Tallahassee – CRA boundaries expanding to include three Southside neighborhoods

Almost from the day he joined the City Commission in 2014, Curtis Richardson has insisted on the need to expand the Greater Frenchtown/Southside Community Redevelopment District to include several blighted neighborhoods. “This is something I recognized as a need four years ago,” Richardson said today, after the Tallahassee Community Redevelopment Agency voted to expand the…

Explosive Growth coming to Flagler County

There were no fireworks during Thursday’s Economic Opportunity Advisory Council meeting but the prospect for business growth was in the air. Economic board members heard updates on brownfields redevelopment, projects at Florida Hospital Flagler and plans by local fireworks maker Santore and Sons to expand operations in Bunnell. Read Full Article

Hylton-Terry appointed as Interim Executive Director of Fort Myers CRA

Good morning neighbors – Michele Hylton-Terry has been appointed as Interim Executive Director for the Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). The CRA leads redevelopment and revitalization of the city’s most blighted areas. Mrs. Hylton-Terry started at the CRA in 2003 and most recently served as the agency’s Redevelopment Manager. As Redevelopment Manager, Mrs. Hylton-Terry…

CrossFit to relocate to Tarpon Avenue

For years, CrossFit Tarpon Springs operated in an out-of-the-way industrial space on Spruce Street before moving to a more accessible spot on U.S. 19 just a few weeks ago. Thanks to a recent decision by the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency, the owners of the popular fitness franchise will have to move again, this time to…

Kimco Realty Helps Put Dania Beach on the Map

The Southern Florida town of Dania Beach sees the redevelopment of a former industrial wasteland by Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) as the key to raising its profile among its better-known neighbors. “Kimco is creating the most exciting asset for Dania Beach, which we believe will help transform the city from a ‘pass-through’ city to a ‘destination’ location…