CRA Master Plan Update RFQ – City of Lake Wales

The City of Lake Wales and the Lake Wales CRA require professional consulting and planning services to assist with the research, preparation, submission and adoption of a revised Community Redevelopment Plan pursuant to Chapter 163, Florida Statute. We are seeking a person or firm experienced in the preparation, implementation, and stakeholder participation in the process…

Miami – Melody Tower Earns Florida Green Building Certification

Melody Tower, a 497-unit high-rise residential and retail mixed-use project of the 27th Plaza Corporation in Miami has been certified as a Florida Green High-Rise Residential Building by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), after it successfully met the sustainability standards established in the FGBC Florida Green High-Rise Residential Building certification program. The designation represents…

Downtown Development in Stuart On the Rise

STUART — A new apartment building on the west side  of the railroad tracks and the face-lift of a building on  Osceola Street are some of the changes coming to downtown. While many are eager for the developments, they have been bad news for others. “I’m really actually excited about the possibilities. I think the economy in the city will do pretty…

Winter Garden Opens New Downtown Parking Garage

WINTER GARDEN City officials marked another milestone of the redevelopment process Nov. 12 as they officially opened the brand new parking garage in downtown Winter Garden. As the downtown area has grown and attracted new businesses over the last several years, parking became increasingly limited. “The city decided to revitalize the sidewalks, landscaping, gazebo and the…