• Vermont Life Profiles Burlington Town Center Developer

    The latest edition of Vermont Life Magazine profiles Don Sinex, the force behind the Burlington Town Center Redevelopment project. Sinex’s Devonwood Investors purchased the mall in 2013 and are in the process of turning the outdated property into a modern commercial and residential center in downtown Burlington. The project, which would add 350,000 square feet […]

  • People’s United Expands Nationally while Caring for the Local Community

    It has been a busy month for People’s United Bank both nationwide and right here in Burlington. On July 18th the company awarded $15,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Burlington. Additionally on July 27th People’s United donated $5,000 to Camp Ta-Kum-Ta. Nationally People’s United and its subsidiaries completed two significant acquisitions. “People’s United […]

  • BBA Requesting Donations for our Annual Online Auction

    It’s that time of year again! The BBA’s Annual “Best of Burlington” online auction will kick off on September 19th. Last year’s BBA Auction featured over 600 bids on 82 items including event tickets, hotel stays, arts & entertainment venues, retail & restaurant certificates, clothing, jewelry and more. Please consider donating an item from your […]

  • Recent Developments Show Potential for Growth

    Low unemployment and a robust list of projects on the table point to a possible boom in Chittenden County according to The July edition of Vermont Business Magazine. Key decisions by local political leadership will determine which projects get the green light. The $187 million dollar Robert E. and Holly D. Miller Center at the University […]

  • City Council Approves Burlington Harbor Marina Development Agreement

    At the June 27th City Council meeting, a development agreement for the Burlington Harbor Marina was unanimously approved by Councilors. The proposed Burlington Harbor Marina will add a new private marina with up to 160 slips to the northern end of the waterfront, providing badly needed facilities that will bring boaters to Burlington’s waterfront and downtown.  This project has been moving […]

  • BBA Joins the Building Homes Together Coalition

    The BBA joined the newly launched coalition, Building Homes Together, in support of the mission to build 3,500 new homes in Chittenden County over the next 5 years. The new coalition, called Building Homes Together, was formed by the Champlain Housing Trust, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission and Housing Vermont and released an initial list […]

  • Facts about the BTC Mall Redevelopment

    The redevelopment of the Burlington Town Center is an important project for the future economic vitality of Burlington. The development process is just beginning, and will include opportunities for public input at multiple points in the timeline. So that Burlington’s residents can be informed about the project, the Burlington Town Center’s team has put together […]

  • BBA Kicks Off Adopt Your Sidewalk Campaign with Downtown Clean Up Event

    The Burlington Business Association (BBA) officially kicked off their “Adopt Your Sidewalk” campaign with a downtown wide clean up effort on the morning of Friday, May 6th. 

  • Broad Coalition of Support for Mall Redevelopment

    Broad Coalition of Community Organizations and Local Businesses Announce Support for Burlington Town Center Mall Project Burlington, VT – Kelly Devine, Executive Director of the Burlington Business Association, along with representatives from various community organizations, non-profits, and local businesses, today announced support for the proposed redevelopment of the Burlington Town Center Mall. Today’s broad coalition […]

  • 2016 BBA Annual Dinner & Meeting in Review

    On Thursday, April 7th the BBA and 400 members of the Burlington business community gathered to celebrate local business and our 2016 award winners. This year’s award winners included the following:



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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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