General update:

  • The project has reached level 9, which is approximately 90 feet above Argyle Street and almost half of the structure’s final height.
  • Major deliveries occur within the confines of the fence line.
  • Night security is in effect from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
  • The project site workforce is now approximately 130. This is expected to reach upwards of 300 by the end of summer.
  • To date, 27,000 cubic metres of concrete have been poured and 1,200 tonnes of steel have been constructed.
  • Reinforced concrete at the podium level is complete.
  • Grafton Street has been reinstated for construction use.
  • By approximately mid-August the fence line will extend to its permanent position.
  • Market Street and Sackville will be closed beginning the week of July.

NOTE: Sackville Street will be closed for six weeks.­ Market Street will be closed for a week and a half.

What’s coming up in July:

  • Throughout July, construction will begin on levels 9 and 10 of the office tower; structural steel on levels 7 and 8 of the hotel will be started, in addition to placement of the ballroom ceiling.
  • Glass installation on level 3 of the north tower will begin in July.
  • Ongoing structural steel installation on levels 4-7.
  • Pouring concrete and erecting the supports for the balance of levels 7, 8, 9 and 10.
  • Relocation of the fence line along the site perimeter of Sackville Streets will be carried out sequentially throughout July and August.

Notice to neighbours:

  • Sidewalk closures around construction site are still in effect.
  • Expect daily truck activity and increased noise during construction at street level.
  • Intermittent street closures around the site perimeter for form work removal throughout concrete construction.
  • Market Street, Argyle Street and Prince Street closures to occur before 10:00 am.