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Delivery Method

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# of Projects: 1
100% of the Results

Background informationProject Created: June 25, 2009

Project Name: Vancouver Convention Center Expansion
Year in Operation: 2009
Sector: Buildings
Subsector: Other Government Building, Convention Center
Status: In Operation
Type: Substantial Alteration of Existing Facility
Description: The building has Canada's largest ballroom, 52 different meeting rooms, a six acre green roof and an exhibit hall. A huge steel project, more than 21,248 structural pieces were used. Although technically an expansion project, a new facility was also constructed. It will serve as the broadcast center for 2010 Olympics.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Fast Track
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: The project was tendered before the architectural design was finished. Referred to as a "fast tracked" project, the facility includes a consulting engineering firm and a construction company. This approach is said to have decreased the number of errors in construction.

Project Locations

Address:
City: Vancouver
State: British Columbia
Country: Canada

Address:
City: Vancouver
State: British Columbia
Country: Canada

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: The building is owned and operated by the BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) which is wholly-owned by the Province of British Columbia.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers

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Direct Cash Support: The Government of Canada (Infrastructure Canada) contributed $222.5 million. The Government of Canada (Western Economic Diversification) contributed $2.1 million. Tourism Vancouver funded $90 million. Project Revenue gave $71.1 million and the Province of British Columbia contributed $497.5 million.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Manager At Risk while design is in process.

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Qualifications
Based Selection
Request for
Qualifications
Request for
Proposals
Invitation
for Bids
Unsolicited
Proposals
Design
X

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Years
Quarters
Initial Design and Construction
3
2
Forms
Description
 
 

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: October 1, 2005
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
Total
$500 Million - 2 Billion US
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