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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2017 APPA FMEP review

This publication from summer of 2017 provides a comprehensive overview of Building Operations, its activities, current performance, and future plans. It is the review we hope to see Building Operations further develop and improve the wide scope of services it delivers, so UBC’s aspiration of realizing even greater success on the world stage can be achieved.

Strategic goals

We are a department based on strong planning. Get to know where Building Operations is looking to take campus operations in the future.


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?