Joel Schlesinger

Joel Schlesinger

Joel is a Winnipeg writer covering a wide variety of topics from personal finance and real estate to health and fitness. His work has appeared in many major Canadian daily newspapers, including the Winnipeg Free Press, Vancouver Sun and The Globe and Mail.

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Image showing Seasons of Tuxedo in Winnipeg, which includes retail and residential components. BIZ Once ignored, Winnipeg’s CRE draws outside investment

Joel Schlesinger | Commercial | 2018-06-07
Call it a silent boom. While real estate has soared in other major Canadian cities the past several years, Winnipeg...

Image of downtown Winnipeg, where the office market is about to be transformed by the True North Square development. BIZ True North Square changes Winnipeg office market

Joel Schlesinger | Commercial | 2018-05-31
True North Square is a historic development in Winnipeg in many ways. It’s not just its scope: several hundred-thousand square...

Artist's conception of the Richardson Innovation Centre which will be built in downtown Winnipeg. BIZ Winnipeg’s downtown Richardson Innovation Centre unique

Joel Schlesinger | Commercial | 2018-05-09
A downtown Winnipeg development by agricultural giant Richardson International Ltd., will transform two unsightly parking lots into what is hoped...

Robert Goodall, CEO and president of Atrium.. BIZ New mortgage rules, new opportunities for Atrium MIC

Joel Schlesinger | Commercial | 2018-02-20
The new regulations tightening mortgage requirements should be bad news for an alternative lender like Atrium Mortgage Investment Corp. Indeed,...

Manitoba property developer and manager Shindico is set to breathe new life into the former Target store near the city's airport. This rendering shows the proposed look for Plaza at Polo Park. BIZ Finally! Former Winnipeg Target store gets new life

Joel Schlesinger | Commercial | 2018-02-08
When Shindico landed the first urban-format Target in Canada in 2013, it was supposed to be the finest of feathers...

The IntraUrban Rivershore project by PC Urban Properties feature strata industrial property on a former heavy industrial site in B.C.'s Lower Mainland in Greater Vancouver. BIZ Rivershore keys B.C. Lower Mainland industrial revolution

Joel Schlesinger | Commercial | 2017-09-14
PC Urban Properties’ IntraUrban Rivershore project is literally an island of opportunity in a sea of soaring demand for industrial...
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