City council gives Zephyr Plaza approval for changes

ZEPHYRHILLS — Zephyr Plaza shopping center in Zephyrhills may soon receive a face-lift with the property redeveloped as a storage facility along with a retail store and a restaurant. On Monday, the Zephyrhills City Council unanimously approved a conditional use permit to allow a mini-storage, which was not permitted under the property’s current zoning. The…

Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority RFQ

TAMPA-HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY EXPRESSWAY AUTHORITY (THEA) REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES RFQ No. C-00815 Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority (THEA) is soliciting responses from qualified firms interested in providing innovative marketing and communications services that will inform current customers and the general public of THEA’s activities and provide support to THEA’s Communications Director. The…

Volusia Cities Find Success in Collaborative Effort

Economic development practitioners from 8 cities bordering US1 corridor, collaborated to discuss ways to revitalize this corridor, and create a better environment for business, eliminate blight in the Corridor and provide social and educational activities in these areas. A recent Corridor Improvement Study was completed by The Volusia Transportation Planning Organization which provided vital information…

Temple Terrace City Center Redevelopment RFP

The City of Temple Terrace is one of the Tampa Bay’s premier communities, and its City Center is strategically located near the University of South Florida, Florida College, Telecom Park, Busch Gardens and I-75. The City is located along the beautiful Hillsborough River with a population of approximately 25,000. The City provides its residents with…

Expanding the discussion on blight in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach and the surrounding community are right to think big when it comes to economic development. Attracting shiny new hotels and high-end retailers, condominium complexes and other multi-million-dollar projects would inject much-needed capital into this area and raise its public profile. But to succeed, officials need to focus on the smaller, disheveled things first.…