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Sunseeker Resort - Sunseeker Florida, Inc. (Sunseeker) has purchased approximately 22 acres of land along the Peace River within Charlotte Harbor CRA for the development of Sunseeker Resort.  The associated lots and interior streets have been vacated to create a contiguous acreage area.  Sunseeker's Site Plan submittal is currently under review by County Staff, and progress of the review can be tracked here:  Site Plan Review

Click here to view Sunseeker's proposed development site plans (.zip file download).

Sunseeker has also submitted a Letter of Interest for the purchase of two parcels of land on the east side of US41, south of Melbourne Street.  The Letter was accepted by the Charlotte Harbor Community Redevelopment Agency during their regular meeting on February 27, 2018, and approval of the Purchase and Sale Agreement is pending. 

For more information about the planned Sunseeker development, visit the Sunseeker web page.  

Harbor Walk Phase 1A - Live Oak Point Park – Florida      PHASES 1A AND 1B
Association of County Engineers and Road Superintendents (FACERS) selected Live Oak Point Park as the recipient of the FACERS 2017 Local Agency/State Agency Collaboration Project of the Year.  The project according to Rebecca Price, FACERS Awards Chair, "is a wonderful example of how local agencies work hard to improve their communities."  The Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners dedicated the newly named Live Oak Point Park on June 2, 2016.

Harbor Walk Phase 1B – On June 27, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners approved the construction contract to build Phase 1B of the Harbor Walk Project.  This phase includes a raised boardwalk to connect Live Oak Point Park to the west side of US41 sidewalk, a fishing pier, and water taxi dock.  Funding for the $4.3 million has been secured through six different funding sources: FDOT Enhancement Funds, Florida SUN Trail, FDEP Recreational Trail, WCIND, Charlotte County Boater Improvement Fund, and Charlotte Harbor CRA.  The project is expected to be completed in mid-2018.  Phase 1B Design Plan    
             
Harbor Walk Phase 2 - Includes the purchase of the property located at the corner of Melbourne and US41. This phase is funded by the 2015-2020 1% Local Sales Tax Option initiative. The property will allow for improved access to Live Oak Point Park, and the remainder of the property is expected to be included in upcoming private development.  The property was purchased in September 2016.   

Land Development Code - On November 22, 2016 the Board of County Commissioners adopted the proposed changes to the land development code. Land Development Code

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The Charlotte Harbor and the Punta Gorda Community Redevelopment Agencies enjoyed hosting 630 registered participants and 35 generous sponsors who helped support this year's 10th Annual Hands Across the Harbor Half Marathon Bridge Run, Ride, and Roll.  In addition to great weather, there was a lot of activity with entertainment, warm-up and cool-down exercises, and raffle prizes.   Proceeds from the event will benefit educational programs at the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center.  Participants also received a complimentary Pancake Breakfast provided by the Charlotte County Fire/EMS – MDA Committee, and donations were accepted by the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). In the spirit of a creating a healthier community, Hands Across the Harbor registered as an Athletics for a Fit Planet – "green" event which asked for the athletes help by signing up online and carpooling.  

2018 event photos are now available online.  Download for free at:  http://handsacrosstheharbor.org         
                                   
Parmely Street Enhancement Project - Design plans to include sidewalks, decorative streetlights, and signage are complete. This project will provide a safe connection from US41 to Bayshore Live Oak Park. Conceptual Plan

Charlotte Harbor Surplus Property - Charlotte County periodically disposes of surplus property by way of a bid process.  The following properties are to be included in the next round of offerings.  (Click on the addresses below for more details)

- 22425 Edgewater Drive

For more information regarding surplus property sales, visit Charlotte County Real Estate Services site or call (941) 764-5580.

Business Directory - The 2016-2017 Charlotte Harbor CRA Business Directory is available online.  Just click the link above to view/download.   

About the CRA

Since the Charlotte Harbor Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) was established in 1992, a linear park along the shore of Charlotte Harbor on Bayshore Drive has been completed and a new bridge has been built on Melbourne Street with decorative lighting in place. Central sewer and water lines have been installed setting the stage for opportunities for private investment. Specific architectural standards continue to enhance the historic character of the area and encourage pedestrian-friendly development. View More History

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