Exchange Residence at Gage South

Project Snapshot

Project Sponsor: Vice President, Students
Project Size: 280,000 GSF
Budget: $76.97 million
Occupancy: September 2019
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Dialog
Construction Manager: Heatherbrae
Sustainability: LEED Gold

Project Summary

The new Exchange Residence will provide approximately 650 beds for upper year students in suite style configuration (micro units, studios, 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom units with kitchen) including some larger studios and 1 bedroom units and some small (145 sq ft) micro units to assist in addressing affordability issues for some students. Typical residence amenities will be provided including lobby, front desk, house lounge, meeting/study rooms, bike storage, fitness/games room, music practice rooms and laundry. A collegium for commuter students is also planned to be included.

The residence will include four towers, ranging in height from 5 – 14 storeys, and will be constructed on a 2-storey (equivalent) podium over top of the bus exchange layover facility.