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Wellington Crescent Home on the Market for $11M

Wellington Crescent Home on the Market for $11M

1063 Wellington Crescent
One of two swimming pools at 1063 Wellington Crescent, currently on the market for $11 million. (CENTURY21.CA)
1063 Wellington Crescent
The kitchen inside 1063 Wellington Crescent. (CENTURY21.CA)

Winnipeg isn’t known for its pricey real estate, so when an $11 million home hits the market, it turns heads.

The six-bedroom, 12-bath mansion at 1063 Wellington Crescent is currently up for sale. If you have deep pockets to fill the 22,000 square foot Art Deco home, it can all be yours.

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Winnipeg Vying to Lure Amazon as Location for Second Headquarters

Winnipeg Vying to Lure Amazon as Location for Second Headquarters

Amazon
In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, the Amazon logo is displayed at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York’s Times Square. Amazon announced Thursday, Sept. 7, that it has opened the search for a second headquarters, promising to spend more than $5 billion on the opening. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

WINNIPEG — The city and province are putting together a joint bid to lure Amazon to choose Winnipeg as the e-commerce giant’s location for its second North American headquarters.

Called HQ2, Amazon wants to invest $5 billion U.S. to develop a new site and house as many as 50,000 workers. It will act as a “full equal” to the company’s current Seattle headquarters.

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Job Fair to Fill Roles at New Hilton Garden Inn Near Outlet Mall

Job Fair to Fill Roles at New Hilton Garden Inn Near Outlet Mall

Hilton Garden Inn Winnipeg South
An artist’s rendering of the future Hilton Garden Inn Winnipeg South at the Seasons of Tuxedo site. (MCKIM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP)

WINNIPEG — A new hotel going up at the site of Outlet Collection Winnipeg is hiring a few good men and women.

Hilton Garden Inn Winnipeg South is a new four-star property at 555 Sterling Lyon Parkway adjacent to the busy outlet mall that opened up in the spring.

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Manitoba Government Hikes Rents for Some Tenants in Public Housing

Manitoba Government Hikes Rents for Some Tenants in Public Housing

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Refugee
Mohammed, from Ghana, is photographed in an apartment he shares with five other men from Africa in Winnipeg, Tuesday, February 14, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is increasing rental costs for some low-income earners and giving them fewer options on where they can live.

The province has sent letters to landlords and tenants in public housing units that rent will be raised later this year to 28 per cent of a renter’s income.

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Reeling in Canada’s Hot Real Estate Market

Reeling in Canada’s Hot Real Estate Market

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, myWestman

For Sale
A sold sign is pictured outside a home in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 28, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

NEEPAWA, Man. — Like an impending disaster, the housing market in two of Canada’s largest cities is hard to take your eyes off of. While we may be watching from a safe distance, one way or another, it’s going to have an impact across the country.

A decade ago, our decision to move back to Manitoba was prompted in part by the high housing prices in Vancouver. Over the last 10 years, prices have only climbed higher. In January 2016, the average price for detached houses in the Lower Mainland (which includes more than just the city of Vancouver), hit a high of $1.83 million, well beyond the reach of most average homeowners.

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Seven-Figure Real Estate Still Goes a Long Way in Winnipeg

Seven-Figure Real Estate Still Goes a Long Way in Winnipeg

129 Autumnview Drive
129 Autumnview Drive, Winnipeg, MB – $990,000, Bedrooms: 4, Bathrooms: 4, Living Area: 2,621 sq. ft., Lot Size: 10,496 sq. ft. (CNW GROUP / ROYAL LEPAGE)

WINNIPEG — $1 million can either buy you fixer-upper in Canada or a spacious starter “mansion” in some provinces.

A new report from real estate company Royal LePage says Winnipeg delivers the best bang for your buck if you have a million-dollar housing budget.

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Manitoba Businesses Race to Reduce Energy Consumption

Manitoba Businesses Race to Reduce Energy Consumption

Manitoba Race to Reduce
Manitoba businesses launch the Manitoba Race to Reduce campaign in downtown Winnipeg on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. (FACEBOOK)

It’s not quite a race to the finish, but a group of Manitoba businesses are all striving to come out on top in the name of energy reduction.

The Manitoba Race to Reduce got underway Wednesday, made up of the owners and tenants in some of the largest commercial office spaces in the province.

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Historic Crocus Building Renamed After McKim Ad Agency

Historic Crocus Building Renamed After McKim Ad Agency

McKim Building
211 Bannatyne Avenue has been renamed after McKim Communications Group. (TAMARA BODI / MCKIM)

The historic Crocus Building at 211 Bannatyne Avenue has a new name.

A sign for the McKim Building — as it’s now known — was unveiled Wednesday by McKim Communications Group. The advertising agency is a longstanding tenant and one of the building’s owners.

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Brandon University Acquires Historic Theatre for $1

Brandon University Acquires Historic Theatre for $1

Strand Theatre
Brandon University has purchased that shuttered Strand Theatre for $1. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

Brandon University has acquired a key piece of property in the Wheat City’s downtown for the bargain price of $1.

BU has bought up the Strand Theatre in the 100 block of 10th Street from Landmark Cinemas.

“Landmark Cinemas has been entertaining the movie-goers of Brandon and district since the 1970s and in a small way this is our opportunity to give back to the community which has supported Landmark so well for so many years,” said BU president Gervan Fearon.

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Winnipeg Website Allows Renters to Rate Properties, Landlords

Winnipeg Website Allows Renters to Rate Properties, Landlords

RentItOrNot.com
(RENTITORNOT.COM)

A new Winnipeg-based website developed by two brothers and their business partner is allowing tenants to rate rental properties and their landlords.

Called RentItOrNot.com, the website is built around reviews for renters of properties and landlords, including whether the property has bed bugs, how clean it is, if it’s regularly maintained and the level of noise (if at all).

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