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Facilities and Property Management budget

Facilities and Property Management makes up 3% of the City’s budget. In 2021, the City is increasing the Facilities and Property Management operating budget by $0.8 million.

Download a copy of the Facilities and Property Management budget.

Download a copy of the Facilities and Property Management presentation to Budget Committee.


To optimize our in house expertise in property management excellence to sustain the City’s infrastructure. We collaborate with our partners in delivering front line services to our citizens while maintaining respect for the public tax dollar.

The services we provide

Facilities and Property Management service area has seven sections that include the following:

  • Asset Management and Accessibility
  • Building Services and Operations
  • Capital Design and Construction
  • Energy Management
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Realty Services
  • Security Services

In delivering quality services, we work closely with our internal partners and provide front-line services to the public and users of our amenities. In doing so we remain committed to being innovative, looking for new opportunities to add value to the City’s infrastructure and landscape to create a community where people choose to be.

Interesting facts about this service

  • Responsible for City owned and leased buildings and site infrastructure amounting to 5.6 million square feet, with a current replacement value of approximately $2 billion
  • Responsible for managing the site infrastructure and day-to-day operations in the City’s most prominent buildings, the Civic Precinct (City Hall, Central Library, and the Living Arts Centre)
  • Responsible for over 30,500 facility systems and addressing approximately 11,000 annual work requests related to building and site maintenance and operations
  • Responsible for managing the utility budget of approximately $20 million for corporate facilities
  • In 2019 received $274,281 in grant incentives to implement energy conservation projects
  • A typical real property transaction (acquisition and lease) takes on average 1.5 to 2.0 years, given all due diligence requirements