Ponderosa Commons Phase 2

Project Snapshot

Project Sponsor: UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services; Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Education
Project Size: 604,436 ft2
Budget: $165.5 million
Occupancy: Phase 1 Sep-Dec 2013; Phase 2 Sep 2015-June 2016
Project Manager: UBC Properties Trust
Architect: Kuwabara Payne McKenna & Blumberg with Hughes Condon Marler Architects
Construction Manager: Ledcor (Phase 1); Urban One (Phase 2)
Sustainability: LEED Gold
Number of Beds: 1,158
Funding: Loan from Student Housing Financing Endowment paid back through rental revenue. Faculty and UBC fundraising and cash contributions.

Project Summary

One of five proposed commons or “hubs” designed to increase on-campus student housing and create vibrant social and academic centres, bringing life to the core of campus and connecting students who live on campus, commuter students, faculty and staff.

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