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Results Chart for Delivery Method and Financing
Background informationProject Created: June 25, 2009
Vancouver Convention Center Expansion
Year in Operation:
Other Government Building, Convention Center
Substantial Alteration of Existing Facility
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:
Is the project still active:
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.
Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)
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)
From Public (Government) Sources to Producers
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
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.
Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract
Initial Design and Construction
Project Value (If and As Known)
Date of Estimated Project Value: October 1, 2005
$500 Million - 2 Billion US
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