Facilities Development is a team of engineering and construction professionals, experts, and specialists, supporting the York University community in the management of design and construction of facilities and infrastructure. In order to establish a university environment that is student-centered, safe, comfortable, fun and supports excellence in the academic programs and service centres.
Facilities Development is responsible for the conceptual and detailed design, coordination, monitoring for conformance with program and detailed surveillance for quality and value of all major construction projects undertaken. This team provides overall Project Management services for the Capital Development Program at York University including the management of scope, cost, quality, risk, associated human resources requirements, communications, procurement and project integration. In addition, safeguarding the integrity of university facilities is partially done by this department by ensuring all Codes, Permits and Good Practices are followed. Records documentation implementation are kept and life safety systems appropriate to the needs are tested to ensure trouble free operation.