Category Economic Development

P3 Do’s and Don’ts

By Kevin Crowder CCeD, Director of Economic Development Why is a city going to do a P3? Because you’ve identified a public benefit or service that needs to be provided and, although you’ve iden­tified that public need, there is limited or…

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Can Craft Breweries Facilitate the Revitalization of Your City?

By: Kevin Crowder – Director of Economic Development & Farrell Tiller –  Economic Development Associate Craft breweries can help fuel the economic engine of a city’s revitalization effort and attract additional visitors and other job creating investments. In 2016, American craft brewers…

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Broward’s newest and best beach parking garage

by Ryan Yousefi – New Times Pompano Beach has a brand-spanking-new parking garage that has changed the beach parking game forever. The new garage, located at NE Second Street between A1A and Pompano Beach Boulevard, includes 669 spaces, LED-lit sails, a…

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RMA Real Estate: Strategies to Create Successful Cities

by Chris Brown, RMA Principal How cities administer the properties they own will affect the future of the entire community. Municipal leaders who understand the critical nature of these transactions turn to RMA to buy, sell, lease and manage publicly owned…

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Chris Brown to Speak at FRA Redevelopment Workshop

Chris Brown Will be discussing the Establishment of the Business Improvement District at the FRA Regional Meeting: “An Avenue in Motion” – June 10, 2016 Location: Inn on 5th 699 6th Ave. S. Naples, FL Description: Naples’ much-loved “main street,”…

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RMA: Removing Roadblocks to Reinvention

By Kevin Crowder The North Miami CRA had been struggling for almost a decade to revitalize the City, but unfortunately they were at the right place at the wrong time – encountering the Great Recession with a plan that relied…

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