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Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)
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In 1999 the City of Deerfield Beach established a Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). The CRA was tasked with utilizing tax increment revenue (TIR) to creatively partner with the private sector to increase investment in the CRA district as well as upgrade the area's public infrastructure.

The governing body of the CRA is the CRA Board comprised of:

Mayor  Jean M. Robb
150 N.E. Second Avenue
Deerfield Beach, Fl.  33441

 Vice Mayor William Ganz
150 N.E. Second Avenue
Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33441

 Commissioner Joe Miller
150 N.E. Second Avenue
Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33441

 Commissioner Gloria Battle
150 N.E. Second Avenue
Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33441

Commissioner Richard Rosenzweig
150 N.E. Second Avenue
Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33441

Since 1999, the CRA successes have been:

Community Redevelopment Area Projects-Private Sector

Community Redevelopment Area Projects-Public Sector
Community Redevelopment Area Projects- Private Sector
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Royal Blues Hotel
Location:  45 North Ocean Way
Rooms:  17
Estimated Project Cost:  $15 million
Status:  Opened November 2014     
Ocean Plaza Luxury Townhomes & Condos
Location:  Ocean Way
56 Residential Units
Estimated Value:  $41,000,000
Completed in 2003 


 Puerta del Sol Luxury Condos
 Location:  A1A and Hillsboro Boulevard
 14 Residential Units
 Estimated Value:  $7,000,000
 Completed in 2005
One Ocean Boulevard
Location:  A1A & Hillsboro Boulevard
81 Residential Units
Estimated Value:  $35,000,000
Completed in 2005
  JBsPatio.gif   JB's on the Beach Restaurant
  North Ocean Way Boardwalk
  Opened in 2002

Ocean's 234
Location:  North Ocean Way Boardwalk
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USA Parking Garage
Location: A1A
Commercial parking garage with first floor retail including Kilwin's and Bru's Room anchors
Completed in 2005; renovated in 2012

Hillsboro Square Shopping Center Renovation
US 1 & Hillsboro Boulevard
Largest Publix east of I-95 in Broward and Palm Beach Counties, Starbucks, Office Depot, Tijuana Flats, Muscle Maker Café and others. 
Owner:  DDR Corp. 
Completed in 2003


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1000 E. Hillsboro Boulevard
Anchor Tenant:  LA Fitness
Completed in 2001
 Community Redevelopment Area Projects- Public Sector
Sullivan Park Expansion
Cost:  $4 million
Currently in design.  Project is planned to provide public access to the Intracoastal Waterway, improve park facilities, provide pedestrian access along the water to the Cove Shopping Center and provide a recreational attraction for the community. 


Cove Gardens Streetscape Improvements


Cost:  $1.6 million
The Cove Gardens neighborhood lies between Hillsboro Square and the Cove Shopping Center.  The project includes the installation of a new drainage system, roadway surfaces, sidewalks, lighting and landscaping. 
Under Construction - Scheduled for Completion in December 2013

Deerfield Beach International Pier Entrance Facility            
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Cost:$4.5 million
The beautiful new Pier Entrance buildings are the City's first LEED facility and has achieved Silver Certification.  The facility features a welcome center, bait and tackle rental booth, public restrooms, second story public observation deck, and family friendly diner that is open 24 hours daily.   
Cove Shopping Center Parking Lot
Project included installation of drainage system, landscaping, lighting and an iconic entryway tower
Cost:  $3.2 million
Completed in 2011
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Hillsboro Streetscape

Hillsboro Boulevard from Federal Highway to A1A
Undergrounded utilities, repaved roadway, installed mast arm traffic signals, paver sidewalks, bike lanes, new street furniture and lighting, increased landscaping and signage. 
Cost:  $7 million
Completed in 2011

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OceanWay.gif  Ocean Way Streetscape
Ocean Way from the International Fishing Pier to
SE 4th St.
Installation of paver-brick sidewalk; new public showers, sitting walls, decorative lighting, bike lane and sidewalk on west side of roadway
Project Cost:  $2.8 million
Completed in 2005
S-Curve Streetscape- Phase 1
A1A from Hillsboro Blvd. to NE 2nd St.
Installation of drainage, curbing, brick paver sidewalk, landscaping and decorative streetlights
Cost:  $540,000
Completed in 2005

S-Curve Streetscape Phase 2
A1A along NE 2nd Street
Cost:  $500,000
Completed in 2006

NBoardwalk.gif  North Boardwalk Extension
North Boardwalk to Ocean Way Promenade & portion of NE 2nd St. Installation of brick paver sidewalks, curbing and bollards
Estimated at $200,000
Completed in 2007

Contact Us
Kris Mory
CRA Director
150 N.E. 2nd Ave.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Ph: 954-480-4317

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