Truck Stops * Canada - Ontario names shortlist to overhaul truckstop network
Ontario's 23 service centers are well on their way to getting facelifts. Maybe some cosmetic enlargements too.
Toronto,ONT,CAN -Today's Trucking -29 Nov 2007: -- While those design details are still being worked out, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Ontario recently unveiled the short list of four companies who are vying to design, build, finance, maintain and operate the new facilities across Highways 400 and 401... The short-listed bidders include:
-- Areas (Anonimous Society) S.A., which brings together Áreas S.A., Carillion Canada Inc., and RBC Capital Markets.
-- Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Trinity Development Group.
-- Host Kilmer Services Centres Inc., which includes Host International of Canada Ltd., Kilmer Van Nostrand Co., Clough, Harbour & Associates LLP, Cubellis Inc, and Forum Leasehold Partners.
-- Morguard Service Centres SPV, which is made up of Morguard Investments Limited and National Bank Financial.
(Picture: Owner-ops are looking forward to Ontario's new service centers being more 'trucker friendly')
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