City BIA businesses get nod for sparkle, looks and helping out
The city’s Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) were celebrated in an awards luncheon on Monday with recognition offered for façade improvement, the sparkle award (ongoing maintenance) and business/community partnerships.
The façade improvement is a salute to those businesses who have put a good face forward in the past year. The sparkle award is recognition for those businesses which have strong ongoing maintenance strategies. The partnership award recognizes a property or business owner for their involvement in community initiatives.
Deb Spence, with the city’s economic development department said this may be demonstrated through a business’s involvement with the BIA.
The following businesses received awards:
Hanley’s Loft – Façade Improvement
The Purple Pony Ice Cream Shop – Business/Community Partnership
Barton Village BIA
West Avenue Residences – Façade Improvement
Detour Roasters Café – Façade Improvement
Terraware Hemp & Eco Shoppe – Sparkle Award
International Village BIA
Modify Your Closet – Sparkle Award
Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home – Façade Improvement
Locke Street BIA
Lulu & Lavigne Home Studio – Sparkle Award
Ottawa Street BIA
L.G. Wallace Funeral Home – Sparkle Award
Allsorts Gallery – Façade Improvement
Taylor’s Plumbing – Façade Improvement
Turtle Jacks – Façade Improvement
Westdale Village BIA
The Villager Gentlemen’s Clothier – Sparkle Award
Global Village Market – Business/Community Partnership
Stoney Creek BIA
The Building at 28 King Street East – Façade Improvement
Downtown Hamilton BIA
Allegra Hamilton – Business/Community Partnership
Grant Thornton – Façade Improvement
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