Three bids for PanAm venues
Three groups Bird Turner Stadium Company, Ontario Sports Solutions and United Sports are competing to win the contract. The venues include:
- the City of Hamilton's soccer stadium, the host venue of the soccer competition;
- the Town of Milton's velodrome, the host venue of the track cycling competition;
- York University's stadium, which will be used for athletics competitions; and
- The City of Toronto's tracks at the Toronto Track and Field Centre, Birchmount Park Stadium and Centennial Park Stadium, which will be used as warm-up and training facilities during the Games.
Over the next few months, Infrastructure Ontario will evaluate the bidders' proposals based on criteria set out in the request for proposals issued in September 2011.
The successful project team will be selected and announced in late summer 2012. Construction on the venues is expected to begin in late 2012/early 2013 and be completed in 2014. The contract value will be announced publicly following financial close.