1134 Burrard Street
Non-Market Housing

Project Information

Location: 1134 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

Start: March 1, 2012

Completion: March 1, 2014

Budget: $23,800,000

Principles Involved:
  • Building Owner: The Kettle Friendship Society
  • Contractor: VanMar Constructors Inc.
  • Architect: DYS Architecture

Contact: Sheila McLaughlin Terra Housing Consultants 1848 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5N 4A5 Phone: 604-639-0734 | Fax: 604-736-5800

Description of Project:
  • VanMar Constructors Inc. was hired on a fixed price contract.
  • 16 storey cast-in place concrete structure.
  • 141 residential units and 3 floors of amenity/office/program space totalling 103,995 sq.ft.
  • Residential units operated by The Kettle Friendship Society to provide affordable housing to homeless at-risk.
  • Family Services of Greater Vancouver/Directions Youth Services Centre operates L1 & L2 to provide support to homeless and youth at risk.
  • Project is targeting LEED Gold Certification.
  • 2 commercial kitchens used by Directions Youth Services and The Kettle Friendship Society.
  • On site contaminated ground water treatment system.
  • Metal and masonry cladding.
Team Members
  • Art Van Maren (VanMar)
  • Jeff Marin (VanMar)
  • Mike Denbok (VanMar)
  • Colin Shrubb (DYS Architecture)
  • Jason Minard (DYS Architecture)
  • Janet Smith (The Kettle Friendship Society)