BC funds new $49 million SFU campus

November 14, 2007

The BC government has announced $49.3 million in funding to create a new home for Simon Fraser University's School for the Contemporary Arts.  The new downtown Vancouver campus will help revitalize the city's core and recruit creative talent in the area.  The facility will cover 12,000 square metres, and five floors and will include performance facilities, teaching studios, a 400-seat theatre and a multimedia lounge and lab for new media work.  It is expected to bring $7.5 million per year into the area.