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Burlington City Place Receives Final Approval

The final development agreement for Burlington City Place (formerly Burlington Town Center) was approved by the City Council last Monday night. Demolition will begin on the Cherry Street garage (slated to begin Dec. 6th.) signaling the beginning of this transformative project for our downtown.  The agreement, which includes an encumbrance plan to minimize construction disturbances, is the […]

BBA’s Executive Director to Participate in Panel at Development Conference

The BBA’s Executive Director, Kelly Devine will join Peter Straube of Champlain College and Fran Stoddard, an independent communications consultant for a session during the White & Burke Development Conference on November 14th. US v. THEM: Building Bridges to Yes (Limit 45) Kelly Devine, Burlington Business Association Peter Straube, Champlain College Fran Stoddard, Communications Consultant Getting […]

Burlington City Place Construction Update

On Thursday, September 7th, CEDO and construction consultant PC Construction gathered with area businesses to discuss disruptions related to Burlington City Place (formerly Burlington Town Center) Construction. The meeting, which included a Q and A section, updated area businesses with information about vehicle routes, parking changes and construction hours. Stage one of construction which will begin with the […]

City Unveils Burlington Telecom Bids

Wednesday morning, Mayor Weinberger and City Attorney Eileen Blackwood unveiled the three active bids to purchase of BBA member business Burlington Telecom. The offers come from two companies: Ting owned by Tucows, Schurz Communications and bid from Keep BT Local to create a Coop. “It’s important that the community understands the details of these options.” said BBA Executive Director Kelly […]

VT Web Marketing Summit 2017

Started in 2010 with only 80 attendees and a goal to instill a digital mindset to marketing professionals in Vermont & New Hampshire, the VT Web Marketing Summit has grown to be recognized as one of the leading annual conference that delivers some of the boldest, brightest and immersive digital marketing trends, strategies, challenges and […]

College Street Collide Celebrates Locally Owned Businesses

College Street Collide debuted on Saturday as a celebration of a vibrant, locally owned collections of shops in the heart of downtown Burlington. WCAX Coverage of College Street Collide Sponsors Common Dear, Leibling Boutique and Northfield Savings Bank sponsored the event, which included free music, food and activities as a way to bring the local […]

Mayor’s Conference Brings Innovation to BTV

Last week Burlington hosted mayors from cities across the country during the 2017 Mayors Innovation Project Annual Meeting. The group of civic leaders came from communities that differed greatly in terms of size and demographics but were all focused on fixing issues that impact communities nationwide, such as: opioid abuse, modern policing and climate change. […]

Updated City Hall Park Plans Unveiled

At a presentation Monday night, city officials unveiled their updated vision for City Hall Park. The new plans for the downtown park includes a spray fountain, additional seating, a bathroom and bike parking. It eliminates a section of diagonal pathway following input from the public and historic preservationists. Plans to update City Hall Park have […]