Downtown Orlando Developments

  • Owner of Downtown Orlando office bldg submits renovation redesign to city

    Owner of Downtown Orlando office bldg submits renovation redesign to city

    Flint, Mich.-based developer West Second Street Associates has finalized designs with Baker Barrios for a total renovation of the former AT&T office building in Downtown Orlando, turning in renderings and plans on Wednesday to the city's Appearance Review Board.  GrowthSpotter first reported on...

  • Tampa developer plans 2nd Downtown Orlando hotel near ORMC

    Tampa developer plans 2nd Downtown Orlando hotel near ORMC

    A Tampa-based developer is pursuing city approvals to build its second hotel in South Downtown Orlando serving the Orlando Regional Medical Center and its surrounding campus, just as its first property reaches stabilization.  Development entity 51 Columbia Hotel Property LLC is a newly-created...

  • Developer pursues assemblage, mixed-use apartment tower in Downtown Orlando

    Developer pursues assemblage, mixed-use apartment tower in Downtown Orlando

    Illinois-based multifamily developer Banner Real Estate Group is pursuing its market entry to Central Florida with a proposed six-parcel assemblage in Downtown Orlando a block northwest of Lake Eola, and initial plans for a 13-story mixed-use tower.  The proposal is very early-stage, with a height,...

  • Orlando preps for 'Complete Streets' planning of 720-acre Downtown South

    Orlando preps for 'Complete Streets' planning of 720-acre Downtown South

    The City of Orlando is preparing to kick off a year of "Complete Streets" master planning for about 720 acres that make up its Downtown South Neighborhood Improvement District (DSNID), aiming to steer future redevelopment along the frontage of main thoroughfares with better design, landscaping...

  • Alliance Residential scales back Lake Ivanhoe tower plans for MPB approval

    Alliance Residential scales back Lake Ivanhoe tower plans for MPB approval

    After a month of significant tweaks to design, height and the project's mixed-use gameplan, Winter Park-based Alliance Residential Company earned approval Tuesday from Orlando's Municipal Planning Board for its proposed apartment tower in downtown's Ivanhoe Village.  City planning staff have supported...

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  • Lincoln Property Company pays $11M for site of Tremont Plaza tower, ballroom

    Lincoln Property Company pays $11M for site of Tremont Plaza tower, ballroom

    An affiliate of Lincoln Property Company paid $11 million on Friday for the Downtown Orlando site of its planned 28-story mixed-use Tremont Plaza tower project, acquiring with it the popular Ballroom at Church Street that could be redeveloped in the future.  Located at 225 S. Garland Ave., roughly...

  • Blackstone pays $175M for two Orlando multifamily assets, including 55 West

    Blackstone pays $175M for two Orlando multifamily assets, including 55 West

    The Blackstone Group paid a combined $175.25 million in a national portfolio deal last Thursday for two large multifamly properties in Orlando from Boston-based TA Realty, including one of Downtown Orlando's tallest towers.  The world's largest private equity firm paid $105 million for the 33-story,...

  • Rare Builders buys lakefront College Park acre lot for redevelopment

    Rare Builders buys lakefront College Park acre lot for redevelopment

    Altamonte Springs-based custom homebuilder Rare Builders paid $1.4 million in late March for a lakefront acre in College Park, drawn by the prospect of subdividing to redevelop for multiple homes.  Located at 1516 W. Ivanhoe Blvd., the 1.17-acre property currently features a 64-year-old home with...

  • UCF files plans with city for downtown campus' anchor academic building

    UCF files plans with city for downtown campus' anchor academic building

    The University of Central Florida filed plans on Friday with the City of Orlando for the anchor academic building of its downtown campus in Creative Village, boasting progressive design features along with adjacent land for future expansion.  Dubbed the Dr. Phillips Academic Commons, the five-story,...

  • Tavistock targets site near Dr. Phillips Center for downtown art museum

    Tavistock targets site near Dr. Phillips Center for downtown art museum

    More than a year after Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) announced plans to relocate to a downtown site, museum leaders may be zeroing in on a 1-acre gravel parking lot next to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. OMA's vision, which director Glen Gentele unveiled in September 2015, was to...

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