Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development - includes local Government, Services and Consultants

Economic Development

Economic Development
Economic Development - includes local Government, Services and Consultants

Yiftee Launches New In-Person Sales Capability, Surpasses 400 Community eGift Cards

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- As of today, Yiftee, Inc. is offering another way to "Keep Local Dollars Local" with its new "Order Desk" capability. City offices, Chambers of Commerce, Main Streets, and Downtown Associations can now sell their custom-branded Community eGift Cards to walk-in buyers and at public events, in addition to online sales.

RMA Hired by Haines City FL for CRA Professional Consulting Services

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to announce the firm has been hired by Haines City, Florida for professional consulting services to help execute the CRA 5-Year Strategic Implementation and Financing Plan. The plan will focus on key areas of the CRA, including Downtown, the Lake Eva Community Center and redevelopment within the East and Oakland Neighborhoods.

United Diversity Business Summit 2022 in Scottsdale: Co-Chairs Announced – Cameron Robb, Jackie Johnson and Art Hamilton

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Building on the impact and success of 2021 "United Diversity Business Summit, bringing together a trifecta of leadership and insight, the 2nd annual Summit has announced its distinguished co-chairs: Cameron Robb, Senior Development Consultant at APS; Jackie Johnson, City of Scottsdale Diversity Director; and former Arizona State Representative Art Hamilton. Presented by Thinkzilla Consulting Group and the City of Scottsdale.

Pompano Beach CRA Seeks Developer-Operator for Restaurant to Anchor Old Town Arts and Entertainment District

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is seeking sealed proposals from qualified respondents for the development and operations of a restaurant located in the "Old Town Arts and Entertainment District" in the City of Pompano Beach. The purpose of this Request For Proposal (RFP) process is to select a qualified respondent to design, renovate and construct a new restaurant on this pivotal site.

Pompano Beach CRA Issues Invitation to Negotiate to Master Developers Globally: Redevelopment of a New Downtown on 75-plus Acres

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The City of Pompano Beach (City) and the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) have issued an Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) for a Master Developer to help the City and CRA create a new Downtown and realize the vision of an exciting destination for businesses, residents, tourists, and other investment stakeholders.

RMA Hired by City of St. Cloud, Florida for CRA Professional Consulting

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com) is proud to announce they have been hired by the City of St. Cloud, Florida for professional consulting services to help execute the CRA 5-Year Strategic Implementation and Financing Plan. Drafted by RMA and approved in February 2022, this plan provides a structured and proactive approach to guide redevelopment in the 706-acre CRA district, with the goal of attracting private investment.

Pompano Beach CRA Seeks Restaurant Operator for New Florida Destination at McNab House and Botanical Gardens

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The Pompano Beach CRA has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Master Operator to renovate the historic McNab House and garage, construct a new kitchen, improve the surrounding area for outdoor dining, and design the dining program. The nationwide search invites commercial real estate professionals, with their restaurateur partners, and professional restaurant operators to submit proposals.

Keep Local Dollars Local with YIFTEE: Sponsor-driven Community eGift Card sales generate $12.2M in revenue for small businesses

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- In pandemic years 2020 and 2021, more than 100 of Yiftee's almost 400 communities who use its Community eGift Card platform ran dedicated gift card grant or bonus programs to benefit their small businesses, helping them stay afloat. Who were the "hometown heroes" that sponsored these programs during tough times, and continue to do so?
Arizona Minority Business Accelerator Spring kickoff event

Arizona Minority Business Accelerator Spring kickoff event: program aims to develop more than 500 new companies

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- With a welcome from Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega and President of the Black Chamber of Commerce Arizona Robin Reed, the Minority Business Accelerator Program, in collaboration with the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, kicked off on March 8, welcoming more than 40 women-owned small businesses, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

RMA Hired by Wilton Manors Florida for Real Estate Market Analysis and Branding Strategy

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com) is proud to announce they have been hired by the City of Wilton Manors for the WiltonNext project, a real estate / market analysis and branding strategy for the commercial corridors in the city.

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