News

  • Apr 05

Vibrant Downtown: Housing is Just the Start

Thursday’s announcement of a $20-million tax incentive package from the province and city to stimulate more downtown housing, the City of Winnipeg’s soon-to-be-released Downtown Housing Strategy has a fighting chance of succeeding.

 
  • Mar 25

Safety and Security

Downtown BIZ acts as an extra eye and ear for Winnipeg Police Service

 
  • Mar 25

Condos at ex-Penthouse

The former home of Penthouse Furniture may soon house actual penthouses, as an Alberta developer plans to convert the warehouse at Princess Street and Bannatyne Avenue into a residential building.

 
  • Mar 24

March Member Events

Last months events for BIZ members were productive and successful!

 
  • Mar 15

Downtown Blueprint

During a recent omnibus survey conducted on behalf of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, we discovered Winnipeggers love their downtown and are visiting it more, but still want to see an end to its social challenges.

 
  • Mar 10

Lo Pub Bicycle Submissions

The Lo Pub is planning an art exhibit celebrating bikes!

 
  • Feb 25

Employing the Unemployed

Winnipeg’s downtown sidewalks may look a lot cleaner thanks to a program that employs the city’s homeless population with beautification projects – like picking up litter or removing snow – along the streets and sidewalks of the inner city.

 
  • Feb 24

Banner Art on Display

The work of over 100 of Winnipeg’s top graphic artists is on display at Portage Place from now until March 31.

 
  • Feb 19

Sports Bar Vegas Style

Two local businessmen will be injecting some Las Vegas glam into the blossoming nightlife around the MTS Centre, with the opening next month of a new mega sports bar on Portage Avenue.

 
  • Feb 17

Blue Loonie Winners!

The Downtown BIZ held a December promotional contest for its Blue Loonie program. The first 10 Blue Loonie business participants to purchase 50 Blue Loonies between December 22 and December 31 were awarded 50 complimentary Blue Loonies on behalf of the Downtown BIZ.