Government & Public-Private Partnerships
A diverse and complex sector requiring experience and transparency
Public sector departments and agencies operate within a diverse and often complex environment. Government and other public sector organizations fulfill disparate roles that include acting as land-use regulators while on other occasions as a significant developer; or acting as landlord and also tenant.
Our government, PPP and public sector experts understand the unique challenges that come with juggling multiple roles and adjusting to shifting priorities of multiple stakeholders. Our public sector clients range from senior levels of government to local municipalities, institutions and agencies.
Learn more about our public sector project and engagement experience, insights and expertise.
Surrey Pretrial Services Centre
Cost estimating, Independent certification, LEED cost analysis, Technical and lifecycle analysis
Surrey Memorial Hospital
Cost estimating, Cost planning, Lifecycle analysis, Lenders’ technical advisory services
Halton Healthcare Services Hospital
cost planning, cost monitoring, lenders' technical advisory
Alberta Schools Alternative Procurement (Phases I, II, III)
Cost planning, Lenders' technical advisory services
Highway 407 East Extension, Phases 1 & 2
Greater Toronto Area, ON
Infrastructure advisory, Independent certification, Tolling independent certification, Construction cost estimating, Tolling independent certification
Municipal portfolio assessment
Town of Port McNeill, BC
Building condition assessments, 10-year capital expenditure forecast, Lifecycle cost estimates, Physical asset management
Fengate Asset Management
Brampton, ON | Oakville, ON | London, ON
Lenders' technical advisory, Building condition assessments, Facilities management
The Royal Ontario Museum
Cost planning, Lender & developer services, Risk assessment reports, Project monitoring.
Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Jewish Community Campus
Cost planning, Lender & developer services, Project monitoring
GO Transit East Durham
Economic advisory & market research, Economic studies, Market feasibility studies
Eglinton-Crosstown Light Rail Transit
Property appraisals, Economic advisory & market research
CLTC Gander & Grand Falls-Windsor
Construction cost analysis, Peer review, Lenders' technical advisory
Gastown Child Care Centre
Pre-bid estimates, Design development estimates, Breakout costing for Passive House requirements
2021 Canadian Cost Guide
Jan 20, 2021
Your guide to better understanding Canadian real estate development and infrastructure construction costs
Modular building construction: Has its time finally come?
Dec 9, 2020
Modular construction is something that forward-thinking governments, investors, manufacturers, developers and builders are looking at, but it is important that it be tempered with a clear understanding of advantages versus constraints, and a proper assessment of opportunities and how to mitigate the risk.
Facilities maintenance 101: How to get the most from your maintenance budget
Oct 20, 2020
If you own infrastructure, you need to maintain it effectively and allocate sufficient funds to do so. The consequences of continually deferring maintenance are serious, will lead to business continuity issues and, at worst, health and safety compromises.
The 7 keys to successful facilities maintenance
Oct 20, 2020
Facilities maintenance is crucial to keeping deferral costs down and preventing premature building failure, and what is most important is to ensure the right maintenance is carried out as effectively and efficiently as possible. In order to achieve success in facilities maintenance, and effectively mitigate risk and improve outcomes, a business should always consider these seven keys.
Infrastructure projects: Managing project feasibility / planning & procurement risk in the new environment
Jun 10, 2020
With infrastructure projects, there are always a multitude of unknown risks and activities that occur during the conceptual development of the project and surround the project feasibility/planning and procurement phases.
Infrastructure projects: Managing project delivery risk in the new environment
Jun 16, 2020
Managing infrastructure project delivery risks in the ‘new environment’ requires an appreciation of current developments and how these changes affect infrastructure projects moving forward. What are the current risks and/or influencing factors? And, how could these be mitigated in the near and long term?
As good as gold: opportunities for institutions to extract land value through strategic redevelopment
Jan 28, 2019
As land values climb and structures wear out, rather than simply selling their property and bidding goodbye to their buildings and land forever, more and more institutional administrators and boards would like to determine whether a redevelopment partnership may be possible to safeguard their future.
Three questions to keep in mind when securing a commercial appraisal
Nov 29, 2018
Having a reliable, top quality commercial appraisal puts power in your hands. It clarifies and enhances information, reduces risk and ultimately contributes to successfully completing a wide range of real estate transactions. When renewing a mortgage on a property for example, with a timely, accurate appraisal in hand, a borrower can negotiate with a variety of lenders for the best financing terms.
Contact a qualified expert
Our multi-disciplinary team of professionals brings a wealth of industry experience and unparalleled data-driven insights, providing the clarity you need to make informed decisions.
Minimize risk and enhance control measures on infrastructure projects with impartial expert advice.
Get an accurate and independent understanding of the value of your commercial property or nationwide portfolio.
Cost estimating & pro formas
Set realistic budget and development scenario expectations and maintain them.
We have been hired on behalf of all parties – including government, lawyers and property owners, and are able to back-up our appraisals with expert reports and testimony during negotiations or in the case of arbitration or litigation.
Asset and facilities management
Understand the current state of your facilities and their maintenance practices so you can make asset and operation decisions.
Get an accurate and independent understanding of the value of your property or nationwide portfolio.
Property tax assessments & appeals
Understand the valuation parameters, legislation and tax policy that drive your property’s assessment and tax liability.