Rafiki Tiki has been the only restaurant at Riviera Beach’s Marina Village waterfront for years. But that could soon change with the addition of a Margaritaville brand hotel, according to city Mayor Ronnie Felder.
“It means everything for this city. We haven’t had development like this for probably the past 50 years,” Felder said.
Felder said when the opportunity to partner with Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville brand presented itself, it was a no-brainer.
“One thing we are holding onto is to make sure that every business that comes here gives our residents the first chance for employment,” he said.
Felder said after the final confirmation by the community redevelopment agency at Wednesday’s meeting, ground-breaking could be as soon as later this year.
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