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City of Burlington Credit Rating Upgraded to Highest in 10 Years

Mayor Weinberger announced Monday that Moody’s Investors Services has upgraded the City of Burlington’s credit rating two steps from “A2” to “Aa3”. This is the first time in 10 years the City has received a Double A rating.  From 2009 to 2012 the City was downgraded multiple times, eventually falling to just one step above […]

Member Update: CityPlace Burlington Development

  As many in our community have by now likely heard, last week Brookfield announced their plans to redesign the CityPlace  Burlington project. On Friday I had the opportunity to share the BBA’s perspective when VTDigger when asked about the delay.  I emphasized that downtown businesses are anxious to see the project completed and a […]

Registration Open for Waterfront FAM Tour

Get your sunglasses out! Summer is on the way and to celebrate the annual Waterfront FAM(iliarization) Tour is back on June 6th! This is one of our most popular annual events and is free for BBA members. Kick off the season with the BBA and learn what our waterfront members have planned for summer 2019, […]

Get Your Tickets for the BBA Dinner Raffle

The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is pleased to announce the return of the BBA Dinner Raffle to support Howard Center Street Outreach Team. Thanks to a generous donation from Perrywinkle’s Fine Jewelry, we will be raffling off a gorgeous necklace and earrings set at our 41st Annual Dinner on April 4th at the Hilton. The […]

BBA Announces 2019 Award Winners

The Burlington Business Association is pleased to announce the 2019 BBA Award Winners.  These awards honor innovative business practices, individual contributions, and architectural achievements. Award winners will be honored 41st BBA Annual Dinner on April 4, 2019, at the Hilton Burlington. Citizen Cider is the 2019 Business of the Year. The company has continued to […]

City Council Candidate Forum on Livability

We are excited to announce that we are co-hosting a City Council Candidate Forum on Livability on Wednesday, February, 20 from 6-7:30pm at the Flynnspace at 153 Main Street. We hope our membership will take advantage of this opportunity to hear from City Council candidates as Town Meeting Day 2019 gets closer. This event is […]

Register Now For the 2019 BBA Dinner

Our biggest party of the year is back and this year we’re taking it ‘Out Of This World’! The 2019 BBA Dinner and Awards is set for Thursday, April 4th at the Hilton. Registration is open now! We can promise another festive evening of food, drinks and fun with fellow Burlington business people. The dinner is […]

Alex Bunten Named Special Projects Manager

The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Alex Bunten as special projects manager. Taking over from Derik Wrightson, Bunten will work closely with key stakeholders and the City of Burlington to improve the parking and transportation dynamics in the Queen City. The BBA was formed in 1978 to help advance the […]

Street Ambassadors Support Welcoming Environment Downtown

This holiday season the Burlington Business Association, in close collaboration with the Church Street Marketplace has created the street ambassador team. Recognized by their bright yellow jackets from Chocolate Thunder Security, the ambassadors will be present downtown this holiday season, working to ensure visitors have an inviting, informed and safe visit to Burlington “It’s a […]