Sunday, September 11, 2011

290 Waterfront Drive - The Excelsior

Waterfront Drive

Place:
The Excelsior
(Website)
Address: 290 Waterfront Drive (Map)
Opened: July 2008
Developer Architect:
Cost: $17m

Background

On May 10, 2005 Sherwood Developments' Fausto Pereira climbed into a backhoe and broke ground on a first for Winnipeg: a condominium project on Waterfront Drive. The Excelsior is made up of two 8 storey towers containing 48 units with 11,000 sq ft of retail on the main floor.

Waterfront Drive Condos

The land on the west side of Waterfront Drive between Bannatyne and James was a former industrial site owned by the City of Winnipeg. A deal brokered through
CentreVenture allowed for the sale of this first project, the neighbouring Sky Condominiums soon followed.

Related:
Waterfront Drive Transformed ... Winnipeg Free Press
Waterfront Set for Leap Forward Winnipeg Free Press
The Excelsior (slideshow) Bill Thiessen.com

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