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Marriott Hotels of Canada Ltd.

Marriott Hotels of Canada Ltd. (Marriott) is the Canadian operations of Marriott International, Inc., the world's largest hotel company. With more than 5,700 properties in over 110 countries, their brands include: JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Sheraton, Westin and Delta Hotels.

With an industrial design and modern look, the premises is largely open plan in character with 70% open and 30% closed space for offices, meeting rooms, support areas and amenities. All offices and meeting rooms have full height glass fronts. Our mandate was to provide a complete fit-out of Marriott’s new Canadian Head Office.



Sq Ft13,500


Duration4 Months

Design ConsultantStantec Architecture

ClientCBRE Limited (as authorized agent for Marriott Hotels Of Canada Ltd.)

Contract TypeStipulated Sum


  1. With design consultant operating in the US, explaination and coordination of CCDC-2 vs. AIA contract methodologies was required.
  2. Many products had long lead times, manufactured in the US.
  3. Floor trenching was not possible as we could only trench 1”-2” off the slab. This presented some electrical obstacles.


Project success was contingent on maintaining clear and concise lines of communication between all project team members. We sourced out Canadian equivalents for some materials, such as the movable partitions to meet Ontario Building Code (OBC). Educating the US design team on Canadian construction processes and contract obligations combined with utilizing our construction software tool exemplifies how our philosophy of "Communicate First. Construct Second" was exercised daily to ensure the occupancy date was met.