Bringing great amenities to North Main Street

Rivergrove, a bustling community north of Chief Peguis Trail on Main Street in Northeast Winnipeg, needed a strong neighborhood shopping centre with national tenants. When Sobeys opened, it was ahead of its time. Since then, thousands of residents have moved into new homes and condos around it.


In 2004 the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) was moved to recognize the unique achievements of the commercial practitioners across the country by creating the Canadian Commercial Council of Realtors - Merit Award to be handed out annually. If my math is correct, so far that’s twelve annual awards…out of those twelve awards, Winnipeg has won FIVE of them (2006, 2009, 2011, 2014, and 2016).

On April 21, 2015, I had the honour of speaking at the Winnipeg Squash Club Luncheon. It had been a while since I was at the Club, so it was really nice to see some friendly faces. The 90+ attendees heard me speak about many topics, including Shindico’s current pipeline and plans for the future. Here’s a short excerpt from the luncheon.

Tiffany Towers, located at 1179 Grant Avenue featuring spacious 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and penthouse suites

If you recently bought a home or an apartment block, did the reality of the first mortgage payment sap your strength? Take comfort that low mortgage rates are helping to build equity and personal wealth more rapidly for Canadian borrowers than any time since at least 1951.

Selkirk Crossing, Selkirk, Manitoba

Often times, people look at property management as a necessary evil – that is, something that has to get done but something that they do not want to do themselves. As a result, more often than not, property owners will hire professional property management firms to manage their asset(s). But what differentiates a great property manager from a good property manager? Below are five traits that ALL great property managers must possess in order to thrive in their industry.

Winners, Clearspring Centre, Steinbach, Manitoba

Clearspring Centre in Steinbach, Manitoba was packed with eager shoppers on March 26, as the new 23,000 square foot Winners department store opened its doors. John Pearson and I were invited to attend the official grand opening of Steinbach’s first Winners location. When we arrived at the mall, you could feel the energy and the excitement of the approximate 300 residents that turned out for the ribbon cutting ceremony.