George Pringle Secondary School Project (GPSS Project)

The Board of Education of School District No. 23 is seeking a partner to design and build a new Secondary School. The Project will be built at 3770 Elliott Rd, West Kelowna.

George Pringle Secondary School Project (GPSS Project)

Project Details

The Board of Education of School District No. 23 is seeking a partner to design and build a new Secondary School. The Project will be built at 3770 Elliott Rd, West Kelowna. The building will be constructed utilizing the newest technologies and will implement sustainable strategies to achieve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by adding a geothermal system. The project will be procured using a design-build model to provide the best value to British Columbians.

Features of this business opportunity include:

    1. the design and construction of a new 1,200 student secondary school;
    2. the opportunity to address a critical infrastructure need for the Owner;
    3. strong government and Owner support for the Project; and
    4. an interactive competitive selection process in which shortlisted teams and the Owner will have the opportunity to discuss key elements of the Project, including procurement and design issues, as well as provisions of the Design-Build Agreement such as appropriate risk allocations.

Project Description

The Project has been approved to proceed to procurement by the Province of British Columbia and was announced on February 28, 2022. Further Owner and Province approvals will be required prior to issuance of the RFP and Contract Execution.

The Project is planned to include:

      • A new secondary school with capacity for 1,200 students, grades 9 to 12, with an approximate gross area of 12,000 m2 including:
      • New sports fields;
      • Geothermal System; and
      • A Neighbourhood Learning Centre (“NLC”) comprised of:
        • childcare (age range 0-4)
        • Indigenous cultural space
        • children and family resources
Client:School District 23
Project Cost:$105 Million
Project Status:In procurement
Project Website:Additional information about Board of Education of School District 23 is available at: https://www.sd23.bc.ca
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Milestones

Request for Qualifications IssuedJanuary 19, 2023
Request for Qualifications ClosedMarch 14, 2023
Announce Shortlisted RespondentsApril 2023
Request for Proposals IssuedApril 2023
Contract AwardFebruary 2024
Construction to BeginFebruary 2024
Construction CompletedSubstantial Completion: February 1, 2027
Available for Students: September 1, 2027

Project Updates

Procurement Documents

Project Map

Project Contacts

Celina Virag
Email: celina.virag@infrastructurebc.com

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