Office Phone: 250-338-5466
Courtenay, British Columbia
Posted: Sep 07, 2010
Completion Targeted for March 2011
Working drawings for the Vancouver Island Coast Visitors' Centre are completed and a development permit application has been submitted to the Village of Cumberland. Parking, water management and a few outstanding issues are being addressed before the permit will be issued. A building permit application is expect to be submitted this week and both applications could be approved in September or October.
Tenders for the new Vancouver Island development are expected to be released soon for the sub-trades and construction is expected to begin once all approvals are in place, with a targeted completion date of March 31, 2011. Kinetic Construction has been awarded the contract as construction manager for the new Vancouver Island and Coast Visitors centre building which will be construction on Triligy property near the Island Highway Interchange at Cumberland. The Visitors Centre will be about 650 square metres and feature a 12 metre tall exhibition hall. The construction budget is $2.32 million which includes landscaping. The exhibit construction budget is $858,000. The building will contain an area for exhibitions and meetings, as well as a service, technical and washroom area.