All Press Releases for May 06, 2011

New Scott/Carver Community Website Launched by McCormack Baron Salazar

Site highlights community construction progress, apartment leasing opportunities, and links to resources for residents.

    ST. LOUIS, MO, May 06, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- McCormack Baron Salazar is pleased to announce the completion of a website ( to complement its efforts to revitalize the former Scott and Carver Homes sites in Miami-Dade County.

"The website will help us keep residents, the local community, and area media informed of our progress to create more than 350 new apartment homes that will offer high quality living options for residents from all income levels," says Julie DeGraaf Velazquez, a McCormack Baron Salazar vice president and project manager for the New Scott/Carver Community.

The website offers sections that detail the history of the Scott/Carver housing development, from its opening in 1954, to the vision for the community revitalization effort that pairs McCormack Baron Salazar, the Miami-Dade Public Housing Agency and other partners to provide high-quality, environmentally sustainable, and accessible housing options, and community resources for residents.

The website also provides updates on construction progress and leasing information for apartment rentals, which are slated to become available this coming fall.

About the New Scott/Carver Community ( The New Scott Carver Community development effort began in 2008 when the team of McCormack Baron Salazar, Reliance Housing Foundation and Urban Strategies were approved by the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners and the Miami-Dade Public Housing Agency to help implement a new HOPE VI Revitalization Plan for Scott/Carver Homes. The plan is transforming the former Scott and Carver Homes sites into a vibrant and thriving mixed-income, sustainable community that features energy-efficient, high-quality units and amenities; serves families from a broad range of income levels; and provides access to training, education and employment resources.

About McCormack Baron Salazar: McCormack Baron Salazar ( is a nationally acclaimed leader of affordable urban housing development. Since its inception in 1973, the firm has developed nearly 16,000 units of affordable housing in 33 urban markets totaling more than $2.3 billion in development investment. The firm's mission is to rebuild neighborhoods in central cities across the United States that have deteriorated through decades of neglect and disinvestment. McCormack Baron Salazar headquarters are located in St. Louis, Missouri, with satellite offices in Los Angeles, Memphis and Pittsburgh.

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