Royal Columbian Hospital – Redevelopment

Phase 2


project at a glance

  • 11
    Storeys
  • 950,000
    Square Feet
  • 350
    Beds

Services


Solutions

  • Electrical Construction
    Serving our industry since 1944, Houle Electric has played a key role in the construction and renovation of numerous BC landmarks and major institutions. We pride ourselves on professional electrical construction, design-build services, and excellence in project management.
  • Fibre Optics & Structured Cabling
    Houle performs the full breadth of structured cabling services and offer customized designs for CAT 5e, CAT 6, CAT 6A, and fibre optics.

Scope of Work

Completed: 2025

Phase two of the Royal Columbian Hospital Redevelopment Project is transforming the hospital campus with the demolition of multiple buildings to make way for a new 11 storey state-of-the-art Acute Care Tower that includes:

  • Emergency Department with 75 Treatment Rooms
  • Surgical Interventional Department 27 Operating/Interventional Rooms
  • Critical/Intensive Care Unit (60 Beds)
  • Maternity (28 Beds)
  • Neonatal Care Unit (24 Beds)
  • 5 Levels of Medical Surgical Inpatient Rooms
  • Roof-top Heliport
  • Medical Device Reprocessing
  • Support Services
  • 2 Levels of Underground Parking

Houle is providing electrical, fibre optics, and structured cabling services to build the hospital’s new Acute Care Tower. To enable construction, a temporary interium support building is being constructed along with the completion of the Phase One Energy Centre and Campus Communication Hub that includes:

  • 12.47 kV Utility Service
  • Two 3000 kW Generators
  • Two High Voltage Transfer Switches
  • High Voltage Distribution
  • Two 550kW UPS Systems