About the Building

Funding for this project is being provided by the Government of Canada's Knowledge Infrastructure Program and through the Ontario Government's 2009 Budget as part of efforts to help modernize facilities and boost long-term research and skills training capacity at provincial colleges and universities.



Square footage: 270,000 square feet (current building: 150,000 square feet)

Total Cost: $110 Million

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) : Gold level certification

Location: 1255 Western Road, in front of Brescia University College (Map of Site)

Grand Opening:  September 2013

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The Richard Ivey Building boasts:

  • 15 78-seat Classrooms and 5 50-seat Classrooms
  • 112 Faculty Offices
  • 52 Traditional Breakout Rooms
  • 36 Staff Meeting rooms
  • 9 Conference rooms
  • 7 Lounges
  • 8 Open Concept Work Areas
  • 1 640-seat Auditorium

Art Collection

Learn more about the collection of Canadian art displayed throughout the Ivey Business School.

Explore the Art Collection

Jon Love (Chair), HBA '76, Managing Partner, KingSett Capital Inc.

Ruban Chelladurai, Associate Vice-President (Institutional Planning and Budgeting), Western University

Andy Chisholm, MBA '85, Senior Strategy Officer, Goldman Sachs & Co.

Kelly Cole, Executive Director, Advancement, Ivey Business School

Brian Curtner, Principal, Quadrangle Architects Limited

Niraj Dawar, Professor, Marketing, Ivey Business School

Craig Dunbar, Professor, Finance, Ivey Business School

John Irwin, CFO/CIO/Director of Facilities, Ivey Business School

Fraser Latta, HBA '76, President, Jenal Investments Inc.

Ted Matthews, Brand Coach, Founding Partner, Author, Keynote Speaker, Instinct Brand Equity Coaches Inc. 

Mike McLean, Manager, Planning, Design & Project Administration, Western University, Facilities Management

Pierre Pomerleau, MBA '89, President & CEO, Pomerleau Inc.

George Qubty, Director of Facilities Engineering, Western University, Facilities Management

Carol Stephenson, Dean, Ivey Business School

Alan Weedon, Vice-Provost (Academic Planning, Policy and Faculty), Western University

Larry Wynant, MBA '72, Professor Emeritus, Finance, Ivey Business School

Richard Ivey Building Information Booklet

Learn the key dates, named spaces, facts, statistics, and everything else you need to know about the Richard Ivey Building by reading the Richard Ivey Building Information Booklet or download the PDF.

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Going for LEED® Gold: Sustainable design in the Richard Ivey Building

Ivey’s inspiring Richard Ivey Building incorporates more than just state-of-the-art architectural design. It also integrates the best in green building, design, and construction. Learn how the building contributes to well-being for us and our neighbours.

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