2018 BIA Research Reports
As part of its service to area business, the Wellington West Business Improvement Area commissioned two major research reports for 2018.
Delivered November 5, 2018 at Wellington West BIA offices.
by Barry Nabatian from Shore Tanner Consultants
This report provides an overview of our retail market – looking at demographics, retail trends, benchmarks for different retail sectors, and forecasts for the growth and prosperity of our BIA going forward. It was prepared by Barry Nabatian – widely known as one of Ottawa’s foremost retail sector experts and analysts.
by Michel Frojmovic from Creative Neighbourhoods
This is the 2018 edition of our annual business census and member survey. We track how many new businesses opened last year, vacancies, growth patterns, and other important data. We’ll also explore how members feel about several key issues we included in this year’s survey.