About the BIA

Welcome to the York-Eglinton BIA


The York-Eglinton BIA serves the commercial district along Eglinton Avenue West between Marlee Avenue and Dufferin Street, and along the north side of Dufferin to Whitmore Avenue. Often referred to as the commercial backbone of the city, York-Eglinton neighbourhood is easily accessible by TTC and Highway 401 via the Allen Expressway. It is the future home of both the Oakwood and Fairbank Eglinton  LRT stations.

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What We Do

The mandate of the York-Eglinton Business Improvement Area is to create a welcoming environment supportive to business and economic development.

We do this through:

  • marketing
  • business recruitment
  • streetscape and amenity improvement
  • seasonal decorations
  • organizing special events
  • overseeing the improvement and beautification of properties, land, buildings and structures within the boundaries

TabiaWho We Are

For a list of current BIA board members, please see our Contact page.


Originally started in 1981, the York-Eglinton BIA is one of the oldest BIAs in the City.  Formerly part of the old City of York the BIA has evolved along with the neighbourhood and currently covers the area between Marlee Ave and Dufferin St, going north to Whitmore Ave.

Membership in the BIA

A BIA is established as a By-Law of the City of Toronto.  All commercial property owners and all business tenants within our BIA boundaries are automatically members of the York-Eglinton BIA.

If you are a member and would like more information contact the BIA Coordinator info@yorkbia.com.


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