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Royal British Columbia Museum Collections and Research Building Project

Seeking a partner to design and build a new Collections and Research Building in Colwood, British Columbia to protect and preserve the province’s collections and archival records.

Royal British Columbia Museum Collections and Research Building Project

Project Details

Project Description: The Royal British Columbia Museum is seeking a partner to design and build a new Collections and Research Building in Colwood, British Columbia to protect and preserve the province’s collections and archival records.
The building will be constructed utilizing mass timber and will implement sustainable strategies to achieve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The project will be procured using a design-build model to provide the best value to British Columbians, leveraging private sector innovation and expertise.

The Project will include:
Key program areas include public viewing and learning spaces, research and laboratories, collections storage areas, archive storage and reference rooms.

Client: Royal British Columbia Museum
Project Budget: approx. $170 million
Partner: TBD
Project Status: In procurement
Project Website: www.royalbcmuseummodernization.ca

Milestones

Request for Qualifications issued June 24, 2021
Request for Qualifications closed September 8, 2021
Request for Proposals issued TBC
Request for Proposals closed TBC
Contract Award (anticipated): June 2022
Construction to begin (anticipated): June 2022
Construction Completed (anticipated): Winter 2024

Project Updates

Procurement Documents

Project Map

Project Contacts

Julien Bahain
Infrastructure BC
Email: julien.bahain@infrastructurebc.com

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