Kimco Realty Helps Put Dania Beach on the Map

The Southern Florida town of Dania Beach sees the redevelopment of a former industrial wasteland by Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) as the key to raising its profile among its better-known neighbors. “Kimco is creating the most exciting asset for Dania Beach, which we believe will help transform the city from a ‘pass-through’ city to a ‘destination’ location…

Pahokee awarded $300,000 brownfields grant

The city is among 144 communities nationwide, including five in Florida, to which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing $54.3 million in grants that will assist in redevelopment of potentially polluted tracts of land. The grants, announced on April 25, are part of the Brownfields Redevelopment Program, which will give these cities and regional…

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 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…

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…

Citizens Preview CRA Draft Plan to Improve Blighted Area of Century

The Town of Century will hold a Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting Tuesday to “Envision Century”, with resident getting a first look at the draft plan. Highlights of the CRA draft presented Tuesday night are as follows: Community Redevelopment Objectives Preserve/improve residential quality of life Recognize, protect and utilize natural assets Identify and install desired…