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Serviced industrial land key to recovery after pandemic, city committee told

By Joyanne Pursaga, Winnipeg Free PressPhoto: Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files Prepare land for new industry and it will come. That message was stressed as a key step Winnipeg can take to recover from the economic hit of COVID-19,... Read More

ALDRICH: City needs to invest in opportunity at CentrePort South

You can stand outside the new Merit Functional Foods plant, look east and be staring out at the City of Winnipeg. In one breath it is a vision of what the future can look like for industrial development, while in the next it’s a look at lost... Read More

Local facility achieves first commercial production of canola protein

Vancouver’s Burcon NutraScience Corporation, a technology company developing plant-based proteins for food, has announced its joint venture company, Merit Foods, has achieved its first commercial production of canola protein at its new R.M. of... Read More

Green space corridor pitched to preserve park

The City of Winnipeg may explore a green space corridor to protect Little Mountain Park against development. Coun. Brian Mayes is calling for a study on how such an effort could preserve the park, a corridor that could also include a farm field... Read More

Whiteland Developers working on second major CentrePort project

While development at Manitoba’s CentrePort Canada was slowed for a few weeks by the initial provincial lockdown response to the COVID-19 virus last spring, Diane Gray, Centreport’s president and CEO, reports it has been full steam ahead since... Read More

Marriage Made in Heaven

Manitoba gains in CP Rail takeover of U.S. carrier, experts say. By Martin Cash, Winnipeg Free Press Manitoba appears well-positioned to benefit from CP Rail’s proposed US$25-billion takeover of Kansas City Southern. While still at least... Read More

City missing out on industrial development at CentrePort due to lack of water, sewer service

By James Snell, Winnipeg Sun A Winnipeg city councillor and local developer are saying Winnipeg is missing out on industrial development because the city’s portion of CentrePort lands doesn’t have water and sewer service. CentrePort is a... Read More

Whiteland Developers Announces $65 Million Investment in InksPort Business Park

December 17, 2020 – Industrial space in InksPort Business Park (“InksPort”) is now available at CentrePort Canada (“CentrePort”) in the R.M. of Rosser. InksPort is a 68 acre project of Whiteland Developers (“Whiteland”). This is... Read More

CentrePort Maintains Booming Development

By: Martin Cash While there is no doubt the pandemic has caused a pause in much business activity around the world, the pace of growth has not let up in the northwest quadrant of Winnipeg. In 2020, 12 new companies have set up shop... Read More

Twelve New Companies Establish Operations at CentrePort

CentrePort Canada Inc. (“CentrePort”) has announced twelve new companies have established operations or are finalizing the build-out of their facilities within Brookside Industrial Park West Phase III (“the Park”). Situated in the... Read More

MMI Asset Management Breaks Ground on Steele Business Park

Winnipeg developer MMI Asset Management Ltd. (“MMI”) broke ground on a new $46 million industrial park last week. Steele Business Park is being built on 17 acres at CentrePort Canada in the R.M. of Rosser. The park is named after Maurice... Read More

BrookPort Business Park Phase II

Phase II of BrookPort Business Park (“BrookPort”) is on the market at CentrePort Canada (“CentrePort”) featuring 80 acres of shovel-ready, fully serviced land. Phase II brings the total land under development at BrookPort to 160... Read More

Betting Big on BrookPort

By: Martin Cash Winnipeg real estate company Whiteland Developers believes the pandemic has not lessened demand for industrial space and land in the Winnipeg capital region, and is betting $32 million it’s right. Whiteland is putting... Read More

Global food giant Nestlé forges long-term partnership with CentrePort protein plant

By: Martin Cash With construction of its pea and canola protein production facility still in the early stages, Merit Functional Foods and its technology partner Burcon NutraScience have entered into a joint development agreement with global... Read More

Record Setting Year in Industrial Development

CentrePort Canada Inc. announced a record breaking year of activity at the inland port. In 2019, over $117 million of development and building permits were issued by the South Interlake Planning District, totaling over 725,000 square feet of... Read More

Ten years ago, CentrePort “was literally just a concept”

By Martin Cash Centreport may be 10 years old but besides construction of the highway, Centreport Canada Way, for the longest time people would have been excused for not being able to point to evidence of any manifestations of the inland port's... Read More

Brookside Park rides wave of steady growth

By Ben Waldman Business continues to boom at CentrePort Canada’s Brookside Business Park. Nine new tenants are already moved in or will soon set up shop in the year-old industrial zone in the RM of Rosser just off Route 90, where two new,... Read More

Nine Companies Establish New Operations at CentrePort Canada

CentrePort Canada Inc. announced nine additional companies have established operations or are in the process of building new facilities in Brookside Business Park at CentrePort Canada within the Rural Municipality of Rosser. Developed by OLEXA... Read More

Protein production plant breaks ground in Centreport

By Martin Cash Merit Functional Foods Corp. has already broken ground on its new $65-million pea and canola protein production plant in the BrookPort industrial park in the northern part of Centreport only months after closing its... Read More

Centreport living up to the hype

By: Martin Cash Edmonton developer Canada West Limited is doing its best to substantiate all the hype surrounding the Centreport Canada inland port since it was conceived about 11 years ago. The first of what will eventually be a total of... Read More

We Love This Market: Construction is booming at CentrePort, the latest being a $20-M, 100,000-sq.-ft. tire warehouse.

By Martin Cash The industrial version of a new housing subdivision is taking place right now south of CentrePort Canada Way, with steel frames instead of wood and buildings as large as 100,000 square feet instead of 2,000-square-foot... Read More

Largest Canadian-Owned Tire Distribution Company Building New 100,000 Square Foot Facility At CentrePort

May 29, 2019 – Groupe Touchette, the largest Canadian-owned tire distributor, has started construction of their new 100,000 square foot facility, which will be located on almost 6 acres of land in Brookside Industrial Park Phase III (“the... Read More

National Motor Company Opens New Central Canadian Distribution Centre at CentrePort

Techtop Canada Inc. (“Techtop”), a Canadian industrial motors distributor, has opened its first-ever Manitoba location in Brookside Business Park in CentrePort Canada (“CentrePort”). The 6,000 square foot office, warehouse and distribution... Read More

CentrePort Canada: More than just a highway

As featured in the Winnipeg Free Press, a visual update on the development of the inland port and five things you may not know about CentrePort.  Read... Read More

Ontario-based engine distributor adds satellite office in CentrePort

by Martin Cash The newest of a growing number of industrial residents in CentrePort is Techtop Canada Inc., a Canadian-Chinese joint venture company that distributes industrial electrical motors. The company, based in the Greater Toronto... Read More

Doughnuts for road, rail and air at CentrePort

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CentrePort home base for some of country’s largest trucking firms

by Martin Cash When it comes to CentrePort and the concentration of the trucking industry in the northwest quadrant of the city, it's one of those chicken and egg scenarios. Yes, some of the largest trucking companies in the city were already... Read More

The Center Of It All

by Derek Clouthier WINNIPEG, Man. — Things are hopping at CentrePort Canada of late, as more carriers look to expand or relocate to the country’s largest inland port. CentrePort said around 70% of Manitoba’s trucking companies are... Read More

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