- Ensure Accessibility - to a diversity of development interests, entrepreneurs, residents, and the public;
- Encourage a Mix of Uses - including high quality public spaces, retail, commercial, live/work condominium, and rental residential;
- Implement a Green Approach - to development and operations, based on The Forks' Target Zero Policy;
- Design for Winnipeg's Varied Climatic Conditions;
- Demonstrate Innovation and Design Excellence; and
- Strengthen Connections to the City.