Redevelopment Needed to Fight Urban Sprawl

Urban sprawl has several definitions. In general, it is considered the spreading out of new development onto land adjacent to existing development. Sprawl is said to occur when low-density developments are created around cities away from where people have traditionally shopped, worked, played and studied, thus creating a need for transportation between homes and activities.…

Redevelopment Media Relations

Good press is vital to the mission of any CRA. Without positive media coverage, a CRA may find it difficult to gain the support it needs to complete redevelopment initiatives and projects. Having good media relations will help the public see the value in CRA activities. So, what can you do to maximize your CRA’s…

Boynton Beach CRA Plans for Downtown Revitalization

Developing six locales within the center of Boynton Beach could be the solution for downtown revitalization, city officials say. On Tuesday, at the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency’s regular meeting, board members discussed a plan that would increase foot traffic and fill empty storefronts in the city’s downtown. Upgrades planned by the city would be…

Bimini Basin Zoning Plans

Bimini Basin,133.6 acres in Cape Coral near Cape Coral Parkway and Palm Tree Boulevard, is one of the city’s top priorities for future growth. Envisioned as a mixed-use district with shops, restaurants, entertainment and housing all in a walkable area, the district has several steps to go through before it can be developed. Wednesday morning…