We construct, operate and maintain the buildings, grounds and infrastructure of Queen's University to the highest possible standard.
Our staff cover almost every trade in commercial construction, maintenance and property management fields. We work together to keep all of the campus buildings running smoothly, clean, and a great place to learn and conduct research.
We also look after all new construction and renovation on campus and have a team that is dedicated to maintaining over 140 acres of lawns, trees, flowers and sidewalks throughout the four seasons. Facilities is also responsible for providing and maintaining parking areas around campus.
Richardson Stadium Pavilion
Richardson Stadium will soon be undergoing its next phase of redevelopment. This exciting project will see the creation of a Pavilion at the North end of the stadium to fully enclose the field, allowing access to the east and west stands and stadium attendees to circumnavigate the full stadium at the concourse level.
When completed, the stadium (with Pavilion) will provide increased event hosting capabilities for local, provincial and national events enhancing the visibility of Queen’s and contributing to the broader community.
355 King Street West
355 King Street West (formerly St. Mary's of the Lake site) is undergoing extensive renovations with three public institutions - Queen's University, Providence Care and Kingston Health Sciences Centre - sharing the site in response to evolving community needs.
Visit the Providence Transitional Care Centre and the Kingston Health Sciences Centre websites to learn more about these community partnerships.
Regular updates will be provided in the space below to communicate project progress to the community.
Duncan McArthur Hall
The redevelopment and expansion of the Duncan McArthur Hall (DMH) ‘A’ wing, will see a substantial addition to the building, and provide increased classroom, research, study, administration, and social spaces for both the Faculty of Education and elements of the Faculty of Heath Sciences.
By optimizing the development potential of the building site (as contemplated in the Queen's Campus Master Plan), Queen’s is able to address a good portion of the expansion needs of two Faculties, while also reinforcing the profile and importance of the West Campus as a part of the Queen’s community.
Albert Street Student Residence - Endaayaan – Tkanónsote
Queen’s has constructed a new 334-bed student residence building, Endaayaan – Tkanónsote, at 156 Albert Street.
The residence includes 334 fully-equipped rooms featuring semi-private washrooms, along with shared study rooms, laundry facilities, and kitchenettes on each floor. Designed with accessibility at the forefront, the residence also features several private and semi-private accessible suites, and wheelchair-accessible entrances, and is fully serviced by elevators and stairs. It was built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold standards and features a prayer space, indoor bicycle storage, a service animal washing station, as well as an Indigenous gathering space.
John Deutsch University Centre Revitalization
Canadian Architect magazine recognized the proposed design for a revitalized John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC) with a 2019 Award of Excellence recently. For 53 years, the annual award program has highlighted exceptional architectural projects during the design stage.
Prize jurors lauded the plans for its sustainability features, its focus on increasing accessibility, and for seamlessly blending historic and contemporary design.
Leonard Dining Hall Renovation
The final phase of renovations to Leonard Dining Hall is set to resume this spring and be complete by the end of 2023.
For the fall 2023/24 term, Leonard Dining Hall will remain open for students in residence on meal plans but will temporarily offer a variety of menu stations in the seating area.