Ontario Construction News staff writer
Amico is a development and infrastructure company with deep roots in Ontario stemming back to 1987.
The company has a strong and growing presence in Mississauga with an ongoing contribution and dedicated commitment to improving Mississauga and GTA transit and road and highway infrastructure, creating hundreds of job opportunities in the area, with the Highway 401 expansion project, the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project and, most recently, the newly awarded Queen Elizabeth Way Cawthra project.
Additionally, Amico is currently working in the surrounding community on the York Region Transit Terminal and Underpass Extension in Vaughan, Amica retirement homes at the Balmoral Club Retirement in Toronto, Glen Abbey in Oakville and Northshore Retirement in Burlington, the 42 Mill St., Mills Landing and McGibbon condominium development projects in Georgetown and Grandview Children’s Treatment Centre in Ajax.
With offices in Windsor, Cambridge and now Mississauga, Amico employs an integrated and diverse labour force of more than 900+ employees across Ontario.
Its heavy civil division is the construction engine of the company, delivering large-scale AFP projects involving major highway road and bridge reconstruction and light rail transit lines, as well as federal land preparation for Canada’s largest international bridge connection.
Amico has been a key strategic partner in some of the largest public infrastructure projects in the province, including work on the Right Honourable Herb Gray Parkway, the Gordie Howe International Bridge Early Works and Waterloo Light Rail Transit, emphasizing Amico’s ability and depth when delivering large and complex construction works.
Amico Design Build is the vertical building group, responsible for the construction management of all manner of institutional, commercial, industrial, residential, retirement and medical related construction projects.
Project highlights include several keystone projects for the University of Windsor and several high-end condominiums, sustainable and affordable housing developments, retirement, long-term care and healthcare facilities across the province. Amico is also nearing the completion of the Meadowbrook Apartment Complex in Windsor, ON, the province’s largest passive house residential development.
Amico’s land development division, provides clients with in-house expert services on planning, design development and navigating through the permits and approvals process. Specializing in seniors and affordable housing and long-term care, residential and hospital surplus lands development, Amico’s in-house capabilities allow it to bring a project from initial land scouting to full client handover, handling major project goals internally with a wide variety of professionals and best-in-class solutions, including an in-house electrical contracting division, and modular wall manufacturer, A-LINX Building Technologies.
35 years of growth, delivering large-scale and complex projects throughout Ontario for all levels of government, demonstrates Amico’s values and commitment to relentless, positive action.