Housing

Together For Progress Advocates for Vibrant Community

The Burlington Business Association has partnered with a group of prominent local organizations to create Together For Progress, a new initiative which aims to address several key issues facing Burlington. “There are several excellent proposals being discussed by the Great Burlington community right now and we want to show our support for those projects that […]

BBA Stands Behind South End Project

Burlington Business Association Director Kelly Devine and Burton Vice President Justin Worthley spoke in favor of a proposed mixed use development on the corner of Pine Street and Flynn Avenue at Wednesday’s Development Review Board hearing. The project would address the need for workforce housing in Burlington’s South End by adding 30 apartment units; as […]

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 […]

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 […]

What We Heard at the 2016 Business Summit

Based on the feedback we received during the breakout group sessions at the 2016 BBA Business Summit, we’ve gathered the ideas that the business community gave us about growing Burlington, and pulled from these the recurring themes we found. Common Issues: There is an assumption among residents that growth and change is bad Permitting and zoning regulations are […]