Our strength lies in our unique and innovative business model, New City’s people, and the values that underpin everything we do. 

Over 20 years ago, Edward Buset — New City’s founder and president — saw that the Lower Mainland was missing something: a resource for property managers, homeowner associations (HOAs), engineers, and other professionals involved in the building renewal business. Edward envisioned this resource that will work on new builds or maintain existing buildings, one that will develop cost-effective plans for the renewal of all types of buildings in our area’s unique climate. From this vision rose today’s New City, one of Vancouver’s leading general contractors. 

With over two decades of experience, New City is staffed with an amazing group of professionals, engineers, project managers, and people from different trades that delivers reliable and cost-effective solutions to a wide range of building renewal challenges on both new and existing buildings. We know what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, and how to get it done — in the most beneficial way for the building. Whether its envelope renewal, deep renovation, concrete restoration, or other building envelope management concerns, New City has the expertise and resources to handle the largest and most complex work smoothly and efficiently. 

Today, New City Contracting is a trusted leader in envelope renewal for commercial and residential projects. New City is an expert in the investigation, analysis, and repair of building envelopes — for all material types and vintages. Our extensive building renewal services include: 

Trusted Leader in Envelope Renewal For Commercial and Residential Properties

Tenant Improvement

Our team has specialized talent in tenant improvement and related services. New City has worked closely with tenants, landlords, investors, and commercial real estate brokers to make sure that everything is delivered on budget and on spec.

Leak Investigation

Our professionals have comprehensive years of experience with leak investigation, identifying any issues with pipes or mains leading into your property or home. Our team can also identify leaks or reasons for dampness in roofs and brickwork, among others.

Environmental Services

New City has extensive experience in the safe removal and disposal of asbestos in residential properties, commercial buildings, and occupied buildings such as schools, institutions, and offices. We help ensure that your business or any other property is protected.


New City, we understand that the roof of your commercial building is critical to the overall strength of your building structure. We are a professional roofing and waterproofing contractor specializing in commercial and industrial buildings.


New City has up-to-date painting knowledge and expertise in commercial, high-end residential, and heritage buildings. We maintain a Preferred Applicator Status with top paint manufacturers, ensuring maximum life for your paint jobs.

Concrete Restoration

New City has the in-house expertise and equipment to offer innovative solutions and will complete the most challenging concrete deficiency and restoration work on time and on budget.