How Culture Shapes Economic Development

One of the big questions in urbanism is the degree to which culture shapes economic development. Traditionally, it was thought that culture follows from economic development: The more developed and affluent that a city becomes, the more money that it has to spend creating art galleries, museums, concert halls, and other cultural venues. But my own writing…

Atlantic Shores Boulevard Design Services – City of Hallandale Beach RFP

The City of Hallandale Beach is seeking proposals from qualified engineering Firms, hereinafter referred to as the Consultant, to provide 100% design development services and construction administration for Atlantic Shores Boulevard, Hallandale Beach. The design services are to increase safety, implement wider sidewalks, and improve the roadway on Atlantic Shores Boulevard. Atlantic Shores Boulevard is…

Suwannee County earns national achievement award for Business Incentive Program to promote Economic Development

WASHINGTON – Suwannee County Business Incentive Program has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. NACo recognized “Suwannee County Business Incentives” program in the category of Community and Economic Development, this is a performance based tax…

Project Specialist – City of Live Oak CRA

The City of Live Oak’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is looking for a Project Specialist to assist with maximizing the CRA’s impact on improving the community’s quality of life. Position is responsible for project management within the Live Oak Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) under the supervision of the City Manager. This will include the overseeing…

Tallahassee – CRA boundaries expanding to include three Southside neighborhoods

Almost from the day he joined the City Commission in 2014, Curtis Richardson has insisted on the need to expand the Greater Frenchtown/Southside Community Redevelopment District to include several blighted neighborhoods. “This is something I recognized as a need four years ago,” Richardson said today, after the Tallahassee Community Redevelopment Agency voted to expand the…

Explosive Growth coming to Flagler County

There were no fireworks during Thursday’s Economic Opportunity Advisory Council meeting but the prospect for business growth was in the air. Economic board members heard updates on brownfields redevelopment, projects at Florida Hospital Flagler and plans by local fireworks maker Santore and Sons to expand operations in Bunnell. Read Full Article