Editor’s Note, January 7, 2015
In This Issue:
- 2015 off to great start in construction;
- Four hospice beds under construction at St. Joseph’s in Comox; and
- VIHA building new community care beds, requesting tenders for power upgrades.
2015 Off to Great Start in Construction
This is our first issue of 2015, and we and have details on 22 new building permits for new homes, totaling approximately $5 million in construction values for the residential sector.
Four Hospice Beds Under Construction at St. Joseph’s in Comox
Construction is about to start on a four-bed hospice space at The Views residential care facility at St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Comox, which is expected to open by mid-2015. A building permit has been issued in the amount of $500,000 for this project.
VIHA Building New Community Care Beds, Requesting Tenders for Power Upgrades
VIHA has made an announcement that they have awarded a contract in Campbell River to Park Place Seniors to construct a $9 million addition to the building to accommodate 40 new community-based care beds. VIHA has also issued a tender for hospitals in Tofino, Port Hardy and Port McNeill requesting bids for power upgrades to all three facilities. See our tender section in this issue.
We are off to a great start for new construction for 2015!
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