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COMMUNITY MARITIME PARK

Pensacola

Maritime Park wins state award

October 12, 2016

The Vince J. Whibbs Sr. Community Maritime Park won the Award of Excellence in the Open Spaces category from the North Florida chapter of the Urban Land Institute last night in Jacksonville. Kudos to the Community…

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Soul Bowl this weekend

October 11, 2016

Celebrating it’s fifth year, two inner-city youth sports leagues are taking to the field in the yearly football shootout for bragging rights, unity and friendly competition, the 2016 Blue Wahoos Soul Bowl presented by Levin-Papantonio Law…

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Community Maritime Park up for award

September 27, 2016

The Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit research and education organization, has selected the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park as one of three finalists for the North Florida 2016 Awards of Excellence. The Awards for Excellence…

Pensacola

A year later, no additions to Maritime Park

July 25, 2016

This time last year, the city of Pensacola was on the cusp of approving a lease agreement that would have brought a $20-million investment to the Vince Whibbs Sr. Community Maritime Park. The University of West…

Pensacola

Another messy triangle: Mayor-CBRE-CMPA

August 4, 2015

Who has the rights to market the parcels at the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park? Hayward’s Chief Operations Officer Tamara Fountain has told the media that CBRE doesn’t have a contract for the park. The…

Pensacola

Will Mayor’s office fix broken CMP lease process

August 1, 2015

In an article by Shannon Nickinson of the Studer Community Institute, Hayward’s Chief Operations Officer, Tamara Fountain, indicated that the mayor’s office is working to better define the process by which interested parties negotiate leases for…

Business Pensacola

Status of Maritime Park, Post-Studers

July 27, 2015

What’s next for the Community Maritime Park? Several questions need to be answered before the city puts the parcels back on the market. 1. Who markets the remaining eight parcels at the park? The CMPA Board…