Port Orange approves Riverwalk plan

PORT ORANGE — Riverwalk Park could become a waterfront venue for concerts and community gatherings with amenities such as boardwalks, splash pads and an event lawn — but only if the price is right. Port Orange City Council members approved a new conceptual master plan Tuesday for the more than 20 acres of public green…

CRAs are driving investment, improving lives and creating jobs in South Florida

All across South Florida, civic advocates and Community Redevelopment Agencies are partnering with investors to turn aging neighborhoods into vibrant economic centers. CRAs help developers get deals done by identifying available land or providing financial incentives for projects that benefit the area and its residents. CRA-backed redevelopment transforms spaces, revitalizes places, creates millions of dollars…

Community Planning Technical Assistance Grants

Community Planning Technical Assistance Grants The Department’s Bureau of Community Planning application process is currently open through June 6, 2014. Purpose Funding was requested to assist counties and municipalities in meeting the requirements of the Comprehensive Planning Act, addressing critical local planning issues, and promoting innovative planning solutions. This will be an annual funding cycle.…

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…