Redevelopment: Growing Communities and Building Opportunities

October 16-18, 2019 |Hilton Tampa Downtown


The Florida Redevelopment Association 2019 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


President & CEO, UbuntuGlobal, Certified Speaking Professional

Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is a CPAE (Council of Peers Award of Excellence) Hall of Fame speaker and an internationally recognized authority in the areas of inclusion, diversity and bias. She has been included as one of the 100 Global Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion by The Society of Human Resource Management and was named by Diversity Woman Magazine as one of the twenty top influential diversity leaders in the US.


City Planner and Real Estate Developer

Matthew is a city planner and real estate developer who has also been elected three times to the Fayetteville City Council. Matthew has a deep understanding of American zoning and development codes and infrastructure planning processes. He has facilitated numerous public hearings and stakeholder engagement efforts, and his first mixed-use project as an owner-developer is under construction.



Founder and President of Strong Towns

Marohn is the lead author of Thoughts on Building Strong Towns — Volume 1, Volume 2 and Volume 3 — as well as the author of A World Class Transportation System. He hosts the Strong Towns Podcast and is a primary writer for Strong Towns’ web content. He has presented Strong Towns concepts in hundreds of cities and towns across North America and in 2017 was named one of the 10 Most Influential Urbanists of all time by Planetizen.

What attendees are saying about the 2018 Conference!
Are you ready for the 2021 FRA Annual Conference? It is almost time as the conference is only a month away! For more information or to register, click here: #RedevelopmentWorks ... See MoreSee Less
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This month we would like to spotlight board member Renee Jadusingh of the City of Delray Beach, Florida Government's CRA. Renee has served on FRA’s Board of Directors since 2018. She is the executive director for the City of Delray Beach CRA and has worked there since 2018. Thank you for being part of the FRA team, Renee!#RedevelopmentWorks #FLredevel #BoardMemberSpotlight ... See MoreSee Less
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The Black Business Loan Program provides loans, loan guarantees, or investments through Loan Administrators to black business enterprises to successfully compete in the private sector. For more information, please visit FLRedevel photo

Check out this transformation in Delray Beach, funded by our Transportation Alternatives grant program. The grant is to help fund connected infrastructure for non-motorized users. This facility now has green bike lanes, wider sidewalks, brick crosswalks and school zone lighting. FLRedevel photo

Check out Delray's newest mural, “It Takes a Village.”🎨Cuban artist #AnthonyHernandez designed the mural to honor two local heroes Albert & Beatrice Tyson who looked after the neighborhood kids playing at the park.🦋🌳🌞
➡️1500 SW 6th Street
#delraybeach #muralart #delrayart
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Are you ready for the 2021 FRA Annual Conference? It is almost time as the conference is only a month away! For more information or to register, click here:
#FLRedevel #RedevelopmentWorks
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@FCLFOrg received an award of $35 million in #NMTC allocation. With this loan the FCLF will try to create jobs, increase access to healthcare, provide opportunities to disadvantaged youth and improve communities. Read more:
#FLRedevel #RedevelopmentWorks