Port Credit has emerged as one of the premier development nodes in Mississauga. The area enjoys adjacency to the existing Lakeshore West GO Transit line as well as the new LRT being built along Hurontario Street. Developer Edenshaw was quick to recognize the potential that comes with such extensive transit infrastructure, launching their Westport Condos project in early 2020. Just last week, the tower celebrated its most significant construction milestone yet, topping off at its final height of 22 storeys above Park and Ann Streets. 

The 22-storey Westport Condos has now topped off in Port Credit, image by UT Forum contributor drum118


Boasting a terraced three-volume design by Arcadis — the Amsterdam-based global firm that acquired Toronto-based IBI Group in Fall 2022, the project began construction in January of 2021. Excavation of the rectangular site neighbouring an existing 22-storey rental tower required some robust shoring systems in order to support the structures on either side of the deep pit. 


Looking southwest to Westport with below-grade forming work underway, image by UrbanToronto Forum contributor Tim MacDonald

The image above pictures the site in May of 2022, with excavation complete and below-grade forming work underway. Closer to grade level, we can see that the long steel struts spanning the width of the site are still in place, providing lateral reinforcement for the shoring walls. These supports would remain in place until the structure reached grade level. 

The remainder of 2022 was spent completing the below grade levels and forming the tower’s six-storey podium volume. Checking in on how the building was coming along by last December, the more complex lower levels of the tower had been completed and work was transitioning into the process of forming the smaller, repeating tower floors, which generally move much quicker.


Looking west to the podium levels reaching completion in December, image by UrbanToronto Forum contributor Tim MacDonald

Over the next four months, the pace of construction ramped up dramatically, delivering new levels almost on a weekly basis. The image below, taken in April, sums it up perfectly, capturing the site’s transformation from a podium to an emerging tower. 

With the podium complete, the forming process saw a boost in speed, image by UT Forum contributor SaugeenJunction

With only a handful of floors remaining, the project breezed through the final leg of its forming journey, with completion of the 22nd-storey slab in mid-June. The southern crane has now been taken down, but the northern crane remains active to assist with the final forming touches that will complete the tower’s rooftop mechanical facilities. 

By mid-June, the tower had reached its final height of 22-storeys, image courtesy of Edenshaw

Progress at the top of the tower hasn’t been the only story unfolding over the last few weeks though. Down at ground level, exterior finishing work has been moving forward, giving us the first glimpse of the precast brick treatment that will clad the extent of the podium. 

Precast brick cladding being installed across the podium levels, image by UrbanToronto Forum contributor drum118

Interior finishing work will soon be getting underway as the crew gets started on crafting the tower’s 360 residential units and various amenities. Designed by Cecconi Simone, the progress of the interior spaces will be another exciting story to follow. 

UrbanToronto will continue to follow progress on this development, but in the meantime, you can learn more about it from our Database file, linked below. If you'd like, you can join in on the conversation in the associated Project Forum thread or leave a comment in the space provided on this page.

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Related Companies:  Arcadis, Astro Excavating Inc., Cecconi Simone, Edenshaw Developments Limited, Greenloc Environmental Hoarding, Land Art Design Landscape Architects Inc, Milborne Group, Myles Burke Architectural Models, Snaile Inc.