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Macy’s Announce Closure of Downtown Store

It was announced yesterday, that Macy’s will close their Burlington location in March, as well as around 100 others. While this is dissapointing news, it has been clear for some time that the closure of the Burlington Macy’s was a possibility. Competition from online retailers has forced Macy’s to consolidate its national footprint. “In preparation for news […]

Council Finalizes Burlington Telecom Sale

Last night, the City Council voted 11-2 to approve the agreement between the City of Burlington and Schurz Communications for the sale of Burlington Telecom. “Tonight’s tri-partisan City Council vote represents a major step toward final resolution of one of the worst financial crises in our City’s history in a positive and forward-looking manner.  The […]

City Market Opens South End Location

Last Tuesday City Market executives, staff, local elected officials and others gathered to celebrate City Market reaching a major milestone with the long awaited grand opening of their new South End location. RELATED: Seven Days-City Market Flynn Avenue Slideshow The new store will features 27,000 square feet of space as well as ample parking for […]

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 […]