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Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Ripley Entertainment Inc., Toronto, ON

Industry: Sports & Entertainment
Location: Toronto, ON
Square Footage: 120,000
Project Value: $120 Million
Year Completed: October 2013
Budget Performance: On budget
Services Provided: Project Management


Project Description

  • Ripley Entertainment Inc. constructed a new, world-class Aquarium attraction at the base of the CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario. The aquarium houses over 1.2 million litresof water including 500,000 litresin the main tank and includes: below grade tanks to service aquatic life, a steel super-structure, large concrete aquatic tanks with acrylic viewing panels, an underwater acrylic viewing tunnel, life support systems for the aquatic life, specialty aquarium tank theming, audio and video, and interactive areas.

  • The facility produces its own salt water and recycles all water with minimal water intake from the City.

Services Provided

  • JLL was a part of the Ripley’s capital project team providing project management services on all aspects of the project, from design and construction to commissioning and occupancy of the facility.


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