Tag Miami-Dade County

Breaking the Bureaucracy

By Kevin Crowder, CEcD, Director of Economic Development Regulations exist for a reason. They help protect the health and welfare of a community and guide the city toward realizing its vision. Regulation is where a local government can significantly influence…

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North Miami CRA gets the green light

County commission reauthorizes agency for 29 years North Miami’s community redevelopment agency, once heavily criticized for using the bulk of its funds for salaries and administrative costs with little done to benefit the community, was given new life Tuesday via…

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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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