Ybor City Redevelopment Area

The Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) is a division of the City of Tampa's Economic & Urban Development Department. YCDC facilitates the development, redevelopment, economic revitalization and general improvement of the Ybor City's Historic District, its 2 Community Redevelopment Areas (CRAs) and surrounding community. YCDC is the City's primary vehicle for short and long range planning of the District, administers the Community Redevelopment Plans for Ybor CRA 1 and CRA 2 and their respective Tax Increment Funds (TIF), in accordance with Chapter 163, Florida Statutes. It inventories and coordinates infrastructure improvements, manages the District's clean team (YES Team), manages the District Ambassador Program, coordinates resolution of community problems/issues and serves as the community's City liaison for municipal services and special events.

The exciting traditions of Ybor City continue to attract millions of visitors to the national historic landmark district each year. Hand-rolled cigars, international cuisine and truly unique special events – it’s all here in Ybor City. Recent historic building preservation and façade improvement initiatives are helping to ensure that the area’s unique architectural character remains alive and well, and new business ventures are helping to grow the local economy. Whether its food, fun, or business opportunities, Ybor City has something adventurous to suit every style and flavor.

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Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) Seeks Board Nominations

The Nominating Committee of the Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), Inc. is seeking nominations for two 2017-2019 Board of Directors members to serve through September 30, 2019. Nominees must represent one of the following YCDC Board seat categories (Bar or Restaurant).  Click on the CRA link below to access application:

Ybor City Development Corporation CAC Application

For more information contact Courtney Orr at 813-274-7936.  Completed applications must be received no later than 12 pm on Friday, May 4, 2018.   Mail, hand deliver or fax applications to:

YCDC Nominating Committee
2015 E. 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605 

Fax:  813-274-7936


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