Palm Beach marina

$16M marina project in Florida cancelled amid public backlash

27 July 2023 • by Gabrielle Lazaridis

In an unforeseen reversal on Monday (24 July), the City Commission of West Palm Beach voted to terminate a $16 million marina project amid growing opposition from the local community. 

According to the West Palm Beach Downtown Neighborhood Association, the development proposal from City Harbor Marinas included 84 slips for yachts up to 46 metres in length, a new marina office building and a loading area. Previous estimates shared by the City Commission had said the new marina would generate $324,000 annually for the city. 

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