Biggest B.C. construction starts in 2018


Ranked by estimated cost of project

Published April 9, 2019. Sources: B.C. provincial government's Major Projects Inventory and BIV research.

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Rank '19 Project name, municipality Project type Description Developer/owner Website Start date Completion date Estimated cost


North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant (1), North Vancouver

Utilities infrastructure

Construction of a new secondary sewage treatment plant near Burrard Inlet on the former BC Rail passenger station to replace the existing Lions Gate primary treatment plant at the north end of the Lions Gate Bridge

City of North Vancouver

Early 2018

Late 2020

$700 million


Dockside Green Development, Victoria

Mixed-use residential/commercial

Mixed-use development of the six-hectare Dockside Lands site. The development initially planned 1,200 housing units, 75,000 square feet of office and commercial space, a boutique hotel and an open-air amphitheatre

Bosa Development Corp

Summer 2018

Late 2027

$650 million


Highway 91 to Highway 17 and Deltaport Way Corridor Improvements, Delta

Transportation infrastructure

A combination of improvements to existing Highway 91, Highway 17, Highway 91 Connector and Deltaport Way to improve travel safety and efficiency

B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Spring 2018

Late 2023

$245 million (2)


Concord Brentwood, Burnaby


Phased development will consist of 10 highrise condominiums, a 13-acre park and a 892-unit tower in Phase 1; 900 units in a 55-storey tower and a retail centre in Phase 2

Concord Pacific

Early 2018

Late 2022

$200 million


Highway 1 - Hoffman's Bluff to Jade Mountain, Chase

Transportation infrastructure

Upgrade 11.9 kilometres of the Trans-Canada Highway to a 100 km/h four-lane standard

B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Spring 2018

Late 2023

$199.2 million

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