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Beck’s CMP Negotiation Tomorrow

Parcel one will be on the table tomorrow morning during a Community Maritime Park Associates negotiation meeting. The meeting will consist of representatives from the…

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Possible Playground

Earlier this month, an anonymous donor threw some money on the table in hopes of sparking some generosity to fund a playground at the Community…

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Dodging Curve Balls

The Beck Property Company is a step closer to landing a mixed-use development at the Community Maritime Park, but not without last-minute, curveball drama. “I…

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Batter Up at Maritime Park

There’s another prospect standing in the batter’s box at the Community Maritime Park. Realtor Justin Beck made a pitch to the Community Maritime Park Associates’…

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Wrestling with the CMPA & Selling the City

Toward the tail end of Monday’s two-plus hours of discussion regarding the leasing process for properties at the Community Maritime Park, City Attorney Jim Messer…

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The Long and Y-ending Road

After another marathon session—after Voltaire and a Chinese proverb—the Pensacola City Council is no closer to landing the YMCA at the Community Maritime Park. “What…

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YMCA Statement

Statement from YMCA President Steve Williams on Negotiations for Maritime Y: “For the past month, the Y has tried to navigate the process of negotiating…

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The YMCA, the CMPA and the ‘Big Mistake’

After hours of debate yesterday, the Community Maritime Park Associates board decided to redirect a proposed YMCA away from  a waterfront space at the park….

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YMCA’s Prelude to the CMPA

Representatives of the YMCA appeared before a committee of the Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees Monday for a preview of their meeting with…

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