Development of Nonresidential Projects

Listed here is a representative sample of clients who have looked to Burlington Associates for assistance in:

         ◦  Assessing the feasibility of office buildings, service centers, retail space, or
             urban farming sites being developed by nonprofit organizations;

         ◦  Planning for the development of neighborhood commercial districts; or

         ◦  Planning for the redevelopment of downtown waterfronts.

Champlain Housing Trust (Burlington, VT)

Development assistance and construction oversight for three commercial buildings, eventually occupied by Vermont Legal Aid, the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf, and the Burlington Community Land Trust (the precursor to CHT). Assistance in developing a "Multigenerational Center" containing services for seniors and children’s daycare.

Crescent City Community Land Trust (New Orleans, LA)

Assistance to Crescent City CLT in developing goals for its commercial stewardship projects and ownership and operating strategies. Assistance in developing targeting priorities for commercial activities in 2012-2013 and conducting preliminary due diligence on potential first projects. Assistance in developing commercial ground lease and completing due diligence for CCLT’s investment and participation in grocery store/healthy foods center.

Japantown (San Francisco, CA)

Assistance to Japantown Task Force and Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California and community stakeholders in assessing the feasibility of establishing a community land trust to help preserve the cultural and historical integrity of the Japantown community through acquisition and preservation of key commercial properties and other community assets in Japantown. Assistance with developing a business plan identifying the mission and business model, the corporate structure and the organizational operating plan for Japantown Community Land Trust.

National Gardening Association (Burlington, VT)

Assistance in planning and developing a new corporate headquarters.

Sawmill Community Land Trust (Albuquerque, NM)

Planning for commercial development and job-intensive economic development on an inner-city site.