POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- RMA, a Florida-based consulting firm is expanding their client base beyond the Sunshine state. The economic development, redevelopment and business attraction experts were hired last year by the City of West Columbia in South Carolina to create a Citywide Redevelopment Plan and a Community Revitalization Plan for the municipality; both were unanimously accepted by the city council this month.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- RMA is proud to announce that their proposed plan for the Pompano Beach Downtown Innovation District won the 2018 Promotion Award at the annual Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) Awards. RMA managed the city's redevelopment agency for almost a decade and authored this award-winning plan for the creation of the city's downtown. The plan will transform undeveloped land into a vibrant urban area (downtown), becoming a revitalization role model for cities nationwide.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently hired Chip Angenendt as the Principal in Charge of key senior living projects including Allegro Senior Living in Parkland and Sunrise Senior Living in Boynton Beach. Angenendt has also been selected to coordinate the firm's expansion to the west coast of Florida, which will commence in late 2018.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently announced the hiring of Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager for the general contracting firm. With over 27 years' experience in the commercial architecture and construction industry, Teresa brings a diverse skill set to the firm.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders today announced its CB Structures division has been ranked by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as #7 in the Southeast Region for the Concrete Sector, #19 in Florida for Specialty Contractors and #45 in the Southeast Region for Specialty Contractors for 2018.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) employees won multiple awards at the recent Florida Festivals and Events Association event, securing two first place prizes in categories related to communications. RMA was recognized with top honors for their PR/Media Campaign for the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration and for their Community Engagement Program for Pompano Beach's Neighborhood Ambassadors.
Current Builders Donates $100K to University of Florida Endowment to Support Scholarships at College of Design, Construction
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Chip Reid, CEO of Current Buildersbased in Pompano Beach, announced that his construction company has donated $100,000 to the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation software solutions, has announced that it has hired Nick Volpe as chief strategy officer.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- After several national media outlets ran headlines questioning the future of the craft brew industry, Farrell Tiller of Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) interviewed leading craft brew experts to discuss the industry's growth potential in Florida. Tiller also recently travelled to Nashville for the National Craft Brew Conference to meet with leading breweries.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation software solutions, announced an integration with BankVOD, the company that pioneered the electronic risk interface for asset verifications. This integration, which provides a direct, seamless connection between ARMCO's ACES Audit Technology and BankVOD's Verification Hub.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders, having built an array of multifamily housing projects throughout Florida, has found that seniors and millennials share common ground on many housing trends. The Pompano Beach-based general contractor recently topped out the student housing project, University Pointe in Downtown Davie and broke ground on Allegro’s Inspired Senior Living in Parkland.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders will be hosting a topping out ceremony for the University Pointe/Downtown Davie student housing project on Thursday, April 26 at 11:30 a.m. This development in the Town of Davie was built using tunnel form construction for the residential areas. CB Structures was able to provide a full-service shell that met all of the developer's needs, saving both time and money over traditional block construction.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- FL Limoride is a new, yet experienced, limo service covering Fort Lauderdale and the South Florida area - offering bespoke service packages. This combination of a new business model with experienced chauffeurs makes it one to watch and a quickly expanding and growing business.
Redevelopment Management Associates’ Kevin Crowder on What Cities Need to Know Before They Seek a P3
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Kevin Crowder was in great demand at the recent Florida Council for Public Private Partnership (P3) conference in Orlando. As the Economic Development Director for RMA - Redevelopment Management Associates he has successfully guided many cities through the complicated P3 process. During the conference, he shared how cities can avoid some of the biggest P3 pitfalls and emulate the most successful P3 projects.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Kim Briesemeister, co-founder of RMA, recently spoke at the Smart Growth Partnership event in Fort Lauderdale addressing the best ways for city leaders to stay ahead of the trends that are affecting the global economy. The redevelopment expert and author of "Reinventing Your City" stressed the importance of concentrating on the changing retail environment and the growth of smart cities.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- As the craft brewery trend matures, RMA ( Redevelopment Management Associates) is advising city leaders on the smartest ways to continuing tapping into the beer industry as a tool for revitalization. In states such as Florida, the full-service economic redevelopment firm, still sees growth potential for craft breweries. In other areas, the firm is guiding cities to develop attraction plans for distilleries, co-op breweries and brewpubs.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) today announced that they have terminated their contract as Managers to the Pompano Beach CRA, a position the firm has held since 2009. Despite the redevelopment agency's newsworthy success in transforming the city, the firm's principals, Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown, felt that terminating their contract was their only option due to the hostile environment that has been pervading the CRA meetings over the past few months. The termination letter submitted on February 1, 2018 will result in a 90-day transition period.
Historic Ali Cultural Arts Celebrates Black History Month 2018: ‘Beans, Rice & Gumbo’ Art Exhibition by Adewale Adenle
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Historic Ali Cultural Arts in Pompano Beach is proud to celebrate Black History Month with an art exhibition by Nigerian artist, Adewale Adenle. Beans, Rice and Gumbo: Facts, Fictions and Frictions of Black History narrates the history of blacks from the pre-slavery era through the present day. The exhibition runs from February 1, 2018 through March 29, 2018.
Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) Presents ‘Portraits’ with Photographers Keliy Anderson-Staley and Stephen Gaskins
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) in Pompano Beach is proud to present "Portraits" - a dynamic show featuring the works of one of the country's most esteemed photographic artists, Keliy Anderson-Staley, whose work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and the Library of Congress. The exhibit will also include emerging Florida photographer, Stephen Gaskins.
Pompano Beach CRA Announces Dec. 11 ‘Groundbreaking’ of Atlantic Boulevard Bridge with Unique Sail Design
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce the "groundbreaking" ceremony for the new Atlantic Boulevard Bridge. The marine-themed event will eschew the typical shovel in the ground for something "reel" fun. The new look for the bridge has been designed by Currie Sowards Aguila Architects and will be built by Burkhardt Construction. The public is invited to attend the ceremony which will feature speeches by company officials and local dignitaries.