CRA Approves Sale of Firestone/Bloxham Annex

With a focus on continuing to foster revitalization in the Greater Frenchtown/Southside and Downtown districts, today’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting included discussion and decisions on a number of items. The CRA Board, which is comprised of the Tallahassee City Commission and four Leon County Commissioners, approved the purchase and sale agreement with North American…

Plans for Boynton’s Ocean One, but Big Questions Remain

Despite concerns from residents and even themselves, Boynton Beach’s elected officials gave Davis Camalier and his development team their first approval to build Ocean One, an eight-story apartment building with retail spots and a parking garage at Federal Highway and Boynton Beach Boulevard. The commissioners approved rezoning the land, which would match surrounding residential developments.…

City Officials From Around Florida Gather for Florida League of Cities Legislative Action Days

City officials from across the state will gather next week in Tallahassee to discuss the latest issues and developments affecting municipalities and how they are being addressed in Tallahassee during the current legislative session. These issues are all part of the Florida League of Cities 2017 legislative agenda. With numerous bills filed this session that…

Tallahassee bills cast cloud over future of development agencies like Jacksonville’s DIA

State legislation that could end new projects by Jacksonville’s Downtown Investment Authority – and hundreds of similar agencies statewide – alarms their supporters and sparks debate about Tallahassee’s control over redevelopment. Bills to phase out what the state calls “community redevelopment agencies” are filed in both chambers of Florida’s Legislature. The more sweeping of those…

Redevelopment of Downtown Temple Terrace Area – RFP

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