New Brunswick Museum Selects EllisDon as Construction Manager for Revitalization Project


Saint John, NB – March 8, 2024 – The Board of Directors of the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) is pleased to announce that EllisDon, a leading Canadian Construction Services Firm, has been awarded the Construction Management Services contract for the Museum’s Revitalization Project. EllisDon was chosen following a comprehensive Request for Proposal and selection process.

“We are delighted to partner with EllisDon for this transformative project,” said Tracy Clinch, Chair of the NMB Board of Directors. “Their extensive experience in complex cultural projects, combined with their commitment to community building, makes them the ideal partner to help us realize our vision for a revitalized museum.”

“We are confident that EllisDon’s expertise and experience will be instrumental in the successful completion of this important project,” said Ms. Clinch. “The revitalized New Brunswick Museum will be a hub for learning, exploration, and cultural appreciation, a truly world-class museum that will be a source of pride for New Brunswickers for generations to come.”

EllisDon brings a wealth of experience to the project, having successfully completed numerous large-scale and complex construction projects across Canada and in the Maritimes. They are known for their collaborative approach, innovative solutions, and commitment to safety and sustainability.

 “EllisDon is honoured to be chosen as the Construction Management Services partner for the New Brunswick Museum’s Revitalization Project,” said Shaun Stiles, Senior Vice President and Area Manager Atlantic Canada, EllisDon. “We believe that fostering a deep connection between the community and the built environment is at the heart of every successful project. This partnership is not just about bricks and mortar; it’s about building a legacy that will stand as a testament to the shared values and aspirations of this vibrant province.”

The selection of EllisDon represents a significant milestone in the Revitalization Project, which aims to create a modern and vibrant museum facility that celebrates the rich history and culture of New Brunswick. The project will include the renovation and expansion of the existing museum building on Douglas Avenue, Saint John, as well as the creation of new public spaces and exhibits.


About New Brunswick Museum

The New Brunswick Museum is the oldest continuing museum in Canada, dedicated to preserving and showcasing the rich history, art, and natural heritage of New Brunswick. With a commitment to education, research, and community engagement, the NBM serves as a hub for exploration, learning, and appreciation of New Brunswick’s vibrant past and present.

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Katie Bowden

Duke Creative Collective