Farncombe Digestive Health Institute

McMaster Medical Centre, Hamilton, ON

The Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute was constructed in the McMaster Medical Centre in close proximity to the Pediatrics in-patient wards and intensive care units. It houses new laboratories, including a bio-bubble, and was completed two months ahead of schedule and $250,000 below budget.

Scope of Work:

  • New research laboratory space constructed within an existing occupied working hospital in close proximity to the pediatrics in-patient wards and intensive care space.
  • Construction of new laboratories, including a bio-bubble.
  • Enclosing existing 3rd floor interior courtyard to create usable space for presentations, functions, gatherings, and meetings.
  • All work completed without disturbing employees and patients of the McMaster Medical Centre.

Ira McDonald Construction

67 Frid Street, Unit 16
Hamilton, Ontario
L8P 4M3

Phone: 905.297.4653
Fax: 905.667.0302


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Ira McDonald Construction Limited is a family-owned construction company that was built on a foundation of integrity, honesty, and quality. We have been building vision and value for businesses and communities in Southern Ontario since 1941.