Lakeland leaders get a taste of Tampa redevelopment

Thirty-five Lakeland city employees, business owners and civic leaders boarded a bus at city hall Monday morning and headed to Tampa to tour Armature Works, a remodeled mixed-use building in Tampa Heights, to see what is possible for redevelopment in Lakeland. Alis Drumgo, project manager for Lakeland’s Community Redevelopment Agency, said they wanted to take…

Cities south of Lake O are big winner in EPA brownfields grant program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced grants to 144 communities nationwide, including five in Florida, at a news conference in Atlanta on Wednesday, April 25. The projects being financed are part of the Brownfields Redevelopment Program, which will give these cities and regional agencies money to conduct environmental assessments and cleanups in locally designated areas.…

Downtown Tampa gets two more eye-catching developments

The facelift continues for Tampa’s downtown waterfront district, as two new development projects are announced this week — Riverwalk Place and a Marriott Edition hotel, both within walking distance of the Tampa Convention Center. The projects help give shape to the district’s continued redevelopment and cement the layout of tomorrow’s downtown. Rising more than 50 stories, Riverwalk Place may…

Economic Development Manager – The City of Tamarac

The City of Tamarac has an exciting opportunity for an Economic Development Manager! Salary: $66,251-$111,651 Location: Tamarac, FL GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB Under limited supervision, plans, develops and implements the City’s Economic Development Program. Work includes leading, planning and implementing development and redevelopment projects and business attraction, retention and expansion. This is a highly professional…

Economic and Community Enrichment Manager – City of Sunrise

The City is seeking a results driven, motivated, experienced, enthusiastic, creative and dynamic leader who will serve as a strategic partner and organizational visionary to the City’s leadership in its effort to move the City forward. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of retaining, expanding, and recruiting businesses. This position involves highly…

Strategic Initiatives Planner 2 – Osceola County

Under direction, the purpose of the position is to perform highly responsible work on an array of initiatives that cut across disciplines and functional areas and typically involve internal and external stakeholders. Initiatives are those that support BCC priorities and implement the County’s Strategic Plan. The Strategic Initiatives Planner will assist the Director in framing…

Redevelopment Program Manager – Osceola County

Under direction, the purpose of the position is to perform technical work in the dissemination of information required for the Strategic Initiatives department, including grants, bylaws, ordinances and other applicable County Codes. Employees in this classification perform at professional level, and are responsible for reviewing various applications for compliance with applicable regulations, and for approving…

CRA Manager/Economic Development Project Manager – City of Groveland

CITY OF GROVELAND SEEKING CRA MANAGER/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGER JOB TITLE: Community Redevelopment Agency Manager/Economic Development Project Manager (Fulltime 40 hour) PAY RANGE: (salary range $45,123-$55, 575) Commensurate upon experience and qualifications. POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Exempt GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible for managing the Groveland Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) which includes the administrative operations, public relations, capital project…