Tag North Miami Beach

To Fight Blight, Cities Are Establishing Brewery Districts

By Deirdra Funcheon, News Source @BISNOW For cities plagued with empty storefronts and run-down buildings, breweries, wineries and distilleries could be the key to reviving them. That is the thinking behind a new “microbrewery district” in North Miami Beach. In 2011, the…

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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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Is Your Zoning Code Holding Back Your City?

By Natasha Alfonso-Ahmed, Director of Urban Design & Planning Many cities that are facing blight and lack of development interest are watching how other cities around them are thriving and don’t understand why. While there are many factors that can…

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RMA On the Move – October 2015

RMA Accepts Certificate of Appreciation from the City of North Miami Beach RMA Director of Urban Design & Planning, Natasha Alfonso-Ahmed accepting, on behalf of the entire team, a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of North Miami Beach for…

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RMA Builds Plan for Success in North Miami Beach

North Miami Beach was languishing — being strangled by traffic, while neighboring cities Sunny Isles and Aventura experienced unprecedented growth and economic development.  In need of a new vision, North Miami Beach called RMA to help them build a better…

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