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Winnipeg|West Broadway Commons|12 Floors|Proposed



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Project Description
The West Broadway Commons, at 175 Colony Street, is a joint venture project of UWCRC 2.0 and All Saints Anglican Church.

The West Broadway Commons will provide 110-unit, mixed-income apartments, with over 3,000ft2 of street-level commercial space.

The project embraces cultural diversity and social inclusion and has several priority objectives:

increase the number/quality of available rental units in the West Broadway neighborhood
provide a minimum of 28 affordable rental units
commit to the inclusion of barrier free suites
offer a fully visitable building with a minimum of 10% barrier free suites
animate the street level with vibrant commercial activities
support alternative transportation (transit, car sharing and cycling amenities)
achieve an energy rating 30% better than the 2015 National Energy Building Code focus on quality design that fits with the character of the neighbourhood. The building features welcoming and programmable common area and amenities with extraordinary views, for residents and visitors. Common areas include a warming kitchen, a multi-purpose room & lounge, a gym and a space that allows for smudging.

Financial Requirements
The total projected cost of the building is $28.5 million. The Joint Venture is in the process of securing a mortgage for $22 million and has specific plans for funding from impact investments and various grant programs of $3.5 million. To complete the project, we require an estimated $3 million in donations.
Main Floor Commercial Opportunities
The West Broadway project is seeking business owners, entrepreneurs, companies and organizations, interested in opportunities to become ground floor tenants. In particular, we are seeking specialty retail, new food and beverage concepts, neighbourhood-scale commercial uses, and other community services. For more information visit our Request For Expressions of Interest page: Commercial Expression of Interest

Timing
Plans to break ground in summer of 2018 with completion in spring 2020.

Key Participants
Joint Venture Owners: UWCRC 2.0 Inc. and All Saints Anglican Church
Developer: University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation 2.0 Inc.
Architect: Number Ten Architectural Group
Construction Manager: Bockstael Construction Limited







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Trees on a roof in Winnipeg? I see some "value engineering" that is likely happening...
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ha ha...yeah, probably.

it has been done though!

https://goo.gl/maps/5kgksL3JVh32
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That was my 1st thought too. I used to work there.
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can switch the first image if you want.
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