Since the formation of the St. James Village Business Improvement Zone a number of physical enhancements have been put into place over the last several years. All projects are located along Portage Ave within the BIZ area.
- Jointly with Take Pride Winnipeg, the St. James BIZ implemented a Mural Program that to date has competed ten murals with a historical theme located throughout the BIZ. For more information on the murals and locations please visit the Murals of Winnipeg website.
- Installation of 19 cement flower planters located along Portage Ave
- Installation of 140 planters along with 75 hanging baskets
- Created a Storefront Improvement Program that provides funding for BIZ members looking to rennovate their storefronts.
Other Projects Include:
- Creation of a website to increase awareness of the merchants located within the BIZ and promote activities of the BIZ.