Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development

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.
Development Plan for Bimini Basin

RMA – Redevelopment Management Associates – Present Strategic Development Plan for Bimini Basin

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates (www.rma.us.com) will be presenting its proposed Strategic Development Plan for Bimini Basin at a joint workshop before the City of Cape Coral and the South Cape Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. RMA was hired by the city to create an implementation plan to spur redevelopment of the waterfront area and create a destination for Cape Coral, which would include a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops, and entertainment.
Dania City Center plans

Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency Issues RFQ for Real Estate Developer for Downtown City Center

DANIA BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (DBCRA) invites interested parties to participate in a public private partnership and submit qualifications (RFQ) for the redevelopment of property known as the Dania Beach City Center. This 4.5-acre site is owned by the City of Dania Beach.
Mitchell Weiss

Urban Land Institute and Pompano Beach CRA Host Symposium to Reveal Half Billion Investment Opportunity

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pompano Beach CRA has partnered with the Urban Land Institute to host a unique symposium outlining the $500 million investment opportunity available for developers in the Pompano Beach Innovation District. Nationally recognized redevelopment experts and invested developers will provide comprehensive details about the last 24 acres of undeveloped parcels in Broward County with prime visibility from I-95.
Pompano Beach Cultural Center Open

Mayor Lamar Fisher Oversees Pompano Beach Cultural Center Opening with Dazzling Weekend of Events

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pompano Beach Cultural Center opened Thursday, May 11 with a spectacular ribbon cutting ceremony featuring dancers whose costume unfurled to become the red ribbon cut by Mayor Lamar Fisher and an esteemed group of City, County and State leaders.
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center Expansion and Headquarters Hotel Project to Begin Construction in 2018, Slated to Debut in 2021

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Conceptual plans for the highly anticipated Broward County Convention Center Expansion and Headquarters Hotel Projects were unveiled today before the Broward County Commission, according to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.
RMA: North Miami Beach downtown

Redevelopment Management Associates’ Strategies Spur $200M in North Miami Beach Land Sales

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) announced that their award-winning redevelopment strategies for North Miami Beach have spurred land sales of over $200 million, with an estimated $500 million in new construction now underway or approved. The firm was hired to reinvent the city to compete with other thriving municipalities.
Pompano Beach Cultural Alliance

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Announces 2017 Resident Non-profit Orgs on Board

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pompano Beach Cultural Center today announced the names of the 11 regional non-profit organizations that will form the Center's resident companies. This Cultural Alliance is comprised of highly regarded performing arts organizations based in South Florida. Each will offer exciting individual performances, while also collaborating on special events and educational programming.
Kim Briesemeister

Kim Briesemeister of RMA is Featured in IDA’s Top Issues Council Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The International Downtown Association recently released their first six Top Issues Council reports, which feature industry leaders who produced in-depth research briefs on top urban issues. Kim Briesemeister, principal of Redevelopment Management Associates, served on the Public-Private Partnerships Council.
Groundbreaking for City Vista Apartments

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 in the creation of The Pompano Beach Innovation District.
SUNSATIONAL Awards 2016

Dania Beach CRA takes Home 11 SUNsational Awards at 22nd Annual Florida Festivals & Events Association Event

DANIA BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Dania Beach CRA was a big winner this year at the 22nd Annual Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) convention and trade show, taking home 11 SUNsational Awards. Dania Beach won the most awards in South Florida for its 4th annual Arts and Seafood Celebration and PATCH Urban Farm and Market.
Kevin Crowder

Redevelopment Management Associates Selected to Establish Public-Private Partnership (P3) for Davie FL

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates today announced that their firm was selected by the Town of Davie to establish the Public-Private Partnership (P3) that will develop the Town's downtown center. RMA will consult with the Davie CRA and the Town of Davie to create a western theme district that will enhance the community's economic and social offerings.
Lynn Dehlinger of RMA LLC

Redevelopment Experts, RMA, Expand to Central Florida with new office managed by Lynn Dehlinger

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- RMA, Redevelopment Management Associates, recently announced the opening of their newest office in Winter Springs. The company's success in reinventing numerous South Florida cities, with over $1 billion in private sector investment within client areas, captured the attention of several Central Florida city officials, leading to a dramatic increase in their mid-state client base.

Margate CRA Approves Development Agreement with New Urban Communities for 36-Acre City Center Project

MARGATE, Fla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 12, 2016, the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) approved an agreement with South Florida's New Urban Communities for development of a 36-acre mixed use town center at State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard. The plan will provide 968 apartment units, 100,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurants, an 80+ room hotel, and numerous civic uses--all within walking distance of each other.

Sharon Stone-Walker Promoted to Director of Community Development for The Creatives

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sharon Stone-Walker has been promoted to the Director of Community and Business Development for The Cultural Arts Creatives, Inc., aka The Creatives. The Pompano Beach based nonprofit, led by Alyona Ushe, manages and programs The Pompano Beach Amphitheater, Magnetic Pompano and the upcoming cultural center.

Jody Leshinsky, Former Assistant Director of Broward Cultural Division, Joins The Creatives

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alyona Ushe, President & CEO of The Creatives, has announced that Jody Leshinsky is joining the nonprofit organization as the Vice President of Administration. Leshinsky, the former Assistant Director of the Broward Cultural Division, will work closely with Ushe in managing venues including The Pompano Beach Amphitheater (The Amp), the upcoming Cultural Center and other cultural initiatives throughout the City of Pompano Beach.

CCDC’s Trickey Appointed to State Advisory Board

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clarke County Development Corporation's Executive Director, Bill Trickey, was recently appointed to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) State Advisory Board. The Iowa SBDC offers high quality assistance to current and future Iowa business owners. As a member, Trickey will influence decisions that benefit businesses and job creation throughout the state.

Committee Recommendation Would Place Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment under Management of the Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A search committee tasked with finding a replacement for the retired director of the Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment will recommend that the Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation (THEDC) assume management of the department. The recommendation will be made at the April 20 meeting of the City of Terre Haute Redevelopment Commission.

City of Terre Haute, Indiana, Resumes Blight Elimination Program

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., March 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Terre Haute, Ind., and its program partner, the Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment, have approved 27 vacant/blighted residential properties for demolition through Round Two of Indiana's Blight Elimination Program (BEP).

Toledo Celebrates Home and Neighborhood Revitalization Day

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three Ohio cities - including Toledo ranking fourth - were reported by the Economic Innovation Group as being among the country's most distressed communities. In an effort to provide a catalyst for change Residential Renovations launched the official 'Home and Neighborhood Revitalization Day' at their Toledo, Ohio showroom on Saturday February 27 with an Official Proclamation from Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson.

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