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Avenu Insights Strategic Appointment of O.B. Rawls IV to Accelerate Growth in Government Payment Processing Solutions

CENTREVILLE, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics, a leader in software and technology solutions for public sector agencies, is pleased to announce the appointment of O.B. Rawls IV to its Board of Directors. This strategic addition enables the company to continue executing its strategy of providing advanced payment processing solutions while strengthening its leadership in the fintech and public sector landscapes.

Florida economic development firm, RMA, has been selected by the Downtown Kissimmee CRA for marketing effort

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to have been selected by the Downtown Kissimmee CRA (DKCRA) to create a Branding and Marketing Strategy for the district, which also includes the Historic Downtown Kissimmee area. RMA boasts a proven track record of success, having revitalized numerous cities and CRA districts across Florida.

City of Sarasota FL engages RMA for Professional Consulting Services on Economic Development

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to have been selected by the City of Sarasota to conduct an Economic Development Market Analysis and Visioning for the City, including its business districts and neighborhoods.

Black Chamber of Arizona ImpactAZ 2025 Furthers Commitment with $75K in Scholarships and Collaborative Efforts to Close Racial Wealth Gap

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Chamber of Arizona is proud to announce the induction of 30 diverse small business owners into ImpactAZ 2025, a multi-Year program focused on contracting readiness. The program works directly with corporations to create more access and equity in purchasing and procurement. The 2nd cohort kicked off on April 24th awarding a total of $75,000 in scholarships, underscoring the commitment to fostering economic growth across the state of Arizona.

Osceola, Iowa’s 2024 Housing Boom: Working to Meet All Levels of Housing Needs

OSCEOLA, Iowa /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- At the beginning of the year, another call into the Clarke County Development Corporation's (CCDC) offices rang, telling Executive Director, Bill Trickey, the Osceola Building Incentive Program is still connecting with home builders and developers. Since its inception in early 2019, the lot program, originally referred to as the "Free Land Program," has resulted in more than a half dozen lots exchanged with developers and home builders in lieu of standard homeowner tax abatements.

Black Chamber of Arizona, in partnership with Millionaire Mastermind Academy, announces induction of 30 entrepreneurs into the 2024 class of ImpactAZ

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Building on its commitment to supporting small business owners, the Black Chamber of Arizona, in partnership with the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, is proud to announce the induction of 30 entrepreneurs into the 2024 class of its ImpactAZ Supplier Diversity Readiness Business Accelerator Program. This multi-year initiative, a cornerstone of Arizona's efforts to enhance supplier diversity, continues to offer critical resources to justice-impacted entrepreneurs, veterans, and women-owned businesses aiming for economic success and growth.

Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs has officially declared January 16, 2024, as ImpactAZ Day

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced that In a commendable acknowledgment of the remarkable efforts and commitment to fostering economic development and opportunities for underserved business populations, Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs has officially declared January 16, 2024, as "ImpactAZ Day."

Arizona’s ImpactAZ 2025 documents economic strides of statewide supplier-diversity accelerator

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Thinkzilla Consulting Group today announced that ImpactAZ 2025, a statewide supplier-diversity accelerator serving black and other minority business owners, has announced the results from its inaugural cohort. Thirty-five participants selected for the accelerator completed the program, with 75% attending all technical assistance programming.

Black-Owned Thinkzilla Consulting Celebrates 11 Years of Advancing Racial Equity and Economic Opportunity

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- For the past 11 years, CEO Dr. Velma Trayham and her team at Thinkzilla Consulting have been addressing inequality by building and managing programs with the support of public and private partnerships, advancing economic opportunities across diverse and underserved U.S. communities. In addition to the many holidays this month, Dr. Trayham and Thinkzilla, one of the fastest-growing consulting firms in the country, have a lot to celebrate.

New Study Reveals Nearly $2B Increase in Economic Impact of Sports in L.A. Region, Post-Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- LA Sports Council, the region's premier sports trade association, and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) released "Sports in the Los Angeles Basin: The 2023 Economic Impact Analysis" at the Metro LA Sports Innovation Conference on Tuesday, detailing a region charging back with more growth on the horizon.

Florida-based RMA Expands Services to Support CRA Leaders on Compliance Issues

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) is proud to announce an expansion of services supporting Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs) in the often gray area of statutory compliance. Due to the frequently misunderstood requirements of the CRA statute before, and the more restrictive change to the statute after 2019, once standard activities and expenditures within CRAs may now violate statutory restrictions on spending.

Hallandale Beach CRA Launches Free Car Ride Service to Boost Local Florida Businesses

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is thrilled to announce its latest initiative to promote local exploration and enhance the city's vibrant community. As part of their ongoing commitment to providing residents and visitors with every opportunity to experience the best that Hallandale Beach offers, the CRA proudly announces Freebee.

Historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) is Proud to Introduce the 2023 / 2024 Artists in Residence

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is delighted to introduce the 2023/2024 class of the Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA). The AiR Program provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with the community.

Arizona’s Largest Supplier Diversity Business Accelerator, IMPACT AZ 2025, Welcomes Bank of America as Sponsor

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced Bank of America is its newest supporter for IMPACT AZ 2025, a three-year supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black owned businesses. Other sponsors include the City of Scottsdale, APS, SRP and VIA West Group as well as title sponsor JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Pompano Beach CRA Announces Next Phase of Redevelopment: McNab House Awarded $1.5M in Grants in Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce that the McNab House & Botanical Gardens project has been awarded two prestigious grants totaling $1.5 million. The Cultural Facilities Program Grant has awarded $500,000 for the construction of the botanical gardens and children's classroom, while the $1 million Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Program Grant will go towards outdoor recreational use of the site.

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland 12th Annual Regional Hiring Event for Aug. 2023 Features 1st Annual Family Resource Day

HUGHESVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (TCCSMD) is pleased to announce the date for the region's largest job fair, the 12th Annual "#TCCSMDGetHired" Hiring Event on August 23, 2023, at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department. New this year, the 1st Annual Family Resource Day will be featured, connecting families with important community resources.

Concordia, the leading global convener on private and public sector cooperation, hosts 2023 United States Summit in Cary, NC

CARY, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Concordia, the leading global convener on private and public sector cooperation, is hosting its 2023 United States Summit on November 7 in Cary, North Carolina, in the state's Research Triangle. This one-day event is the second iteration of Concordia's domestic-focused summit, building on the 2022 United States Summit, which took place in Lexington, KY.

The 2023 Kashmir Conclave in California Sparks Economic Collaboration and Trade Opportunities for Jammu and Kashmir

MILPITAS, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The highly anticipated Kashmir Conclave 2023, held in Milpitas, California, brought together distinguished attendees, including Milpitas City Mayor Carmen Montana, accomplished lawyer and CPA Neeraj Bhatia, and prominent Kashmiri figure Jeevan Zutshi, along with Tasawar Jalali, to discuss and explore crucial trade, economic development, and collaboration opportunities for the dynamic region of Jammu & Kashmir.

Hallandale Beach Florida’s First Shipping Container Restaurant, KAO Bar & Grill, Arrives May 19, 2023

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The City of Hallandale Beach is thrilled to welcome the first shipping container restaurant in Broward County, KAO Bar & Grill, to the newly rebranded District 8, formerly the Fashion and Art District (FAAD). The grand opening of KAO Bar and Grill will take place on Friday, May 19, 2023, from Noon to 11:00 pm, located at 11 NE 1st Avenue.

RMS announces California Lottery could offer its first game option for SuperLotto Plus, Powerball, and Mega Millions, increasing funding for CA...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Relationship Marketing Systems, LLC ("RMS") is pleased to announce that its patented option for jackpot draw games has been submitted for approval to the California Lottery. If adopted, it would be California's first draw game add-on option. Currently, California has no game options due to the state's pari-mutuel statutes. Additionally, California would be the first state in the nation to offer this add-on, which has received high favorability among players.

Yiftee’s All-digital community gift card program now supports face-to-face card sales in office and at events

MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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 Florida for CRA Professional Consulting Services

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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.

Thinkzilla Consulting Group and the City of Scottsdale present 2022 United Diversity Business Summit in Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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 in Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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.

City of Pompano Beach Florida Issues Invitation to Negotiate to Master Developers Globally: New Downtown on 75-plus Acres

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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.

City of St. Cloud, Florida engages RMA for CRA Professional Consulting Services

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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.

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

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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.

Sponsor-driven Community eGift Card sales generate $12.2M in revenue for small businesses, thanks to YIFTEE

MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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?

Thinkzilla announces Arizona Minority Business Accelerator program aims to empower more than 50,000 entrepreneurs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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 for WiltonNext Project to Focus on City of Wilton Manors Commercial Corridors

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National 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.

United Diversity Business Summit 2021 Connects Top Arizona Business Leaders with Minority Entrepreneurs

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Thinkzilla Consulting today announced that As Scottsdale Mayor David D. Ortega proclaimed Sept. 15 "United Diversity Business Summit Day," diverse business leaders and entrepreneurs from across Arizona came together to share ideas and innovations at the first United Diversity Business Summit, which was livestreamed by the City of Scottsdale.

Chelsea Groton Bank Offers Free Business Seminars for Local Connecticut Entrepreneurs

GROTON, Conn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Chelsea Groton Bank kicks off their 5-week "Cultivating Great Business: Small Business Bootcamp" on October 5, 2021. The FREE small business series, designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs, is offered through the Bank's financial education program, Chelsea University, in partnership with the Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC) and the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce (GNACC).

Amarillo travelers will soon have extra options that feature the state capital as Southwest Airlines

AMARILLO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Amarillo travelers will soon have extra options that feature the state capital as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new daily non-stop service to Austin. The new expanded service to Austin begins March 10, 2022 to Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

Pompano Beach Arts announces that TV icon Malcolm-Jamal Warner is joining fourth annual Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival as celebrity judge

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce that television icon Malcolm-Jamal Warner is joining the fourth annual "Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival" as a celebrity judge. The famed star of "The Cosby Show" and current hit "The Resident" will also be performing his poetry at the festival and sharing thoughts about his career during an Artist Talk.

Communities Banding Together to Support Local Business: New Yiftee White Paper ‘Coming Back Stronger’

MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today Yiftee published a new white paper based on its experience with more than 300 Community eGift Card programs across the country, 90% of which were started during the pandemic. The paper uses 16 short case studies to describe different chamber of commerce, main street, downtown and city programs all centered around simple digital gift cards.

Wahoo Bay in Pompano Beach to Test SEAHIVE Shoreline Protection System

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Scientists, government officials and citizens concerned about climate change and sea level rise will soon have a new source of data when Wahoo Bay in Pompano Beach launches. This underwater marine park will become a global incubator for the ocean's ecosystem and will test the SEAHIVE™ marine and estuarine shoreline protection system, a research project funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) in collaboration with FDOT.

Indiana 5G Zone hosts virtual afternoon dedicated to innovative ‘smart transportation’ May 26

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Indiana 5G Zone will host a virtual afternoon dedicated to innovative "smart transportation" technologies on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 2 p.m. ET. The event, which features speakers and demonstrations from leaders in the field, will highlight the potential advantages of adopting these technologies and their impact on the US economy.

Yiftee and Whatcom County, WA team up to measure the revenue impact of their program for small businesses in Whatcom County

MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As communities strive to help their local businesses weather the pandemic storm, Yiftee has grown to more than 270 Community eGift Cards across the United States and executed 74 "Buy-One-Get-One" programs. These programs enlist entire communities in purchasing eGift Cards that can only be spent at local businesses, where the card buyers also receive free bonus gifts for their own

The City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department has enhanced the Sergeant Kip Jacoby Park with a new all-inclusive playground

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department has enhanced the Sergeant Kip Jacoby Park with a new all-inclusive playground that features equipment that will encourage side-by-side play for all children.

Iowa Manufacturing Jobs Surplus for 2021 Means Big Opportunities

OSCEOLA, Iowa /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- It's been a year since the manufacturing industry was hit by the COVID-19 crisis forcing businesses to get creative to manage their workforce assets. In April of 2020, the rural Clarke County, Iowa's unemployment rate jumped from 3.4% to 11.8%, and more than 100,000 workers across the state were displaced, laid off, or simply let go when businesses had to close their doors, says Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC).

At 2021 Main Street Now Conference, Two Yiftee Communities Win Awards

MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On April 12, 2021, the Main Street Now Conference awarded six U.S. communities with the Main Street Forward Award, Yiftee, Inc. announced today. The award celebrates "forward-thinking Main Street recovery and resilience efforts at this unique and challenging moment." The winners were selected by a national jury of economic development experts.

SMART verticals: Indiana 5G Zone Launches Exclusive Opportunity to Accelerate 5G Innovations

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Indiana 5G Zone (IN5GZ), a virtual and practical onsite innovation lab, is excited to announce an exclusive opportunity for companies, universities, governments and students to innovate and grow among some of the United States' most promising innovations in various SMART verticals.

Robotic Process Automation Comes to Clarksdale, Mississippi with Crossroads Economic Partnership

CLARKSDALE, Miss., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "What is the value of one good job?" asks Crossroads Economic Partnership. For Spencer George, it means higher income and better well-being for himself and family. It also means understanding his own higher potential. (VIDEO)

Nation’s Top 5G Experts and Security Pros come together for first Indiana 5G Zone Quarterly Innovation Event

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Indiana 5G Zone is hosting its first Quarterly Innovation Event on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 1 p.m. EST. This virtual event will consist of several of the nation's top 5G experts discussing the industry and a variety of other 5G-related topics. The event is free and open to the public.

Taking Flight – Amarillo: Come Live, Work, Grow & Prosper in Amarillo, Texas

AMARILLO, Texas, Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Airport officials at the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport today unveiled the Airport's new corporate image piece "Taking Flight, Experience Amarillo." The new corporate image piece is the latest in the Airport's on-going aviation and non-aviation business development initiative in conjunction with its community partnership, Taking Flight - Amarillo.

Grand Opening of the Indiana 5G Zone Announced, the first Practical 5G Innovation Lab

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NineTwelve Announces the Grand Opening of the Indiana 5G Zone, a virtual and onsite practical innovation lab. NineTwelve's 5G laboratory in downtown Indianapolis means significant speed and quantum encryption are possible for technologists, businesses, and visitors throughout Indiana and its worldwide network.

Pompano Beach CRA Wins 2020 FRA Award for Atlantic Boulevard Bridge Enhancement

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce that the Atlantic Boulevard Bridge Enhancement is the 2020 winner of the Best Transportation Transit Enhancement category at the annual Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) Awards, which were bestowed November 19, 2020.

RMA’s Consulting Strategies Result in Multiple Client Wins at 2020 FRA Awards

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RMA is proud to announce that their city clients won three of the fourteen awards bestowed by the Florida Redevelopment Association, including the prestigious President's Award. RMA provides staffing services for the West Palm Beach CRA and provides economic development and real estate consultancy services for the City of Deltona. The FRA award ceremony was presented virtually on November 19, 2020.

Pompano Beach CRA in Florida Launches ‘Love Always, Pompano Beach’ Website and Marketing Campaign

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce their new marketing campaign, "Love Always, Pompano Beach." The all-encompassing annual program will feature local businesses located in the East CRA District, sharing special offers and experiences to attract residents and non-residents alike.

‘I am Lauderhill’ Florida Campaign Features City Police Officers in Short Form Videos Reveal Fun Facts about Local Law Enforcement

LAUDERHILL, Fla., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Lauderhill, in collaboration with the consulting firm RMA, has launched a new video campaign featuring local police officers sharing fun facts about themselves. The "I am Lauderhill-We are Lauderhill" segments are emailed to residents and other subscribers in the City's official newsletter, Lauderhill Living and posted on social media.

First Ever ‘Better Together Small Business Saturday Market’ at ENKI Brewing Minnesota, Celebrating Local Businesses

VICTORIA, Minn., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ENKI Brewing is proud to partner with several local small businesses and the City of Victoria to hold a special shopping event on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28. The new "Better Together Small Business Saturday Market" makes it easy for neighbors and visitors to Victoria to find unique holiday gifts for friends and family.

Indiana 5G Zone Launches: First to Demonstrate Quantum-Safe Encryption as A Service for 5G IoT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In September 2020, the quantum-safe XQ Message platform was successfully deployed at the Indiana 5G Zone's Advanced Innovation & Test Lab in a service configuration. Quantum-safe encryption ensures that data can be kept safe from existing data exfiltration as well as future quantum computing attacks.

Smart Growth Strategies in Pompano Beach Are Protecting City from Fiscal Stress During Pandemic

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While other cities around the country are considering raising taxes, or already have, in response to budget shortfalls due to COVID-19, the Pompano Beach CRA has announced that residents of the City of Pompano Beach are experiencing one of the lowest tax rates in Broward County according to the recently released 2021 millage rates.

Puerto Rico 5G Zone Initiative Kicks Off 5G Tech Jobs and Research in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celeres Capital, an investment and advisory firm based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, announced that the U.S. territory has secured a leadership role in communication technology with the Puerto Rico 5G Zone initiative. This laboratory is primed to enable companies, government entities, and academia to test applications and build new use cases for 5G networks, securing Puerto Rico's future success.

Florida’s Pompano Beach CRA Announces a Special McNab House Presentation

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pompano Beach residents are encouraged to attend a special presentation about the McNab House & Botanical Gardens during a virtual Pompano Beach CRA meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 1 p.m. The presentation will introduce Randy Hollingworth, Director of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Urban Design from the award-winning, international firm Bermello, Ajamil and Partners (B&A).

Redevelopment Experts at RMA Present Long-term Strategic Finance Action Plan for North Miami Beach

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RMA presented their combined 5-Year Strategic Finance Plan and Action Plan for the City of North Miami Beach to the CRA Board on Thursday, June 25. The award-winning consulting firm developed a clear and concise roadmap to prioritize and guide redevelopment in the CRA area. This plan was unanimously approved by the Board.

National Community Stabilization Trust in D.C. Announces Leadership of Two National Initiatives

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST) announced its leadership of two national initiatives. First, NCST announced the formation of the Homeownership Alliance, which will advocate for more resources and better policies to increase affordable homeownership opportunities for American families.

Nuclear Energy to Play Vital Role in Innovating Virginia’s Carbon-Free Future

ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Innovations in nuclear energy will play a vital role in reaching Virginia's goal to be carbon-free by 2050 after Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation directing the state to work with industry to develop a strategic plan for the Commonwealth's nuclear industry. The bill directs the government, through the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (VNECA), to work with industry stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan.

RMA Offers as Economic Recovery Playbook for Government Leaders prepping for Post Pandemic

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over a decade, RMA has been guiding city and county leaders through the "reinvention" process using a strategic multistep approach to help communities overcome economic obstacles. Now, as cities struggle to address the economic impacts of COVID-19, the firm has created a Recovery Playbook for municipal leaders.

Catalyst Experiential and Community Identity: Stemming the Tide of Homogenization through Custom Design

EVESHAM, N.J., Feb. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drive down almost any suburban highway, and you will be greeted by a sea of sameness. McDonald's, Dunkin Donuts, Wells Fargo, Target, etc. You could be anywhere. But soon, when you drive into or fly over Evesham Township, however, you will be greeted by an embodiment of the township seal. Catalyst Experiential and Evesham Township worked together on the design.

Catalyst Experiential to Bring Green Space Along Pennsauken, NJ Corridor – No More Concrete Jungle!

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Township of Pennsauken, New Jersey, in public private partnership with Catalyst Experiential, will bring some much needed green space back to the heavily commercial Pennsauken corridor in the form of two Community Landmarks, a Clocktower on Route 38 and a Monument on Marlton Pike. More than 70% of the land along Route 38 and 70 is zoned commercial, and commercial land can be 85% "impervious" - meaning concrete and asphalt as opposed to landscaping and greenery.

RMA Reveals Strategies in Florida that Helped Secure Amazon Deal for City of Deltona

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RMA has revealed the international deal-making that was required to secure an Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) distribution center as the anchor for the new Portland Industrial Park in Deltona, Florida. RMA's economic development and real estate project management team brokered the deal between DOT Properties headquartered in Australia; Seefried Industrial Properties, the developer for Amazon; and the City.

Bill Dehlinger joins RMA as Associate Broker in Pompano Beach

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - RMA is pleased to announce that real estate expert Bill Dehlinger has joined the team to lead the firm's real estate projects in Central Florida. Dehlinger, who is currently the Florida Vice President of Operations for the CCIM Institute in Florida, will be focusing on several major projects for city and private clients including Deltona and Winter Park.

RMA Hired by Town of Fort Myers Beach to create its new branding and marketing campaign

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Town of Fort Myers Beach has hired the firm RMA to create its new branding and marketing campaign. RMA's award-winning team of economic development and marketing experts will analyze the town's current brand and develop a comprehensive strategy to capitalize on the community's authentic assets and distinctive culture.

Old Newsday Site in NY Readies for Re-development into LEED-Certified Warehouse

AMITYVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art-Of-Form Architectural Services, PLLC, (AOF) a commercial, award-winning architectural firm, announces it's working with Hartz Mountain Industries to re-develop the old, vacated Newsday site. The project will include the design and development of two buildings that will be designated for industrial use.

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