Downtown Orlando Developments

  • City staff push for design changes on 13-story concept along E. Livingston

    City staff push for design changes on 13-story concept along E. Livingston

    Illinois-based multifamily developer Banner Real Estate Group has the initial support of city staff for its proposed 13-story mixed-use apartment building planned in Downtown Orlando, but has also been put on notice that key design elements must change in the coming months.  Conceptual plans and...

  • Orlando seeks design-build contractor for new fire stations

    Orlando seeks design-build contractor for new fire stations

    The city of Orlando is seeking a design-build contractor to help it build a new Fire Station no. 9 and two others in the next five years, according to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued Monday. The contractor will be expected to provide design and construction services for the fire stations....

  • Start on foundation work for Inverlad's 'The Yard' at Ivanhoe eyed for Oct-Nov

    Start on foundation work for Inverlad's 'The Yard' at Ivanhoe eyed for Oct-Nov

    With road realignment nearly done and relocation of utility lines taking longer than expected, Real Estate Inverlad Development expects to start laying foundation for The Yard at Ivanhoe mixed-use project by November, senior vice president Chance Gordy told GrowthSpotter.  Inverlad is about 30...

  • Developer refines mixed-use tower plan in Downtown Orlando to favor pedestrian

    Developer refines mixed-use tower plan in Downtown Orlando to favor pedestrian

    Illinois-based multifamily developer Banner Real Estate Group has further updated its conceptual site plan for a 13-story mixed-use building a block north of Lake Eola to favor the pedestrian experience, in anticipation of a Municipal Planning Board hearing for multiple requests next month.   An...

  • Developer preps soccer-themed bar on Church Street across from stadium

    Developer preps soccer-themed bar on Church Street across from stadium

    Local developer Timothy Green is planning to renovate a 68-year-old building in Parramore across from Orlando City Soccer Stadium to house a new soccer-themed bar, the second retail project he has backed on W. Church Street in the past six months.  Located at 642 W. Church St., the 0.21-acre parcel...

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  • Site work to start next week on Tremont Plaza tower, 4th office tenant signed

    Site work to start next week on Tremont Plaza tower, 4th office tenant signed

    Lincoln Property Company expects to begin tearing up gravel next week and testing pile depths on the site of its planned 28-story mixed-use Tremont Plaza tower in Downtown Orlando, and has a fourth office tenant now under contract, a lead executive with the company told GrowthSpotter.  "We're finally...

  • LIFT Orlando starts commercial land assemblage east of Camping World Stadium

    LIFT Orlando starts commercial land assemblage east of Camping World Stadium

    LIFT Orlando has started building an assemblage of commercial properties in the past week east of Camping World Stadium for future redevelopment. The non-profit organization says plans for the land are undetermined, but multiple sellers were told of a prospective parking garage.  Initial properties...

  • Grace Medical buys office bldg in Downtown Orlando, CPA firm to move

    Grace Medical buys office bldg in Downtown Orlando, CPA firm to move

    An affiliate of local non-profit Grace Medical Home paid $2.815 million on Thursday for a new standalone headquarters office east of Downtown Orlando, while departing owner and tenant WithumSmith+Brown is planning a move to new office space in the Central Business District.  Located at 1417 E....

  • Kimley-Horn to grow local office w/move to Downtown Orlando tower

    Kimley-Horn to grow local office w/move to Downtown Orlando tower

    One of the area's top providers of engineering, environmental and planning services, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., is choosing Downtown Orlando for its future expansion, signing a deal last week to move its local office to The Plaza Tower complex on S. Orange Avenue.  "This is a great way to...

  • New renderings update plan for mixed-use apartment bldg in Downtown Orlando

    New renderings update plan for mixed-use apartment bldg in Downtown Orlando

    New renderings and documentation filed with the city of Orlando offer a clearer view of what Illinois-based multifamily developer Banner Real Estate Group is planning for an 11- to 13-story mixed-use tower in Downtown Orlando.  An initial filing in mid-April set the stage for Banner's desired entry...

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  • Contractor pays $6.5M for Lake Ivanhoe site planned for 9-story apt tower

    Contractor pays $6.5M for Lake Ivanhoe site planned for 9-story apt tower

    An affiliate of design/build contractor FINFROCK paid $6.5 million on Thursday for the majority of a 2.41-acre site in Ivanhoe Village now home to the Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, which is planned for a nine-story, 260-unit apartment complex by Winter Park-based Alliance Residential Company....

  • Charter school leaves Parramore & UCF Downtown footprint, seeks expansion aid

    Charter school leaves Parramore & UCF Downtown footprint, seeks expansion aid

    Parramore's only public school since 1972 will be demolished in the coming weeks to make way for the footprint of UCF's new downtown campus, and contractors are needed to help the school consolidate with a sister site.  Demolition of the Nap Ford Community School, which opened in Parramore in 2001...

  • Intram & Blurock sign specialty grocer to anchor SoDo Orlando project

    Intram & Blurock sign specialty grocer to anchor SoDo Orlando project

    Specialty grocery chain Lucky's Market will be the anchor tenant in Blurock Commercial and Intram Investments' mixed-use Southside Shoppes project in south Downtown Orlando, marking its second store in the city. The development's retail portion was recently renamed "Lucky's Corner."  Lucky's will...

  • Annexation considered for SoDo land next to Intram & Blurock's Southside Shoppes

    Annexation considered for SoDo land next to Intram & Blurock's Southside Shoppes

    A veteran real estate developer and builder is considering annexing his property into the city next to Blurock Commercial and Intram Investments' mixed-use Southside Shoppes project in south Downtown Orlando, drawn by collateral growth potential and the benefit of city utilities.  Frank Anderson...

  • Pet store owner buys Mama B's Giant Subs in Downtown Orlando, plans reno

    Pet store owner buys Mama B's Giant Subs in Downtown Orlando, plans reno

    Premium pet food, supply and grooming business Magic Pet paid $750,000 on May 8 to enter the Downtown Orlando market, buying the former Mama B's Giant Subs property with significant renovation plans ahead, the company's owner told GrowthSpotter.  Located at 692 N. Orange Ave. on the southwest corner...

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