Redevelopment: Growing Communities and Building Opportunities

October 24-26, 2018 |Sanibel Harbour Marriott


The Florida Redevelopment Association 2018 Annual Conference provides real-world solutions to the ever-changing landscape of challenges faced by agencies, organizations and businesses committed to successful redevelopment initiatives across Florida. Redevelopment professionals, elected officials and business community leaders will find insight and inspiration through nationally recognized speakers, engaging workshops and mobile tours to fuel their passion for transforming their community.


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Featured Speakers


CEO, Urban Market Analytics, A division of The Power Broker Media Group

Gypsy Gallardo is CEO of Urban Market Analytics, a Florida-based firm that specializes in designing, funding, and evaluating place-based solutions. Focus is on those that “move the needle” of economic progress for low-income people and communities, including redevelopment strategies, community economy growth plans, workforce development, and initiatives to accelerate poverty reduction.


Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program

As a fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, Joseph conducts research on the trends and policies that shape economic performance in cities and regions in the United States and across the world. As the lead scholar on the program’s Global Cities Initiative, he has conducted numerous studies of regional economic conditions, including metro-level trade, productivity, and competitiveness assessments.

What attendees are saying about the 2017 Conference!

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The Transportation Transit Enhancement Award went to the @LakeWorthCRA for Royal Poinciana Trail! Congratulations, and thank you for your hard work in making our communities a better place! #FRAConference2018 FLRedevel photo

This year, our annual conference will be held in Downtown Tampa. Besides the excitement of the annual conference, Tampa offers a variety of cultural attractions and dining options. To see all Tampa has to offer, check out this article by @TripAdvisor: FLRedevel photo

FRA offers an abundance of resources to its members, including event promotion! If you are a member and would like to submit an event to be advertised on our website, please complete a form here: FLRedevel photo

With all the redevelopment happening in Tampa's downtown, we couldn't be more excited for the 2019 @FLRedevel Annual Conference being held at the @HiltonTD! Have suggestions? Submit your thoughts on speakers and sessions for the conference here:

Another Promotion Award went to the @PompanoCRA for Pompano Beach Downtown Innovation District! Congratulations, and thank you for your hard work in making our communities a better place! #FRAConference2018 FLRedevel photo