Jacksonville Addresses Blight

Jacksonville has well-documented blight issues: so well documented, in fact, there was a city council special committee to deal with that issue alone. Though legislation was passed earlier in 2016 regarding the city’s inventory of 436 tax-reverted parcels, the reality is that the number of properties with active liens on them dwarf that. Liens can…

Mixed -Use Project Planned Near Broward College

The Zona Village mixed-use project would bring apartments, retail, restaurants and office space near the South Florida Education Center multi-campus hub in Davie. Broward Collage, Florida Atlantic University, Nova Southeastern University, University of Florida and McFatter Technical College all have campuses in the area, so it’s a prime location to serve students, faculty and college…

Channelside Redevelopment Started

TAMPA —  The transformation of the southern edge of downtown Tampa has started. Barricades up in downtown Tampa in Channelside area Expect detours initially for next 18 to 24 months Downtown Tampa Grid – News and information on the Channelside project From street layouts to sidewalks to lighting, work has started on reforming the street…

How to start a CRA Podcast

The popularity of podcasts has greatly increased over the last few years, with the number of listeners continuing to grow. The addition of a podcast to your CRA is a valuable tool in establishing long-term engagement with your community and local constituents. Below are ways to get started. Choosing a topic: First, you must decide…

Implementation Plan for Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency

All responses must be submitted in accordance with the RFP document which may be obtained online at www.cohb.org/solicitations INTRODUCTION / INFORMATION PURPOSE AND PROJECT SCOPE In furtherance of its redevelopment objectives, The Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (the “CRA”), Florida, invites interested parties to submit responses for the CRA’s Implementation Plan as described in this…

How to Get Your CRA More Involved

There are currently 178 Community Redevelopment Areas in the State of Florida. When it comes to improving your Community Redevelopment Area, it is important to take the time to get more involved or collaborate with your fellow Community Redevelopment Agencies. There are multiple ways your CRA can do so: Attending relevant association meetings and annual conferences…