The Annex and Yorkville, Ontario

Yorkville is considered part of the 'The Annex' neighbourhood, well known for its shopping. It is a former village, it is roughly bounded by Bloor Street to the south, Davenport Road to the north, Yonge Street to the east and Avenue Road to the west. It is one of Canada's most exclusive shopping districts.

The stretch of Bloor Street West between Yonge and Avenue is the 22nd most expensive street in the world, with rents of $208 per square foot. Yorkville is the third most expensive retail space in North America. In 2008, Bloor St. was named the seventh most expensive shopping street in the world by Fortune Magazine, claiming tenants can pull in $1,500 to $4,500 per square foot in sales.