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ICI at UBCO receives building permit

January 23, 2023

      UBC Properties Trust (UBCPT) has received a building permit to develop an $87M Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Innovation (ICI) project on UBC Okanagan campus, the first new campus building since the 220-bed Nechako student housing residence completed in May 2021, and the first institutional building since the UBCO READ MORE

Update to Webber Lane waterway leakage and repair

December 19, 2022

The Webber Lane waterway running from Mundell Park to Nobel Park in Wesbrook Village is a significant neighbourhood feature, drawing much of its water from rainfall and contributing to our dynamic community. In instances where not enough rainfall has occurred, a domestic water line tops up the supply. A significant READ MORE

Evolve building achieves UBC’s second-ever REAP Platinum certification

December 16, 2022

UBC Properties Trust is thrilled to announce its 110-unit staff and faculty rental building, Evolve, has achieved REAP Platinum certification. Evolve is the second project ever to achieve REAP Platinum at UBC. The Residential Environmental Assessment Program (REAP) is a green building rating system created for multi-unit residential developments at READ MORE

Eagles’ Nest and Wesbrook Place Development

September 2, 2022

UPDATED October 31, 2022 Click here to view Eagle Nest + Wesbrook Development Timeline UBC Properties Trust has been implementing the Wesbrook Place Neighbourhood Plan, adopted in 2005. Wesbrook Place is one of six lively neighbourhoods with market housing on UBC Point Grey campus. The Trust came to be over READ MORE

UBCO Downtown Kelowna Project

May 30, 2022

Downtown Kelowna will soon be home to a world-class learning, research, living, and working facility, breathing new life into the growing tech and culture districts of the area. UBC Properties Trust is set to start construction on UBCO Downtown, a vibrant 43-storey multi-use landmark at Doyle Ave and St Paul READ MORE

Neighbourhood Development Timeline: BCR9, Wesbrook Place

May 4, 2022

BCR9 will be a  6-storey faculty and staff rental building with 152 residential units and underground parking garage. It will be located immediately east of Evolve at Wesbrook Mall and Gray Avenue.  BCR9 and Evolve will have a shared courtyard.

Neighbourhood Development Timeline: Evolve (BCR8), Wesbrook Place

April 1, 2022

  Evolve will be a faculty & staff rental residential development on Lot BCR 8 in Wesbrook Place, located on the corner of Wesbrook Mall and Gray Avenue. It will be a 6-storey building with 110 units.  The project provides a range of unit types from studio to 4 bedroom, READ MORE

King George Boulevard and Fraser Highway

November 2, 2021

The University of British Columbia is expanding its presence south of the Fraser River with the $70-million purchase of a property in Surrey. UBC Properties Trust has acquired a 135,000-square-foot property—currently home to the Grace Hanin Community Church—at the intersection of King George Boulevard and Fraser Highway. The site, which READ MORE

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