Downtown Lakeland Parking

Downtown Lakeland Parking

What do all large employers in Downtown Lakeland have in common?  A need for available, convenient and affordable parking for their employees.  What is available, convenient and affordable?  What is the City’s role?  The private sector role?  Is this an economic...
Frameworks

Frameworks

Why would an “unnamed” business group be opposed to a major residential project in Downtown Lakeland?  The answer to that question is, this “unnamed” business group, LEDC, is not opposed.  The LEDC wants to collaborate with the developer, City of Lakeland, the...
Catapult Parking

Catapult Parking

Catapult was started in late 2013 as an 501c3 educational entrepreneur center in the basement of the Bank of America Building in downtown Lakeland.  Due to its initial success and the obvious need to move beyond its initial experimental stage, local private donors...
Catapult 3.0: The Resurrection

Catapult 3.0: The Resurrection

By: Steve Scruggs December 7, 2017 Nine weeks ago, we received devastating news regarding our plans to renovate the former Cash Feed building on Lake Mirror. Our dream of turning the former feed store into Catapult 2.0, an entrepreneur center for Lakeland, was brought...