City of North Miami Beach CRA holds groundbreaking ceremony of NoMa

On Monday, June 19, 2017, the City of North Miami Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) held the groundbreaking ceremony of NoMa, which just recently started construction. NoMa is the perfect example of infill redevelopment-in-action through a best practice approach, a synergy of private sector investment and public sector assistance. The Developer, Eden Multifamily, is constructing…

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Clearwater offers up major incentives to give its downtown an economic boost

The Clearwater Community Redevelopment Agency plans to use financial incentives to attract restaurants and brewpubs to downtown in order to revitalize the area. The Anchor Tenant Incentive Program approved by the CRA board on Monday would provide up to $250,000 to property owners and commercial tenants through a loan-to-grant program. Downtown Clearwater has long struggled…

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Developers making old-town Davie new again

Its largest tourist attraction is the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds. Horse trails are almost as common as sidewalks. Over the decades, University Drive in Davie has become one of Broward’s busiest commercial corridors, with residential, retail and office development. University Drive runs on the west side of the South Florida Education Center, which includes the campuses…

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Gov. Scott Calls for Special Session

MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed the budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year and vetoed $410 million in legislative projects that do not provide a great return for Florida families. Additionally, Governor Scott vetoed the Florida Educational Finance Program (FEFP) funding portions of the budget. Governor Scott is also vetoing HB 5501 which…

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Up-and-Coming Meeting Cities

This year’s selection of 11 emerging U.S. cities consists of premium destinations for hosting business meetings, corporate events and association gatherings. From Northern California to the Colorado Rockies, from the Midwest to New England, and from the Southeast to the Lone Star state, today’s professional event planners have a variety of choices. Each city is…

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