North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012


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236220 - Commercial and institutional building constructionUS

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the construction (including new work, additions and major alterations) of commercial and institutional buildings and related structures, such as stadiums, grain elevators, and indoor swimming pools. This industry includes establishments responsible for the on-site assembly of modular or prefabricated commercial and institutional buildings. Included in this industry are commercial and institutional building general contractors, commercial and institutional building operative builders, commercial and institutional building design-build firms, and commercial and institutional building construction management firms.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • hotels and motels construction
    • institutional buildings construction (e.g., educational buildings, hospitals, libraries)
    • office buildings and complexes, construction
    • public warehouse construction
    • religious buildings construction (e.g., churches, synagogues, temples, mausoleums)
    • sports facilities, recreational (e.g., arenas, indoor gymnasium and tennis courts), construction
    • transportation facilities building construction (e.g., bus shelter, terminals, hangars, stations)

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • constructing structures that are integral parts of utility systems (e.g., storage tanks, pumping stations) or are used to produce products for these systems (e.g., power plants, refineries) (See 2371 Utility system construction)
    • performing specialized construction work on commercial and institutional buildings generally on a subcontract basis (See 238 Specialty trade contractors)
    • constructing buildings on their own account for rent or lease (See 5311 Lessors of real estate)
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