Grant money aids Live Oak chiropractor

John Workman had never heard of a Community Redevelopment Agency when he decided to open a chiropractic business in Live Oak.  Now, he’s using grant money from the CRA program to help him renovate the building on Duval Street that will house his office.  For every $10,000 Workman spends on renovating the exterior of the…

RFQ: Power District : Gainesville, Florida Redevelopment Opportunity.

RFQ: Power District : Gainesville, Florida Redevelopment Opportunity.  17-acre private public partnership redevelopment opportunity.  Extensive due diligence completed and public agency seeking development partner for site in Downtown Gainesville that is less than 1-mile from the University of Florida.  After years of community engagement and advanced technical studies, the Gainesville CRA is seeking partners to…

City of Wauchula CRA RFP 16-03 HC-1 Mixed Use Development

CITY OF WAUCHULA COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY RFP CRA 16-03 HC-1 Mixed Use Development The City of Wauchula Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is interested in creating partnerships to enhance properties within HC-1 (see map) for the purpose of increasing residential living in the downtown core. This area has seen many enhancements over the past decade and,…

$19 million sale, redevelopment hinges on state

ISLAMORADA — The roughly 40-acre Parmelee Key property, in the midst of a pending sale that hinges on its subsequent redevelopment into a high-end resort community, is awaiting the state’s OK of land-use and zoning changes recently approved by the village. If given the OK from the Department of Economic Opportunity, and then again by the Village Council,…

More residences coming to Boynton’s Renaissance Commons

BOYNTON BEACH — Boynton Beach is getting more apartments. Construction will begin this month on two buildings called Santorini — the last residential phase of Congress Avenue’s Renaissance Commons. Santorini, which will be built by Verdex Construction, will have 226 luxury units in two six-story buildings. Residents will have a 325-space parking garage, according to a news release from…

Collier commission rejects request for Immokalee fire district money, take no action on redevelopment

Collier Commissioners rejected a request Tuesday to give part of the county’s casino revenue to the Immokalee fire district, and offered no insight on the future of the Immokalee Community Redevelopment Agency. During an annual redevelopment workshop, commissioners didn’t act on hiring for the short-staffed redevelopment agency that seeks state and federal grants to improve…