Chipley City Council discusses Strategic Planning, Splashpad and Probation & Parole Retention Pond

During Thursday night’s Chipley Council Workshop council members held a serious discussion with Ted Everett, Washington County Chamber and Chipley Redevelopment Commission,  concerning a multi-agency coalition to revisit a visioning plan for Downtown Chipley. Suggesting a task force be formed, to include the City Council, CRA, Code Enforcement, along with business and building owners, Everett…

Overtown CRA says affordable housing is on the rise

With construction for All Aboard Florida’s MiamiCentral project and Miami Worldcenter underway, the blighted neighborhood of Overtown is poised for a boom during the current real estate cycle. And as gentrification begins to take hold in the area, officials with Miami’s Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency say they have work is well underway to…

Miami seeks millions from Waterways Assistance Program

From extending the baywalk to establishing mooring areas, Miami is seeking millions in grant funding for water-related projects in a series of applications that city commissioners recently approved to the Florida Inland Navigation District’s Waterways Assistance Program. The navigation district, known as FIND, is a special state taxing district for the continued management and maintenance…

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,…