A new 385,000 square foot outlet mall called Outlet Collection at Winnipeg will be coming to Winnipeg in 2017. It will be developed by Ivanhoé Cambridge, Harvard Developments and Forster Projects. They plan to have it open by Spring 2017.

The Outlet Collection at Winnipeg will be developed on a 40-acre site northwest of Kenaston Boulevard and Sterling Lyon Parkway. Ivanhoé Cambridge recently completed development on the Outlet Collection at Niagara in Southern Ontario. The 100-store outlet mall in Niagara is schedule to open in May. A video run through of the is available above.

Outlet Collection at Winnipeg will be the first pure outlet centre in Winnipeg and will offer superior brands from more than 90 retailers. It will feature warm natural finishes, innovative day-lighting strategies, bold graphic patterning and materials to create a unique and exciting shopping and dining environment.

“We are thrilled to work alongside established real estate players to bring the Outlet Collection experience to Winnipeg, which promises to offer an unparalleled retail mix to local shoppers and tourists from neighbouring provinces and U.S. states,” declared John Scott, Senior Vice-President, Development, at Ivanhoé Cambridge. “With our first location opening in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, in May and another location to open in Edmonton, Alberta, in 2016, Outlet Collection at Winnipeg reinforces our position as Canada’s leader in the outlet retail sector. It will be a true destination that will enliven the surrounding commercial development through attractive landscaping, intuitive wayfinding, comfortable public spaces and integrated public transit.”

In 2013, Winnipeg saw a retail sales growth of 3.6% and more than 3500 housing starts.