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CRA commits to Cascades Project

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Cascades Project Tallahassee 2017 Rendering

TaMaryn Waters, Democrat staff writer

The Cascades Project cleared a major hurdle with the Community Redevelopment Agency’s unanimous approval Monday to complete and execute a development agreement with incremental tax rebates. 

Early project images reveal a colossal mixed-use development unlike anything in Tallahassee’s downtown. It includes a waterfall staircase in the park’s plaza, room for a bakery, a coffee shop, a family restaurant and sports bar with the redevelopment of the Firestone and Bloxham annex buildings.  

If completed by 2020, it will be the downtown CRA’s largest project ever.  

“Anybody had an opportunity to bid on this,” City Commissioner Scott Maddox said. “These folks stepped up and went through an arduous process.”

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