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Building New in North River Heights

February 11th, 2016

386 Beaverbrook site plan.pngWould you like a new home in North River Heights? You can! Enjoy all the features and benefits of a new build in this wonderful established neighbourhood at the 386 Beaverbrook development. There are still lots available and the developer has these lots priced between$180,000 to $270,000. The site is now serviced and ready for you to build your dream home. 

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Academy Road Revitalization

April 19th, 2014
The conceptual vision for the Academy Road streetscape revitalization is almost ready for our feedback. Next week on April 23rd the Academy Road Biz will hold an open house for the public to view and give input on the conceptual vision. The open house will be at Paradise Art, 565 Academy Rd, and is from 4:30-7:30pm. See you there.


New North River Heights Development

December 13th, 2013
Another open house is being held by the developers of the 386 Beaverbrook project. The open house is on Sat Dec 14, 2013 at the River Heights Community Centre, 1370 Grosvenor. The doors are open from 11am to 3pm. Check out the changes in your neighbourhood.

Here is a link to the developers site.

386 Beaverbrook 

Sir John Franklin School Park SOLD!

November 21st, 2013
Sir John Franklin Park

The former Sir John Franklin School park (located at Grosvenor and Beaverbrook) is now sold. The City of Winnipeg's proposal to purchase the Winnipeg School Board property was unsuccessful (the City planned to keep the park and maintain is as green space). The property was purchased by a developer who plans to redevelop the site into residential lots. If you are interested in seeing what chan ...

North River Heights recent home sales

April 24th, 2013
According to the REALTOR® MLS stats, North River Heights sees 8 single family residential sales since mid April. Four of these 8 sales sold at 102% to a whopping 119% of the asking price. The other 4 sales sold for slightly less than asking. Two of the properties took some time to sell as they had a significant lean or were located on a very busy street. These sold in 62 and 80 days. The rema ...

Former Sir John Franklin School Site being Sold

April 8th, 2013
The City of Winnipeg Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development will be reviewing the Community Committee recommendation to place a bid on the 4.4 Acre parcel at 386 Beaverbrook that the Winnipeg School Division is selling. This parcel is zoned PR1 (parks and recreation) and is the former site of the Sir John Franklin School. The recommendation is to acquire this property to mainta ...

River Heights condos start construction

February 9th, 2011
The Centennial Park Condos are set to start construction on their first phases next week. This is a 92 unit complex of Bungalow condos squeezed into the strip of land between Centennial and Lockwood Streets, north of Corydon Avenue. It is an old railway line that was de-commissioned years ago. The first two phases sold out extremely fast and were priced in the $260,000 to $320,000 price range ...

Tuxedo, one of the richest neighbourhoods in Canada

December 2nd, 2010

The Canadian Business Magazine has listed Winnipeg's Tuxedo neighbourhood as one of the richest in Canada ... just after the area of West Vancouver in Vancouver.

Check out the following link:

Canada's Richest Neighbourhoods



History of Academy Road

November 30th, 2010

The Academy Road Business Association is looking for historical information on the area. I believe they plan to highlight certain areas of the street with historical plaques and information boards. It would be great to capture the stories and pictures of a previous time on Academy Road! If you have any good stories, get in contact with the Association via email info@academyroadbiz.com. You ca ...

Fort Rouge Yards

November 24th, 2010

Fort Rouge YardsIt is approved! Well, it has the support and go ahead from the City Centre Community Committee. The City gave the Fort Rouge Yards townhouse and condo project the approval to move forward at the Public Hearing on the Subdivision and Rezoning meeting last night. This is the first major transit oriented development in Winnipeg and it will break ground next year - maybe.

Any project like this w ...

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