Lake Park CRA Updates

You are invited to attend a Special Call Commission Workshop on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. for the purpose of listening to Town Manager Candidate Finalists Interviews. 3:00 PM – Candidate Panel Interviews Town Hall Commission Chambers 6:00 PM – Community “Meet & Greet” Reception Town Hall Mirror Ballroom At the June 20,…

CNU Conference Blog Notes

One of Tindale Oliver’s urban designers, Erin Chantry, will be reporting live from CNU20: The New World that is taking place in West Palm Beach, Florida. Attending as a member of the press, she will be writing a  series on the importance of integrating transportation, land use, and  urban design. It will be based on…

Panama City CRA News

Panama City CRA News On Thursday, April 19th, 2012- City leaders celebrated Ink Trax’s grand opening with an after hours block party. “Driving through downtown a year before I got elected, I was thinking about revitalization and this just kind of gives me goose bumps. This is what it’s all about. This is what the…

Manatee County CRAs Are Busy

Manatee County CRAs Are Busy By: John Rehill, Bradenton Times BRADENTON — At Manatee’s South County and Midtown CRA’s, success is shining through. The plans have taken root and the results  are even better than expected. Midtown is the star of success, and South county is coming up not far behind. That’s what happens when…

Margate CRA Regulates Car Repair Shops

Margate CRA Regulates Car Repair Shops By: Alyssa Cutter, Sun-Sentinel Pawnshops and car repair stores are now banned from Margate’s Community Redevelopment Agency. The city commission passed the ordinance after determining the area had enough of both types of businesses and decided to close it. The existing 81 car repair shops and nine pawnshops will…

Top Redevelopment Clips: Sunrise Redevelopment, Tampa, Belleview Biltmore, Jacksonville

Sunrise making push for redevelopment Something as simple as freshly painted entry signs can help rejuvenate the city’s eastern neighborhoods. Other projects on the city’s wish list, such as a world-class medical complex that would bring jobs and tax revenues, might be more difficult to accomplish. During a workshop, Sunrise officials discussed ways to encourage…