Thank You, FRA Award Entrants!  

FRA would like to thank everyone who took the time and effort to submit an entry for the 2019 FRA Redevelopment Awards! We are truly thankful for your dedication to redevelopment. 

Our statewide judges are now in the process of evaluating and ranking the entries. Winners will be notified prior to the October 17 awards presentation in  Tampa at the 2019 Annual Conference. 

Don't forget! You can view previous award entries and winners with our  online Best Books .
The Latest RFPs and RFQs 

Search the latest RFPs and RFQs in the state of Florida,  click here.

Community Redevelopment Areas - City of Holly Hill RFP

The City of Holly Hill is seeking development proposals, including  a purchase price for the sale and redevelopment of two city-owne d real properties. Proposals are due by 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 16, 201 9. All  bid requests must include a proposed closing date, which are subject to negotiation with the City of Holly Hill. 

For more information,  click here.

Market Study - City of Rockledge CRA RFP

The City of Rockledge CRA is seeking a highly-qualified firm to perform a market study for two of its redevelopment sub-districts. The deadline for questions is Friday, July 12. 

For more information, click here.
FCLF Announces Tax Credit  with Henderson Behavioral Health
 
Henderson Behavioral Health CSU, architectural rendering Florida Community Loan Fund recently announced closing on a New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Transaction with Henderson Behavioral Health in Fort Lauderdale. 

Founded in 1953, Henderson Behavioral Health (HBH) provides healthcare and housing in the Fort Lauderdale and surrounding Broward County area for adults and children with behavioral health conditions. HBH provides prevention, education, treatment and rehabilitation to accelerate and maximize each individual's recovery. HBH is South Florida's oldest, largest and most highly accredited nonprofit behavioral healthcare system providing behavioral healthcare and housing for over 22,000 persons per year. 

With NMTC financing through FCLF, HBH will build a new 32,000 sq-ft facility to relocate and expand HBH's CSU, and make improvements to an existing outpatient building. The new HBH facility will include 48 beds - compared to the old facility's 23 - and serve an estimated 2,400 individuals annually.

To read more about this partnership and the FCLF,  click here.
Website Requirements for CRAs

On June 18, FRA hosted a special webinar regarding the new website requirements for CRAs. 

During the webinar, attendees learned that with the passing of CS/HB 9, g overnment websites including CRA pages must be updated to meet federal ADA requirements. 

While this might seem like a daunting task, this is a great opportunity for your CRA to update its existing site or page! 

If you were unable to attend the webinar, FRA members have exclusive access to the presentation. Simply visit the Budgets and Related page on MyFRA and click the "Websites" link. Once clicked, the PowerPoint will open. 

Please note, MyFRA is a members-only network full of similar resources, information and exclusive content.  If you are interested in joining MyFRA, click here.
Jobs Around the State 

To search and browse all openings, click here .

Transit Manager - City of Ocala

The City of Ocala is seeking to hire a transit manager  to oversee all transit planning and operations.  The ideal candidate will  have a bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering or related  field and four  years  experience in transportation  planning /transit management. 

To view the full opening,   click here.

Executive Manager - Margate CRA

The Margate CRA is seeking an executive manager responsible for the management and administration of the agency. Responsibilities include a wide variety of redevelopment and economic activities including fiscal operations, policy making, property acquisition and more. 

To view the full opening,  click here.
Show Your Support for Redevelopment By:

 
Becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the 2019 FRA Annual Conference!

Sponsorship and exhibitor information and packages can be found here. 

Reservations are open until September 2, 2019. 
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