Tampa Housing Authority Picks Related Group

An upscale Miami developer has been chosen to lead the city’s signature West River redevelopment, a $500 million project intended to expand the revitalization of downtown west of the Hillsborough River. The Tampa Housing Authority’s governing board on Wednesday approved the selection of the Related Group for the West River project, which includes the construction…

Skyway Marina District Identity Emerges

In case you haven’t noticed, three signature gateway signs leading into the Skyway Marina District are in place in lower 34th Street South, clearly designating the area as a distinct sector with a unique vibe. The signs are among several new developments in the 1.5-mile stretch between 30th and 54th streets south, which the city of…

Frenchtown credit union opens, makes history

Frenchtown, a tight-knit community dating back to the 19th century, was once dotted with robust businesses such as grocery stores, restaurants and drug stores decades ago. The predominantly black neighborhood sits in the shadow of downtown Tallahassee and the state Capitol, where power plays are exchanged and multi-million dollar projects take shape. The opposite is true in…

St. Pete – City Officials promise changes at Jordan Park public housing community

Mayor Rick Kriseman said he would use his “bully pulpit” as mayor to advocate for improved conditions at the Jordan Park public housing community. Kriseman told members of the Citizen Advisory Committee of the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area Monday that,although the city doesn’t own the property, he would push for “cultural changes” through…

Gathering Feedback About Your Redevelopment Project

Without public support, it can be difficult for CRAs to make progress. Without knowing what the public wants, it can be difficult to gain that support. We recommend creating and using online surveys to fully understand what redevelopment efforts residents want while establishing communication and trust with business leaders, elected officials and more. Step One:…

$25 Million Transaction Paves Way For Hillcrest Redevelopment In Hollywood

Hillcrest IG, LLC, a Concord Wilshire-sponsored company, has successfully entitled and assigned all of its rights to Pulte Group to acquire the Hillcrest Golf and Country Club for a total of $25 million. Pulte Group is a national multi-brand homebuilding company. The transaction paves the way for the revitalization of the Hillcrest Community through a new residential development. Concord…