Doing Business in Middlebury

The Town of Middlebury, Vermont serves as the center of community and commerce in Addison County. As the shire town, Middlebury is home to not only many of the region's largest civic, social service, and institutional organizations, but also many of the county's largest employers, including Middlebury College, UVM-Porter Medical Center, and Cabot Creamery. The Town has come to serve as a regional destination for services, healthcare, and retail, and its active and vibrant village is a center of activity throughout the year!

Middlebury has developed a diversified economy, with employment spread across a wide array of sectors. While health care/social services and education are the leading fields, Middlebury also supports a vibrant industrial and manufacturing sector. This economic base supports employment opportunities not just for our residents but for the wider Champlain valley community, with a significant influx of people traveling into Middlebury each day for work.

The Town of Middlebury recognizes the importance of reliable public services to our economic vitality, and continues to make steady investments in its public infrastructure to lay the groundwork for future economic opportunities! Our Town's land use/permitting staff are available to assist those interesting in potentially working to invest in our town.  Regularly posted bids/RFPs/notices by the Town for municipal government operational activities and needs are also available for review.

The Addison County Economic Development Corporation also serves as an excellent resource for businesses of all sizes, helping to support their goals and promote the many opportunities available to them.

The Town and business community is supported by a number of dedicated and effective partners who are focused on supporting the economic development of our community, including: