Redevelopment Efforts Aim to Change Tampa

Tampa, Florida flew under the radar for years, but is now intentionally trying to reconstruct its image and expand their downtown. With a strong labor market, well-connected group of entrepreneurs (Tampapreneurs, as they are called), and increasing interest from developers and capital providers, the market appears well-positioned for future growth. Our Director of Economic Research, Ali…

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Riviera Beach CRA Announces Opportunity for Marina Village Phase II Development

(Rivera Beach, FL – April 9, 2018) – The Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (RBCRA) announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Marina Village Phase II Development. The RBCRA is seeking a Development Partner with extensive experience and a consistently successful track-record in planning, designing, constructing, leasing, operating, and marketing mixed-use real estate ventures…

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Florida’s Successful Legislative Session

Florida’s Successful Legislative Session Last month, the Florida Legislature concluded the 2018 legislative session and Governor Scott signed the 2018-19 budget. Even with many competing priorities this year, the Securing Florida’s Future Budget includes more than $250 million for economic development that will continue to strengthen Florida’s economy. Highlights from the Securing Florida’s Future Budget…

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Groundwork Jacksonville announces master plan for Emerald Necklace project

When longtime neighborhood revitalization leader Kay Ehas joined the Groundwork Jacksonville as its new CEO at the end of September, implementing a detailed masterplan for the revitalization of the Emerald Necklace project was at the top of her list. Now, plans have been announced. Groundwork Jacksonville engaged the Atlanta-based PATH foundation to develop the trail’s…

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