Address: 500 March Road, Kanata
Completion date: 2015
Building area: 115,000 sq.ft.
Sanmina, a manufacturer of complex and innovative optical, electronic and mechanical products, had to move into new facilities in a very short time span. Broccolini submitted its proposal and, with the support of the City of Kanata, the project was executed in record time.
Broccolini was mandated to carry out the design-build project for this new manufacturing facility for Sanmina, located in Kanata, a large suburb of Ottawa. The 2-storey building was built in the record time of 10 months in order to allow Sanmina to smoothly relocate into the building within the deadline, before their previous lease expired.
The primary challenge facing this project was unequivocally the short timeframe accorded for its execution. Work began in September, 2014 and was completed in June, 2015, respecting the required delivery schedule. The client was extremely satisfied that Broccolini fulfilled its commitment to accommodate their time constraints.
The ground floor of the building consists of 2 distinct zones, the administrative areas and the production area. The administrative area includes the reception, a showroom, a cafeteria, a kitchenette, a service counter, 2 meeting rooms and 1 training room. The production area consists of a clean room, a locker room, a production area, and shipping/receiving, as well as loading docks with supervisors' offices, storage space, and utility rooms. The second floor houses workstations and meeting rooms as well as a coffee bar.
One of the key architectural elements of this design consists of the installation of a pergola style wooden screen between the waiting room and the service counter. The façade is composed mainly of insulation boards and a glazed curtain wall system paired with brick veneer.
- Outdoor parking with 250 spaces
- Electrostatic dissipative epoxy flooring in all production areas
- Wood veneer staircase
- Mezzanine with additional storage space
- 4 loading bay doors
- Cafeteria with outdoor terrace, bicycle path, attractive retaining wall