Kimco Realty Helps Put Dania Beach on the Map

The Southern Florida town of Dania Beach sees the redevelopment of a former industrial wasteland by Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) as the key to raising its profile among its better-known neighbors. “Kimco is creating the most exciting asset for Dania Beach, which we believe will help transform the city from a ‘pass-through’ city to a ‘destination’ location…

Pahokee awarded $300,000 brownfields grant

The city is among 144 communities nationwide, including five in Florida, to which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing $54.3 million in grants that will assist in redevelopment of potentially polluted tracts of land. The grants, announced on April 25, are part of the Brownfields Redevelopment Program, which will give these cities and regional…

Lakeland leaders get a taste of Tampa redevelopment

Thirty-five Lakeland city employees, business owners and civic leaders boarded a bus at city hall Monday morning and headed to Tampa to tour Armature Works, a remodeled mixed-use building in Tampa Heights, to see what is possible for redevelopment in Lakeland. Alis Drumgo, project manager for Lakeland’s Community Redevelopment Agency, said they wanted to take…

Cities south of Lake O are big winner in EPA brownfields grant program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced grants to 144 communities nationwide, including five in Florida, at a news conference in Atlanta on Wednesday, April 25. The projects being financed are part of the Brownfields Redevelopment Program, which will give these cities and regional agencies money to conduct environmental assessments and cleanups in locally designated areas.…

Downtown Tampa gets two more eye-catching developments

The facelift continues for Tampa’s downtown waterfront district, as two new development projects are announced this week — Riverwalk Place and a Marriott Edition hotel, both within walking distance of the Tampa Convention Center. The projects help give shape to the district’s continued redevelopment and cement the layout of tomorrow’s downtown. Rising more than 50 stories, Riverwalk Place may…

Economic Development Manager – The City of Tamarac

The City of Tamarac has an exciting opportunity for an Economic Development Manager! Salary: $66,251-$111,651 Location: Tamarac, FL GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB Under limited supervision, plans, develops and implements the City’s Economic Development Program. Work includes leading, planning and implementing development and redevelopment projects and business attraction, retention and expansion. This is a highly professional…