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File #: 18-0130 CRA    Version: Name:
Type: CRA Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/5/2018 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 9/11/2018 Final action:
Title: DISCUSSION NORTHWEST 600 BLOCK - WEST ATLANTIC AVENUE EDRON, LLC PROPOSAL
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Location Map & Exhibit B - CRA Acquisition Map, 3. Exhibit C - Atlantic_Ave_Feasibility_Proposal_- 7-16-18, 4. Exhibit D - May 14 email
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: September 11, 2018

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DISCUSSION NORTHWEST 600 BLOCK - WEST ATLANTIC AVENUE EDRON, LLC PROPOSAL
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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Direction from the Board is requested at this time.

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Background:
For many years the CRA has acquired/assembled property along the West Atlantic Avenue corridor of The Set to assist in the redevelopment of the area. Within the northwest 600 Block located on the north side of West Atlantic Avenue, between NW 6th and 7th Avenues, the CRA has acquired approximately 1.1 acres, with no frontage on West Atlantic Avenue (see attached map - Exhibit “A”). In general, the south half of the block is zoned CBD (Central Business District) and the north half is zoned R-1-A (Single Family Residential).

Mr. Max Eida owns several parcels totaling 0.99 acres in the northwest 600 block (see attached map - Exhibit “A”). The subject properties consist of seven (7) lots (four unplatted lots, Block 12, Town of Delray and Lots 18, 23 and 26, Block 12, Monroe Subdivision). Five (5) of the lots are zoned Central Business District (CBD) and two (2) are zoned R-1-A (Single Family Residential). The property is primarily vacant with a 1,662 square foot single family residential home constructed in 1997 located on Lot 18 (32 NW 6th Avenue). The property has approximately 152 feet of frontage along West Atlantic Avenue. Six of the lots are identified in the Community Redevelopment Plan for potential acquisition under Project #1.1 - West Atlantic Avenue Redevelopment Plan, Map A.5, Parcels B, C, D, F, G, and I (Exhibit B). The rest of the frontage (approximately 125 feet) is owned by Willie Maddy (Private Exchange Group, Inc.).

Staff has had numerous meetings over the years with the various property owners to discuss joint development proposals and Mr. Eida has made several attempts on his own and with representatives to negotiate joint ventures. None of ...

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