True North Real Estate Development (TNRED), in conjunction with Northland Properties Corporation of Vancouver, has confirmed details of the second phase of the mixed-use development at True North Square in Winnipeg. Northland announced on Aug. 31 that it will break ground on The Sutton Place Hotel and its residential tower in spring/summer 2018, around the same time as the completion and occupancy date for Tower 1 at 242 Hargrave.
With a combined suite count of 418 units, the full-service hotel and residences will be built at the northwest corner of Carlton St. and St. Mary Ave. The project should be completed by 2021.
The two Northland towers will complete True North Square, including a full-service Sutton Place Hotel, two residential towers, flexible office space, retail shops and services, heated underground parking, direct access to public rapid transit transportation, a LEED Gold work environment, a plaza and park, steps away from Winnipeg’s Bell MTS Place and the RBC Convention Centre.
The 43,000 sq. ft. Sutton Place Hotel be built on a four-storey podium, a with 288-room, 18-storey hotel tower, and a 130-suite, 13-storey residential tower. The more than 8,000 sq. ft. of ground floor retail space will be anchored by Chop Steakhouse & Bar.
“Northland Properties has always been a great partner and friend,” TRNRED president Jim Ludlow said in a statement. “We are genuinely pleased to introduce the Gaglardi Family, The Sutton Place brand, and its premium amenities and services to Winnipeg as part of our broad vision for True North Square.”
“We are thrilled to expand our presence in Winnipeg and partnering with True North is the perfect way to do so,” said Tom Gaglardi, president of Northland Properties. “Bringing The Sutton Place Hotel’s tradition of luxury to downtown Winnipeg could only be possible with this collaboration.”