Biggest construction project starts in B.C. in 2015

Ranked by estimated cost of project

 Published April 12, 2016. Source: B.C. provincial government's Major Projects Inventory

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Rank '16Project name/Municipality/WebsiteProject typeDescriptionStart dateCompletion dateEstimated cost
1 Site C Clean Energy Project, Fort St John
Utilities Site C will be a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River approximately seven km southwest of Fort St John Summer 2015 Fall 2024 $8,335,000,000
2 Brentwood Town Centre Redevelopment - The Amazing Brentwood, Burnaby
Retail/residential Redevelopment of the Brentwood Town Centre will include one million sq ft of additional retail space, an 11-tower residential component and civic plaza Summer 2015 2043 $1,300,000,000
3 Sunrise Gas Plant, Dawson Creek
Oil and gas extraction A 400 million cubic ft per day gas plant will be located in the Montney region near Dawson Creek. Project partners are Encana Corp and Mitsubishi Corp Fall 2015 Late 2017 $860,000,000
4 BC Place Entertainment Complex, Vancouver
Arts, entertainment and recreation Proposed 675,000 sq ft entertainment complex will include the relocated Edgewater Casino on the site of BC Place stadium Spring 2015 Late 2016 $535,000,000
5 Tulsequah Chief Mine, Atlin region
Mining Redevelopment of a copper/gold/silver/lead/zinc underground mine 100 km south of Atlin and 60 km northeast of Juneau, Alaska Spring 2015 Late 2015 $450,000,000

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