Request for Quotation & Proposal

The Eglinton Way BIA is seeking to retain a landscaper for The Eglinton Way flower baskets and planters.


“The Eglinton Way” Business Improvement Area (BIA)’s mandate is to create a vibrant area for businesses and entrepreneurs, Toronto residents, and visitors to the city. Our services to the community include neighbourhood marketing, street beautification, and our annual events.

For more details about The Eglinton Way BIA, please visit www.TheEglintonWay.com

Project scope

Proposals from organizations will present plans for design, install, and maintenance of the BIA’s 92 planters and 84 hanging baskets for 2017. The flowers of choice are at the florists’ discretion; however they should be seasonal and appealing.

This project is divided into 3 phases, spring planting and maintenance, summer planting and maintenance, and winter display.

Spring: Spring planting as early as spring weather allows, however no later than mid-April. This includes necessary preparation of the soil contained in flower planters; followed by watering and maintenance of the flowers. There are no hanging baskets in the spring.

Summer: Spring planting removal in late May, preparation of the soil for summer, and installation of summer planters and baskets before June 1; followed by watering and maintenance of the flowers.

Winter: Removal of the summer flowers in mid fall and installation of the decorative winter displays with greenery and festive elements capable of last until the spring of 2018 in November, as weather permits.

These projects will be conducted at a mutually agreed upon time and schedule and plant selection in coordination The Eglinton Way BIA office. Propose a watering and maintenance schedule.  The Eglinton Way BIA has an agreement with the property owner at 535 Eglinton Ave W for a water supply for on-site watering.

Proposal guidelines

Vendors must submit their proposals for planting and maintenance periods and include client (a client of at least two years)  and photo references. Vendors will need to provide detailed descriptions of planter and basket materials for Board review. Proposals must demonstrate experience, an interest in the area, and creativity.

Deadline to submit quotes and proposals

Thursday March 2, 2017 by 12:00pm (noon).

Selected vendors may be asked to present their proposal at an evening meeting to the Board of Management.

Office Contact Information

Sheliza Esmail
BIA Administrator

533 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 200

Toronto, ON M5N 1B1

Tel. 416-487-3294

Email: info@theeglintonway.com






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