As the holiday season is upon us, we reflect on the past year, the progress made and those who have helped Florida redevelopment efforts.  It's been quite a year for us all!

From everyone at FRA, we wish you a very happy holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous New Year. We look forward to a productive and successful 2019! 
FRA Awards Spotlight: City of Orlando CRA




The City of Orlando CRA won both the  2018 Creative Organization Development and Funding Award and the 2018 Management Programs Creative Partnerships Award   for its projects Nighttime Economy Management and Church Street Plaza!  

Recognizing the invaluable importance of their night time economy, the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Orlando hired a third party to study their night time economy and identify future challenges and opportunities. This process successfully unified stakeholders, community leaders, residents and the city. One of the outcomes of the process included hiring a Nighttime Manager, being one of the first in the nation to do so.

Church Street Plaza is the redevelopment of an underutilized site (adjacent to the historic Church Street Station) into a 25-story mixed-use development with an integrated SunRail station, a 180-room hotel, 206,600 sf. ft. of office space, and 8,200 sq. ft. of retail space. 
 
Congratulations, City of Orlando CRA and keep up the good work! 

To read more about this project as well as all of the award winners, 
FCLF 2018 Annual Report 

The Florida Community Loan Fund (FCLF) recently published their 2018 Annual Report featuring success stories that help inspire development efforts in Florida's communities. 

During FY 2018, FCLF provided a record $19.9 million in community development lending and an additional $28.6 million in financing through the New Markets Tax Credit Program.

To read FCLF's annual report and learn more about their 2018 successes,  click here
Jobs Around the State
 
To search and  browse all openings,  click here .

Project Manager - Transportation and Transit, Osceola County

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Osceola County is seeking a project manager to a ssist with various departments in project management as well as administration and supervision of both design and construction projects. Project management required is from early conceptual stages through construction for numerous and diverse County transportation projects with various department specialties. Project managers will be selected to work for different departments depending on the need, background and experience of the candidate.

To view the full opening, click here.
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Discovering the 2019 Annual Conference! The conference is set for Oct. 16-18, in Tampa. 

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