Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Renovation of “The Hacienda” – New Port Richey

The City of New Port Richey, Florida invites interested qualified persons to submit Letters of Qualifications for the renovation and management of the Historic Hotel property.  The Community Redevelopment Plan for this area requires a use such as a boutique hotel, restaurant and/or other related amenities. The City’s goal is for the historic preservation and…

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Westgate CRA received award for EcoArt Project at the PBC Business Development Board 2014 National Engineers Week

It is not everyday that a Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) gets recognized for a project that promotes environmentally conscious design and placemaking among multi-million dollar super-highway and infrastructure, space orbiter, and aeronautic and astronautic projects. This award confirms that a modest project incorporating humanity with technological innovations will eventually find its way to the top…

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City and Museum partner to recognize preservation efforts (Fernandina Beach)

The City of Fernandina Beach and the Amelia Island Museum of History wish to recognize the efforts of those involved in preserving our unique architectural resources by honoring historic preservation projects through the City’s third preservation awards program. Historic structures contribute to the identity of our community, and sensitive treatment of these resources ensures residents…

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Update on the Tampa InVision Plan

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn provides a swift update of the InVision Tampa Plan (developed with a 2010 HUD Community Challenge grant), which has focused on drawing development back into the city’s downtown and close-in neighborhoods.  So far, 1,000 residents have been involved, first hand, with 1,700 engaging with the project on-line. The waterfront and downtown is already attracting…

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DEO Quarterly Newsletter

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Quarterly Newsletter. Each quarter, this newsletter will highlight DEO’s activities, initiatives, and news items of interest to Florida’s workers, employers, economic and community developers, and more. The newsletter will highlight one division of DEO each quarter and provide an in-depth look into the…

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