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Ventura Group Featured on Cover of Build Canada Magazine

CaptureThe Ventura Group was recently featured in the Fall/Winter issue of the Build Canada Magazine. Build Canada magazine helps professionals stay informed with the most important issues in this demanding, competitive industry and features articles that cover every angle of the construction landscape.

 

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10 of Canada’s Hottest Neighbourhoods to Call Home

For most Canadians, Canada has always been a country which has made its citizens proud. However, more recently, Canada has been receiving global attention, not just as a country, but also for its personality, style and popular cities and neighbourhoods for living.

Osborne Village (Winnipeg, Manitoba): Named the best neighbourhood in Canada by the CBC in 2012, Winnipeg’s Osborne Village is a favourite among urban artists and free-spirited nature conservationists. A complex urban community, Osborne Village is home to a great number of Winnipeg’s emerging and well-established artists. The city’s first artists’ collective emerged in the Village, as well as many dance studios and, of course, venues for bands and musicians of all stripes.

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New Project to Launch in 2015 – Prairie Place

 

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Ventura Developments is about to launch a new project, Prairie Place, in La Salle, MB. It will offer something that currently isn’t available in La Salle – entry-level affordable housing.

The project, Prairie Place, is a bare land condominium that will consist of two-story detached homes on 40 and 42 ft wide lots, with shared 20 ft wide driveways, and detached rear property garages measuring 20 ft×22 ft. The homes are between 1200 and 1600 sq ft and offer 3-bedroom + 1.5 bath plans or 3 bedroom + 2.5 bath plans.

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Energy efficiency not cheap – New building code means building will be more expensive

An article that was in the Winnipeg Free Press talks about the new building code that is coming into effect and the possible ramifications associated with these changes.

The increased costs due to this new energy code will make the economics of in-fill projects more challenging and may force more developers to build out on greenfield sites. DETAILS>

A New Urban Agenda


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Here is a great article that explains how all levels of government must work together to build a better Winnipeg.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/columnists/a-new-urban-agenda-282104311.html?cx_navSource=d-tiles-1