ICBC Centralized Estimating Facility

Project Information

Location: Coquitlam, BC

Budget: $5,963,000

Principles Involved:
  • Building Owner: Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
  • Contractor: Van Maren Construction
  • Principal Designer: CEI Architects

Contact: Bruce Cheadle (Project Consultant) Brewster Engineering & Management Ltd. 4520 West Saanich Road, Victoria, BC, V8Z 3G4 Phone: 250-920-3888 | Fax: 250-380-7425

Description of Project:
  • Van Maren was selected as the preferred design-build proponent out of three submissions to ICBC.
  • 7 acre site including a fully secure vehicle holding area for damaged vehicle storage.
  • 30,000SF warehouse space implementing a vehicle inspection area and public drive-in claim service.
  • 20,000SF attached office space over two levels.
  • Extensive quality management plan implemented.
  • Methane abatement/ventilation system throughout building and site (built over old dump site).
  • Fully integrated building systems to suit specific client requirements.
  • Security conscious design throughout building and vehicle holding area.
Team Members
  • Art Van Maren (VanMar)
  • Mary Gwilt, Facilities Project Manager (ICBC)
  • Bruce Cheadle, Project Consultant (Brewster Engineering & Management Ltd.)
  • Richard Bolus, Principal (CEI Architects)
  • Albert Leung, Project Architect (CEI Architects)