The Burlington community received good news on the Burlington Town Center redevelopment. The judges in two separate lawsuits ruled on behalf of moving the project forward. The BBA remains strongly in support of redevelopment our 1970’s mall and reconnecting our downtown street grid. TIF APPEAL DISMISSAL ON 3 OF 4 ACCOUNTS On Friday, Vermont Superior Court Judge Robert […]
Jesse Beck, AIA, NCARB, President of Freeman, French & Freeman has provided a statement to dispute recent comments made by a Coalition for Livable City supporter in regards to the Burlington Town Center redevelopment. “It is irresponsible to provide unfounded accusations of fraud and lying, and yet the harm is done when the public reads the […]
Applications for the next round of Downtown and Village Center tax credits and the Sales Tax Reallocation Program are due June 30, 2017. Tax credits support general rehabilitation, code compliance, and exterior improvements. Here are the Guidelines and Application. Federal and state rehabilitation tax credits help to stimulate private investment, create jobs, restore historic buildings and jump […]
Tickets are now available for BBA’s popular annual members’ meeting, the Waterfront FAM(iliarization) Tour. The FAM tour is one of BBA’s popular annual events. Bring your sunglasses and kick off summer aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III! Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, network with BBA Members and learn what our waterfront businesses have in store for […]
Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 BBA Annual Dinner & Awards on Thursday, April 6th. We were proud to honor our 2017 award winners — Seventh Generation for Business of the Year, David Provost for Business Person of the Year, and Select for our Architectural Excellence Award, as well as a special recognition […]
After a brief break in 2016, the South End Action Group will reconvene for regular monthly meetings under a new Committee Chair. With the current Chair, Russ Scully moving into the role of Chair of the BBA Board of Directors, John Caulo, BBA Board Member and Associate Vice President of Campus Planning & Auxiliary Services […]
The BBA’s Pub Talks group was established in the fall of 2015 as a platform for young professionals who live and work in Burlington to come together and discuss the issues that are most pertinent to them in a relaxed and candid setting, bars!
The BBA is excited to see the Burlington Town Center redevelopment reach a critical milestone, following unanimous approval from the Development Review Board. Combined with previous approval from the City Council, Design Advisory Board and Conservation Board, we can now say that the Burlington Town Center redevelopment has received nearly all permits necessary for construction to begin […]
Burlington, VT- The BBA announced today the winners of the 2017 BBA Annual Awards, which will be presented at the Annual Dinner & Meeting on April 6th at the Hilton Burlington. The awards and winners include: TIM HALVORSON AWARD FOR BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR Awarded to David Provost, Vice President for Finance & Administration […]
Burlington, VT- The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is excited to announce Seventh Generation as the winner of the 2017 BBA Business of the Year award. This award is made in recognition of exemplary business practices, contributions to the community, promotion of a positive image for Burlington, and business success.