Long-Term Accommodation Project

The Long-Term Accommodation Project (LTA) is the second phase of the CSEC accommodation plan. This new purpose-built facility will be comprised of office space and special purpose space. The project is currently in the design/build phase.

Project Details

Construction Cost: Estimated $880M capital investment.
Contract: The contract for the LTA project has been awarded to Plenary Properties
Estimated Job Opportunities: The overall project is estimated to generate approximately 4,000 to 5,000 direct employment opportunities throughout the construction period.
Building Size: Approximately 72,000 square meters.
Special Features: The LTA will be a state-of-the-art, high security facility, with a LEED Gold Accreditation. It will be the largest repository of Top Secret information in Canada.
Project Status: Construction is in progress


Request for Qualifications issued: September 11, 2009
Request for Qualifications closed: November 12, 2009
Shortlist selected: December 15, 2009
Request for Proposals issued: January 29, 2010
Preferred Proponent October 4, 2010
Contract Award: January 31, 2011
Construction Start Date: February 2011
Construction Completion Date: Planned for 2014

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