Sunday, July 12, 2009

287 Broadway - Former Sovereign Building

287 Broadway

Place: Former Sovereign Building Renovation
Address: 287 Broadway (at Smith)
Status: In Process
Six storeys, 65,000 sq ft
Cost: Not dislcosed


The Sovereign Building was constructed in 1957 in what was the heart of Winnipeg's financial district. Initially the headquarters for Sovereign Life Insurance, the company became Federated Insurance in 1960.

ca. 1960s

From 1980 - 1992 Manitoba Housing was a major tenant, occupying three floors.
They then vacated to the former Investors Building across the street and numerous smaller offices filled in the gap.

On June 1, 2009
Inlett Properties bought the building and announced a multi-million dollar interior and exterior renovation to be spread over a number of years.

Making a Statement on Broadway WFP Jun 15 '09
287 Broadway Inlett Properties


Former Sovereign Life Building
July 2011

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February 2012

Former Sovereign Life Building
April 2012

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