Polk County Developments

  • Clearwater developers planning 89-lot subdivision in Four Corners

    Clearwater developers planning 89-lot subdivision in Four Corners

    Clearwater developer Mike Galvin will seek approval from Polk County's Development Review Committee next month for a 95-lot subdivision in the Four Corners area, just south of Reunion Resort. Galvin and business partner R. Tom Chapman's Tanglewood Land Investments snatched up the 125 acres of mostly...

  • New Winter Haven hotel site explored across from Legoland

    New Winter Haven hotel site explored across from Legoland

    A Birmingham hotel operator has filed preliminary plans with Polk County for a new five-story hotel across from Legoland Florida Resort. Mehendra Patidar, who owns and operates a pair of Days Inn hotels in Alabama, requested a pre-application meeting with county staff for Dec. 1 to discuss planning...

  • AV Homes continues Phase 5 expansion at Solivita in Polk County

    AV Homes continues Phase 5 expansion at Solivita in Polk County

    Less than a year after AV Homes launched Phase 5 at Solivita, the developer has filed preliminary plans for another 165 lots in the active adult community.  In February, the homebuilder submitted engineering plans to the South Florida Water Management District for a 209-acre parcel in the southwest...

  • Developers target Osceola for more affordable housing tax credit projects

    Developers target Osceola for more affordable housing tax credit projects

    Osceola County planners are reviewing a flurry of prospective affordable housing projects this month as developers rush to submit tax credit applications in time for the Florida Housing Finance Corporation's Nov. 17 deadline. Titan Land Company President Domingo Sanchez had five potential sites...

  • ABD Development to kick off second phase of Providence golf community

    ABD Development to kick off second phase of Providence golf community

    Luxury homebuilder ADB Development Company will break ground in December on Phase 2 of Providence, a 2,215-acre master-planned golf course community in Davenport. Providence is approved for more than 4,800 residential units with 2,048 entitled in Phase 1. Master developer ABD has completed more...

  • Westgate plans $61.7M capital investment in Central Florida properties in FY17

    Westgate plans $61.7M capital investment in Central Florida properties in FY17

    Westgate Resorts plans to finish construction on more timeshare towers, dining options and amenities -- including two new water parks -- at its Central Florida properties in the coming year. The total investment across 13 area properties totals $61.7 million -- a record for the company, according...

  • Homebuilder LGI planning 364-lot subdivision of starter homes in Davenport

    Homebuilder LGI planning 364-lot subdivision of starter homes in Davenport

    Fast-growing LGI Homes is planning its fourth Orlando-area residential community, designed and priced to appeal to first-time homebuyers. The Houston-based homebuilder has 76 acres in Davenport under contract, just north of Ridge Community High School. Alex Azan, land manager for LGI, is scheduled...

  • Tampa developer building modern, luxury townhomes in Providence golf community

    Tampa developer building modern, luxury townhomes in Providence golf community

    Tampa developer FID Capital Group is breaking the mold in Davenport's Providence golf community with new modern Golf Club Villa townhomes.  The 101-unit townhouse community is adjacent to the community's clubhouse, and more than half of the units will have unobstructed views of the first and 18th...

  • Intram plans replacement Publix to anchor new Kissimmee shopping center

    Intram plans replacement Publix to anchor new Kissimmee shopping center

    Intram Investment's Sunrise City Plaza in Kissimmee will be anchored by a 46,500-square-foot Publix, which will replace the store at Poinciana Place. Intram officials have been mum on tenants, but a new site plan filed this week with the South Florida Water Management District identifies Publix...

  • Polk developer reviving two dormant subdivisions in Davenport

    Polk developer reviving two dormant subdivisions in Davenport

    Polk County developer Jean Marsan is behind efforts to revive a pair of residential projects on the U.S. 27 corridor in Davenport that have been dormant since the recession. Marsan, owner of Marsan Realty and Better Built Homes, is seeking approval for the Phase 1 plat of Natures Reserve, a planned...

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  • Four Corners Summit set for August

    Four Corners Summit set for August

    The Four Corners Area Council will host a summit on Aug. 3 to tackle some of the hot issues, challenges and opportunities spanning all four jurisdictions. "Our vision is to have an integrated, uniform Four Corners area," Council Chairman Steve Silcock said. "The main goal is to get the counties...

  • Brazilian investor pursuing land next to Reunion

    Brazilian investor pursuing land next to Reunion

    A Brazilian real estate investor will pursue a Commercial Tourist rezoning for 6.9 acres on Osceola Polk Line Road in Four Corners, his broker told GrowthSpotter Friday. Sean Fullerton said his client, Haroldo de Barros, has a contract to buy the property, which is just outside of the Reunion Resort....

  • Fast-growing Park Square Homes to double in size by 2017

    Fast-growing Park Square Homes to double in size by 2017

    With more than 2,000 lots across Central Florida currently in pre-development, Orlando-based Park Square Homes is shifting its homebuilding operation away from the vacation home market to focus almost exclusively on primary residential homes. President and COO Steve Parker told GrowthSpotter the...

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  • Park Square Homes developing neighborhood in former Davenport orange grove

    Park Square Homes developing neighborhood in former Davenport orange grove

    Park Square Homes will break ground in July on the first models and sales center for Carlisle Grand. The Orlando-based developer paid $2 million last December for the 43.5-acre parcel on Florida Development Road. Located just off U.S. 27 in Davenport, the former orange grove will become a 164-home...

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  • Feltrim Group pursues permits for latest luxury condos at Reunion Resort

    Feltrim Group pursues permits for latest luxury condos at Reunion Resort

    Vacation home specialist Feltrim Group has received approval from Osceola County for an 88-unit luxury condo project called Crescent at Reunion Resort & Club. The Davenport-based developer bought the 4-plus acres in Reunion, just north of the Polk County line, last November for $1.4 million and...

  • Global developer ready to launch second phase of Ridgewood Lakes

    Global developer ready to launch second phase of Ridgewood Lakes

    Walton Development received unanimous approval Wednesday from the Polk County Planning Commission for a 71-acre planned development at the southeast corner of U.S. 27 and Ridgewood Lakes Boulevard. Mark Jacobson, senior planner for the global developer's Florida office, told GrowthSpotter having...

  • Local developer pitches 281,000 SF of new retail at Posner City Center

    Local developer pitches 281,000 SF of new retail at Posner City Center

    Posner City Center at the U.S. 27-Interstate 4 interchange could be getting another 281,300 square feet of dining and retail.  Intram Investments has filed a preliminary plan for 30 acres of undeveloped property in the mixed use community, and is scheduled to meet with Polk County planners on May...

  • Townhouse resort at Posner Park to open in October

    Townhouse resort at Posner Park to open in October

    Construction has started on phase one at Posner Estates, a new 176-unit townhouse vacation home resort near the Interstate 4-U.S. 27 interchange in Davenport. Broker An Flamand told GrowthSpotter the first phase includes 44 units, a mix of three-bedroom and four-bedroom townhomes. Avila Developers,...

  • AV Homes planning another expansion at Solivita in Poinciana

    AV Homes planning another expansion at Solivita in Poinciana

    AV Homes has filed preliminary plans for a fifth phase of its highly successful active adult community, Solivita.  The homebuilder submitted engineering plans to the South Florida Water Management District for a 209-acre parcel in the southwest corner of the Cypress Parkway-Solivita Parkway intersection....

  • Vacation home pioneer Contempo Group & builder Feltrim Group break ground on newest 'Virgin Village'

    Vacation home pioneer Contempo Group & builder Feltrim Group break ground on newest 'Virgin Village'

    Feltrim Group has just started construction on Balmoral at Waterfront, a new 245-unit vacation home resort in Haines City that could be home to the area's second "Virgin Village." Located on U.S. 27 just south of Highway 17, the 115-acre gated community will feature a mix of townhomes, single family...

  • Local developer to open Ronaldo Soccer Academy franchise in Haines City

    Local developer to open Ronaldo Soccer Academy franchise in Haines City

    Vacation home developer Garrett Kenny plans to bring a Ronaldo Soccer Academy to Haines City. Kenny, CEO of Feltrim Group, told GrowthSpotter on Friday he bought one of five R9 Academy franchises slated for the Florida market. It would be the second franchise in Central Florida. "We're going to...

  • ChampionsGate to get luxury retirement community by Vieste Group

    ChampionsGate to get luxury retirement community by Vieste Group

    Chicago-based Vieste Group has signed on to build its second Tuscan Isle-branded retirement community, this time at ChampionsGate.  Marc Reicher, senior vice president for ChampionsGate developer RIDA, told GrowthSpotter the parties signed an 80-year land lease on Wednesday for 11.7 acres at the...

  • Orlando developer preps retail, apartments at ChampionsGate

    Orlando developer preps retail, apartments at ChampionsGate

    Newly formed SunPark Company expects to break ground in 2016 on a 326-unit Class A apartment complex on U.S. 27 in Polk County, next to ChampionsGate. SunPark was created in 2015 by Suresh Gupta, CEO of Park Square Homes, and civil engineer/planner Shridhar Rao. Scott Marchand is the company's...

  • Developers respond to booming Four Corners demand with wave of new projects

    Developers respond to booming Four Corners demand with wave of new projects

    Anchored by two massive resorts -- Reunion and ChampionsGate -- central Florida's Four Corners area is booming with new construction, housing, and thousands of vacation homes. The convergence of Lake, Orange, Osceola and Polk counties is tucked between two of central Florida's largest economic...

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