The Old East Village BIA is pleased to assist the large variety of businesses that is the Old East Village commercial corridor by providing a variety of supports, services and programs. We work with small and large scale developments as well as a variety of business models ranging from sole proprietorships, corporations to worker owned co-operatives. All current and potential business and property owners are encouraged to to contact the office to further discuss BIA assistance.
Assistance with navigation of many municipal departments including Planning, Business Liaison, By-Law Enforcement and London Police Services to resolve any issues that have arisen.
Providing a number of supports such as assistance with customer surveying and mapping, listing of businesses in print and on-line directories and promotion of events and media releases for businesses within the BIA area.
Facilitating connections between potential commercial tenants looking for space with property owners who have potential space available.
Make area property owners aware of the City of London Incentive Programs.
Meeting with prospective Incentive Program applicants and fully explaining the terms of the Incentive programs.
Facilitating meetings with Planning Department staff, and filling out and submitting the necessary paper work on behalf of the incentive applicants.
Acquiring translations services and other supports including by-law and building code specialists.
Liaising with the London Police to provide suggestions for CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design), and the City’s Business Liaison office to problem solve any issues that arise.
Connecting business owners looking for space with property owners who have potential space available.
Assist with the facilitation of large scale infill and redevelopment projects which are beneficial to the community.
Initiation and execution of community meetings meant to ensure the developments are designed to reflect both projects needs and community input.
Assistance for developers when working with City Hall Departments, Committees and Council to help facilitate community supported developments.