Plans to set up CRAs in Orange Park

ORANGE PARK – A plan that would allow beautified gateway-like entrances to be established in the Town of Orange Park is up in the air. Vice Mayor Marge Hutton has been leading the discussion on what are called Community Redevelopement Areas or CRAs. The town’s Economic Development Committee has identified an area of town that…

Opa-Locka County Approves Funding for the CRA

OPA-LOCKA Miami-Dade County commissioners approved a final step that will provide funds for the Opa-locka Community Redevelopment Agency, a move that springboards economic development within the city’s CRA boundaries. Our immediate focus is to address the processes that will ensure the CRA’s success, said Opa-locka CRA Executive Director Newall J. Daughtrey. Developing sound accountability measures…

Omni CRA selects winning movie studio proposal

Omni CRA selects winning movie studio proposal Contract negotiations are set to begin with top-ranked EUE/Screen Gems to construct the Miami Entertainment Complex. The Miami Omni Community Redevelopment Agency’s board of directors voted unanimously Wednesday for construction of the downtown Miami movie studio and related facilities. In September, the Miami Omni CRA announced it was…

Westgate CRA Nominated for Leadership Award

Westgate CRA nominated for PBSC 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award The Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Awards were established by Palm Beach State College to honor organizations that have made major innovative contributions toward improving the lives of others, particularly the underserved, through leadership, service and/or programs.  These contributions can include the areas…