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In the Brews News

Florida is an Underserved Craft Brew Market says RMA Economic Development Expert

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After several national media outlets ran headlines questioning the future of the craft brew industry, Farrell Tiller of Redevelopment Management Associates interviewed leading craft brew experts to discuss the industry’s growth potential in Florida. Tiller also recently travelled to Nashville for the National Craft Brew Conference…

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To Fight Blight, Cities Are Establishing Brewery Districts

By Deirdra Funcheon, News Source @BISNOW For cities plagued with empty storefronts and run-down buildings, breweries, wineries and distilleries could be the key to reviving them. That is the thinking behind a new “microbrewery district” in North Miami Beach. In 2011, the city of Oakland Park, Florida — a suburb of Fort Lauderdale whose main attraction for…

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3 Reasons Why Craft Breweries Will Overcome New Steel Tariffs

By Farrell Tiller, Economic Development Manager The White House announced a few weeks ago new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum in hopes of reviving the U.S. steel industry. The 25% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs pose a challenge for companies using these metals by driving up the cost of materials; however, it remains to…

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RMA Taps New Beer Trends to Combat Urban Blight

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the craft brewery trend matures, RMA ( is advising city leaders on the smartest ways to continue tapping into the beer industry as a tool for revitalization. In states such as Florida, the full-service economic redevelopment firm, still sees growth potential for craft breweries. In…

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Odd Breed Opens Florida’s First Brewery Dedicated to Wild Ales

By Nicole Danna, News Source @NewTimes Florida’s first brewery dedicated to American wild ales is now open in Pompano Beach. The day after Thanksgiving, Odd Breed Wild Ales owners and brewers Matt Manthe and Dan Naumko debuted their tasting room. The intimate space is located in the city’s industrial-like Old Town Pompano area. Odd Breed Wild…

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A beer giant buys the Funky Buddha Brewery and all its wild flavors

BY CARLOS FRÍAS The trend of beer giants buying independent craft brands has come to South Florida. Oakland Park’s Funky Buddha Brewery, the fastest-growing craft brewery in Florida and started by a pair of South Florida-raised brothers, has been sold. The purchaser: Constellation Brands, the third-largest beer brewer in the United States, which owns brands…

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Can Craft Breweries Facilitate the Revitalization of Your City?

By: Kevin Crowder – Director of Economic Development & Farrell Tiller –  Economic Development Associate Craft breweries can help fuel the economic engine of a city’s revitalization effort and attract additional visitors and other job creating investments. In 2016, American craft brewers contributed $55.7 billion to the U.S economy ($2.056 million in Florida) and more than 424,000…

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26 Brewing Company Soon to be On Top in Pompano Beach

The Pelican, Pompano Beach – Greg Lieberman, 36, has already demonstrated his academic prowess. His civil engineering degree is from the University of Florida; he worked for a company that he loved and then, two years ago, he met Chris Brown (Co-Founder & Principal of Redevelopment Management Associates-RMA), co-chair of the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency,…

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Craft Breweries as proven Economic Development Catalysts

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