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Richardson Innovation Centre to Fuel Agri-Food Research

Richardson Innovation Centre to Fuel Agri-Food Research

Richardson Innovation Centre
The Richardson Innovation Centre will be located on a parcel of land currently occupied by surface parking lots at the corner of Westbrook Street and Lombard Avenue. (HANDOUT)
Richardson Innovation Centre
The Richardson Innovation Centre is expected to be completed by spring 2020. (HANDOUT)

A $30 million, four-storey building in Winnipeg’s downtown will fuel agri-food research and product development.

Richardson International is funding the project to complement the company’s food and ingredients division.

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True North Square Changing the Face of Real Estate in Downtown Winnipeg

True North Square Changing the Face of Real Estate in Downtown Winnipeg

By Michelle Bailey (@MichelleBailey1)

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True North Square’s Tower 2 at 225 Carlton, as pictured earlier this month. (TNSE)

There’s a famous saying that when one door closes, another opens.

In the case of downtown Winnipeg’s current real estate scene, numerous doors are closing in some of the city’s traditionally popular high-rise office towers as brand new ones prepare to open to tenants in True North Square’s 17-storey building on Hargrave Street in June.

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Powering Up Portage la Prairie: New Tesla Charging Station on the Way

Powering Up Portage la Prairie: New Tesla Charging Station on the Way

Tesla Charging Station
A new Tesla charging station will go online in Portage la Prairie this summer. (HANDOUT)

Construction on a new six-stall Tesla Supercharger Station will soon begin in Portage la Prairie.

Winnipeg-based real estate development company Shindico has partnered with the automobile maker to bring the charging station to a parcel of land they own at Portage’s Westfield Crossing shopping centre.

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Tim Hortons Brewing Up Renovations for Canadian Restaurants

Tim Hortons Brewing Up Renovations for Canadian Restaurants

Tim Hortons
The new design, pictured here, will be rolled out across Tim Hortons stores across the country over the next four years.

Tim Hortons and its franchisees will spend $700 million over the next four years to modernize and refresh the look of most of its restaurants.

The coffee and doughnut chain says the new look will create a more contemporary and open environment for its guests.

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MNP Setting Up Shop as Tenant in True North Square

MNP Setting Up Shop as Tenant in True North Square

By Tyler Sutherland

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True North Square as seen from Hargrave Street on February 1, 2018. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — True North Square has secured MNP LLP as its newest tenant for the downtown mixed-use retail and residential development.

The accounting, tax, and business consulting firm will occupy over two and a half floors in 242 Hargrave Street, the first of four towers to be completed at True North Square.

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Saskatchewan Man Finds New Winnipeg House in His Farm Field

Saskatchewan Man Finds New Winnipeg House in His Farm Field

By The Canadian Press

Patrick Maze House
A house being transferred from Winnipeg ended up in a farmer’s field in rural Saskatchewan. (PATRICK MAZE / FACEBOOK)

PILOT BUTTE, Sask. – Patrick Maze is used to seeing flax and weeds on his farm field east of Regina, but where did the brand-new beautiful house come from?

Maze was driving by his land last week and noticed the home sitting on a big trailer where there should have been nothing but rolling prairie.

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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

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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

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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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