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True North Square Backed by Nearly $12M in Provincial Tax Rebates

True North Square Backed by Nearly $12M in Provincial Tax Rebates

By Brian Schultz

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The lobby of True North Square is shown. The multi-building downtown development will officially open on September 27. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — True North Square is being backed by up to $11.95 million in tax increment financing by the province.

The funding will support the development of the True North Square Public Plaza and residential tower, surrounding streets, sidewalks and skywalks, as well as the residential tower at the Sutton Place Hotel and residential development.

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Winnipeg Law Firm First Tenant to Move into True North Square

Winnipeg Law Firm First Tenant to Move into True North Square

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The new offices of law firm Thompson Dorfman Sweatman occupy the top three floors of True North Square. (MIKE PRATT PHOTO)
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TDS is the first tenant to move into True North Square. (MIKE PRATT PHOTO)

Winnipeg law firm Thompson Dorfman Sweatman is the first tenant to occupy the new True North Square office tower downtown.

TDS will occupy the top three floors of 242 Hargrave Street after moving from their 28-year home at Portage and Main.

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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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Portion of Hargrave Street Closing for True North Square Project

Portion of Hargrave Street Closing for True North Square Project

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

WINNIPEG — A section of northbound Hargrave Street between St. Mary Avenue and Portage Avenue is closing Thursday morning for construction related to the True North Square project.

The closure will be in effect weekdays from 5 a.m to 3 p.m. March 8-29 to allow for construction of the pedestrian walkway over Hargrave Street.

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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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True North Square to Be Home to Sutton Place Hotel, Law Firm

True North Square to Be Home to Sutton Place Hotel, Law Firm

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True North Square (TNSE / HANDOUT)
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The True North Square plan includes over one million square feet in the key pillars of mixed use development. (TNSE / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Some of the tenants who will fill True North Square when it opens in 2018 have been revealed.

Its slogan? Redefining the Heart of the City.

The $400 million downtown development will be home to the Sutton Place Hotel, a flagship Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Liquor Mart store, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP law firm and the headquarters for Scotiabank.

“Our vision is to create a transformative mixed-use project that is integral to the success of downtown Winnipeg,” said Jim Ludlow, president of True North Real Estate Development Limited.

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