Overtown catalyst for new investment heads to commissioners

Overtown catalyst for new investment heads to commissioners Commercial projects R. Donahue Peebles/Barron Channer and passenger rail company All Aboard Florida are spearheading in Miami’s Overtown are taking their last major step toward becoming a reality. The projects, which would each be developed on separate blocks next to the famous Lyric Theater, are set to go before the Miami-Dade…

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Gainesville CRA seeks to narrow its focus

The long-discussed, unrealized redevelopment of two former subsidized housing properties is among the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency’s slimmed down set of priorities. Beginning with the upcoming budget year, CRA staff intends to focus more narrowly on projects and initiatives that spur economic development and have ripple effects in the city’s four community redevelopment districts. Those…

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