Building Links 2013, Issue #19

May 15, 2013

Editor’s Note:

A development permit has been approved for a 39 unit four-storey building to be located at 808 South Island Highway in Campbell River. The building permit application is expected to be submitted within the week for the new project. The owner is seeking prices on all sub-trades for this project within the next few weeks. See inside for more details.

The Town of Comox has awarded the contract for the architectural design services for the Comox Municipal Works Yard upgrade project to Vic Davies Architect. Design drawings are underway and they are expected to be completed in the Fall of 2013.

We have 12 new tenders in this issue, plus updates on 17 new projects, please see inside for one of all of the latest construction news.

Perfect your Pitch in for the Industry Speed Dating Events for the North Island Hospitals Project.

Perfect your Pitch – Give your business a competitive advantage at the upcoming event on Thursday,  May 16 from 8:30 to 9:30 am at the Best Western, Westerly Hotel in Courtenay .  Each registrant will have only 4 minutes to present their products  and/or services at the upcoming  Industry Speed Dating events being held in both Courtenay and Campbell River. This workshop provides tips and best practices for presenting your business to the three consortiums bidding on the two new state-of-the-art hospitals. This workshop is free, but participants must pre-register. Click here to register or contact the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce at 250-334-3234.

Industry Speed Dating Events -The Industry Speed Dating Events will provide an opportunity for businesses to interact with each of the three consortiums bidding on the new hospitals project and to promote their companies, services and experience. There is no fee and no requirement that you be based in the Comox Valley or Campbell River. Participants must pre-register in order to attend this event.  Space is limited to 100 suppliers per session. To register, go to: will be two sessions for each community: 12:30 – 4:00pm and 5:00 – 8:30pm

Industry Speed Dating – Courtenay May 28, 2013 12:30 – 8:30pm Best Western, the Westerly – 1590 Cliffe Ave., Courtenay. Industry Speed Dating – Campbell River  May 27, 2013 12:30 – 8:30 Maritime Heritage Centre – 621 N. Island Highway, Campbell River

The Campbell River Chamber of Commerce (CRCC), Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA), Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce (CVCC), Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) and the North Island Hospitals Project (NIHP) are partnering on these events.