Setting Sail at UBC

Sail unfurls a refined urban edge amidst natural landscape and green streets of UBC’s Wesbrook Village
Vancouver, BC — Sail builds on Adera’s award-winning trio of developments at UBC’s Wesbrook Village — the Pacific Spirit Collection — with new West Coast Modern apartments offering a high level of sophistication as well as sustainability through REAP, the university’s homegrown green building program that encourages quality construction and energy efficiency.


Surrounded by water and forests, residents will enter Sail by crossing a bridge over reflecting ponds. The glass lobby offers views into the lush forest courtyard and pools beyond. All Sail apartment homes offer generous decks or patios and the penthouse level homes have lanais — private outdoor rooms with all the trimmings, even optional hot tubs. Also, Adera’s Home Customization Program stands alone amongst multi-family home builders in B.C., allowing new owners to personalize dozens of features in their new homes.

“Sail will be the first six-storey wood-frame building at UBC, and its building style reflects a West Coast Modern design that embodies indoor/outdoor living,” says Adera President Norm Couttie. “Sail’s clean lines and natural materials create a sophisticated living environment that’s also sustainable, with in-floor radiant heating, Energy Star windows and appliances, motion sensor light switches, and water efficient irrigation technology. There’s even a co-op car at the curb.”

Sail is located in the new Wesbrook Village neighbourhood with urban shops, services and a Save on Foods Shopping Centre within a short walk, yet surrounded by both forest and parks and adjacent to a world class university.

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About Adera

Adera has been building trust, and homes, for 40 years—with innovation, sustainability, partnership and passion. An industry leader in sustainable development, Adera has been honoured with numerous local, national and international, and sustainability awards.