Glasshouse News
November 25, 2016

Extended Stays with Glasshouse

You work hard but the hardest part about work is not being at home.  Let Glasshouse Skylofts make life easier for you while you’re away. Glasshouse medium to long-term furnished… Read more »

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August 08, 2016

Kesay

Making your glasshouse your home. As Glasshouse residents plan to move in, it’s time to start thinking about interior decor. Of course with an urban chic industrial palette, there are a number… Read more »

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July 11, 2016

moving in: marcos and amanda

Like many Brazilians recently, Marcos and Amanda Araujo made the difficult choice to leave their homeland and start anew in Canada. This young couple has a lot on the go… Read more »

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July 11, 2016

Balcony chic

Summer is here. It’s time to take it outdoors. And with a beautiful Glasshouse balcony, you want to make the most of your space and the incredible experience of your… Read more »

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June 20, 2016

Designing with plants

Architectural Horticultural – Plants are a brilliant addition to the interior design of a space, instantly improving air quality and adding interest to any space. We spoke recently with Dominika… Read more »

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June 20, 2016

Moving in: Jaimi Deleau

As a 21 year-old professional dancer with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, it’s time for Jaimi Deleau to move from her family home in Westwood, into a new urban lifestyle that… Read more »

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June 20, 2016

Browns SocialHouse

Kelly Burns, the Regional Franchisee for Browns Socialhouse is looking forward to opening in CentrePoint this summer. “We’ll be the first choice to watch the game, the atmosphere will be… Read more »

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May 16, 2016

Clementine Cafe

Clementine Café, the newest concept from the owners of Segovia (one Winnipeg’s most popular restaurants) is now open. Restaurateur Carolina Konrad and chef Adam Donnelly teamed up with Raya Konrad… Read more »

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May 16, 2016

10 year prospect of owning

Before we make a decision to invest in real estate, we often ask ourselves the same questions: Is this is a good investment? What will my investment look like in… Read more »

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May 16, 2016

Moving in: The Ulrichs

After 25 years of marriage, with three adult children now on their own, Edwin and Scarlette Ulrich are moving out of their 5,000 square foot home north of East St…. Read more »

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March 07, 2016

March Downtown

It’s March in Winnipeg. Think there’s nothing to do but watch the snow melt? Here is a sampling of what you can do this March within 10 minutes of Glasshouse (not including… Read more »

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March 07, 2016

True North Square

This just in, True North Square was officially announced last week. According to the Winnipeg Free Press, it’s even bigger and bolder than was first envisioned. Excavation work is underway…. Read more »

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February 01, 2016

Own from $1250/month

In Winnipeg, you can rent a 50 year old, one bedroom apartment between Broadway and Assiniboine for about $1,000 a month. Or for $1250 you can own a brand new… Read more »

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February 01, 2016

Rooftop Entertaining

Yes, it’s been -40. And it’s hard to imagine spending a warm summer evening on the Glasshouse rooftop outdoor patio, with a drink in hand, taking in the stars and… Read more »

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October 29, 2015

No tickets? No problem.

The 2015/2016 NHL and AHL hockey seasons are underway and the City is buzzing. Season tickets are still hard to come by but with Glasshouse, no seasons tickets = no… Read more »

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September 24, 2015

The Merchant Kitchen & Bar

Meet the Neighbours – The Merchant Kitchen and Bar When you live at Glasshouse, the Merchant Kitchen will be your corner bar. Check it out at Bazaar – the Unexpected… Read more »

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August 31, 2015

Alt Hotel Winnipeg

Meet the Neighbours – Alt Hotel Winnipeg In May, over 200 people arrived at the Alt Hotel Winnipeg to experience the chic no-frills style that the Quebec hotel chain has… Read more »

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August 19, 2015

Studs of Summer

Oh, they say “if only the walls could talk, the tales they could tell”. Here is our story: It gets riveting. It gets screwed. It gets shot, lies on the… Read more »

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August 18, 2015

Get a bird’s eye view

Look, Glasshouse owners, you can see your house from here! We know our owners like bold new perspectives – here’s a preview of some of the views you can anticipate…. Read more »

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June 28, 2015

One of the comforts of home

…is the security of your investment. At Glasshouse Skylofts, your investment in your new home is secured in three important ways: 1. Your deposit is secured. Like all Urban Capital… Read more »

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June 12, 2015

Getting the Details Right

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, one of the greats among modern architecture and the inspiration behind Glasshouse’s clean, modern design, said “God is in the details”. To demonstrate the details… Read more »

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April 20, 2015

home-grown concrete

Glasshouse’s floors are grown in Manitoba’s prairie fields About an hour west of Winnipeg, on a two lane highway that slices through immense fields of early spring mud, squeezed between a… Read more »

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February 04, 2015

Beaming with pride

Glasshouse Skylofts will have a beautiful glazed skin, it will be a true reflection of the clear prairie sky in the heart of downtown. Its foundation and building cores are… Read more »

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December 18, 2014

Winter Construction

Extra measures are required to deal with the challenging climate for the six months that Winnipeg isn’t a summer paradise on the prairies and feels more like a suburb of… Read more »

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November 14, 2014

A new crane rises

The tower crane being used for Glasshouse Skylofts is manufactured by the company founded by the inventor of tower crane technology, Frenchman Faustin Potain. While there are several crane manufacturers,… Read more »

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October 19, 2014

It’s Not Just Smart Looks

We spent a bit of time in the wizard’s lair known as CARSI (Centre for Applied Research in Sustainable Infrastructure) on the campus of Red River Community College toiling and… Read more »

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October 01, 2014

Week 1 – 4

Fitting to the Glasshouse Skylofts project, we start with a smash hit. Once the surveyors have set painstakingly exact locations, work begins by pounding approximately 136 steel piles, each about 55 feet long… Read more »

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