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File #: 18-0826 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Board Action Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/4/2021 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 6/10/2021 Final action:
Title: RENT SUBSIDY PROGRAM FUNDING APPLICATION - CORNER OFFICE DELRAY, LLC (401 WEST ATLANTIC AVENUE) FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $6,000.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Location Map - Rent Subsidy - Corner Office, 3. Exhibit B - Funding Assistance Detail Sheet - Rent Subsidy - Corner Office, 4. Exhibit C – Business Plan & Job Positions - Rent Subsidy - Corner Office, 5. Exhibit D - Application Form - Rent Subsidy - Corner Office, 6. Exhibit E - Rent Subsidy Program Guidelines
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Alexina Jeannite, Grant Manager
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq., Executive Director
DATE: June 10, 2021

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RENT SUBSIDY PROGRAM FUNDING APPLICATION - CORNER OFFICE DELRAY, LLC (401 WEST ATLANTIC AVENUE) FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $6,000.

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Approve the attached Rent Subsidy Program Funding Agreement with Corner Office Delray, LLC, located at 401 West Atlantic Avenue, for an amount not to exceed $6,000, to be paid in $500 monthly installments for up to 12 months.

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Background:
Corner Office Delray, LLC (Corner Office) is requesting funding assistance under the Rent Subsidy Program for its business located at 401 West Atlantic Avenue (CRA sub-area #3), for an amount not to exceed $6,000.

Corner Office is a an independently owned and operated licensed Amazon Hub. The concept is a business services center complete with conference rooms available for business use and rental, including access to mailroom/mailbox rentals, printing services.

Corner Office is a new business that first opened in Delray Beach in November 2020. The owner has a five-year lease for a 1,200 SF space and employs three (3) full time positions. The lease will commence on July 1, 2021 and specifies an annual rate of $36,000 ($3,000 monthly rent). Based on the terms of the lease and the current program guidelines, the applicant is eligible to receive assistance in an amount not to exceed $6,000 for a 12-month term. If approved, monthly payments will be made in equal monthly installments of $500.

A Rent Subsidy funding assistance award for Corner Office Delray, LLC will help further the mission by supporting new business activity within the CRA District. The funding assistance will help reduce overhead expenses during the critical early stages of operation in a new location and as the business seeks to grow its workforce and local clientele.


Attachments: Exhibit A - Location Map; Exhibit B - F...

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