• Good & Not So Good News for Housing in Burlington

    According to The Burlington Free Press this week, construction of 40 affordable housing units began in the Old North End at the same time recent reports show that Burlington rents remain high and apartment vacancy remains low. Run on the same day, these two stories frame a tale of the challenges and opportunities of creating housing […]

  • BBA creating inventory of Security Cameras in the downtown

    The BBA is working on building an inventory of the existing security cameras owned by businesses and commercial property owners in downtown Burlington. Through an online survey, we’re reaching out to business owners to find out if they have security cameras installed. This initiative grew out of meetings held by our Downtown Action Group, in which […]

  • The BBA Prepares for “Best of Burlington” Online Auction

    It’s that time of year again! The BBA is preparing for the 2015 “Best of Burlington” live auction that will run September 14th – October 6th. Last year’s auction had 100 items with over 600 bids from active participants in Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, and Quebec!

  • New York Times Highlights Burlington Businesses

    Jeremy Egner of the New York Times travel section recently made a trip to Burlington to seek out the Queen City’s gems for their 36 hour series, this one was titled “36 Hours in Burlington, Vermont”. The article gives examples of all the things that make Burlington a great place to visit and live! The full […]

  • BBA featured on VPR for going Over the Edge for the Flynn!

    Team BBA, also known as the Wobbly Knees Brigade, will be rappelling from the roof of the Courtyard Burlington Harbor Marriott on September 5th as part of a Fundraiser for the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts.  Vermont Public Radio was on hand for the Flynn’s recent rappeler’s party at Zero Gravity Brewery in Burlington’s South End […]

  • Congratulations to our Seven Daysie Winners!

    The results from the 13th Annual Seven Daysies are here! We are so proud of the many BBA members who have received awards this year! Thank you for making Burlington such a great place to live, work, and play! Congratulations to the following BBA member winners:  

  • BBA Board Member Tom Brassard Addresses the Need for a ‘Better Burlington’

    My Turn: Burlington is at a crossroad Burlington is well-documented as one of the top cities to live. As a native Vermonter and someone who has lived my entire life in and around Burlington, I’ve experienced first hand the charm, beauty, and community that help garner these accolades.

  • City of Burlington Awarded $50,000 Small Business Adminstration Prize

    Mayor Miro Weinberger announced yesterday that Burlington has been awarded a $50,000 prize from the Small Business Administration’s Startup in a Day initiative! Startup in a Day, announced by President Obama earlier this year, is a program designed to help cities streamline licensing, permitting, and other requirements needed to start a business in their areas, with the […]

  • Upcoming Event: BBA’s Summer Social

    The Burlington Business Association will be celebrating the end of summer at Splash @ the Boathouse on September 10 from 5-7:30 pm. This special event will celebrate the life of Splash’s beloved owner and longtime BBA supporter, Barb Bardin, in classic Barb style. Join us for food, drinks, and fun Yard games for a chance […]

  • BBA Executive Director Kelly Devine elected to Queen City Police Foundation Board of Directors

    Our very own Kelly Devine has been elected to serve on the Queen City Police Foundation’s Board of Directors! The Queen City Police Foundation’s is a non-profit organization with the goal to help build upon operational funding that tax payers provide annually for innovative initiatives, programs and equipment for the Burlington Police Department.  The foundation provides […]