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RMA Celebrates Ten Years of Reinventing Cities and Over $1B Invested in Clients

February 21st, 2019

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — RMA ( has much to celebrate as the economic development firm marks its 10th anniversary in March 2019. Founded by Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown in 2009, the partners set out to provide comprehensive consulting services to cities seeking an innovative approach for major redevelopment initiatives and targeted economic…

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Calendar of African-American Festivals & Events in Florida

January 16th, 2019

Florida’s diversity makes it a natural for ethnic events, especially those that celebrate the state’s sizable Caribbean population. You can experience and celebrate African American culture and contributions – through music, film, presentations, parades and more—all over Florida. Read more to discover some of the annual African-American festivals in Florida here. By Lauren Tjaden Via VISIT FLORIDA

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Smart Cities and Smart Buildings

January 16th, 2019

2019 Will Be a Year of Experimentation for Smart Spaces Work has been evolving in recent years. The focus of smart spaces will be to accommodate a new way of working, with more remote work, digitally enabled work and flexible work. Employees need spaces that can adapt to their everchanging priorities and needs. 2019 will…

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Mike Bloomberg Names Albuquerque, Austin, Denver, Orlando and San Antonio as Winners in Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge

January 16th, 2019

Albuquerque, Austin, Denver, Orlando and San Antonio are the final of twenty-five winning cities to be awarded resources and technical support to help achieve their ambitious climate goals  The Climate Challenge is designed to deliver on America’s Pledge and help keep the United States in the Paris Agreement   TEXAS – Today, UN Secretary-General’s Special…

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Why placemaking is now place marketing?

January 16th, 2019

The term “placemaking” is seemingly everywhere, bandied about by planners and developers as a kind of cure-all for most any development objective. But when properly understood—and implemented—it transcends city planning and marketing silos and spotlights a city like few initiatives can. Placemaking’s roots date back to the 1960s when urbanists such as Jane Jacobs and…

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RMA On the Move

Members of the RMA team will be attending the following conferences in 2018:

  • February 13-14, 2019 | ICSC West Florida Idea Exchange (Tampa, FL)
  • April 30 - May 3 | Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America (Nashville, TN)
  • May 10 | "Meet Us Downtown" Real Estate Summit (Coral Springs, FL)
  • May 11 | 2018 West Palm Beach Development & Investment Forum (West Palm Beach, FL)
  • May 16 - 18 | Synergy Summit for Cultural & Heritage Tourism (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
  • May 30 - June 2 | FCCMA 2018 Annual Conference - Booth #105 (Orlando, FL)
  • June 22 | Hello Creatives! at the Café: Networking for Creatives & Entrepreneurs by Art Hive Magazine (West Palm Beach, FL)
  • August 16-18 | FLC Annual Conf. (Hollywood, FL)
  • August 26-28 | ICSC FL Conf. & Deal Making (Orlando, FL)
  • Oct 24 - 26 | FRA Annual Conference - Booth #TBD (Fort Myers, FL)

Welcome New RMA Team Members!

  • Grant Waldron, Broker Associate

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