Building Operations is responsible for keeping UBC working; both through an inspirational environment and facilities you can count on. We strive to create transparency and accountability for our operations and we want to share our plans and the way we evaluate our success with you.

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Strategic Plan

Our first step to plan for our future In June 2017 Building Operations began a process of strategic review. One of the outcomes of the review process was participation in the APPA FMEP evaluation process. The book Enabling Greatness: Our Story Behind UBC Vancouver’s Buildings and Grounds served as both a formal APPA FMEP self-evaluation as well as a comprehensive […]


Building Operations is a leading partner in UBC's commitment to transform the entire UBC campus into a living laboratory—a societal test-bed for sustainability.

Understanding FCI: the financial strategy for our campus assets

As buildings age their condition naturally deteriorates. During that time, we invest in maintenance, repairs and renewals until we ultimately replace the building with a new one. The question is, how do we determine when and how much to invest?