Construction Projects

Residence Building - Phase 1

Status: Under construction
Project Location: former Louis Riel Residence site
Budget: $68.5M
Project Gross: 16,600 square meters (178,700 square feet)
Prime Consultant: Dialog
Expected Completion Date: Spring Semester, 2021

Consists of two 7- storey building housing 482 single rooms for 1st year students. LEED Gold.

Residence Building - Phase 2

Status: Under construction
Project Location: former Madge Hogarth Residence site
Budget: $77M
Project Gross: 13,240 square meters (142,500 square feet)
Prime Consultant: Dialog
Expected Completion Date: Spring Semester, 2023

The Phase 2 Residences Project consists of a 12-storey tower, a 4-storey low-rise building, a 2-storey entrance lobby, and a pedestrian bridge connecting to the existing parkade south of the Project site. With a total building area for the Project of 13,242 sm. The 12-storey student residence tower consists of 369 single rooms, shared washrooms, study areas, floor lounges, and amenity areas. The low-rise building consists of an indigenous community space, service areas, and office space for SFU Residence and Housing administration, short-term guest accommodations and staff apartments. The 2-storey Project main entry connects the residence tower with the low-rise building and serves as the reception desk for all facilities, and the pedestrian bridge connects the shared entrance lobby with the existing parking garage to the south. The project is also targeting WELL certification.

Residence Dining Commons

Status: Under Construction
Project Location: expansion of existing residence dining hall and renovation of existing
Budget: $25.8M
Project Gross: 2,780 square meter (30,000 square feet)
Prime Consultant: Dialog
Expected Completion Date: Fall Semester, 2021

Triples the size of current residence dining facility adding 700 seats.

Corix Biomass Project

Status: Under construction
Project Location: South Campus road
Budget: $30M (SFU Share $22M)
Level 1: 1,421m2 (15,726 sq. ft.)
Level 2: 673m2 (7,248 sq. ft.)
Prime Developer: Corix Utilities
Expected Completion Date: August, 2020

The proposed Burnaby Mountain District Energy Utility Project is an extension of the regulated district energy utility that currently provides energy for space heating and hot water to existing buildings at UniverCity. The proposed project will provide cost-effective, low carbon energy to the SFU campus and all new buildings at UniverCity, creating an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions when compared to fossil fuel and electricity use.

For more information about the Corix Biomass project, visit our FAQ page

Lorne Davies Complex Stadium

Status: Under construction
Project Location: Adjacent to Terry Fox Field and track, south face of Lorne Davies Complex 
Budget: $20 M including $10 M commitment from SFSS
Project Gross: 1818 individual seats and 10 accessible seats
Prime Consultant: Perkins + Will Architects, Fast + Epp Structural Engineers
Expected Completion Date: Spring Semester, 2021

The new stadium will provide seating for more than 1800 spectators as it includes new individual bleacher seats and informal seating for up to 300 on the surrounding landscaped berm. An extensive structural canopy overhead is anchored by facilities for coaching staff, media and dignitaries. The project is highly accessible with ramps, washrooms, and vantage points for observing activities on both track and field.

Funding for the project is a collaboration between the SFSS and the University.  

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