Thank You for Your Service

Remembrance Day & Veteran’s Day is November 11th and we wanted to reflect on the service of the men and women who bravely protect and serve every day. For their sacrifices and commitment, we thank them for the freedoms that we enjoy.

Maybe It’s Time to Move

Imagine if you will, your business located in an office where the atmosphere reflects the corporate culture that you have been striving to instill in your employees and promote to your clients.   In space that actually functions well; where key personnel can interact effectively and collaborate like never before.   Where building operations embrace “Green” initiatives to actually help the environment instead of wasting resources unnecessarily.  Where natural light is allowed to flow into the entire space rather than reserved only for the privileged C-suites.

Shindico, 1355 Taylor Avenue

As time has gone on, environmental considerations have become more and more important in real estate development. While this trend has intensified in Winnipeg in recent years with LEED developments like Manitoba Hydro Place (360 Portage Avenue) and Centrepoint (311 Portage Avenue), the notion of sustainable development is nothing new for Shindico.

Turns out everything you have feared about getting a flu shot is true. If you think it's going to make you sick, there's a pretty good chance it will.  However, according to Dr. Ryan from Greencrest Medical Clinic (located at 2750 Pembina Highway)—he will come to you and your office to administer the shot—if you get sick, it's simply your bodies’ way of fighting off the antibodies.

CCIM Thrive 2015 - Keynote Speaker, Sam Zell, CCIM

While I was attending the CCIM Thrive conference in Austin, Texas, I had the privilege to meet Sam Zell. Sam gave a great presentation on Commercial Real Estate, Lending and Investments and also received an honorary CCIM designation, which is a very rare occurrence.

Shanghai Restaurant, Winnipeg, Manitoba

I do! It was called a Winnipeg Institution, and was one of the most well-known places to go for Chinese cuisine in our city. The end of an era came when the building was demolished in November, 2012. It was originally built in 1885 and once housed Winnipeg’s City Hall, but I remember it as a great place for lunch or dinner with family and friends.

Finding the ideal location for your business is one of the most important (and time consuming) decisions you can make. Real estate decisions are complex and finding a Real Estate Professional with experience and market knowledge is key, and can mean the difference between success and failure.