Construction of new apartment complex begins
The University of Winnipeg is now preparing for construction of a new apartment complex that will offer much needed additional downtown rental options to students as well as the broader community. It will be located at 320 Colony Street, south of the Buhler Centre, and is expected to be complete in Summer 2016. The project is fully self-financed and supported via a loan guarantee from the Province; there will be no impact on UWinnipeg’s operating budget.
Some features of the new apartment complex:
- 14 storeys, 112,000 square feet
- 102 self-contained one, two, and three bedroom apartments
- almost half (46 units) will have provincially-prescribed rent ceilings to ensure affordability
- the remaining 56 apartments will be offered at market price, 18 of those designed as premium units with dedicated parking
- an attractive indoor/outdoor community amenity area
Click here for additional information on the new building.
Construction site mobilization began earlier this week. Pile driving for the foundational work is anticipated to start on February 13 and last approximately three weeks. We understand this creates some unavoidable short-term noise and apologize for any inconvenience you may experience. Once this phase is over, normal construction activity will proceed throughout the winter.
To mitigate the impact of construction noise on our students and faculty, arrangements are being made to relocate some classes from Buhler Centre to other buildings as per the following chart. Room change signs will be posted at all impacted classes by end of this week, and the Colleague system also will be updated so that the new room assignments are reflected on WebAdvisor for the students.
|DAY||TIME||COURSE||INSTRUCTOR||ORIGINAL LOCATION||NEW LOCATION||DURATION|
|MWF||09:30 – 10:20||LING-1001-001||M. Sahawneh||2BC55||2C14||Full Term|
|MWF||10:30-11:20||ECON-2101-002||S. Baksi||4BC55||3D01||3 Weeks|
|MWF||11:30-12:20||ECON-4203-001/ GECON-7203-001||S. Baksi||4BC57||3M65||3 Weeks|
|MWF||13:00-14:15||ACS-2814-001||R. McFadyen||3BC57||2D11||Full Term|
|MWF||13:30-14:20||THFM-1002-001||H. Malazdrewich||2BC55||1L04||Full Term|
|MWF||13:30-14:20||PHIL-2020-001||J. Muir||4BC55||3D04||Full Term|
|MWF||13:30-14:20||ECON-3308-001||P. Cyrenne||4BC57||2C15||3 Weeks|
|MW||14:30-15:45||GECON-7311-001||S. Baksi||3BC58||2C06||3 Weeks|
|MW||14:30-15:45||BUS-4220-002||D. Duval||4BC57||1D10||3 Weeks|
|TuTh||11:30-12:45||ENGL-1005-003||J. Scoles||2BC55||4CM13||Full Term|
|TuTh||11:30-12:45||ECON-1103-002||D. Ng||4BC55||4C40||3 Weeks|
|TuTh||11:30-12:45||BUS-3110-004||S. Chapman||4BC57||3M61||3 Weeks|
|TuTh||13:00-14:15||REL-2803-001||M. Ruml||3BC57||3D04||Full Term|
|TuTh||13:00-14:15||BUS-2440-006||K. Breward||4BC55||4C40||3 Weeks|
|TuTh||13:00-14:15||ENGL-1001-005||C. Fawcett||4C40||2C13||Full Term|
|TuTh||14:30-15:45||BUS-2103-003||I. Kyei-Poku||2BC55||2L17||3 Weeks|
|TuTh||14:30-15:45||HIST-2900-001||D. Gavrus||3BC55||5L24||Full Term|
|TuTh||14:30-15:45||GEOG-2316-001||C. Storie||5L24||CFIR – 4CM41||Full Term|
|TuTh||16:00-17:15||EALC-2721-001||J. Newmark||2BC55||2D12||Full Term|
|TuTh||16:00-17:15||BUS-3110-003||M. Breward||3BC57||4C60||3 Weeks|
The new construction has brought about the closure of a parking lot behind the Buhler Centre for the duration of construction. Nearby parking options for those affected by this change include:
|Health & RecPlex||Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex|
We thank the UWinnipeg community in advance for their patience and understanding while the construction of this new building adjacent to campus occurs.
Further updates will be shared with the UWinnipeg community as the project progresses. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Linda Palmer at 204.988.7110 or email@example.com