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Janaury 2024 News



Your Participation Matters: Your Voice, Your Vision

The listening session is literally a few days away! Are you coming?
By engaging with our redevelopment update you’re not just observing –
you’re actively shaping the future.

Register to attend the January 30th Listening Session.  

Walkable neighborhoods? Mixed-use development? Green roofs?
What’s important to you?  

The Downtown Redevelopment plan is being updated, here’s your chance
to get your voice heard! The Fort Myers CRA’s commitment to transparent,
inclusive decision-making ensures that our community’s growth and
development is guided by the needs and desires of its residents–that’s you.  

The CRA is listening to you. Attend the listening session 1/30/24
The CRA wants to hear how you would allocate annual funding to
continue revitalizing the Downtown redevelopment area.  

When you visit the plan update website, you’re granted $8 million in CRA
Bucks. This isn’t just play money – it’s a chance for you to take the lead.  

Allocate your funds to the projects you believe will make the most significant
impact. Your choices will paint a picture of the collective priorities and dreams
for our downtown area.  

Spend your $8M in CRA Bucks!        

CRA Board Updates    

CRA Board Meetings  
9:00 a.m.
4th Wednesday of each month  

Agendas & Minutes  

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
Minutes are available following approval.

CRA Approves Commercial Property Improvement Grants for Downtown
CRA District for the Naples International Film Company and Bradford Properties

CRA Approves Property Improvement Grants for Dr. MLK Redevelopment
Area for VH2 Properties, LLC and Next Level Holdings, Inc.  

CRA Approves Commercial Property Improvement Grants for the Cleveland
CRA District for Garvin Properties, LLC and CVL Myers, LLC.  

CRA to acquire land to be used for low/moderate income single-family housing.    

Discover the Cycle of Revitalization in Fort Myers!

We’re excited to share an insightful look into how revitalization works see our latest
infographic below that breaks down the positive cycle of revitalization – from initial
investment all the way to community growth and prosperity.  

It’s generative cycle of improvement that brings new life, opportunities, and sustain-
able growth to Fort Myers.


📣 Join us at The Downtown Plan Update Listening Session!
🗓️ Date: January 30, 2023
⏰ Time: 5:30 – 8:00 PM
📍 Location: Collaboratory  

RSVP to attend    

Imagine a city where every neighborhood is a beacon of growth and community spirit—
a place where residents enjoy sustainable, thriving spaces and businesses benefit from a
vibrant economic environment. This is the future the Fort Myers Community Redevelop-
ment Agency is creating.  

SINCE 1984
[§ 163.356, Fla. Stat.]      

Interactive Redevelopment Area Maps
Upcoming CRA Meetings
Redevelopment Plans
Downtown Redevelopment Plan Update

Read the 2022 Annual Report
Per Florida Statutes S.163.356(3)(c), our CRA must produce a report of its activities for the
preceding fiscal year, and shall include a complete financial statement setting forth its assets,
liabilities, income, and operating expenses as of the end of such fiscal year.  

2022 Annual Report        

*Since 1984, the CRA has managed redevelopment trusts to revitalize blighted areas in the
City of Fort Myers. This reinvestment can take the form of public infrastructure, residential
and commercial grant programs, public arts, affordable housing development, safety initiatives
and historic preservation.

Our header image features the St. Peter Claver Apartments an Affordable Housing complex
in the Dr. MLK Redevelopment Area.  

For St. Peter Claver Apartments leasing information contact:
NDC Asset Management  
[email protected]
Photo by Kinfay Moroti of Hopeful Images.      

1400 Jackson Street,
Fort Myers, FL 33901
[email protected]


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