Monthly Archives: January 2013

City News: CAB Awards Deadline Extended to February 15

Fort Lauderdale’s Community Appearance Board Seeks Nominations for 35th Annual Awards! Residential and Commercial Categories – Applications accepted until February 15th!   Click Here for More Information!

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RFQ in South Miami

RFQ for development of the proposed Madison Square mixed-use, affordable housing redevelopment project located the South Miami Community Redevelopment Agency Area. The South Miami Community Redevelopment Agency (“SMCRA”) is currently seeking Letters of Interest and Qualifications regarding the construction of the Madison Square Mixed-Use Affordable Housing Redevelopment Project in the City of South Miami Community Redevelopment Area. For more information please click on the following link:

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Mike Jones: Cities and counties acting like unified regions

As posted in the Sun Sentinel on Monday, January 14, 2013. The recent story in the Sun Sentinel entitled “Palm Beach County joining forces with Broward, Miami-Dade in lobbying push” signals what I, and many others, hope will be a new era of cooperation in South Florida. The emergence of global economic competition has prompted other cities and counties in Florida and throughout the nation to form regional coalitions to share scarce resources, work for common goals and leverage regional assets to gain market share. For too long, the taxpayers … Read More

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10 Trends From This Month’s ULI Real Estate Business Barometer


Buyer appetite for commercial property softened a bit, according to the latest ULI Real Estate Business Barometer. The upward trajectory of permits and starts of all housing types is unabated, while economic indicators continue to reflect sustained moderate growth. Read more…

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FDOT Releases New TOD Guidebook

The FDOT Transit Office is pleased to announce that the final version of the Florida Transit Oriented Development Guidebook is now available. You can download the report and appendices from our Florida TOD website at: As an extension of the Framework for TOD in Florida (also found on the FLTOD website), the Guidebook provides detailed comprehensive plan policies and land development regulations for implementation by the local governments.

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