Sorella Housing
Non-Market Housing

Project Information

Location: 525 Abbot Street, Vancouver, BC

Start: November 30, 2009

Completion: April 18, 2011

Budget: $17,600,000

Principles Involved:
  • Building Owner: Provincial Rental Housing Corporation
  • Contractor: VanMar Constructors Inc.
  • Architect: GBL Architects Inc.

Contact: John ter Borg TERRA Housing 1848 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5N 4A5 Phone: 604-736-8416 | Fax: 604-736-5800

Description of Project:
  • VanMar Constructors Inc. was hired on a fixed price contract.
  • 11 storey cast-in place concrete structure.
  • 108 residential units totalling 64,353 sq.ft.
  • 4 commercial retail units on the ground floor totalling 6,437 sq.ft.
  • Project is LEED Gold Certified.
  • Metal and masonry cladding.
Team Members
  • Art Van Maren (VanMar)
  • Mike Denbok (VanMar)
  • Robert Horvath (VanMar)
  • Stu Lyon (GBL Architects)
  • Janice Abbot (Atira Women's Resource Society)