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10 things Space Coast will do to boost tourism

Source: Florida Today
Posted by Dreyer & Associates on November 20, 2017 in  Brevard Economy  Brevard Growth  Brevard Tourism  Dreyer and Associates  Florida Today
A change that took effect this month in how Brevard County's Tourist Development Tax will be allocated means that more money will be available to promote the Space Coast to tourists, The Space Coast Office of Tourism plans spend $6.78 million on promotion and advertising during the budget year that began Oct. 1, including $4.74 million on various forms of media. Details of the plan were unanimously approved this past week to the Brevard County Tourist Development Council and its Marketing Committee. The Off... read more
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Brevard County's tourism agency will be able to spend more money on marketing the Space Coast and on helping develop new tourism-focused capital projects, under a plan approved by county commissioners this week. Additionally, the County Commission approved plans to use some of the tourist tax money for five capital projects, including a new sports arena in Titusville, upgraded sports fields in Viera and a modern campground in Palm Bay. "It's a very big deal, as much as our community depends on tourism,... read more
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A Tennessee company paid $13.5 million for a rental housing complex in Satellite Beach and plans to convert the property to an oceanfront condominium. Memphis-based Woodshire-Brevard, LLC, acquired the 27.4-acre property along State Road A1A for $492,700 per acre. Woodshire-Brevard plans to demolish demolishing 105 existing rental houses on the site, occupied by families of military personnel stationed at nearby Patrick Air Force Base. Fontaine Group represented Woodshire-Brevard in the $13.5 million transaction... read more
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And the North will rise again: North Brevard County making gains

Michael Dreyer Article in Florida Today
Posted by Stephanie Messina on July 29, 2017 in  Brevard Growth  Brevard News  Commercial News  Dreyer Commercial  Michael Dreyer  North Brevard
PORT ST. JOHN – A bellwether of the North Brevard County economy could be just off Interstate 95, along a mile stretch of Port St. John Parkway. Plans are in the works to develop 40 acres of Port St. John Parkway with retail, hotels and quite possibly a high-tech business headquarters related to the resurging space industry that has been North Brevard’s bread and butter for years. “This has generated a tremendous amount of activity in the area,” said Michael Dreyer, broker/owner of Dreyer ... read more
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BREVARD COUNTY, FL - Eastern Florida State College was named Monday as among the top institutions of higher education in Florida, earning a prestigious gold rating for its work in helping students succeed. The honor came from the Florida Board of Education in Tallahassee where officials announced annual performance ratings for the 28 colleges in the Florida College System, of which EFSC is a member. This is the first time that Eastern Florida has achieved gold status. It is also one of only seven state colleges t... read more
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