Campus Planning & Development

Campus Planning & Development is one of three units within SFU’s Facilities Services department and is responsible for managing the primary functions involved in expanding and renovating university facilities such as:

  • Campus planning
  • Managing major/minor capital construction/renovation projects
  • Documenting building records/standards
  • Promoting sustainable construction/business practices

Campus Planning & Development unit is made up of four divisions:

Major Projects Division

This division is responsible for planning, management and delivery of capital construction projects. This includes new buildings and renovation projects at all three of SFU’s main campuses.

Key projects by Major Projects include:

  • Astronomy Observatory and Science Court 2014
  • Biomass Plant (In design stage)
  • Student Union Building (In construction)
  • Surrey Sustainable Energy and Engineering Building (SE3P) (In construction)
  • Vancouver Innovation Centre and Residences 2016

Project Services Division

This division manages construction and renovation of projects at the Burnaby campus.

Key projects by Project Services include:

  • 3rd Floor Library renewal
  • Math West
  • WMC envelop renewal (2011- present)
  • Classroom / Lounge renewal (2012 – present)
  • Campus washroom renewals (2012 – present)
  • Residence renewal 2018

Campus Planning Division

This division ensures that development of SFU’s campuses takes place in an organized fashion, so that new building development and expansion fits within an overall SFU 5-Year Capital Plan, making the best use of limited land resources and incorporating transit services' and other infrastructure needs.

Key projects by Campus Planning include:

  • 5-year Capital Plan
  • Burnaby Campus Master Plan (in progress)

Planning Services Division

This divsion manages and maintains records on the university's physical assets to support campus planning and project implementation. This division organizes and manages building plans/records, site maps, utilities maps, graphics and maintains a full inventory of Simon Fraser University's space. This division also develops and manages Technical Building design standards and guidelines for building design and renovation projects in support of the university's Sustainability Strategic Plan.

Key projects by Planning Support and Sustainability include:

  • Space Inventory Management
  • Asset Records
  • Condition Assessments
  • Carbon (GHG) Reporting
  • GIS campus mapping