Revitalizing Waterbury (RW) is committed to making Waterbury an exceptional place to do business.
If you are looking to start a business, relocate your business, or just learn more about Waterbury, start by calling Alyssa Johnson, Economic Development Director. Alyssa is knowledgeable about Waterbury’s amenities, local financing options, available properties, and more. Email Alyssa at [email protected] or call her at (802)-585-9525.
To get a better understanding of Waterbury's economic goals for the future, view the Waterbury Economic Development Strategic Plan.
Why should you choose Waterbury as the location for your business? Waterbury has an incredible quality of life, no matter your interests. Just check out these amenities:
-Location: Waterbury’s location is arguably the most central in the State of Vermont, here’s why:
-20 minutes to Montpelier
-30 minutes to Burlington
-10 minutes to Stowe
-15 minutes to the Mad River Valley
-Downtown Amtrak location
-Existing Market: Waterbury is home to household brands like Green Mountain Coffee and Ben & Jerry’s. The State of Vermont has 1,000 employees stationed in Waterbury. There are also over 5,000 residents in Waterbury.
-Range of Activities:
-Waterbury has one of the most notable farm to plate movements in the country with restaurants like Hen of the Wood, Prohibition Pig, and Michael’s on the Hill, just to name a few!
-Waterbury has become nationally know for its craft beer scene-The Alchemist, Prohibition Pig and Big Tree Brewing all call Waterbury home. Blackback Pub has rare finds on tap at all times and Craft Beer Cellar has beer bottles and growlers galore.
-Recreation is in high demand and there is no shortage of supply. Little River State Park and the Perry Hill Trails are ideal for mountain bikers. The Waterbury Reservoir is 850 acres of fun with activities like canoeing, kayaking, swimming, boating, and more available. Waterbury is nestled between Bolton Valley Resort, Sugarbush, and Stowe Mountain Resort, meaning it is the perfect convenient for all of your winter activities!
Want to learn more about the Waterbury market? Review the Retail Market Study prepared by Arnett, Muldrow and Associates. The eight-month study drew on careful direct and indirect research as well as a zip code survey to provide a competitive analysis of downtown and key outlying retail districts, a determination of primary and secondary trade areas for Waterbury, and a prediction of detailed space demand for retail uses in over fifty individual retail categories.
Review results of the study and then take some time to visit our community to learn what gives Waterbury its distinctive flavor.