• “Best of Burlington” Online Auction Returns Sept. 25th

    The Auction Returns Sept. 25th The 2018 “Best of Burlington” Online Auction goes LIVE on Tuesday, September 25th and runs through October 16th. This event is the BBA’s annual fundraiser that broadcasts all of the great things Burlington has to offer, while offering bidders the chance to win great deals on fantastic items. This event […]

  • DPW Briefing on Lake Champlain Water Quality

    This summer has seen several instances of wastewater outflows in to Lake Champlain, including an incident this week following a strong thunderstorm. RELATED: Public Works’ Statement on July 10th Wastewater Treatment Plant Discharge As part of their efforts to keep residents informed about this issue, last month, the Department of Public Works(DPW) released a briefing outlining […]

  • BBA Comments on Inclusionary Zoning Recommendations

    As Burlington continues to struggle with a “Housing Affordability Crisis” we see reform of Burlington’s Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) policy as a critical action for growing the city’s housing supply and accessibility. PlanBTV Downtown/Waterfront specifically identified reform of IZ as a necessary means “to encourage more of the housing that is so badly needed.”  We have submitted […]

  • Trends Impacting Future of Downtown Burlington

    What trends are guiding the future of downtowns like our own? This was the question guiding a presentation from Brad Segal of Progressive Urban Management Associates (PUMA) to the City Council last night. Segal is the President of PUMA which has been working with the BBA and other downtown stakeholders to discuss the future of […]

  • Air Force Reaffirms Plan to Base F-35 at Airport

      Earlier this week, Mayor Miro Weinberger announced in a press release that the Air Force had made clear their intention to base F-35’s at Burlington International Airport, and that any alternative “flying mission” is unlikely. In written response, U.S. Air Force Secretary, Dr. Heather Wilson stated, in regards to an alternative mission: “We expect […]


 

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The BBA advocates on behalf of Burlington’s business community. Our alliance of more than 260 diverse businesses shares the goal of stewarding and promoting Burlington’s economic vitality.

The BBA focuses on issues that directly impact Burlington businesses:

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