Hermine Survivors: Assistance Still Available, Register for Federal Disaster Aid

Survivors rebuilding their lives from Hurricane Hermine have until Monday, November 28, to register for federal disaster assistance. The storm caused widespread damage along Florida’s western coastline, and the State of Florida, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continue to support individual and family recovery efforts. Individuals who…

Charlotte County Approves Murdock Village

On November 8, 2016 the Murdock Village CRA and the Charlotte County Board of Commissioners approved a purchase and sale agreement with Private Equity Group LLC for 452 acres of property in the Murdock Village Community Redevelopment Area. The agreement puts in motion a development that is projected to create up to 2,400 residential units,…

Lakeland Artist Hub on Land Near Downtown

LAKELAND — The City of Lakeland is transforming nearly two acres of land near downtown into a hub for artists. Lakeland Community Redevelopment Agency funding project Hub will be called ‘Mass Market’ Facility will also include events space, gallery for artists “Mass Market,” as the hub will be called, is a $2.5 million project funded by…

Delray Beach Wins State Award for Federal Highway Beautification Project

When city leaders embarked on a multimillion-dollar beautification project along Federal Highway 12 years ago, their goal was to create an inviting atmosphere to emulate the charm of Atlantic Avenue. Since then, locals are pleased. And this week city officials learned that the Florida Redevelopment Association has recognized the project as an outstanding redevelopment achievement in…