Our vision is to provide exceptional services and facilities.


Our mission is to effectively and efficiently provide stewardship of buildings and lands to support the faculty, staff, and students in pursuit of excellence in their individual and institutional, academic teaching, research and community objectives.

Our Values


  • You can count on us to provide you with the best advice that addresses both your short term and long term needs.
  • You can rely on us to deliver the best solutions effectively and efficiently.  


  • We care that the SFU experience is welcoming and positive.
  • We gain fulfilment by excelling at the work that we do and the relationships that we make. 


  • We have a profound respect for the University's assets.
  • Our respect includes our clients, and their needs.


  • We are continuously looking at better ways to improve our services and the ways that we deliver our services.
  • We work with our clients to introduce new, original, and state of the art solutions to maintain, repair, enhance, and build the teaching, research, and social environments of the University.


  • We take pride in our stewardship of the University's assets.
  • We enjoy being stewards.
  • We try to have a little fun in carrying out our daily work.  


  • If we say we're going to do something, we do it.


Our Guiding Principles


We set our sights on being the most knowledgeable and skilled advisors and service providers in our areas of expertise.


We honour the roles and responsibilities of each person. We value different ways of thinking.


We take personal responsibility. We are decisive and consistent.

Value Differences

We think beyond our own discipline, are respectful listeners, and are honest and flexible.


We nurture and challenge each other. We provide a safe and rewarding environment where we can be constructively honest.

Communicate Collaborate

We recognize and celebrate our milestones, successes, and accomplishments.

Facilities Services by the numbers

The department is responsible for stewardship of Simon Fraser University's lands and buildings that serve more than 26,000 students and encompass more than 432,000 square meters of campus buildings on 156.8 hectares of land.                           

Our 150+ staff members plus 140+ external contract employees are our most valuable asset. Our credentials vary widely; we are comprised of skilled technicians and trades persons, custodians, groundskeepers, mechanics, electricians and carpenters, operating engineers, maintenance professionals, clerical assistants, engineers, architects, technologists, managers, administrators and more.