PM-Toronto FC Academy

Toronto FC Academy

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The Project

The Toronto FC Academy and Training Facility is a $21M initiative that comprises an eight field campus, field house and residences.

Highlights

The project included a 45,000 square foot LEED eligible training facility with the following features:

  • 10 dressing rooms
  • 4,500 square foot strength and conditioning room
  • Hydrotherapy & lap pools
  • Multiple therapy and medical rooms
  • Management offices
  • Meeting and conference facilities
  • Academy residences
  • State-of-the-art audio visual systems

Our Role

Engaged by the client during the concept stages of the facility’s design we were able to provide the following services:

  • Assembled a strong consultant team dedicated to the design of athletic facilities
  • Coordinated with the Parc Downsview Park development team to seamlessly integrate the TFC Academy into the Downsview Sports Complex
  • Coordinated MLSE requirements into the base building design and construction
  • Managed stakeholder’s expectations to achieve optimal balance between budgetary constraints and the users’ experience
  • Assisted the client in lease negotiations

Our Key Accomplishments

  • Negotiated $200,000 in savings on the procurement of a seasonal air inflated structure
  • Took an active approach in providing design solutions to complement the work of the appointed consultants
  • Achieved a 1 year project delivery program by developing a phased project delivery schedule with sequential procurement and clear milestones
  • Programming including tours of existing professional training facilities to ensure the design of a world class training facility
  • Took an active approach in providing design solutions to complement the work of the appointed consultants
  • Provided conceptual design and budgeting for site naming rights program to optimize title sponsor revenues