Wood Innovation and Design Centre Project

The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) will be a centre of excellence for wood innovation, design and product diversification to expand the use of wood in construction and innovative wood product manufacturing.

Wood Innovation and Design Centre Project

Project Details

Project Description: The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) in Prince George will showcase British Columbia’s expertise and global reputation as a leader in wood construction and design, and engineered wood products. Its construction will catalyze new wood product development, commercialization, and adoption.

Client:Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training
Capital Cost:Approximately $25 million
Partner:PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc. (PCL)
Project Status:Operational
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Request for Qualifications issuedApril 13, 2012
Request for Qualifications closedJune 5, 2012
Shortlist announcedSeptember 10, 2012
Request for Proposals issuedSeptember 10, 2012
Contract awardMarch 27, 2013
Construction to beginApril 2013
Construction completedOctober 31, 2014

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Project Contacts

Project Contact:

Catherine Silman
Email: Catherine.Silman@infrastructurebc.com

Media Contact:

Media Relations
Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation
Phone: (250) 356-7104

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