$889 Million Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project Achieves Financial Close

January 30, 2013

On January 29, 2013, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced EGRT Construction had been awarded the $889 million design, build, finance contract for the construction of the Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project, which will connect Coquitlam to Vancouver via Port Moody and Burnaby.

Davis LLP was counsel to EGRT Construction and two of its key subcontractors, SNC-Lavalin Constructors (Pacific) Inc. and SNC-Lavalin Constructors (Western) Inc., with a team that included Doug Buchanan Q.C., Elizabeth Mayer, David Stratton, Q.C., Eric Belli-Bivar, Jonathan Gilhen, Rebecca Hockin, Tijana Gavric, Keely Pegg (articled student), Alyce Harper (articled student) and Jesse Kendall (articled student).

See further information in an announcement by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.


September 2013 update

The transaction has been featured in the "Big Deals" section of the Lexpert Special Law Insert included within the September 2013 issue of Report on Business magazine.