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False Creek Flats Expansion

The Strathcona Business Improvement Association (SBIA) is currently exploring a possible expansion of our existing Business Improvement Area (BIA) to incorporate businesses and properties in the False Creek Flats (FCF) area. The SBIA has been representing the interests of property and business owners in Strathcona (Gore Avenue to Clark Drive, waterfront to Venables Street) for… (Read More)

State of the Streets 2018

The State of the Streets update is the annual action from our Mobility Advocacy Plan where we report to members on our progress with MAP action implementation. It includes information on important transportation news from the neighbourhood and resources such as promotional codes for a free trial of Mobi Bike Share and free sign-ups to… (Read More)

Call for Artists – Hastings Urban Tree Nursery

Our concrete planters need a refresh! About the Hastings Urban Tree Nursery Four years ago we helped launch the Hastings Urban Tree Nursery (HUTN), a joint project with Hastings Crossing BIA to bring some greenery and beauty to East Hastings. We installed a series of concrete planters housing young trees, that have grown under the… (Read More)

Save the date - Strathcona Street Party

Save the date – 2nd annual Strathcona Street Party!

Last year Made In Strathcona launched the Most Walkable Street 2021 campaign. We are excited to be taking action to help make East Hastings and Strathcona more walkable. Coming this summer, Made In Strathcona has partnered with Vancouver Mural Festival to bring you the second annual Strathcona Street Party.

Neighbourhood Mobility Updates

The rundown of neighbourhood mobility updates that you should know about. Mobi Bike Share Three new Mobi Bike stations are arriving to the Strathcona BIA area – you may have already seen some stations out in the neighbourhood already! The locations are: Alexander St and Dunlevy Ave Alexander St and Railway St Glen Dr and… (Read More)

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Job Posting: Executive Director

The Strathcona BIA is seeking a full-time Executive Director to lead our dynamic organization. About the Executive Director Role The Executive Director provides leadership, direction, and works with the Board of Directors to achieve our mission, objectives and strategic plan. As Executive Director, you will be on the phone, on your feet, and on your… (Read More)

Scam affecting businesses in Vancouver

Scams Affecting Businesses in Vancouver

VPD warns scammers are manually overriding Point of Sales machines Warning of a scam affecting businesses in Vancouver warrants a reminder to always be diligent when handing over the Credit Card machine to customers. The Vancouver Police Department believes scammers are able to manually override Point of Sales machines through knowledge of the factory default… (Read More)

MAP Strathcona Momentum!

Project rundown, Mobi Bike eastward expansion, and introducing TravelSmart We?re excited to be launching our Mobility Advocacy Plan: a community-based vision and action plan to achieve shared mobility objectives for the Strathcona area. With grant support from the Real Estate Foundation of BC, this project explored a range of transportation and mobility issues and solutions…. (Read More)