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Smart Growth Strategies in Pompano Beach Are Protecting City from COVID-19 Fiscal Stress

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While other cities around the country are considering raising taxes, or already have, in response to budget shortfalls due to COVID-19, the Pompano Beach CRA has announced that residents of the City of Pompano Beach are experiencing one of the lowest tax rates in Broward County according to the recently released 2021 millage rates.

Partnership Kicks Off 5G Tech Jobs and Research in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celeres Capital, an investment and advisory firm based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, announced that the U.S. territory has secured a leadership role in communication technology with the Puerto Rico 5G Zone initiative. This laboratory is primed to enable companies, government entities, and academia to test applications and build new use cases for 5G networks, securing Puerto Rico's future success.

Pompano Beach CRA Announces a Special McNab House Presentation

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pompano Beach residents are encouraged to attend a special presentation about the McNab House & Botanical Gardens during a virtual Pompano Beach CRA meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 1 p.m. The presentation will introduce Randy Hollingworth, Director of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Urban Design from the award-winning, international firm Bermello, Ajamil and Partners (B&A).
RMA Presents Long-term Strategic Finance Action Plan

Florida Redevelopment Experts, RMA, Present Long-term Strategic Finance Action Plan for North Miami Beach

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- RMA presented their combined 5-Year Strategic Finance Plan and Action Plan for the City of North Miami Beach to the CRA Board on Thursday, June 25. The award-winning consulting firm developed a clear and concise roadmap to prioritize and guide redevelopment in the CRA area. This plan was unanimously approved by the Board.

National Community Stabilization Trust Announces Leadership of Two National Initiatives

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST) announced its leadership of two national initiatives. First, NCST announced the formation of the Homeownership Alliance, which will advocate for more resources and better policies to increase affordable homeownership opportunities for American families.

Nuclear to Play Vital Role in Innovating Virginia’s Carbon-Free Future

ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Innovations in nuclear energy will play a vital role in reaching Virginia's goal to be carbon-free by 2050 after Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation directing the state to work with industry to develop a strategic plan for the Commonwealth's nuclear industry. The bill directs the government, through the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (VNECA), to work with industry stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan.

RMA Offers a COVID-19 Economic Recovery Playbook for Government Leaders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over a decade, RMA has been guiding city and county leaders through the "reinvention" process using a strategic multistep approach to help communities overcome economic obstacles. Now, as cities struggle to address the economic impacts of COVID-19, the firm has created a Recovery Playbook for municipal leaders.

Community Identity: Stemming the Tide of Homogenization through Custom Design

EVESHAM, N.J., Feb. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drive down almost any suburban highway, and you will be greeted by a sea of sameness. McDonald's, Dunkin Donuts, Wells Fargo, Target, etc. You could be anywhere. But soon, when you drive into or fly over Evesham Township, however, you will be greeted by an embodiment of the township seal. Catalyst Experiential and Evesham Township worked together on the design.

CONCRETE JUNGLE NO MORE – Catalyst Experiential Brings Green Space Along Pennsauken, NJ Corridor

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Township of Pennsauken, New Jersey, in public private partnership with Catalyst Experiential, will bring some much needed green space back to the heavily commercial Pennsauken corridor in the form of two Community Landmarks, a Clocktower on Route 38 and a Monument on Marlton Pike. More than 70% of the land along Route 38 and 70 is zoned commercial, and commercial land can be 85% "impervious" - meaning concrete and asphalt as opposed to landscaping and greenery.
Portland Industrial Park at Deltona

RMA Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Strategies in Florida that Helped Secure Amazon Deal for City of Deltona

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- RMA has revealed the international deal-making that was required to secure an Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) distribution center as the anchor for the new Portland Industrial Park in Deltona, Florida. RMA's economic development and real estate project management team brokered the deal between DOT Properties headquartered in Australia; Seefried Industrial Properties, the developer for Amazon; and the City.

Bill Dehlinger joins RMA as Associate Broker to lead the firm’s real estate projects in Central Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- RMA is pleased to announce that real estate expert Bill Dehlinger has joined the team to lead the firm's real estate projects in Central Florida. Dehlinger, who is currently the Florida Vice President of Operations for the CCIM Institute in Florida, will be focusing on several major projects for city and private clients including Deltona and Winter Park.

RMA Hired by Town of Fort Myers Beach

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Town of Fort Myers Beach has hired the firm RMA to create its new branding and marketing campaign. RMA's award-winning team of economic development and marketing experts will analyze the town's current brand and develop a comprehensive strategy to capitalize on the community's authentic assets and distinctive culture.

Old Newsday Site Readies for Re-development into LEED-Certified Warehouse and Distribution Center

AMITYVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art-Of-Form Architectural Services, PLLC, (AOF) a commercial, award-winning architectural firm, announces it's working with Hartz Mountain Industries to re-develop the old, vacated Newsday site. The project will include the design and development of two buildings that will be designated for industrial use.

Five Tips to Turn Tourists into Investors – Economic Development and Marketing Experts Develop ‘Investment Tourism’ Strategy

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What if your city could implement a strategy that would transform tourists into long-term investors? That is the concept behind "Investment Tourism," a comprehensive Economic Development and Marketing platform developed by the award-winning principals of RMA and CJF Marketing International.

Arizona Department of Housing Congratulates the Recipients of the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arizona Department of Housing presented the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards at a recognition ceremony in Scottsdale on August 21. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the 16th Annual Arizona Housing Forum; the premier industry event for housing and community development professionals in the state.

The Pompano Beach CRA Announces a Request for Co-Working Space Applications

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach CRA has announced a request for applications from entrepreneurs interested in becoming members of "GROW," a co-working space, managed by the nationally acclaimed team, Digital Grass Innovation and Technology. This innovation hub will provide a myriad of support systems to local business owners looking to accelerate their success via three membership levels.
Reinventing Your City

RMA Offers Premier Consultations to City Leaders in Florida: Authors of ‘Reinventing Your City’ Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- RMA is offering complimentary 15-minute consultations to city and county leaders who purchase 25 or more copies of the book, "Reinventing Your City: Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around" (ISBN: 978-0986086007). The offer commences on August 9, National Book Lovers Day, and runs until August 31, 2019.

XG Communities to provide small cell program solutions for the City of Federal Way, Washington

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless and engineering services for carriers and municipalities across the United States, announce their agreement to provide small cell program solutions for the City of Federal Way, Washington.

State Allocation Revives the Massachusetts Center for Employee Ownership

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following a meeting with state officials at the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD), the Massachusetts Center for Employee Ownership (MassCEO) is pleased to announce it has secured $50,000 in state funding for its annual operating budget.
Pompano Beach Looks Nationwide for Master Developer

Major Florida Development Prospect Located in Opportunity Zone – Pompano Beach Looks Nationwide for Master Developer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The City of Pompano Beach and its redevelopment agency have over 30 acres of land located in an Opportunity Zone out to bid seeking a Master Developer for an Innovation District in the downtown. The land is one of the last undeveloped areas in South Florida bordering the I-95 corridor with direct beach access. Deadline to submit a Letter of Interest is July 10, 2019.

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