Our Experience

Building Envelopes
Project: Brittania Beach Mining Museum Value: $3,400,000
Owner: Brittania Beach Historical Museum Society
Designer: AMEC
Date Completed: 2006
Comments:
Rehabitlitation of historic mine concentrator building.

Project: COV – Granville Residences Value: $3,500,000
Owner: City of Vancouver
Designer: Chernoff Thompson
Date Completed: 2006
Comments:
1914 Heritage Building – extensive renovation of 5 story rooming house for subsidised housing.

Project: COV – Vancouver Central Residences Value: $1,400,000
Owner: City of Vancouver
Designer: Chernoff Thompson
Date Completed: 2003
Comments:
30,000 sq. ft. Upgrade to 1893 Heritage Building

Project: UBC – SUB Plaza Value: $250,000
Owner: UBC
Designer: James Neil & Assoc.
Date Completed: 2003
Comments:
Membrane & slab replacement – 15,000 sf

Project: 675 West Hastings Heritage Building Value: $1,800,000
Owner: Permanent Projects c/o Colliers – Barry Holmes
Designer: Blewett Dodd Architect – Selwyn Dodd
Date Completed: 2000
Comments:
Exterior restoration of 17 story Heritage Building. Included masonry restoration and replacement of windows. Extensive structural steel rusting discovered during course of work requiring 3 full height structural steel columns being uncovered, restored and re-clad in masonry. Project phased over five spring/summer seasons.

Project: Victoria Square Value: $5,000,000
Owner: Westbank Projects – Bruce Tidball
Designer: James Cheng Architects – Peter Cole
Date Completed: 1999
Comments:
New Retail Mall including 31,000 sq. ft. London Drugs, 2 level parkade, 2 Commercial buildings.

Commercial and Retail Improvements
Project: Queen Elizabeth Theatre & Vancouver Playhouse Acoustic Separation Value: $4,750,000
Owner: City of Vancouver
Designer: Proscenium
Date Completed: 2006
Comments:
Difficult project cutting the Queen Elizabeth Theatre away from Playhouse Theatre. Acoustic separation created by cutting 3″ gap through entire cast in place concrete structure including all footings up through the roof c/w structural steel beams & columns to support load, seismic upgrade and extensive modifications to electrical & mechanical service spanning the 3″ gap.Project started June 2006 with first show in Playhouse October 22nd, 2006.

Project: COV – Granville Residences Value: $3,500,000
Owner: City of Vancouver
Designer: Chernoff Thompson
Date Completed: 2006
Comments:
1914 Heritage Building – extensive renovation of 5 story rooming house for subsidised housing.

Project: SFU – McKenzie Cafeteria Value: $1,300,000
Owner: SFU
Designer: BGHA
Date Completed: 2004
Comments:
10,000 s.f. renovations to SFU�s main cafeteria & kitchen

Project: UBC – Vanier Residences Value: $2,100,000
Owner: UBC
Designer: Toby BuckwellPat McTaggart
Date Completed: 2004
Comments:
Dormitory & washroom upgrade to 21 Story UBC Student Residence building.

Project: Royal Bank Royal Centre Value: $500,000
Owner: BLJC
Designer: Blewett Dodd
Date Completed: 2003
Comments:
Extensive interior renovations to main downtown Branch.

Project: COV – Vancouver Central Residences Value: $1,400,000
Owner: City of Vancouver
Designer: Chernoff Thompson
Date Completed: 2003
Comments:
30,000 sq. ft. Upgrade to 1893 Heritage Building

Project: UBC – Gage Residences Value: $1,000,000
Owner: UBC
Designer: Toby Buckwell
Date Completed: 2003
Comments:
17 floor washroom upgrade to University Residence Tower. Work completed succesfully in short summer break ready for Fall Semester.

Project: UBC – SUB Plaza Value: $250,000
Owner: UBC
Designer: James Neil & Assoc.
Date Completed: 2003
Comments:
Membrane & slab replacement – 15,000 sf

Project: Jim Pattison Hyundai North Shore Auto Mall Value: $1,500,000
Owner: Jim Pattison Group
Designer: Abbarch
Date Completed: 2002
Comments:
Complete new car dealership

Project: UBC – School of Architecture Value: $500,000
Owner: UBC – Dianna Foldi
Designer: E. Shotton
Date Completed: 2001
Comments:
Renovations to classrooms.

Project: Tenant Improvements Value: $350,000
Owner: Buckland & Taylor – Brian Morgenstern
Designer: Leo Ehling Architect – Leo Ehling
Date Completed: 2001
Comments:
Tenant Improvement for Engineering Office. 14,000 sq. ft.

Project: Vancouver/Richmond Health Board Value: $750,000
Owner: Vancouver/Richmond Health Board – Peter Beblo
Designer: Chernoff Thompson – Rand Thompson
Date Completed: 2000
Comments:
Office renovations.

Project: InphoGene Biocommunications Value: $450,000
Owner: InphoGene Biocommunications – Mike Neil
Designer: Chernoff Thompson – Naomi Gross
Date Completed: 2000
Comments:
Tenant improvements for Bio Labs.

Project: Victoria Square Value: $5,000,000
Owner: Westbank Projects – Bruce Tidball
Designer: James Cheng Architects – Peter Cole
Date Completed: 1999
Comments:
New Retail Mall including 31,000 sq. ft. London Drugs, 2 level parkade, 2 Commercial buildings.

Project: TD Bank – Tenant Improvement Value: $225,000
Owner: TD Bank – Dan Okopniak
Designer: TD Bank
Date Completed: 1999
Comments:
New branch in existing building.

Project: Bank Renovation Value: $300,000
Owner: Royal Bank of Canada – Roy Lee
Designer: Blewett Dodd – Selwyn Dodd
Date Completed: 1998
Comments:
Renovation of existing branch.

Project: Gym Renovations Value: $150,000
Owner: York House School – Gail Ruddy
Designer: Bing Thom – Shinobu Homma
Date Completed: 1998
Comments:
Renovations to gym changing rooms.

Project: Branch Renovation – Chilliwak Value: $200,000
Owner: Toronto – Dominion Bank – Anne Gormon
Designer: TD Bank
Date Completed: 1997
Comments:
Existing branch retrofit.

Project: CIBC – New Bank – Cranbrook Value: $950,000
Owner: CIBC – Wally Mansell
Designer: Turik Crawford – Derek Crawford
Date Completed: 1997
Comments:
New building and tenant improvement. 7,500 sq. ft.

Project: Denny’s Restaurant – Delta Value: $200,000
Owner: Denny’s
Designer: Cassidy’s – Al Makin
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
Restaurant conversion.

Project: New Offices – Vancouver Value: $650,000
Owner: ABB (morguard) – Greg Lea
Designer: David Laing & Assoc.
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
Tenant improvement in new building. 20,000 sq. ft.

Project: Office Addition – North Vancouver Value: $350,000
Owner: Buckland & Taylor – Peter Taylor
Designer: Leo H. Ehling, Architect
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
Add office space to existing building.

Project: Branch Reno Value: $210,000
Owner: Toronto – Dominion Bank – Penny Inglis
Designer: TD Bank
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
Branch reno and 2nd floor offices.

Project: CIBC – New Bank Value: $1,000,000
Owner: CIBC – Bob Evans
Designer: Tielker Sim Harrison – Jost Tielker
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
New Building and interior work. 7,000 sq. ft.

Project: Branch Renovation – West Vancouver Value: $300,000
Owner: Royal Bank of Canada – Gavin Burke
Designer: Boak Alexander Architect – Boak Alexander
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
Branch alteration to merge Royal Bank and Royal Trust operations. 9,000 sq. ft.

Project: The Rai Building – North Delta Value: $1,300,000
Owner: Dr. JS Rai
Designer: Gilberto Valencia
Date Completed: 1995
Comments:
New office building. Concrete foundation and wood frame/brick veneer.

Project: Scotiabank – Renovation – West Vancouver Value: $630,000
Owner: Bank of Nova Scotia – Tom Ellis
Designer: Farouk Noormohamed – Sharif Senbel
Date Completed: 1994
Comments:
Renovation and addition to existing branch and building.

Project: Nabob – Fire Code Upgrade and New Offices Value: $300,000
Owner: Nabob Foods Ltd. – Don MacDonald
Designer: Toby Russell Buckwell – John Gustafson
Date Completed: 1992
Comments:
Tenant improvement for 15,000 sq. ft. Engineering offices.

Project: Automotive Shop Value: $100,000
Owner: Volco Enterprises – Roman Volpov
Designer: Mike Bakst
Date Completed: 1987
Comments:
New construction of auto shop.

Financial Institutions
Project: Royal Bank Royal Centre Value: $500,000
Owner: BLJC
Designer: Blewett Dodd
Date Completed: 2003
Comments:
Extensive interior renovations to main downtown Branch.

Project: TD Bank – Tenant Improvement Value: $225,000
Owner: TD Bank – Dan Okopniak
Designer: TD Bank
Date Completed: 1999
Comments:
New branch in existing building.

Project: Bank Renovation Value: $300,000
Owner: Royal Bank of Canada – Roy Lee
Designer: Blewett Dodd – Selwyn Dodd
Date Completed: 1998
Comments:
Renovation of existing branch.

Project: Scotiabank – Tenant Improvement Value: $250,000
Owner: Bank of Nova Scotia – Ironwood Plaza
Designer: Jost Tielker & Associates
Date Completed: 1998
Comments:
New Branch

Project: New Building for Royal Bank Value: $600,000
Owner: Westbank Projects Corp. – Roth Hickling
Designer: James KM Cheng – Terry Mott
Date Completed: 1998
Comments:
New base building for occupancy by Royal Bank. 2 stories, approx. 7,500 sq. ft.

Project: Canada Trust Value: $160,000
Owner: Canada Trust – Dave Bible
Designer: Canada Trust
Date Completed: 1998
Comments:
Renovation of existing branch.

Project: Branch Renovation – Chilliwak Value: $200,000
Owner: Toronto – Dominion Bank – Anne Gormon
Designer: TD Bank
Date Completed: 1997
Comments:
Existing branch retrofit.

Project: CIBC – New Bank – Cranbrook Value: $950,000
Owner: CIBC – Wally Mansell
Designer: Turik Crawford – Derek Crawford
Date Completed: 1997
Comments:
New building and tenant improvement. 7,500 sq. ft.

Project: Royal Bank – Vancouver Value: $170,000
Owner: Royal Bank – Roy Lee
Designer: Blewett Dodd Architect – Selwyn Dodd
Date Completed: 1997
Comments:
Existing branch alterations.

Project: HSBC – New Branch – Richmond Value: $1,000,000
Owner: Hong Kong Bank of Canada – Kevin Hayword
Designer: Gustavson Wylie – David Palmer
Date Completed: 1997
Comments:
Main Richmond branch.

Project: Branch Reno Value: $210,000
Owner: Toronto – Dominion Bank – Penny Inglis
Designer: TD Bank
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
Branch reno and 2nd floor offices.

Project: CIBC – New Bank Value: $1,000,000
Owner: CIBC – Bob Evans
Designer: Tielker Sim Harrison – Jost Tielker
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
New Building and interior work. 7,000 sq. ft.

Project: Branch Renovation – West Vancouver Value: $300,000
Owner: Royal Bank of Canada – Gavin Burke
Designer: Boak Alexander Architect – Boak Alexander
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
Branch alteration to merge Royal Bank and Royal Trust operations. 9,000 sq. ft.

Project: Scotiabank – New Branch – Surrey Value: $750,000
Owner: Bank of Nova Scotia – Marvin Finkel
Designer: Cohos Evamy Anderegg – Bill Locking
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
New building and tenant improvements for bank. 5,000 sq. ft.

Project: Scotiabank – Renovation – West Vancouver Value: $630,000
Owner: Bank of Nova Scotia – Tom Ellis
Designer: Farouk Noormohamed – Sharif Senbel
Date Completed: 1994
Comments:
Renovation and addition to existing branch and building.

Project: New Building for Canada Trust Value: $750,000
Owner: Canada Trust – Ron Brooks
Designer: John McCormick Architect
Date Completed: 1994
Comments:
New steel frame and masonry building on King George Hwy in Surrey.

Project: New Bank Building Value: $520,000
Owner: Lehndorff Properties Ltd. – Harold Hudson
Designer: Annand Burton-Brown – Ian Annand
Date Completed: 1993
Comments:
New building at Scottsdale Mall to be occupied by Royal Bank.

Laboratory and IT Facilities
Project: National Research Council Value: $2,000,000
Owner: NRC – David Semczyszym
Designer: Earth Tech – Behzad Mehradabi
Date Completed: 2002
Comments:
Upgrades to labs for Fuel Cell Research. Two projects completed, one underway.

Project: UBC – School of Architecture Value: $500,000
Owner: UBC – Dianna Foldi
Designer: E. Shotton
Date Completed: 2001
Comments:
Renovations to classrooms.

Project: UBC – Chemistry Alterations Value: $550,000
Owner: UBC – Jay Jethwa
Designer: B. Gordon Hlynski – Doug Davis
Date Completed: 2001
Comments:
Renovations to 3 chemistry labs.

Project: Vancouver/Richmond Health Board Value: $750,000
Owner: Vancouver/Richmond Health Board – Peter Beblo
Designer: Chernoff Thompson – Rand Thompson
Date Completed: 2000
Comments:
Office renovations.

Project: UBC – Lecture Hall Renovations Value: $850,000
Owner: UBC – Jay Jethwa
Designer: Gordon Hlynsky Architect
Date Completed: 2000
Comments:
Renovations of Chemistry Lecture Theatres 150 and 250.

Project: InphoGene Biocommunications Value: $450,000
Owner: InphoGene Biocommunications – Mike Neil
Designer: Chernoff Thompson – Naomi Gross
Date Completed: 2000
Comments:
Tenant improvements for Bio Labs.

Project: New Lab Facilities Value: $1,400,000
Owner: SGS Labs (Morguard) – Greg Lea
Designer: Kom Lyn Assoc.
Date Completed: 1997
Comments:
New offices and lab facilities. 20,000 sq. ft.

Project: New Offices – Vancouver Value: $650,000
Owner: ABB (morguard) – Greg Lea
Designer: David Laing & Assoc.
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
Tenant improvement in new building. 20,000 sq. ft.

Project: Plant Addition – Langley Value: $200,000
Owner: Collins Manufacturing – Jerry Brownlee
Designer: David Nairne Assoc. – Ralph Sonen
Date Completed: 1995
Comments:
Building addition.

Project: Office Renovations – Vancouver Value: $340,000
Owner: Unitel Communications – David Chu Chong
Designer: Unitel Communications
Date Completed: 1994
Comments:
Construction management for renovations.

Project: Nabob – Fire Code Upgrade and New Offices Value: $300,000
Owner: Nabob Foods Ltd. – Don MacDonald
Designer: Toby Russell Buckwell – John Gustafson
Date Completed: 1992
Comments:
Tenant improvement for 15,000 sq. ft. Engineering offices.

Project: BC Hydro – Surrey Service Centre Value: $600,000
Owner: BC Hydro – Kerry MacDonald
Designer: Unicorn Partenership – Dick Riley
Date Completed: 1991
Comments:
Addition and alteration for offices and vehicle service centre.

Project: TMPL – Electrical/Instrumentation Building Value: $400,000
Owner: Trans Mountain Pipe Line Company Ltd. – Ray Shaw
Designer: Toby Russell Buckwell – Tom Annandale
Date Completed: 1991
Comments:
New building for electrical and instrumentation storage and service.

Project: Nabob – Decaffeinating Plant Value: $1,000,000
Owner: Coffex North America – Don MacDonald
Designer: Toby Russell Blackwell – Mike Barnes
Date Completed: 1987
Comments:
New construction of decaffeinating plant.

New Buildings
Project: Pinetree Village – BUILDING “B” – 2991 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam Value: $700,000
Owner: CREIT Management
Designer: Blewett Dodd
Date Completed: 2006
Comments:
New 3,000 square foot pad building c/w site work including services ready for Tenant Improvements.

Project: Three Water Reservoirs Value: $2,000,000
Owner: MacDonald Realty
Designer: ACI
Date Completed: 2005
Comments:
Three new water reservoirs for new residential subdivisions – one on Vancouver Island and two in Brittania Beach.

Project: UBC – Loon Lake Gymnasium & Dormitory Value: $1,000,000
Owner: UBC
Designer: B. Gordon Hlynsky
Date Completed: 2005
Comments:
New Recreational building for at UBC Loon Lake Forestry Research Centre

Project: Jim Pattison Hyundai North Shore Auto Mall Value: $1,500,000
Owner: Jim Pattison Group
Designer: Abbarch
Date Completed: 2002
Comments:
Complete new car dealership

Project: Victoria Square Value: $5,000,000
Owner: Westbank Projects – Bruce Tidball
Designer: James Cheng Architects – Peter Cole
Date Completed: 1999
Comments:
New Retail Mall including 31,000 sq. ft. London Drugs, 2 level parkade, 2 Commercial buildings.

Project: Scotiabank – Tenant Improvement Value: $250,000
Owner: Bank of Nova Scotia – Ironwood Plaza
Designer: Jost Tielker & Associates
Date Completed: 1998
Comments:
New Branch

Project: New Building for Royal Bank Value: $600,000
Owner: Westbank Projects Corp. – Roth Hickling
Designer: James KM Cheng – Terry Mott
Date Completed: 1998
Comments:
New base building for occupancy by Royal Bank. 2 stories, approx. 7,500 sq. ft.

Project: CIBC – New Bank – Cranbrook Value: $950,000
Owner: CIBC – Wally Mansell
Designer: Turik Crawford – Derek Crawford
Date Completed: 1997
Comments:
New building and tenant improvement. 7,500 sq. ft.

Project: Gymnasium – Vancouver Value: $500,000
Owner: St. Johns School
Designer: Annand Burton-Brown – Iam Annand
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
New Gymnasium Building

Project: CIBC – New Bank Value: $1,000,000
Owner: CIBC – Bob Evans
Designer: Tielker Sim Harrison – Jost Tielker
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
New Building and interior work. 7,000 sq. ft.

Project: Scotiabank – New Branch – Surrey Value: $750,000
Owner: Bank of Nova Scotia – Marvin Finkel
Designer: Cohos Evamy Anderegg – Bill Locking
Date Completed: 1996
Comments:
New building and tenant improvements for bank. 5,000 sq. ft.

Project: Plant Addition – Langley Value: $200,000
Owner: Collins Manufacturing – Jerry Brownlee
Designer: David Nairne Assoc. – Ralph Sonen
Date Completed: 1995
Comments:
Building addition.

Project: The Rai Building – North Delta Value: $1,300,000
Owner: Dr. JS Rai
Designer: Gilberto Valencia
Date Completed: 1995
Comments:
New office building. Concrete foundation and wood frame/brick veneer.

Project: New Building for Canada Trust Value: $750,000
Owner: Canada Trust – Ron Brooks
Designer: John McCormick Architect
Date Completed: 1994
Comments:
New steel frame and masonry building on King George Hwy in Surrey.

Project: New Bank Building Value: $520,000
Owner: Lehndorff Properties Ltd. – Harold Hudson
Designer: Annand Burton-Brown – Ian Annand
Date Completed: 1993
Comments:
New building at Scottsdale Mall to be occupied by Royal Bank.

Project: TMPL – Electrical/Instrumentation Building Value: $400,000
Owner: Trans Mountain Pipe Line Company Ltd. – Ray Shaw
Designer: Toby Russell Buckwell – Tom Annandale
Date Completed: 1991
Comments:
New building for electrical and instrumentation storage and service.

Project: Skytrain Warehouse Value: $400,000
Owner: BC Transit – Allan Cuthbert
Designer: BC Transit
Date Completed: 1988
Comments:
New 10,000 sq. ft. Skytrain warehouse.

Project: Nabob – Decaffeinating Plant Value: $1,000,000
Owner: Coffex North America – Don MacDonald
Designer: Toby Russell Blackwell – Mike Barnes
Date Completed: 1987
Comments:
New construction of decaffeinating plant.

Project: Automotive Shop Value: $100,000
Owner: Volco Enterprises – Roman Volpov
Designer: Mike Bakst
Date Completed: 1987
Comments:
New construction of auto shop.

Seismic Upgrades
Project: Queen Elizabeth Theatre & Vancouver Playhouse Acoustic Separation Value: $4,750,000
Owner: City of Vancouver
Designer: Proscenium
Date Completed: 2006
Comments:
Difficult project cutting the Queen Elizabeth Theatre away from Playhouse Theatre. Acoustic separation created by cutting 3″ gap through entire cast in place concrete structure including all footings up through the roof c/w structural steel beams & columns to support load, seismic upgrade and extensive modifications to electrical & mechanical service spanning the 3″ gap.Project started June 2006 with first show in Playhouse October 22nd, 2006.

Project: COV – Granville Residences Value: $3,500,000
Owner: City of Vancouver
Designer: Chernoff Thompson
Date Completed: 2006
Comments:
1914 Heritage Building – extensive renovation of 5 story rooming house for subsidised housing.

Project: COV – Vancouver Central Residences Value: $1,400,000
Owner: City of Vancouver
Designer: Chernoff Thompson
Date Completed: 2003
Comments:
30,000 sq. ft. Upgrade to 1893 Heritage Building

Project: UBC – Earth & Ocean Sciences Value: $1,000,000
Owner: UBC
Designer: G. Gauld & Assoc.
Date Completed: 2003
Comments:
Construction Mgt.Seismic upgrade including soil anchors, conc. Shear walls & drag struts

Project: Scotiabank – Renovation – West Vancouver Value: $630,000
Owner: Bank of Nova Scotia – Tom Ellis
Designer: Farouk Noormohamed – Sharif Senbel
Date Completed: 1994
Comments:
Renovation and addition to existing branch and building.