Royal Canadian Mounted Police E Division Headquarters Relocation Project Fact Sheet

Future RCMP E Division Headquarters facility (artist's rendering)


  • Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) completed the new facility to house the ‘E’ Division Headquarters on December 23, 2012.
  • The new headquarters facility is located at 14200 Green Timbers Way in Surrey, B.C., commonly referred to as the Green Timbers site.
  • The Green Timbers site provides a central, integrated, purpose-built headquarters facility for ‘E’ Division.

Project documents

Project overview

  • The RCMP ‘E’ Division Headquarters Relocation Project is considered a major Crown initiative that relocated and consolidate existing RCMP headquarters units throughout Metro Vancouver to a new site in the City of Surrey.
  • The project is a public-private partnership (P3) between the Government of Canada and Green Timbers Accommodation Partners and represents PWGSC's largest federal accommodation project in Pacific Region to date and the first P3 for the Government of Canada.
  • The new 76,162 square-metre facility meets current safety and security standards and provides office and purpose built accommodation for over 2,700 ‘E’ Division Headquarters personnel.


  • The RCMP ‘E’ Division headquarters attained LEED Gold certification (LEED-NC 1.0 Gold Certification with 45 points) on November 13, 2013, incorporating the latest in green technology and standards for construction and facility management.
  • BOMA BESt Level 3
  • BC Hydro PowerSmart New Construction Program
  • ISO 9000

Project agreement

  • Green Timbers Accommodation Partners agreed to a fixed price of $966 million to design, build, finance and maintain the facility for a term ending 25 years after construction.
  • Included in this amount was $263 million for design and construction (including $120 million which was paid by Canada during the construction phase) and $703 million for project financing, building maintenance, and lifecycle repair and renewal over the term of the agreement.
  • Additionally, Canada will pay $8.9 million in insurance costs over the 25 year period for a total of $975 million.

Current status

  • Completed

Artist renderings (indicative only)

Artist's renderings of future RCMP E Division Headquarters facility (aerial view, entrance, exterior and lobby)

A larger version of Artist renderings is available on a separate page.