Brock Commons Student Residence

The proposal is for an 14,040 m2, 18 storey student residence comprising 408 beds.

DP 15011

6088 Walter Gage Road, Gage South Precinct.

  • Pre-Aplication Advisory Urban Design Panel held on March 5, 2015
  • DP Application Received on April 6, 2015
  • Advisory Urban Design Panel scheduled for April 9, 2015
  • DRC scheduled for April 23, 2015
  • Chancellor Place information session held on Thursday April 23, 201, in St. Andrew Hall. 
  • Public Open House was held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in the Student Union Building, Concourse between 4:00 - 6:00PM.
  • Online Comment Period held from April 7, 2015 - May 8, 2015
  • DP Resubmission Aug 5, 2015
  • Development Permit issued September 8, 2015
  • Final Occupancy Permit issued September 1, 2015
  • CONSTRUCTION START DATE: NOVEMBER 9, 2015 Click here for the latest construction update.



The principal use of the project will be as a student residence comprising 408 beds for the housing of upper year and graduate students consisting of single-bed studios and 4-bed quad units, both with kitchen components and bathrooms.  Amenity spaces, such as social gathering and study spaces for the use of students, will be located on the ground floor with administration, laundry facilities, storage spaces and service rooms.

The building will be of hybrid construction comprised of 17 storeys of mass wood constructuion location above one storey base of concrete construction. There will also be two 18 storey concrete cores containing exit stairs and elevators.


  • UBC Properties Trust
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Acton Ostry Architects Inc.

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