Somerville In The News

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The Bentway makes magic in a hostile urban space beneath the Gardiner - January 5 2017

Somerville Construction is extremely proud to be part of the team currently working on The Bentway which saw the new skating trail open to the public January 6th, 2018. Somerville has, since the summer of 2017, installed new IPE decking for the future events stage, is currently completing interior finishes to washroom, maintenance and Zamboni facilities, and will be installing miscellaneous metal finishing throughout the site over the coming months.


Eva's Phoenix Wins Canadian Green Building Award 'Best Interior Design' - Fall 2017

Eva's Phoenix transforms 3810m2 of a 1930s heritage-designated municipal waterworks into a 50-bed transitional housing, education, and skills training centre for 16- to 24-year olds actively transitioning out of homelessness. 


Bellevue Square Park Revitalization - October 1, 2017

Somerville Construction is currently working on the exciting revitalization of Bellevue Square Park in Kensington Market, Toronto. Designed by Planning Partnership and Forrec the new park will introduce a splash pad, washroom pavilion, children’s playground, adult workout furniture, and many areas for local residents to socialize and relax. We are excited to see the park nearing completion.


These Toronto pups can’t get enough of Berczy Park’s new dog fountain - Toronto Life - July 7, 2017

Toronto’s dog lovers and their pet pooches have fallen hard for the new canine-covered fountain at St. Lawrence’s recently renovated Berczy Park. Despite some skateboard-inflicted damage to the porcelain paw of a golden retriever, humans and animals alike have been enjoying posing next to and playing in the water. Here, some of the best pics of Berczy’s furry visitors.

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Berczy Park Opens - June 28, 2017

We are proud to have been part of the team that brought the Berczy Park redevelopment to life. Mayor Tory and Councillor Pam McConnell officiated the grand opening on June 28th, 2017. Thank you to Claude Cormier & Associates for the incredible design and to our many construction partners who helped us build this beautiful park.


A place for everyone and their dog - The Globe and Mail - June 16 2017

The dogs are staring up at a bone. As they do – a pug, a boxer, a beagle – they're spitting jets of water into a fountain. But wait: one of the big dogs, maybe a St. Bernard, has two children riding on its back.

The children are real, and so are the crowds of people on the hills nearby, but the dogs are hand-painted sculptures – all part of the newly renovated Berczy Park near Church and Front Streets.


David MacLeod Joins Somerville Construction - January 1, 2017

Somerville Construction is pleased to announce that David MacLeod has joined the firm as a new partner and will provide consulting and project management practice as a new service of the company. David has over 25 years experience in development, urban planning and growth management. David is currently assisting a number of clients in developing new residential, commercial and industrial projects across the Greater Toronto Area.