This October, at the Surrey Board of Trade’s Business in Excellence Awards, Century Group released a sneak preview of the new Civic Hotel brand to an enthusiastic audience of entrepreneurs, stakeholders and local business owners, all eager to find out more about this highly anticipated Marriott International hotel.
Civic Hotel at 3 Civic Plaza, Autograph Collection®, is a boutique hotel with 144 guest rooms, a conference floor with two ballrooms, a fitness centre, yoga studio, hair salon and spa, as well as a skydeck bar and special events space on the hotel’s rooftop.
Already, the Civic Hotel’s new Director of Sales, Kristin Bishop, has been busy assisting various groups and events organisers with conference floor bookings. As well as the Board of Trade, the City of Surrey is interested in expanding their event space around the plaza.
While guest room reservations are not yet available, Civic Hotel will be part of Marriott International’s global reservation system and the Marriott Rewards® member program in the new year.
For updates on reservation programs, group sales, hiring and news on special events and the hotel’s grand opening, please visit CivicHotel.ca or follow Civic Hotel on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
This entry was posted in Civic Hotel and tagged on December 08th, 2016 by Lesley Yuen.
The last plan to be sold is the T plan, which is 1404 sq.ft. in size and located on floors 35 – 38. There is still time to join the excitement of launching British Columbia’s first Marriott International Autographic Collection hotel, living close to the skytrain and the plaza, and in the same building as Kwantlen Polytechnic University‘s new campus. One or two bedroom suites are still being sold at The Residences at 3 Civic Plaza, with a special promotional offer for the ‘B plan’.
Rising above the office floors, The Residences at 3 Civic Plaza begin at a height where most other developments end. Be prepared to wake up to spectacular views of Metro Vancouver from every direction. You’ll find bold design and thoughtful finishings that provide a level of quality you won’t find anywhere else, while a range of hotel services and amenities further elevate your standard of living.
If you are interested in living in Surrey’s new downtown at Surrey City Centre, book an appointment online or contact Sandra Liang, Sales Manager of 3 Civic Plaza.
The construction progress is impressive in the month of July!
The bottom floors of the hotel are nearly complete—drywall, insulation, and bathroom and bedroom configurations are already in place.
We took the lift to the rooftop of the Civic Hotel and was greeted with the most breathtaking view in Surrey.
Decorating the top of the rooftop ceiling and on the walls are the signature guitar picks that help distinguish 3 Civic Plaza in Surrey City Centre. Finally, with first layer of waterproofing membrane installed, the hotel pool is taking shape.
Currently, we are pouring concrete on floor 36 and the vignette displays are nearly complete for approval. Soon, we will be able to get a taste of what the completed suites will look like upon completion.
Meet Blair Marriott, Senior Superintendent ITC Construction. With over 30 years of experience, Blair Marriott has served ITC for more than 50 high-rise projects and on many Century Group’s development projects, including Citypoint at Gateway SkyTrain station in North Surrey and here at 3 Civic Plaza. He actively manages all of the sub-trades and ensures the building stays on schedule.
Trained as a structural engineer at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, he decided early on that he preferred to work in construction over engineering, partly due to his father’s influence as a foreman contractor. His training serves him well — he is somewhat of a specialist with 3 Civic Plaza’s unique heating and cooling system, installing thermal breaks and reducing heat loss for the building.
Married for 40 years, with two lovely daughters, Blair loves to travel (particularly on cruises), ride motorcycles (Harley’s, of course) and play hockey in his free time. Blair has also entered and completed more than 30 triathlons. Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Blair has worked in a number of cities, including Boston, New York, San Diego and Calgary, before settling in Vancouver.
Blair is currently looking forward to getting beyond the mechanical floor at 3 Civic Plaza so that he can get to that next milestone of building up one floor per week! So, every day you see the tower rising higher and higher, you have Blair to thank.
With 2016 upon us, it is a perfect time to acknowledge our accomplishments in 2015 and what we have to look forward to this year. The most exciting news? We will reach the top of the residential tower in October 2016.
ITC are moving very quickly to keep us on schedule. The infographic above shows the projected progress of the building construction in each quarter. Once we have established ‘Tier 1’, the 15th Floor, the tower will rise at a rate of about one floor each week. Of course, it has taken some time to get here. While most people can see the signature ‘guitar pick’ windows continuing to take shape, there’s an amazing amount of work that’s been done inside the project that cannot be seen from the outside… the built-in local energy system and the three hoist elevators, for two examples.
It was a busy year… in 2015 we completed:
All 3 floors of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s first urban campus (KPU Civic Plaza)
8 of the 16 floors for Surrey’s first Marriott Autograph Collection hotel, including window-wall installation.
All 6 hotel amenity spaces, which includes the pre-function area, convention ballrooms and meeting rooms
Placing more than 50% of the total concrete to be used in the building, with the parkade finished earlier in the year
3 Civic Plaza is beginning to feel like the landmark we expect it to be, and every day brings us closer to Surrey’s vision for a vibrant, active downtown. To watch daily progress, check out our construction camera at: 3CivicPlaza.ca/webcam, or for a more artistic view follow us on Instagram.com/3CivicPlaza.
3 Civic Plaza will be a key component of The City of Surrey’s new downtown area. In fact, Surrey will be British Columbia’s biggest city within a few years. Watch the video from the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association to learn about the exciting new developments that will form Surrey’s newest urban hub, featuring Century Group’s Vice President, Real Estate Development, Joanna Kwan.
We’re excited to be part of it all!
To book a tour of the new marketing centre, please contact Joyce Li at 604 763-5156 or at Info@3CivicPlaza.ca. Century Group’s head office is located on the 25th floor of Central City Tower, at 13450 102 Avenue in Surrey, BC.