TCEF - Port Metro Vancouver

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Job Description

Wales McLelland Construction was chosen by Port Metro Vancouver to construct the Tsawwassen Container Examination Facility (TCEF). TCEF is located on a 11.4 acre site within the Tsawwassen First Nation industrial lands. The TCEF facility will be a dual purpose complex, which will be used by CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency) for the inspection of shipping containers imported through the Deltaport Terminal and as general purpose warehouse facility. The facility will be composed of a warehouse and a two storey office complex, totalling 114,809 sq.ft. The project includes construction of a storage/parking area of approximately 3.5 acres, which will include a separate area for container storage. The facility will be consistent with the Canada Customs Act which requires that adequate facilities be provided for the proper detention and examination of imported goods. 

Project Details

Tsawwassen, British Columbia
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Size : 
114,809 sq.ft.
Completion Date: 
April 2017
Project Value: 
  • Current Industrial
  • Distribution


Wales McLelland Construction has been operating in Vancouver for over 40 years with professional expertise in General Contracting, Design-Build, Construction Management, sustainable and LEED™ building, tilt-up construction, and pre-design planning and consulting services.