McGill University Health Centre Acquires 5252 de Maisonneuve West
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has completed the acquisition of the 5252 boulevard de Maisonneuve West property from Compagnie d’assurance Standard Life du Canada. The transaction, authorized by the Ministry of Health and Social Services and the Treasury Board, includes the purchase of the land and building located at 5252 boulevard de Maisonneuve West, adjacent to the Glen Site, at a cost of 13,500,000 dollars.
The building is strategically located to improve the MUHC’s urban integration into the neighborhood, as recommended by the Office de consultation publique de Montréal’s (OCPM) in 2005, as well as to complement the Glen Site facility. In the fall, the MUHC’s planning department will move to 5252 de Maisonneuve in order to facilitate interaction with the teams on-site. The building will continue to accommodate its current leasehold clients and will become an additional asset for the development of complimentary activities at the Glen.
About the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) One of the world’s foremost academic health centres, the MUHC offers exceptional and integrated patient-centric care, research teaching and technology assessment. Highly committed to the continuum of care in its community and affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University, The Montreal Children's Hospital, the Montreal General Hospital, the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Montreal Neurological Hospital, the Montreal Chest Institute and the Lachine Hospital of the MUHC value multidisciplinary service throughout the lifespan, innovative technologies and practices, strategic partnerships and leadership in knowledge transfer. The MUHC is currently carrying out a $2.355-billion Redevelopment Project on three sites—the Montreal General Hospital, the Glen site and the Lachine Hospital—designed to provide healthcare professionals with an effective environment in which to ensure patients and their families benefit from The Best Care for Life. The campuses are also anchored in best sustainable-development practices, including LEED® and BOMA BESt guidelines. www.muhc.ca www.muhc.ca/construction