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Landmark Winnipeg Building Wins Prestigious BOMA National TOBY

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Good management yields great results.

Managed by Colliers Real Estate Management Services (REMS) Winnipeg since 2012, 330 St. Mary Avenue - a distinctive office tower in Winnipeg's Central Business District - is an award-winning building and leader in energy efficiency. In a market where the overall vacancy rate hovers close to 12%, 330 St. Mary Avenue continues to outperform. At an impressive 94% occupancy rate, 330 St. Mary Avenue is home to many high-profile tenants, including Regus Business Centre, Hatch Engineering, Tapper Cuddy LLP, HSBC, and the Federal Government.

Designed and constructed in 1980, 330 St. Mary Avenue is owned by I.G. Investment Management, Ltd, a local institutional landlord committed to the Winnipeg market. Through great ownership and management, 2018 culminated into 330 St. Mary Avenue being crowned with significant achievements. The building won the BOMA Manitoba Toby Award and Canada Toby award in 2018, a remarkable achievement for one of Winnipeg's most progressive office buildings.

Recent Upgrades and Features

In 2016/2017, 330 St. Mary Avenue, under the supervision of Colliers with the support of the owner, underwent a major renovation to replace the original curtainwall. Numerous months of preparation and planning were required to ensure efficiencies and minimal impact on tenants. The upgrades led to a vast improvement of the energy efficiencies and minimal impact on tenants. The upgrades led to a vast improvement of the building a key component to winning the Race to Reduce Manitoba Award, in the Largest Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction category.

Leaders in Sustainability

The building has achieved a remarkable 23% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and has undertaken several retrofits including a replacement of the building curtain wall and LED lighting upgrade. The 330 St. Mary Avenue team also actively encourages tenant engagement and has launched an innovative e-waste drive in partnership with a social enterprise that creates jobs fo the local community. The tenant relationship was cited as a high contributor to a successful submission and highlighted the value of service excellence to owner, tenants, community, and vendor.

Award Highlights:

  • BOMA Best Silver - May 2016
  • Race to Reduce Award - 2018
  • BOMA Manitoba Toby Award (Office Building 100,000 - 249,999 square feet) - May 2018
  • BOMA Canada Toby Award (Office Building 100,000 - 249,999 square feet) - October 2018