MiamiCentral Train Station Progress

Once there were parking lots. Now it’s a huge train station. Or it will be by next summer, when MiamiCentral station — the southern hub for the new Brightline express train service to Orlando — opens for business smack in the middle of downtown. If you’ve been downtown lately, it’s that giant erector set of…

Downtown Boynton Beach Pirate Festival

BOYNTON BEACH — Downtown Boynton Beach will be transformed into Hobb’s Cove, a bustling old world port brimming with pirate superstitions … shipwrecks off the coast of Boynton Beach and Merlandia, a mysterious oasis where the sirens of the sea lure you into the depths with their song. It’s almost Halloween, and in Boynton Beach,…

Pinellas Park to Create Arts Village

Busy Park Boulevard in Pinellas Park is not where you would expect to find a “Creative District.” But past the heavy traffic and the older retail shops and restaurants, slow down and you’ll see Clayton Swartz’s colorful abstract metal sculptures at the 5600 Block. The sculptures are strategically placed to draw attention to Swartz’s new…

Delray Beach Wins State Award

The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has been recognized by the Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) for outstanding redevelopment achievements in the Transportation/Transit Enhancements Category. The FRA presents awards annually to projects that exhibit best practices in Florida redevelopment over the past year. This year, the Delray Beach CRA and the City of Delray Beach…

Pompano Beach CRA Announces Groundbreaking for City Vista Apartments in Innovation District

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — The Pompano Beach CRA announces the groundbreaking ceremony for the City Vista Apartments will take place on October 19 at 3:30 p.m. According to Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA), the development will include 111 apartments and 3,800 square feet of ground floor commercial space. This development is the next step…

Redevelopment reigns in Pinellas in 2016 Creative reuse brings high quality projects

Large office and industrial projects are bringing new jobs and opportunities for Pinellas. Notable projects in 2016 include: G.E. Instrument Transformers opening a new 190,000-square-foot manufacturing center in Clearwater. Johns Hopkins All Children’s is well underway on the construction of its new 255,000-square-foot Research & Education building in St. Petersburg. BayCare Health Systems is adding…