Commercial Expression of Interest

UWCRC 2.0 – Request for Expression of Interest (REOI)
– Main Floor Commercial Opportunities

UWCRC 2.0 Inc. is seeking business owners, entrepreneurs, companies and organizations, interested in potential opportunities to become ground floor tenants in two, 110+ unit mixed-used residential/ commercial towers in Downtown Winnipeg at Muse Flats, located at 290 Colony Street (adjacent to the Wag’s Inuit Art Centre, near the University of Winnipeg) and West Broadway Commons, located at 167 Colony Street (facing Broadway Ave., opposite Great West Life). More about site locations and floor plans (on pp.3-5, below).

More about UWCRC 2.0 Inc. (link)

More about previous University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation projects (link)

Expression of Interest for Muse Flats (link)

Expression of Interest for West Broadway Commons (link)

We are looking for diverse uses, emphasizing smaller scale storefronts consistent with our priority to attract and promote the best in local and independent businesses, including social enterprises. Each of our projects are unique opportunities for specialty retail, new food and beverage concepts, neighbourhood-scale commercial uses, and other community services and amenities.

The selection of ground floor tenants will be based on those uses and businesses that are:

  • best aligned with the overall vision for our projects;
  • promote ground floor appeal and neighbourhood activation;
  • able to meet the financial requirements and lease terms to be negotiated between UWCRC 2.0 and prospective businesses.

The submission period is now open. The Expression of Interest is non-binding. The proponent makes a submission for information only. Completing a submission does not entitle or oblige the proponent to take a lease of the property, nor does it guarantee space.

UWCRC 2.0 will consider the submissions and will invite selected applicants for further detailed discussions. UWCRC 2.0 Inc. will make decisions on which, if any, applicants are successful and will negotiate leases and tenant improvements, etc. UWCRC 2.0 Inc. reserves the right to negotiate with any party whether they have submitted an Expressions of Interest or not.

To contact UWCRC 2.0 Inc., e-mail: