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Issue 4 Edition 2014

Lofty Living

Breathing new life into the former Bemis Bag Plant.

Winnipeg's iconic Bemis Bag Plant is getting a new lease on life. The 84,000-sq.-ft. property is undergoing a transformation that will see the former livestock building converted into the new Bag Factory Lofts: a six-storey aparment development expected to inject new vitality into the city's West Exchange District.


Leading The Way In Winnipeg

Sandhu Developments Inc. has built a reputation of being a leading developer - one that has created a legacy of crafting valued communities that families can be proud to call home. President Karampaul Sandhu discusses the company's current construction projects as well as what helps keep Sandhu Developments Inc. going strong.


September 19, 2014

CEO Sleepout raises $210K, awareness for homeless plight

About 160 of the city’s movers and shakers caught a breakfrom Mother Nature on Thursday night as they slept under the stars to raise cash and awareness for Winnipeg’s homeless.

It was windy but unseasonably warm as the community andbusiness leaders, including four mayoral candidates — Judy Wasylycia-Leis, Brian Bowman, Paula Havixbeck and Robert-Falcon Ouellette — took part in the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s fourth annual CEO Sleepout


September 19, 2014

Annual CEO Sleepout Raises Nearly $200,000 in Support of Jobs for City’s Homeless

Downtown Winnipeg – More than 160 CEOs, community leaders, and members of the media took to the streets at the 4th annual CEO Sleepout, hosted by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. Camped out at Portage and Main, participants used this evening as an opportunity to elevate discussion and awareness about homelessness, and raise funds to give those living on the streets jobs.


August 18, 2014

Boom in West Broadway

Multi-family development spurs other new project nearby.

The success of the West Broadway area's first new multi-family residential development in recent memory has helped spark another development just a few blocks away.

The new development planned for the northwest corner of Maryland Street and Wolseley Avenue is much smaller than Sandhu Developments' Element Condominiums development near the corner of Sherbrook and Sara Avenue -- nine units versus 44.


August 12, 2014

New apartment project to be finished by Christmas

A former bag factory in the Centennial neighbourhood is being converted into an apartment building.

Bag Factory, a project of Winnipeg real estate developer Sandhu Developments, will soon occupy 311 Alexander Ave.

Built in 1906, the six storey concrete building was originally the Bemis Bag Building, before Endurapak Inc., an industrial bag manufacturer, moved into the space in the mid-'90s.


August 12, 2014


Downtown developments lauded.

Re: Former factory, livestock building being converted into apartments (Aug.11). I live just down Alexander from this building and can't wait to see it completed. The building is looking great, and construction has continued at a steady pace. Well done, Mr. Sandhu and the construction team.


August 11, 2014

Former factory, livestock building being converted into apartments

Two more downtown buildings are being converted into rental apartments -- both by the developer of one of the area's high-profile new condominium developments.

Sandhu Developments Ltd., which earlier this month broke ground on its $34-million D Condo complex on Assiniboine Avenue, is converting the six-storey former Bemis Bag Building at 311 Alexander Ave. into 88 apartments and the five-storey former Adelaide Mini Storage building at 49 Adelaide St. into 51 rental units.


July 31, 2014

Sod turned for condos

Another high-profile condo-tower is now officially underway in downtown Winnipeg.

The sod turning ceremony for Sandhu Developments Inc.'s D Condos project was held under a blazing sun Wednesday at the former Restaurant Dubrovnik site at 390 Assiniboine Ave.


July 30, 2014

Condo construction starts on former Restaurant Dubrovnik site

Another high-profile condo-tower is now officially underway in downtown Winnipeg.

The sod-turning ceremony for Sandhu Developments’ D Condos project was held this morning on the former Restaurant Dubrovnik site at 390 Assiniboine Ave.


February 11, 2013

Winnipeg condo sales surge; first-time buyers eyed

Winnipeg condominium sales went up by over 25% in January.

Condominium sales are on the rise in Winnipeg, with January seeing a 26 per cent increase over last year.

City developers are hoping to capitalize on that growth, as condo developments continue to pop up across the city.


January 30, 2013

New condominiums unveiled in West Broadway

Residents in Winnipeg's West Broadway neighbourhood are having their first look at a new condominium building this week.

Giant orange tarps were removed from The Element Condominiums, a four-storey structure that has been under construction for months on the corner of Sherbrook Street and Sara Avenue.


June 18, 2012

Developer refuses to give up on new residential complex

THE owner of Sandhu Developments says he hasn't given up on the idea of building a new residential complex at the northern end of the city's west Exchange District.

Karampaul Sandhu said in an interview he still hopes to build a six-storey, 60-unit condominium development on a vacant lot CentreVenture Development Corp. owns on the southeast corner of Princess Street and Logan Avenue.


February 17, 2012

Condos proposed for riverfront street

Highrise would further change Assiniboine Avenue's appearance.

Another highrise condominium complex is in the works that would further alter the face of Assiniboine Avenue, one of the city's premier riverfront streets.

Sandhu Developments Inc., a two-year-old Winnipeg firm with two suburban condo developments under its belt, has acquired the Restaurant Dubrovnik site at 390 Assiniboine and plans to build a 20-plus-storey condo complex on the riverbank property.


August 10, 2011

New condos planned for St. James

Project the start of many infill housing developments to come: Nordman.

Plans are underway for a new 71-unit condominium complex in a corner of St. James.

Sandhu Developments, a recent property development upstart in the city, is planning the four-acre infill development for the southwest corner of Sturgeon Road and Saskatchewan Avenue.


July 25, 2011

Full Speed Ahead On Condos

Young firm has ample slate of developments underway

It's only been in business for about 18 months, but a local condominium developer is wasting no time in making its presence felt.

Sandhu Developments Inc. has already completed one condo project in partnership with another local developer, has a second project underway and three more in the works.


July 18, 2011

Megaprojects alone not enough

Small-scale developments vital part of city's growth

It's been an exciting few weeks for Winnipeg. First, Mark Chipman ended public speculation by confirming that our NHL franchise will once again carry the Jets name. Then it seemed as though every few days brought a press conference celebrating the start of a major new construction project in our city.


March 10th, 2011

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