ECONOMICAL INSURANCE PARKING GARAGE

Size: 121,632 SF AEC Developments provided Construction Management for a new six-storey parking garage for Economical Insurance. Designed by WalterFedy, the garage, located at Economical’s Riverbend Drive location in Kitchener, will provide 390 parking spaces and 30 bike spaces for staff. The design follows the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)—Access Control, Surveillance, Territorial Reinforcement, and Maintenance. The principles are factored into the design to be visible in many aspects of the site,…

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MIELE CANADA LIMITED

Size: 33,000 SF AEC served as Construction Managers for the complete construction of Miele Canada Limited’s new head office in Vaughan, Ontario. The two-storey facility is Miele’s national administrative headquarters, housing the Germany-based company’s executive, marketing, logistics, and operations departments. The building design accommodates future growth in Canada, and emphasizes the importance of the Canadian operations for Miele’s global strategy. The headquarters also serves as a resource centre for Miele’s nationwide dealer network and technical…

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CSA GROUP HEAD OFFICE

Size: 100,000 SF AEC’s project team implemented the final phase of construction (phases 3A and 3B) at the CSA’s Rexdale office, which included renovations and additions to the facility’s front lobby and reception, offices, boardrooms and adjoining hallways, and the building envelope. A new atrium was created to facilitate interaction and meeting spaces for large group gatherings and events. The curved lobby area was enhanced by a curtain wall and reception desk. This overall building…

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KITCHENER-WILMOT HYDRO EXPANSION

AEC, alongside WalterFedy, was retained by K-W Hydro to provide Construction Management services in the design of an expansion to the existing service centre. The building is a two-storey warehouse space with truck parking, offices, washrooms, and locker rooms for service employees. The addition at the south west corner of the site was converted into the staff entrance. As such, aesthetic design consideration was given to the exterior elevation of this component to make it…

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Manulife Financial Retrofit

Size: 114,000 SF AEC completed an extensive retrofit of Manulife Financial’s new facility at 600 Weber Street in Waterloo, Ontario. Originally factory space, this dated facility needed an entirely new interior to accommodate our customer’s office space requirements. The 114,000 SF space includes executive offices, presentation rooms, open office work environment, public entrance, lobby, full service servery, kitchen, cafeteria, and upgrades to the staff entrance. We provided Construction Management services for this project. One complication…

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Waterloo Region Museum

Size: 45,000 SF In association with Moriyama & Teshima Architects, and WalterFedy engineers, AEC provided Construction Management services for the new Waterloo Region Museum and Visitor Orientation Centre. It is the first and, currently the only, LEED® certified museum in Canada. Our team also simultaneously constructed a 3,350 SF expansion to the Region’s existing Curatorial Centre to accommodate an exhibit design studio, fabrication work shops, exhibit storage, and curator offices. The Centre now measures 35,000…

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