Business Improvement Areas
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Playing a crucial role in supporting the vibrancy and appeal of many of the city’s key commercial areas.
A Business Improvement Area (BIA) is a specific geographic area of the city in which businesses pool resources and work together, through a formal association, to enhance the economic development of their area.
The City and BIAs share a commitment to build a vibrant economy. Various areas within the City administration support BIAs in advancing economic development and meeting their operating requirements.
Contact information, maps, bylaws, economic indicators and Street & Alley Renewal Prioritization Program brochures for each Business Improvement Area in Edmonton.
The Storefront Improvement Program and Development Incentive Program provide financial incentives in Business Improvement Areas.
Assessment and taxation of businesses in Business Improvement Areas
Read the City Policy that guides how BIAs are created and operate.
Map of the 13 Business Improvement Areas in Edmonton.
Confused by the BIA tax process? Check out this explainer.
This guide helps you make the right call at the right time for property and business concerns.