Ocoee Developments

  • Meritage plans 200 townhomes in Ocoee off S.R. 429 & West Orange Trail

    Meritage plans 200 townhomes in Ocoee off S.R. 429 & West Orange Trail

    Meritage Homes is looking to build 200 townhomes on 29 acres in Ocoee on the West Orange Trail just west of State Road 429. The Greens at Forest Lake community is expected to begin construction a year from now, said Adam Schott, Director of Land Acquisition for Meritage, and will include homes...

  • City Center West Orange developer preps CDD to govern Ocoee project, issue bonds

    City Center West Orange developer preps CDD to govern Ocoee project, issue bonds

    Park Development Corp. wants to establish a Community Development District (CDD) for the master-planned City Center West Orange project in Ocoee, which would provide the autonomy of a local government and a low-cost route to raise funds.  CDDs can issue tax-free municipal bonds to finance the construction...

  • Ocoee picks design-build team finalists for new City Hall project

    Ocoee picks design-build team finalists for new City Hall project

    Three local design-build teams have been chosen as finalists to work on Ocoee's new City Hall project, with price proposals and their architectural pitches to come by September.  City commissioners settled on a design style back in January for the new City Hall, with the design criteria package...

  • Park Square Homes execs prep first senior living project in Ocoee

    Park Square Homes execs prep first senior living project in Ocoee

    Principals behind local developer Park Square Enterprises are pursuing their first senior housing development in Ocoee, pairing it with a memory care facility next door that could offer client synergies for decades to come.   Located at 868 Roberson Road, the 10.47-acre vacant residential parcel...

  • Summit Construction preps Ocoee site for self storage, retail & more

    Summit Construction preps Ocoee site for self storage, retail & more

    Orlando-based Summit Construction Management Group has 11.7 acres under contract in Ocoee with a closing anticipated this month, and plans for new retail and a self storage facility they may self-brand and operate.  Located at 255 Fountains West Blvd., the site lies off the Ocoee Apopka Road and...

  • Start to site work near on Phase 1 retail at Ocoee's former Colony Plaza property

    Start to site work near on Phase 1 retail at Ocoee's former Colony Plaza property

    Boyd Development anticipates breaking ground in the next three weeks on its first phase of retail for 12-plus acres at one of Ocoee's busiest intersections.  The local developer's affiliate Ocoee Corners LLC, formed as a joint venture last year with land owner Cypress Colony, Inc., paid $1.978...

  • Denver-based REIT pays $45M+ for Phase 1 warehouses at Ocoee's Park @ 429

    Denver-based REIT pays $45M+ for Phase 1 warehouses at Ocoee's Park @ 429

    An affiliate of Denver-based commercial property investor Black Creek Group paid $45.7 million last week for the first two buildings of the Park @ 429 industrial park in Ocoee, one year after the groundbreaking and a rapid lease-up effort.  Now dubbed the Park 429 Logistics Center, the property...

  • Ocoee seeks design-build contractors for new City Hall project

    Ocoee seeks design-build contractors for new City Hall project

    The city of Ocoee is seeking initial applications from design-build contractors for its new City Hall, according to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued Thursday.  TheRFP is for an initial stage ofpre-qualifying for interested construction and design firms. Only those firms that arepre-qualified...

  • Ocoee plans new brownfield incentives district covering much of downtown

    Ocoee plans new brownfield incentives district covering much of downtown

    The city of Ocoee wants to designate much of its downtown and a S.R. 429 overlay district as a new Brownfield Area, giving it another economic incentives tool to attract new development. City staff will ask commissioners to approve a resolution on Tuesday designating a new Brownfield Area for remediation,...

  • McCraney closes on 44-acre Ocoee site for new industrial park, plans site work

    McCraney closes on 44-acre Ocoee site for new industrial park, plans site work

    West Palm Beach-based McCraney Property Company plans to break ground this month on a major new industrial park at the key crossroads of S.R. 429 and the Florida Turnpike in Ocoee. Company CEO Steven McCraney confirmed Tuesday that he closed on the 43.9-acre site on Monday, and plans to begin site...

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  • McCraney plans new Ocoee light industrial park with up to 646k SF along S.R. 429

    McCraney plans new Ocoee light industrial park with up to 646k SF along S.R. 429

    West Palm Beach-based developer McCraney Property Company wants to expand its industrial footprint further into west Orange County, filing plans for three new warehouses in Ocoee that could total more than 646,000 square feet.  The 44.1-acre undeveloped parcel, accessible off Maguire Road and set southeast...

  • Ocoee seeks transportation planning & consulting service contractors

    Ocoee seeks transportation planning & consulting service contractors

    The city of Ocoee is seeking one or more engineering and planning firms on continuing service contracts for transportation plan consulting, according to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) issued Friday.  The city intends to award contracts to one or more firms, which will provide the transportation...

  • S.C.-based investor preps for self storage on Ocoee site permitted since 2006

    S.C.-based investor preps for self storage on Ocoee site permitted since 2006

    The new owners of a 2.21-acre parcel just off the Florida Turnpike in Ocoee say they'll begin construction this fall on a self-storage facility that has been permitted for that location since 2006. Taylor/Theus Holdings, Inc. of Columbia, S.C., paid $1 million for the undeveloped lot at 981 Marshall...

  • Developer plans region's 2nd Sunbelt Rentals construction equipment store

    Developer plans region's 2nd Sunbelt Rentals construction equipment store

    Charlotte-based developer MPV Properties is preparing a site in Ocoee facing S.R. 429 for Greater Orlando's second store by construction equipment supplier Sunbelt Rentals.  Located at 501 Enterprise St., the 27.86-acre vacant industrial parcel boasts frontage on Maguire Road and the highway, just...

  • City Center West Orange developer buys more land west of Ocoee project

    City Center West Orange developer buys more land west of Ocoee project

    More land was added on Friday to what will be the western entry point of City Center West Orange in Ocoee, with an affiliate of developer Park Development Corp. paying $1.688 million for about 4.7 acres bisected by a new connector road that's nearly complete.  Located at 1100 Maguire Road, the...

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  • Ocoee posts RFQ for $4.72M in design improvements for Lakefront Park

    Ocoee posts RFQ for $4.72M in design improvements for Lakefront Park

    The City of Ocoee is seeking landscape architecture or engineering design firms to help design major improvements to its Lakefront Park, which is planned to be the main attraction for redevelopment of its urban downtown. Based on the western shore of Starke Lake, the Lakefront Park improvement...

  • Ocoee sticks with local consultant to lead economic development efforts

    Ocoee sticks with local consultant to lead economic development efforts

    The City of Ocoee formally hired local government consulting firm Central Florida Strategies, Inc., on Tuesday to manage its economic development, carrying on a relationship formed in July that had has been key to multiple redevelopment projects in the city.  City commissioners unanimously approved...

  • Cite Partners principals acquire Ocoee land for industrial park, plans in review

    Cite Partners principals acquire Ocoee land for industrial park, plans in review

    Principals with Orlando-based commercial real estate firm Cite Partners closed in recent weeks on more than 45 acres of land on the western edge of Ocoee, with plans now facing final review for roughly 650,000 square feet of light industrial space bordering the 429 Western Beltway.  Located on...

  • Canadian REIT pays $10M for Ocoee hotel, part of FL portfolio buy

    Canadian REIT pays $10M for Ocoee hotel, part of FL portfolio buy

    An 80-room Fairfield Inn and Suites in Ocoee that was bought for $7 million in August 2015 resold last week to a Vancouver-based real estate investment trust (REIT) for just over $10 million, a 44 percent increase for the individual seller. Located at 10971 W. Colonial Dr., the Nov. 29 sale was...

  • Ocoee publishes RFQ for surveying and mapping service contractors

    Ocoee publishes RFQ for surveying and mapping service contractors

    Increasing development has prompted the City of Ocoee to seek help with its survey work, publishing a request for qualifications (RFQ) this week for a continuing contract for surveying and mapping services. Licensed surveying and mapping firms could be providing a variety of surveying and mapping...

  • Trio of businessmen plan new craft brewery in Downtown Ocoee

    Trio of businessmen plan new craft brewery in Downtown Ocoee

    Three local businessmen are teaming up to launch a new craft brewery in downtown Ocoee in anticipation of the area's redevelopment, and will hire contractors, an architect and engineer in the coming months, one of the trio told GrowthSpotter. Located at the northwest corner of McKey Street and...

  • Ocoee & Winter Garden extend S.R. 429 moratoriums, development still possible

    Ocoee & Winter Garden extend S.R. 429 moratoriums, development still possible

    The City of Ocoee has extended its moratorium on accepting plans for development along the 429 Western Beltway, and Winter Garden plans to do the same this coming week. The two cities, each with considerable real estate along the toll road, both established moratoriums last spring that lasted through...

  • Ocoee could bond out $25M for downtown infrastructure, relocate City Hall

    Ocoee could bond out $25M for downtown infrastructure, relocate City Hall

    The City of Ocoee could bond out up to $25 million without impacting the balance of next year's budget and millage rate, giving it a capital infusion to kick-start road projects and the potential relocation of City Hall as part of its downtown master plan.  City commissioners will hear about the...

  • Local CRE principals pitch 650K SF of industrial in Ocoee along S.R. 429

    Local CRE principals pitch 650K SF of industrial in Ocoee along S.R. 429

    Principals with Orlando-based commercial real estate firm Cite Partners have 45.63 acres under contract on the western edge of Ocoee, with plans to develop a 650,000-square-foot light industrial park bordering the 429 Western Beltway.  Located on the northeast corner of E. Crown Point Road and...

  • Skorman lines up first retail tenant for Ocoee strip center

    Skorman lines up first retail tenant for Ocoee strip center

    Windermere-based Skorman Development has prospective tenants close to signing for roughly half the 18,000 square feet of its planned Park Place Retail Center in Ocoee, with a popular local ice cream chain the first pre-lease confirmation, a lead executive with the company told GrowthSpotter.  Located...

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  • Soccer legend Zico & Brazilian investors plan academy, private school in Ocoee

    Soccer legend Zico & Brazilian investors plan academy, private school in Ocoee

    The son of an Orlando Pride coach and private investors are partnering with Brazilian soccer legend Zico to establish Zico Soccer Academy next month in Ocoee, after reaching a tentative deal this week to lease city-owned office space for the business.  The academy could be followed by a full-fledged...

  • Advenir spends $43M on Ocoee apts near hospital, plans $5.5M on upgrades

    Advenir spends $43M on Ocoee apts near hospital, plans $5.5M on upgrades

    Aventura-based multifamily investor Advenir paid $42.75 million on Tuesday for the 408-unit Oak Forest Apartments in Ocoee, plans $5.5 million in upgrades and has another $200 million to spend on acquisitions this year, the company's chief investment officer told GrowthSpotter.   Located across...

  • Indoor RV storage planned for Ocoee near City Center West Orange

    Indoor RV storage planned for Ocoee near City Center West Orange

    A self-storage developer is planning to enlarge his Ocoee CubeSmart by building a 25,000-square-foot addition to store large recreational vehicles. “There is a real high demand right now for RV storage,” said Richard Beavers, whose Cubebuilders II LLC has submitted plans for the expansion to Ocoee....

  • Aventura investor buys Ocoee medical office across from growing Health Central

    Aventura investor buys Ocoee medical office across from growing Health Central

    Aventura-based Larkspur Properties made its second Orlando investment on Tuesday, paying $3.75 million for a bank-owned medical office building directly across from the growing Ocoee campus of Health Central Hospital.   Located at 10131 W. Colonial Dr., the 1.1-acre parcel is directly across from...

  • S.R. 429 development moratorium now in place for Ocoee, Winter Garden

    S.R. 429 development moratorium now in place for Ocoee, Winter Garden

    Both Ocoee and Winter Garden have officially stopped accepting plans for new development along the 429 Western Beltway until July 31, while they come up with a detailed joint master plan to guide development and design for new growth in the corridor. Ocoee’s City Commission gave final approval...

  • Ocoee follows Winter Garden's temporary moratorium on new S.R. 429 development

    Ocoee follows Winter Garden's temporary moratorium on new S.R. 429 development

    Ocoee became the second city along the S.R. 429 Western Beltway in recent weeks to move toward passing a temporary moratorium on development for land adjacent to the toll road, which would allow the city to prepare a plan specifying the type of development it wants to encourage along the rapidly...

  • Ocean City hotelier buys into Ocoee at $7M

    Ocean City hotelier buys into Ocoee at $7M

    The owner-operator of two of the largest hotels in Ocean City, Md., the Princess Bayside Beach Hotel and Princess Royale Hotel, has bought into the Greater Orlando market this week, with a $7 million purchase of Ocoee's Fairfield Inn & Suites. Located at 10791 W. Colonial Dr., the Fairfield Inn...

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