finance Team Lead

Clark Builders – Turner Construction

Clark Builders – Construction

Turner Construction – Construction

360 Architecture Canada Inc. – Design Lead

Arndt Tkalcic Bengert (“AATB”) – Architect of Record

Hochtief – Finance Team Lead

PCL Construction Management

PCL Construction Management – Construction

HKS – Lead Design and Sports Architect

B&H Architects – Architect of Record

TD Securities – Finance Team Lead