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Partnering with Industry Symposium (PWIS)

Partnering with Industry Symposium

For 20 years, The City of Calgary has partnered with the Alberta Roadbuilders & Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA) to present the annual Partnering with Industry Symposium (PWIS). 

Annual Industry Event

This event brings municipal government together with public partners to discuss upcoming plans, and share information on future capital program budgets, upcoming projects, emerging trends, opportunities and challenges.

2021 Upcoming Capital Investments and Procurement Opportunities

In lieu of the annual symposium and recognizing that the information shared between The City of Calgary and industry is invaluable, capital investment and procurement information has been made available for industry on this page. Public partners that typically present at the symposium have also been invited to share their information here. 

Capital Investment by Citizen Priorities

A City that moves

A city that moves

Calgary’s transportation network offers a variety of convenient, affordable, accessible and efficient transportation choices. It supports the safe and quick movement of people and goods throughout the city, and provides services enabling Calgarians and businesses to benefit from connectivity within the city, throughout the region, and around the globe.

 

Transportation Infrastructure 

Estimated Dollar Value: $130M

​Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated timeframe to market
Construction Eau Claire Flood Barrier & Promenade* Closes March 16, 2021
Construction Roadside Naturalization Pilot Closes March 23, 2021
​​Construction Anderson Road S.W. & Macleod Trail Pedestrian Bridge* Q1 2021
​Construction John Laurie Boulevard N.W. Restoration & Reconstruction Q1 2021
Construction Stoney Trail & 11 Street N.E. Interchange ​Q1 2021
​Construction 52 St. East BRT* ​Q1/Q2 2021
​Construction 11 St. S.W. Bike Lanes Q2 2021
​Construction 12 Ave S.W. Bike Lanes Q2 2021
​Construction 144 Ave N.W. at West Nose Creek Q2 2021
Construction Series of Road Safety Improvements ​Q2 2021
Construction 19 Ave S.E. Bike Lanes Q2 2021
​Construction 28 St. S.E.  Bike Lanes Q2 2021
​Construction Bridgeland (1 St. N.E.) Main Streets ​Q3/Q4 2021
Construction Marda Loop (33 Ave S.W.) Main Streets Q3/Q4 2021
​Construction Stoney Trail & 80 Avenue N.E. Flyover Q4 2021

* indicates that the project is dependent on Municipal Stimulus Program funding

Green Line

Estimated Dollar Value: TBC

​Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated timeframe to market
Construction Green Line Enabling Works Package 043 Chemtron/South Hill Roadworks and Utilities Q1 2021

Roads

Estimated Dollar Value: $35M

​Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated timeframe to market
​Construction 5 Avenue S.W. Flyover* Q1 2021
Construction New Paving Projects (up to 7)* Q1/Q2 2021
Construction Scollen Bridge Q2 2021
Construction 16 Avenue N.W. over Crowchild Trail Bridge Rehabilitation Closes March 31, 2021

* indicates that the project is dependent on Municipal Stimulus Program funding

A healthy and green city

A healthy and green city

Calgary is a leader in caring about the health of the environment and promotes resilient neighbourhoods where residents connect with one another and can live active, healthy lifestyles.

 

Recreation Opportunities

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
Construction Max Bell Service Cycle $12M 2021
Consulting & Construction 2 Service Cycle Projects $10M 2022

Parks & Open Spaces

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
​RFP Construction Landscape Maintenance $5M Q1 2021

Stormwater Management

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
​Construction Highfield Stormwater Quality Retrofit Pond $3M 2021
​Construction Priddis Slough Outfall and Connector $9M 2021
​Construction North Calgary Community Drainage Improvement $37M 2021
​Construction Seton Storm Trunk $15M 2021
​Construction Providence Drainage $16M 2021
​Construction 144 Ave N Storm Trunk $14M 2021
​Construction Tuxedo Community Drainage Improvement* $13.4M 2021
​Construction Downtown Barrier $17M 2021
​Construction Upper Plateau $50M 2021
​Construction Sunnyside Flood Barrier $20-30M 2022
​Construction Hanson Ranch Storm Pond Upgrade $6M 2022
​Construction North West Inner City Drainage* $27M 2021

* indicates that the project is dependent on Municipal Stimulus Program funding

Urban Forestry

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
Construction City-wide Tree Water Services $1.5M Q1 2021
​RFPs Construction Sustainable Tree Infrastructure Pilots $300K 2021-2022

Waste & Recycling

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
​Consulting & Construction Active Landfill Cell Design & Capping $11.3M 2021
​Consulting & Construction Stormwater Management $3M 2021
​Consulting & Construction Landfill Facility Improvement $6.8M 2021
​Consulting & Construction Landfill Gas Expansion $3.5M 2021
​Consulting & Construction Leachate Management $0.6M 2021
​Consulting & Construction Active Landfill Cell Design & Capping $3.6M 2022
​Consulting & Construction Stormwater Management $0.9M 2022
​Consulting & Construction Landfill Facility Improvement $11M 2022
​Consulting & Construction Landfill Gas Expansion $7.1M 2022
​Consulting & Construction Leachate Management $0.3M 2022

Wastewater Collection & Treatment

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
Construction Fish Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant: Electrical Upgrades $25M 2021
​Construction Fish Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant: Headworks and primaries odor control $8M 2021
​Construction Fish Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant: Diversion structure mixing $4M 2021
​Construction Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant $2.5M 2021
​Construction Shepard - Process improvements $1.5M 2021
​Construction McKenzie Siphon $5M 2021
​Construction Shepard Lagoon Upgrade $3M 2021
​Construction Glacier Ridge West Basin $9.7M 2021
​Construction Bonnybrook Wastewater Treatment Plant: Lab Admin Building and Space Planning $60M 2021
​Construction Bonnybrook Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion – Digester Phase 2 $22M 2021

Water Treatment & Supply

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
Construction Bearspaw Raw II Pump Station $13.2M 2021
​Construction Bearspaw North Feedermain Pump Station 12 $2.9M 2021
​Construction 210 Ave Pump Station $13.7M 2021

A prosperous city

A prosperous city

Calgary continues to grow as a magnet for talent, a place where there is opportunity for all, and strives to be the best place in Canada to start and grow a business.

The private sector executes the vision and brings together the consultants and trades to take on new projects. The City is also leveraging land through our most recent land sales to non-profit organizations. Those non-profits may be looking for partners to help them build in the next two years, as well.

Calgary Housing Company

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
Consulting Consulting Structural Stimulus 1* $18K Q1 2021
​Consulting Consulting Structural Stimulus 2* $70K Q1 2021
​Construction Electrical Stimulus* $167K Q1 2021
​Construction General Reno Stimulus 1* $108K Q1 2021
​Consulting MAN2 - M&E Consulting* $130K Q1 2021
​Construction General Contracting – Stimulus – East Village* $1.2M Q1 2021
​Consulting TX1 – Mechanical Consulting* $40K Q1 2021
​Construction Rundle Demolition* $1.1M Q1 2021
​Construction Contractor – Rundle Manor Redevelopment* $32M Q2 2021
​Construction Sidewalks, Asphalt, Retaining Walls, Fencing $4.M Q2-Q3 2021
​Construction General Contractor Work $4.1M Q2-Q3 2021
​Construction Mechanical Construction $3.3M Q2-Q3 2021
​Construction Roofing Work & Exterior Painting $1.6M Q2-Q3 2021
​Construction Envelope Construction $1.5M Q2-Q3 2021
​Construction Electrical Work $890K Q2-Q3 2021
​Construction General Interior Renovations  $1M Q2-Q3 2021
​Construction Elevator Work $350K Q2-Q3 2021
​Construction Mold Contractor, Fall Arrest, Site Drainage Work $150K Q2-Q3 2021
​Construction Utilities Consulting & Construction $85K Q2-Q3 2021

* indicates that the project is dependent on Municipal Stimulus Program funding

Real Estate & Development Services

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
​Consulting – Detailed Engineering Design Midfield Heights TBC Q3/Q4 2021

A city of safe and inspiring neighbourhoods

A city of safe and inspiring neighbourhoods

Every Calgarian lives in a safe, mixed and inclusive neighbourhood, and has the right and opportunity to participate in civic life. All neighbourhoods are desirable and have equitable public investments.

Parks

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
​Construction Shaw Millennium Park Upgrades* $500K Q1 2021
​Construction Chinese Market Gardens* $1.5M Q1 2021
​Construction Irrigation Upgrades – Various Locations* $700K Q1 2021
​Construction Playgrounds – Various Locations* $2.5M Q1 2021
​Construction Parking Lots – Various Locations* $1.2M Q1 2021
​Construction Riley Park Upgrades* $500K Q2 2021

* indicates that the project is dependent on Municipal Stimulus Program funding

Facility Management

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
​Construction Acadia Aquatics Lifecycle $500K Q1 2021
​Construction - RFQ Animal Services Bylaw $1.2M Q1 2021
​Construction - RFQ Armour Block Stair $50K Q1 2021
​Construction Management RFP Calgary Public Building* $5M Q1 2021
​Construction - RFQ CBS Demolition Project $300K Q1 2021
​Construction RFP CFD Station 8 TBC Q1 2021
​Construction – RFP Control Renovation TBC Q1 2021
​Consulting - RFP Cornerstone Multi-Services $1.2M Q1 2021
​Construction - RFP Cornerstone Multi-Services – Construction Management TBC Q1 2021
​Consulting - RFSO Pumphouse TBC Q1 2021
​Construction - RFSO RFSO for Construction Managers for the delivery of Projects associated to Asset Sustainment Program(s) TBC Q1 2021
​Construction Saddle Ridge Salt Structure $1.5M Q1 2021
​Construction - RFQ Southland Indoor AHU Replacement Upgrade $1.6M Q1 2021
​Construction - RFQ Spring Gardens South OWC Demolition $1M Q1 2021
​Construction - RFQ Spyhill Security and Lighting Upgrade $350K Q1 2021
​Construction - RFQ Station 14 $2M Q1 2021
​Construction - RFQ Spring Gardens Washrooms Upgrade $400K Q1-Q2 2021
​Construction - RFQ Canyon Meadows 2021 Renovation $750K Q2 2021
​Construction - RFQ Municipal Building Security Renewal TBC Q2 2021
​Construction - RFQ NW Travellers* $4M Q2 2021
​Construction – RFP Ralph Klein Park Glulam TBC Q2 2021
​Construction - RFP Varsity Multi Services Redevelopment $25M Q2-Q3 2021
​Consulting - RFSO Coordinating Registered Professional TBC Q3 2021

* indicates that the project is dependent on Municipal Stimulus Program funding

Capital Investment by Industry Partner

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation

Procurement Opportunities: Calgary Municipal Land Corporation

Consulting / Construction Project Estimated Budget Estimated Timeframe to Market (e.g. Q1/Q2 2021)
Construction  BMO Centre Expansion $300M Q1 2021 
Construction East Lake Hill Redevelopment $6M  Q2 2021 
Construction  17th Avenue Stampede Crossing $20M Q1 / Q2 2021 
Consulting & Construction Calgary Event Centre $350M  Consultants: ongoingPhased construction: Q2 2021Bulk of tender packages: Q3 2021
Consulting (Procurement) Arts Commons Transformation  CONSULTING ($0-500K):Cost Consulting; A/V Consulting; Geotechnical; Other Specialty Consultants (various)CONSULTING (>$500K):Acoustic; Prime Design (incl. Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Landscape, and others)CONTRACTING ($0-500k):Construction Management Pre-Construction Services DESIGN PHASES:Pre-Design through Design Development (Q1 2021 through Q2 2022). Onboarding of consultants will be sequenced early in 2021 with some procurement later in 2021 (TBD)CONSTRUCTION PHASE:TBD
Consulting & Construction Fort Calgary New Museum CONSULTING (<500K):Cost Consulting; Surveying; Environmental; Commissioning AgentCONTRACTING:$18M Construction Hard Costs (various contracts under current CM Contract) Q2 2022 (Estimate only; pending funding for construction phase)
Construction  East Village Phase 3 FAC (6th Ave and 4th St) $780K Q2 2021
Construction  East Village Phase 6 FAC (6th St) $275K Q2 2022

City of Airdrie

City of Airdrie

Procurement Opportunities: The City of Airdrie

Consulting / Construction Project Estimated Budget Estimated Timeframe to Market (e.g. Q1/Q2 2021)
Construction  QEII - 40th Avenue Interchange $65M Q1 2021-2023
Construction East Lake Hill Redevelopment $365K Q2 2021 
Construction  Downtown Core Infrastructure Rehab $4.7M Q2 2021 
Construction Sewer Collection System Rehabilitation $1.1M  Q2 2021
Construction Watermain Replacement $592K  Q2 2021
Construction Roadway Rehabilitation $4.1M Q2-Q3 2021
Functional Design  Salt Storage Facility $50M 2022
Construction  Library and Multi-use Facility  $44.2M 2022
Construction GP - South Parking Lot Toplift $1.4M 2022 
Design & Construction Chinook Winds Park Site Development $2.3M 2023

The Calgary Airport Authority

The Calgary Airport Authority

Procurement Opportunities: The Calgary Airport Authority

Consulting / Construction Capital Project Estimated Dollar Value Estimated timeframe to market
Consulting & Construction 2021 Pavement Restoration $8M Construction Q1-Q2 2021 
Consulting Runway 17R-35L Restoration $1M Construction Q1 2021 
Construction  Runway 17R-35L Restoration   $100M Construction Q3 2021
Consulting & Construction Road Improvements $2.7M Construction Q1-Q2 2021
Consulting Roof Replacement $60K Q1 2021
Construction Roof Replacement $750k Q2 2021
Consulting Mechanical Restoration $60K Q2 2021
Construction  Mechanical Restoration $1.2M Q2 2021
Consulting Retail Program $20K Q1 2021
Construction Retail Program $900K Q2 2021
Consulting Fire Sprinkler Protection System Restoration $1.0M Q1 2021
Consulting Ponds Rehabilitation $100K Q1 2021
Construction Ponds Rehabilitation $200K Q2 2021

University of Calgary

University of Calgary

Procurement Opportunities: University of Calgary

Consulting / Construction Project Estimated Budget Estimated Timeframe to Market (e.g. Q1/Q2 2021)
Design Bid -Build Infrastructure Maintenance Program (IMP) $22.45M  Q1-Q4 2021
Consultant/Construction Utility Reduction Program (URPr Grant) $19.3M  Q2 2021 
Design Bid -Build Capital & Minor Projects  $20M Q1-Q4 2021 

Alberta Health Services

Alberta Health Services

Alberta Health Services undertakes an average of 600-700 design and construction projects across the province with an annual value ranging between $200M-$300M. Opportunities are posted via BuildWorks.

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