Federal government backs Winnipeg Airport Authority in Polo Park residential development dispute

A massive proposed residential development near Polo Park long opposed by the Winnipeg Airport Authority may be set back months or years following a move by the federal government.Transport Canada sent a letter to the City of Winnipeg Thursday that...

Two massive Winnipeg developments back at council Friday

Two proposed multi-million-dollar mixed-use developments that have seen delays and pushback will again be heard at city hall Friday, but may not make it past muster.The first — a massive development on land adjacent to CF Polo Park proposed by...

Tax rebates for $400 million Portage Place redevelopment not unusual: urban planner

A new program from Manitoba’s provincial government is expected to help support a nearly $400-million investment in Portage Place mall by Toronto developer Starlight Investments.The program, Manitoba Works Capital Incentive, will use incremental education property tax rebates to support companies...

‘Retail is under attack’: Technology means change for Winnipeg stores

When was the last time you bought something from a brick-and-mortar store? What about online?If you’re like many Canadians, you might be finding yourself making purchases from a screen more often than visiting physical retailers.READ MORE: Winnipeg development planning ‘dysfunctional’...

Wawanesa Insurance to be major tenant at new True North Square building

Winnipeg’s True North Square development is getting a new addition.Global News has learned Wawanesa Insurance will be the major tenant at a building which which will be constructed across the street from True North Square, at the old Hull’s Family...

CentreVenture unveils plans for updated Chinatown

Change is coming to Winnipeg’s Chinatown.The City is asking for requests for proposals to develop a parcel of land just north of the Exchange District.The Paulin Biscuit Factory, as well as the neighbouring lot to the west between Ross Avenue...

Mysterious big box store being built outside Winnipeg perimeter highway near Assiniboia Downs

A mysterious big box warehouse store has been proposed for just outside the Perimeter Highway.Plans for the store have been submitted to the city’s Board of Adjustment proposed for what is currently an agricultural field south of Assiniboia Downs and...