St. Cloud Downtown Revitalization Project

Residents, business owners, media members and local, state and county leaders joined the City of St. Cloud during its Historic Downtown Revitalization Groundbreaking Ceremony. “The concept of transforming our downtown area has been discussed for years. To finally break ground on this historic endeavor, marks the beginning of many exciting things for our current and…

Manager II, Real Estate/Property Management – Sarasota County

Manager II, Real Estate/Property Management Provides leadership, management, and supervision to all elements of the Property Management division.  Provides professional and technical knowledge to assist in the acquisition and management of real estate interests required by the County, maintaining an inventory of County-owned property, and leasing and surplusing County-owned property. Click here for more details

Economic Development Manager – City of Lauderdale Lakes

Economic Development Manager –  Organization: City of Lauderdale Lakes Annual Salary: 66,000.00 – $69,000 Annually DOQ/Exp  Apply To: For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.lauderdalelakes.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=98&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Economic-Development-Manager-98 Apply By: Open until Filled Description – This position is an integral part of the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).  Under limited supervision, the Economic Development Manager serves as the primary…

St. Petersburg to host first CRA Summer Summit

City officials, along with the Citizen Advisory Committee for the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area (CRA), will host the first annual CRA Summer Summit at the Enoch Davis Center Auditorium, 1111 18th Ave. S., on Tuesday, June 19. The meeting begins at 4:30 p.m. and will continue until public comment is finished. The public is invited to attend…

County Officials Looking to Reuse Old Properties

MARIANNA, Fla. – Counties from Escambia, to Jefferson, and everything in between, have vacant properties that just aren’t helping economic development. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection hosts an annual program that teaches county officials ways to help redevelop the properties. Often times, gas stations, laundromats, landfills and other old properties will be left vacant for years,…

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…

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…