St. Helen’s Hotel

PROJECT NAME: ST HELEN’S HOTEL, VANCOUVER

OWNER: BC HOUSING

ARCHITECT: DYS ARCHITECTURE

MECHANICAL CONSULTANT: AME CONSULTING GROUP

GENERAL CONTRACTOR: VANMAR CONSTRUCTORS INC.

PROJECT DELIVERY: DESIGN/BUILD

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • St. Helen’s Hotel was a phased renovation and conversion of a 5-storey wood, masonry and steel frame 1900’s era hotel into a single room accommodation (SRA) housing building for BC Housing. The project consisted of a complete upgrade of multiple building systems to suit renovated and re-demised spaces.

PROJECT DETAILS:

  • Phased renovation/conversion project on a heritage building to SRA for BC Housing
  • The renovation included a full upgrade to the: plumbing, HVAC, fire protection systems, a new water entry station, and a domestic hot water generation and heat recovery ventilation system
  • The project was completed in 2010
  • The value of mechanical work performed was $670,500, a very cost effective solution for the scope of work involved.
  • The total value of the renovation is estimated at $6.7 Million