Shurway is very proud to announce the completion of a major renovation of the historic Royal York Hotel in Toronto. This $22million project saw the conversion of 6 floors of existing rooms into Gold level suites. To accomplish this, 200 existing hotel rooms were converted into 100 new Gold suites. This was achieved by demolishing the existing terracotta tile walls between the suites, providing all new mechanical and electrical services and fitting out the rooms with high quality modern finishes. The new suites are spacious and feature luxury touches for international travelers to Toronto. Also included in the project was the creation of a new Fairmont Gold Lounge. This spacious facility includes floating stone finished fireplace...
Shurway is excited to announce ground-breaking at our new Jiffy self storage facility project in Ajax. This project involves the construction of 130,000SF of self storage and office space including 10 single storey buildings of 55,000SF and one 3 storey building of 75,000SF. The structural steel frame will be clad with curtainwall, prefinished metal panels and precast concrete and aluminum cladding. Site work includes the construction of a new storm water management pond, parking and landscaping. The project will be completed in 2020.
Shurway is proud to announce completion of the new Perkins+Will studio at 110 Yonge Street. Perkins + Will is a an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm of over 2,200 professionals. Completed on a construction management basis, the space prioritizes employee health and wellness, inclusivity, and sustainability. Conceived as a flexible, multi-purpose “living laboratory” that fuels design experimentation and research, it features communal areas to host clients and guests, and an array of open and enclosed spaces to allow staff to choose where, when, and how they work. The project achieved LEED Gold (v.4) and Fitwell certification and opened for business October 1st, 2018.
Following a devastating fire in 2017, Shurway returned to the prestigious club to rebuild the facilities which suffered catastrophic fire, water and weather damage. Shurway’s initial role was to assist the club in recovery while rebuilding plans were completed – temporary power, heat and water were installed and the club was able to be up and running for limited activities shortly after the initial fire. During this time, Shurway undertook detailed planning for the complex rebuild of remaining facilities which commenced on site in the Fall of 2017. Through a construction management process of 4 partial/final occupancies, the facilities of the club were sequentially returned for use by the members, culminating in completion of th...
Shurway has recently completed a $9million project for Heinz Kraft’s new warehouse & distribution Centre in Halton Hills, Ontario. This 500,000SF project was undertaken on a Design Build basis for all tenant improvements and services which included office areas and warehouse space with LED lighting, ESFR sprinklers and in-rack sprinklers, all new power distribution system and panels, battery charging stations with associated power and ventilation systems, summer ventilation system, high end dock equipment, shelters and control panels.
June 19th, 2018 marks the grand opening of Canada’s first Kimpton Hotel. Kimpton is a chain of boutique hotels now owned by Intercontinental Hotel Group. Shurway gutted and converted the former Holiday Inn on Bloor Street and carefully transformed it into the Kimpton branded St. George Hotel. The renovation of this 14 floor building included 188 guest rooms and corridors as well as a new main entrance lobby and dining facilities. The attached article details the hotel brand’s chic reference to the Canadian landscape and the many unique features of this boutique style hotel which include a Teac record player in every room. Read more
Contractor Check is a third party health and safety pre-qualification accreditation program that assesses the health and safety management systems of contractors, and evaluates them based on federal and provincial safety legislation. For our fifth year, Shurway has been granted a Certificate of Accreditation which reflects our continuing commitment to facilitating a safe working environment for our employees, subcontractors, and clients.
Shurway is proud to announce the completion and successful opening of 2 business class airline lounges at Toronto Pearson’s airport. In June 2017, the rebuild of the Terminal 1 International Plaza Premium Lounge was completed. Included in this project was the construction of a temporary lounge during construction. Plaza Premium Group is the pioneer and industry leader in premium airport lounges in over 150 locations worldwide. In July 2017, Shurway also completed the construction of a new Admirals Club lounge in Terminal 3 for American Airlines. American Airlines is the world’s largest airline and opened the world’s first airline lounge in 1939 at New York’s La Guardia airport.
After 38 years, the Omni King Edward Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom is open for business. This historic ballroom was once the epicentre of social life in Toronto, and for good reason. The ornate plaster mouldings, hand painted gold faux finishing, custom millwork, and unbeatable views make this venue a must. Shurway’s $6 million renovation has transformed this space from a diamond in the rough, to one of the most desirable social destinations in this city.
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Construction on the Omni King Edward Crystal Ballroom has begun. Our crew has made great progress on the restoration of this 95 year old ballroom. Only a few more months until this venue is available for booking your social events!