All orders placed before 11AM on business days, we will deliver Same Day before 5PM in the Toronto Financial District. Delivery is free for all gift baskets over $100, per delivery address.
The Toronto Financial District is such an important piece of this great Canadian city! There is so much success that has grown from this part of Toronto; whether that may be the success of individuals or corporations - so much progress and prosperity has been made in the Toronto Financial District!
What exactly is the Toronto Financial District? Well, it is a business district located in Downtown Toronto! Its origins date back all the way to the mid to late-19th century, when it was just an area that held head offices of early banks in Toronto! Did you know that it is actually Toronto's main and major financial district, and it is known as being the heart of Canada's finance industry? It really is such an important piece of not only Toronto, but of Canada too! The Toronto Financial District is actually bordered by four very popular and main streets of Downtown Toronto: roughly to the north is Queen Street West; to the east is Yonge Street; to the east is Front Street; and to the west is University Avenue. The Toronto Financial District actually happens to be the most developed and established areas of Toronto! It is home to a number of highly developed establishments, such as corporate headquarters, insurance companies, banking companies and stockbrokers, as well as high-powered legal and accounting firms! Who would've thought that such important establishments were actually all home to the same great area in Toronto?
Did you know that an estimated 100,000 commuters actually enter and exit the Toronto Financial District each business day? Transportation links with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) are located via Union Station at the south of the financial district, which also happens to be home of the GO Transit system that provides rail and bus links for commuters to the suburbs of Toronto. Looks like just about anybody from anywhere in Toronto, or even outside of the city, can visit this financial district!
Since there are about 100,000 daily commuters that enter and exit the Toronto Financial District, you might be asking yourself: how is there even enough room for everybody? That's a great question, and the PATH is your answer! The PATH is Downtown Toronto's walkway which links shopping, services and entertainment of 28 kilometres. Included in and accessible from the PATH are over 75 buildings and office towers connected, over 1200 retail locations, twenty parking garages, two major department stores, six major hotels, a railway terminal and six subway stations! The PATH accommodates all of the daily commuters and any additional tourists and residents, and its underground location actually provides pedestrians relief from any cold and snow in the winter, and from any heat in the summer! Did you know that the building furthest to the north on the PATH is actually the Toronto Coach Terminal at Dundas Street and Bay Street, and the building furthest to the south that is accessible via the PATH is the Toronto Convention Centre's Convention South Building? There sure is a lot to do and many places to go via the PATH in Downtown Toronto and in the Toronto Financial District!
Although the district's origins date back to the mid to late-19th century, the 20th century is when the Big Five banks had their headquarters or head offices located in the Toronto Financial District. The Big Five banks included: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC); Royal Bank of Canada (RBC); Bank of Montreal (BMO); Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD); and Scotiabank. Did you know that there are quite a lot of buildings located in the Toronto Financial District, many of which are over 650 ft in height? Those buildings are pretty tall, eh? The First Canadian Place, a commercial building, is located in the district, and it is actually the tallest building in Canada since 1976! The Adelaide Toronto, a hotel and residential building, is located in the district as well, and it happens to be the tallest mixed-use building in all of Canada! Other commercial buildings located in the district include the Scotia Plaza, the TD Canada Trust Tower, the Commerce Court West, the TD Bank Tower, the Bay Adelaide Centre West Tower and the Bay Wellington Tower. Did you know that the 88 Scott, a residential building, is actually the tallest residential building in the Financial District? There sure are a lot of important buildings and places for Canadians to live, stay, and work in the Toronto Financial District!
Speaking of staying in the Toronto Financial District, there are quite a number of luxurious and absolutely the finest hotels in the area! Such great hotels for any to stay at during their visit to the district include: the Fairmont Royal York; the One King West Hotel & Residence; the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel; and Hotel Victoria. You sure can be living like a king or queen when you visit and stay in the Toronto Financial District! In the Toronto Financial District, there are sure a lot of opportunities available for businesses, companies and corporations to become more established and well-developed, and there are many opportunities available for workers to expand their knowledge of and experience in the financial industry whilst employed in the district! Did you know that there are many well-known financial corporations that have their headquarters based in the district? Such companies include, but are not limited to: Fairfax Financial; Ingle International; Manulife Financial and Sun Life Financial! Who would've guessed that so many popular and well-known businesses all had their headquarters in the same district, eh?
My Baskets is Toronto's premium gift basket company, and is your destination to send the best gift baskets to the Toronto Financial District! We offer absolutely the best and safest online shopping service, as well as easy and reliable delivery services. My Baskets offers Free Same Day Delivery to the Toronto Financial District and to the rest of the GTA, for orders over $100, placed before 11AM on business days, per delivery address. Whether you are looking to send corporate gift baskets to the Toronto Financial District, or maybe birthday, holiday, sympathy, get well or office sharing gifts, My Baskets has only the finest assortment of baskets for you to choose from and send to your friends, family or co-workers.