Chamber to transition into “Ballard Improvement Area” next year

Last month, the City of Seattle approved the creation of the Ballard Improvement Area (BIA). Due to this approval, The Ballard Chamber will become the BIA as of January 1, 2017. According to the Ballard Chamber website, the BIA is set to be a long-term, sustainably-funded leadership organization that aims to represent Ballard’s businesses, residents and property owners. The […]

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Mayor Murray announces $85,000 investment in Ballard business district

During an event at Bastille Cafe last week, Mayor Ed Murray announced a $2 million investment in 18 neighborhood business districts. The investment is part of the Only in Seattle Initiative and Ballard has been designated $85,000. “This investment in neighborhood business districts is critical to our city,” says Mayor Ed Murray. “Healthy business districts […]

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