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File #: 18-0531 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Funding Assistance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/3/2020 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action:
Title: SITE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FUNDING APPLICATION - AGTLAND, P.A. (132 NORTH SWINTON AVENUE)
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Location Map AGTLAND (132 N Swinton Avenue), 3. Exhibit B - Photos of Existing Conditions, 4. Exhibit C – Renderings & Floor Plans AGTLAND (132 N Swinton Avenue), 5. Exhibit D – Funding Assistance Detail Sheet AGTLAND (132 N Swinton Avenue), 6. Exhibit E - Application Form AGTLAND (132 N Swinton Avenue), 7. Exhibit F - Project Narrative Downtown AGTLAND (132 N Swinton Avenue), 8. Exhibit G – Business Plan & Fin Projections AGTLAND (132 N Swinton Ave), 9. Exhibit H - Site Development Assistance Program Guidelines 10.04.19
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Alexina Jeannite, Grant Manager
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq., Executive Director
DATE: January 28, 2020

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SITE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FUNDING APPLICATION - AGTLAND, P.A. (132 NORTH SWINTON AVENUE)

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Approve the attached Site Development Assistance Program Funding Agreement with AGTLAND, P.A. for the proposed interior and exterior improvement project located at 132 North Swinton Avenue, for an amount not to exceed $75,000.

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Background:
AGTLAND, P.A., is a full-service Landscape Architecture firm, founded by Mr. Grant Thornbrough (Owner) and is located at 132 North Swinton Avenue, within CRA sub-area #3. The firm has been serving South Florida and the Caribbean since 1975 and has been at it its current location since 1990. AGTLAND, P.A. has designed numerous award-winning projects in Delray Beach and the South Florida community. Most recently, it was awarded the 2019 U.S. Green Building Council Most Outstanding Residential Award for its work on a local University Residence Hall. Other notable projects include Old School Square’s original Development Plan, Historical Bankers Row Master Plan, the Delray Beach International Tennis Center, Grove Square Redevelopment Project, among others.

The Owner submitted an application for funding assistance in December 2019, requesting funding support to renovate the mini campus-like property that houses three Mission Revival building structures dating back to 1925 ¾ making them contributing structures within the Old School Square Historic District. Renovations are long overdue, with the last renovation project of any scale having taken place over thirty years ago. Prior to purchasing the property in 1990, the site was converted into professional office spaces a year earlier, in 1989 with basic renovations completed. Those renovations have not aged well over the 30 years. The owner has maintained the property a...

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