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Fact:96developments built downtown since 2005

Healthy downtowns are critical to the lives of all Canadians and are key to a sustainable and prosperous future. They are economic engines that create jobs and taxes that can be reinvented and reallocated for further development.

The following investments in downtown Winnipeg convey continued and increased confidence in the area and are attracting thousands of people to the city’s core. All levels of government and the private sector are making key strategic investments to help our downtown thrive.

$2 Billion Invested for a Vibrant, Prosperous Downtown (since 2005)[1]

Investment (Completed) 1.98 billion [2]
Investment (In Progress) 918 million
Investment (Planned) 544.9 million [3]
Total # Residential Units (Completed) 1442
Total # Residential Units (In Progress / Planned) 1213
Total Sq. Ft. Commercial/Office/Institutional Space (Built/Construction) 2,759,604
Total Sq. Ft. Education/Museum Space (Built) 700,000
Total Sq. Ft. Commercial (Planned) 136,000
Total # Hotel Rooms (Under Construction) 221
Total # Hotel Rooms (Planned) 400+
Total # Built Developments (2005-2009) 39
Total # Built Developments (2010-2015) 57
Total # Built Developments (2005-2015) 96

Mixed-Use Investments

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Residential Investments

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Commercial Investments

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Civic Investments

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[1] As of June 2016.
[2] IUS, 2013. Downtown Development Map Database, unpublished.
[3] Special note: Many developments are unreported, the actual total may be higher.  Much additional information retrieved from www.winnipegfreepress.com