Biggest B.C. construction starts in 2019


Ranked by estimated cost of project

Published April 13, 2020. Sources: B.C. government's Major Projects Inventory and BIV research.

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Rank '20 Project name, municipality Project type Description Developer/owner Website Start date Completion date Estimated cost


LNG Canada Facility, Kitimat

Oil and gas

LNG terminal facility located on the former Methanex facility site. The project will include a gas liquification plant, storage tanks, a marine terminal and a rail yard. A water treatment facility and flare stacks will be constructed on the site

LNG Canada (1)

Early 2019 (2)

Late 2024

$36 billion


Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project, Dawson Creek

Oil and gas

Construction of a 650 km natural gas pipeline from the Dawson Creek area to the proposed Shell LNG facility in Kitimat

Coastal Gaslink Pipeline Ltd

Summer 2019

Late 2023

$6.2 billion


Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades, Delta

Utilities infrastructure

Upgrades to treatment plant secondary clarifier and associated infrastructure

Corporation of Delta

Spring 2019

Early 2020

$550 million


Second Narrows Water Supply Tunnel, Vancouver


Construction of a drinking water supply tunnel from Vancouver to Burnaby

City of Vancouver

Early 2019

Spring 2024

$400 million


Sea and Sky Residential Development, Squamish


Residential development with over 900 homes on 53 acres. Will include 986 units and a 17,000-square-foot amenity centre

BlueSky Properties

Summer 2019

Late 2020

$350 million

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