Tampa Trade Show Registration is Open

Registration for sponsorships and exhibit booths is now open for the 2019 FRA Annual Conference! The conference will be held October 16-1 8, at the Hilton in Downtown Tampa. 
For registration details,  click here. Choose the blue "Sponsorships and Trade Show" button to send in the forms with payment. 
Reserve now as space is limited. We look forward to seeing you in October! 

If you have any questions, contact Carol Westmoreland at 850-570-7206 or cwestmoreland@flcities.com.
Jobs Around the State 

To search and browse all openings, click here .

Principal Planner - City of Destin
The City of Destin is seeking a principal planner for managing, coordinating and preparing a wide variety of tasks related to city planning. This supervisory position reports to the Community Development Director. 

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or a closely related field, and five years of local government planning experience.

  To view the full opening,   click here.
Award Entry Deadline Quickly Approaching

The deadline to submit an entry for the 2019 FRA Awards is quickly approaching

Our online form makes it easier than ever to submit your entries. 

Remember these tips when submitting an application:
  • The system will not tell you that your photos have been uploaded until you hit the SUBMIT button.
  • The system does not allow you to save your entries, get out of the system and go back in. You have to upload everything at once.
  • Fill out all the boxes that you can, if there is an asterisk, it is required.
  • Here is the link to the award entry online form: http://redevelopment.net/fra-award-entry-form/
The deadline to enter is June 17.  To learn more about the 2019 FRA Awards or to submit an entry, click here.

The FRA Awards is a statewide program that honors the  hard  work  of individuals, communities and professionals striving to make our state a better place.
 Southeast Overtown/Park West CRA Addresses Affordable Housing

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Last week, the SEOPW CRA held a groundbreaking ceremony for its affordable housing project!

The CRA partnered with the City of Miami Department of Housing & Community Development to develop the Twin Homes Affordable Homeownership Project. The project will address the lack of affordable housing in Overtown and is specifically for low and moderate income families. 

"One of my goals as the executive director of the CRA is to transition Overtown from a multi-family rental community to a multi-family homeownership community, " says Neil Shiver, SEOPW CRA Executive Director.

The project will construct twin homes for families, each with three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms.

To read more about this project,  click here.
The Latest RFPs and RFQs 

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

Letters of Interest- Pinellas Park CRA

The Pinellas Park CRA is soliciting Letters of Interest for the redevelopment of 5805 Park Boulevard. The property was a strategic acquisition for redevelopment purposes. 

The future use of the property should have features that attract the general public and demonstrate a connection to and compatibility with the Creative District and City Center.

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

Submitting an entry for the 2019 FRA Awards! 

Awards program information as well as the entry form can be found here. 

Winners will be announced during the FRA Annual Conference in Tampa. 
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