Housing York
Non-Market Housing

Project Information

Location: Richmond Hill, ON

Start: Winter 2013

Completion: Fall 2015

Budget: $46,000,000

Principles Involved:
  • Building Owner: Housing York
  • Contractor: VanMar Constructors Inc.
  • Architect: Thier Curran Architects

Contact: Sylvia Patterson (General Manager) Housing York 17250 Yonge Street, 3rd Floor, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 6Z1 Phone: 905-830-4444

Description of Project:
  • VanMar is the design-builder for the project.
  • VanMar was responsible for site selection, land purchase and development process.
  • Project to be delivered using modified-turn key methodology.
  • 1 level of underground parking.
  • 9 floors of 202 units of affordable housing.
  • 1 floor of mixed use, non-profit office space, youth centre, crisis centre.
  • Masonry block structural walls and hollow concrete floors.
  • Flat roofing.
  • Combination of brick, stone, curtain wall exterior.
Team Members
  • Art Van Maren (VanMar)
  • Warren Verhoef (VanMar)
  • Sylvia Patterson, General Manager (Housing York)
  • Gabe Tropea (Housing York)
  • Bill Curran (Their + Curran Architects Inc.)