What to do this May Long Weekend!

Victoria Day is a Canadian statutory holiday celebrated in every province and territory. It honors Queen Victoria’s Birthday and is a reminiscence of Canada’s sovereignty. Today, this holiday is known as the May long weekend and is officially the beginning of the summer season in Canada! Events are coming back and parks are starting to…

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Winnipeg Apartment Search Tips

  Searching for an apartment Start your search by looking at listings online like Thorwin.ca. Once you find an apartment, schedule a walk-through so you can see the property in person and assess its condition and potential. While there, take extra precautions to protect against COVID-19 by sanitizing your hands before entering the building, wearing…

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Thorwin Properties Community Partnership with the Peg City Car Co-op in Winnipeg

  It was one a year ago this month in April that Thorwin Properties (thorwin.ca) teamed up with Peg City Car Co-op (pegcitycarcoop.ca). Designating one of its first parking stalls at 190 Smith Street (190smithstreetapartments.ca) and another near our downtown Winnipeg apartments at 250 Broadway Avenue (250broadwayavenueapartments.ca).  This community partnership program not only helps reduce…

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Top 10 Spring Break Family Events in Winnipeg

  Vacation mode is officially on! With kids and students getting off of school, it is time to plan out what you will be doing this Spring Break. As restrictions lift in Manitoba, many new doors and activities are unfolding for families and friends. To lend you a helping hand in planning out your week,…

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Apartment Tips: Decorating your First Apartment

  Moving can be challenging, especially for the first time. There are so many things to think about: clothes, furniture, transportation, documents, and so on. We want to relieve your stress and show you how to make your new apartment feel like home. Show your style in a rent-friendly way. The Entryway Matters Not every…

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How to grow a small garden in your apartment?

  With rising food costs, I will provide you with gardening tips for big and small indoor spaces. First, I want you to answer the question: "Is it worth it?". There are three main factors to help you: it saves your money, provides you with fresh greens & vegetables with no chemicals, and becomes a…

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Thorwin Properties’ Marketing Team receives the 2022 PPMA Advertising Award!

Thorwin Properties' Marketing Team received the PPMA Advertising Award on March 08, 2022, from the Professional Property Managers Association. The Awards of Excellence was in recognition of an outstanding, well-communicated, and successful advertising campaign. Thorwin Properties currently own and manage over 2000 apartment homes within Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. In 2021, extending their rental property reach in…

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The Benefits of Leasing a Basement Suite

A basement suite can be a preferred choice for people when renting an apartment in Winnipeg. But it also has many benefits and in some cases, saves you money down the road. Basement Living Tip #1: Purchase a standing lamp for a low-light room. Common Misconceptions: The difference between cellar/bunker suites is that it has no…

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The Festival du Voyageur is Back!

One of the best events to check out in Winnipeg in February is the Festival du Voyageur. The annual attendance typically is around 100,000 people across all ten days of the festival. It's one of the largest winter festivals in Western Canada. If you're not familiar with the meaning of the name Festival du Voyageur,…

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