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.
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.
Regular updates will be provided in the space below to communicate project progress to the community.
New Residence (Albert Street)
Queen’s is building a new 334 bed student residence building on main campus that will target Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
The new residence building will be located on Albert Street on the Northside of campus. The site(s) are currently occupied by five (5) university-owned houses (142-154 Albert Street). Two of these charming houses at 142 Albert and 144 Albert Street will be either partially or fully integrated into the new building in an effort to retain some of the look and feel of the area.
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.