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Pompano Beach moves to redevelop its aging, underutilized downtown area

Pompano Beach, a centrally located seaside city in Broward County, is developing an “innovation district” as part of a plan to renovate its aging, downtown center.

The city has been working “to build a second century downtown since 2007,” said Thomas DiGiorgio, an architect and builder who is chairman of the Pompano Beach Economic Development Council, a public-private organization. Among the goals is creating new economic appeal for the city and making it more attractive for companies, their employees, tourists and year-round residents.

DiGiorgio was one of the speakers at the Urban Land Institute symposium on Friday, held in Pompano Beach’s new cultural center. The event attracted about 200 people, including local government officials, developers and… Read more from The Real Deal

By Joseph A. Mann Jr.

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