McMaster Automotive Research Centre

200 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, ON

The MARC building is an 83,000 square foot renovation of an existing building, and is home to multiple university/industry research institutes as well as the Bachelor of Technology Program.

Scope of Work:

  • Conversion of former Camco Appliance Warehouse into a state-of-the-art research centre.
  • Construction of 2nd floor within existing High Bay Warehouse for Software Labs, Control Rooms and space to host the Bachelor of Technology Program.
  • Ground Floor includes commercial garage with multiple bays to receive vehicles for experiments and testing � the largest bay can accommodate a transit bus.
  • Total replacement of existing building envelope.
  • Complete redevelopment and installation of mechanical, electrical and building control systems interconnected to MIP�s District Energy Infrastructure.

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Ira McDonald Construction

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

Phone: 905.297.4653
Fax: 905.667.0302


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Who We Are

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.