Seminole County Developments

  • Road work traffic control supplier to build new warehouse, offices in Seminole

    Road work traffic control supplier to build new warehouse, offices in Seminole

    Tampa-based Traffic Control Products is preparing to build its first company-owned warehouse and offices in Central Florida near Sanford, with an eye on expanding its service to the construction industry. The company, which supplies traffic cones, barriers, highway striping and other products for...

  • Former Pittsburgh furniture magnate spends $60M+ on new Longwood apts

    Former Pittsburgh furniture magnate spends $60M+ on new Longwood apts

    The former owner of a 98-year-old, Pittsburgh-based furniture chain recently plowed some profits from the company's sale into a $60.06 million purchase of Class A apartments in Longwood. Robert Levin, former president of Levin Furniture Co., joined with two investors to buy the 286-unit Alexander...

  • New TOD development booming around some SunRail stations, but Sanford lags

    New TOD development booming around some SunRail stations, but Sanford lags

    SunRail's planned extension to DeLand is still very much up in the air, but that hasn't stalled developer interest around the northernmost station in DeBary. Integra Land Co. expects to break ground this summer on a 289-unit luxury apartment community at the DeBary Town Center, a five-minute walk...

  • International CRE group pays $72M+ for new Casselberry apartments complex

    International CRE group pays $72M+ for new Casselberry apartments complex

    An affiliate of real estate investment management group TH Real Estate paid $72.25 million last week for a new Class A apartments complex in Casselberry, its second local acquisition in the past seven months. The company bought the 336-unit former Bainbridge Casselberry apartments that were built...

  • Developer reworks design for Sanford student housing on wetland-heavy site

    Developer reworks design for Sanford student housing on wetland-heavy site

    Winter Park-based Pennington Development Group is working through value engineering and design revisions for a new student housing complex near Seminole State College in Sanford, in order to accommodate a site that is 70 percent wetlands.  The project has been floating on the edge of developer ...

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  • Out-of-market investors spend $1.5M combined in Sanford industrial park

    Out-of-market investors spend $1.5M combined in Sanford industrial park

    Two industrial properties in different phases of Sanford’s Monroe CommerCenter sold for a combined $1.5 million recently, according to property records and NAI Realvest brokers who represented the sellers in both transactions. Dania Beach-based investor Edward S. Shevchuk, through his company Shevchuk...

  • Altamonte Springs seeks contractor to rebuild segment of Orange Avenue

    Altamonte Springs seeks contractor to rebuild segment of Orange Avenue

    The City of Altamonte Springs is looking to hire a general contractor or utility contractor to lead demolition and new construction of its segment of Orange Avenue, a project estimated at $1.85 million, according to an Invitation to Bid (ITB) issued on Wednesday. The project begins at the western...

  • New fitness firm joins Pennington Development in mixed-use near Oviedo

    New fitness firm joins Pennington Development in mixed-use near Oviedo

    A fitness firm billing itself as the first of its kind will partner with Winter Park-based Pennington Development Group in developing two retail-commercial buidings near Oviedo. BioFit Performance will open its first fitness center in one of the buildings at the southwest corner of S.R. 426 and...

  • Miami investors prep two Seminole County sites for Kiddie Academy, seek more

    Miami investors prep two Seminole County sites for Kiddie Academy, seek more

    Two Miami-area investors plan on building four Kiddie Academy early learning & child development centers in Greater Orlando, one of which has been approved by Seminole County planners and another now under review. Jason Glaser and John Strzalka, based in North Miami Beach, have a build-to-suit...

  • HVAC service company buys property for new headquarters in Sanford

    HVAC service company buys property for new headquarters in Sanford

    Tropical Air of Central Florida, a full-service HVAC installation and repair company, is leaving its long-time home in Longwood to expand with a recently purchased property in Sanford.  The residential and commercial service company, which operated out of leased space in Longwood for about five...

  • Developer brings Sanford Reagan Center land under contract, talks mixed-use vision

    Developer brings Sanford Reagan Center land under contract, talks mixed-use vision

    A new developer with Canadian roots has the former Flea World property in Sanford under contract, and envisions mixed-use for the remaining 110 acres that would feature nature throughout a live/work/play destination.   Located on U.S. 17-92 and Ronald Reagan Boulevard at County Home Road, the "Reagan...

  • TruAmerica buys fifth Orlando-area multifamily asset, may seek more

    TruAmerica buys fifth Orlando-area multifamily asset, may seek more

    Los Angeles-based TruAmerica Multifamily recently paid $49.7 million for its fifth apartment complex in the Greater Orlando market, with another $4 million to follow this year in renovations, a lead executive with the company told GrowthSpotter.  The investment group bought the 368-unit Astor Park...

  • Lake Mary developer drives Sanford mixed-use project on state surplus property

    Lake Mary developer drives Sanford mixed-use project on state surplus property

    A Lake Mary-based developer is leading plans for a small mixed-use project on surplus state property in a fast-growing commerce zone in Sanford. Flagship Companies Group has an 8.6-acre parcel under contract at the northeast corner of the S.R. 417 and Rinehart Road intersection. The 417's northbound...

  • New outparcels prepped for Phase 2 of Oviedo retail center, builder sought

    New outparcels prepped for Phase 2 of Oviedo retail center, builder sought

    Tailwinds Development will be adding a combined 10,000 square feet of new retail this year to a Publix-anchored shopping center in Oviedo, and should begin seeking a builder next month, the company's president told GrowthSpotter.  The Shoppes at Sterling Creek on West C.R. 419 in Oviedo will be...

  • Building moratorium near Sanford airport shot down before it can take off

    Building moratorium near Sanford airport shot down before it can take off

    The race to build a hotel near the Orlando Sanford International Airport (OSIA) veered off course this week when airport leaders proposed a development moratorium on surrounding private property. On Monday, the Sanford City Commission was scheduled to consider a zoning-in-progress policy for property...

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  • TruAmerica pays $52M+ for Altamonte Springs apts, more value-add sought

    TruAmerica pays $52M+ for Altamonte Springs apts, more value-add sought

    Los Angeles-based TruAmerica Multifamily paid $52.75 million earlier this month for the 362-unit Central Park Apartments in Altamonte Springs. Located at 535 One Center Blvd., the acquisition follows three other apartment communities TruAmerica purchased in Orlando last year. And the company is...

  • Seminole seeks design consultant to judge Five Points Complex P3 proposals

    Seminole seeks design consultant to judge Five Points Complex P3 proposals

    Seminole County is seeking a design consultant to help evaluate the architectural and engineering aspects of redevelopment proposals for the Five Points Operations Complex, according to a $1 million Request for Professional Services (RPS) issued on Friday. The county previously issued a Public-Private...

  • Former Kmart anchor space to be redeveloped at Winter Springs center

    Former Kmart anchor space to be redeveloped at Winter Springs center

    Construction slated to start this month should breathe new life into the Promenade at Tuskawilla shopping center at Red Bug Lake and Tuskawilla roads near Winter Springs. Tuskawilla Park SC, Ltd., a private partnership which owns the 217,000-square-foot center, plans to spend $5 million redeveloping...

  • Seminole County seeks P3 proposals to redevelop, expand Five Points Complex

    Seminole County seeks P3 proposals to redevelop, expand Five Points Complex

    Seminole County is seeking proposals for design and construction of a redeveloped Five Points Operations Complex to consolidate county offices, according to a Public-Private Partnership (P3) bid opportunity issued this week.  The public solicitation effort follows an unsolicited bid and proposal...

  • Local builder plans new HQ office in Oviedo for 13-acre light industrial park

    Local builder plans new HQ office in Oviedo for 13-acre light industrial park

    Chuluota-based Southern Development & Construction is in the process of building out 13 acres of land in Oviedo for a mixed-use commercial center, with one headquarters relocation already in the works.  To be named Oviedo Commercial Center and located off Connection Point west of S.R. 426, plans...

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  • Orlando Health updates plans, long-term expansion for Lake Mary medical complex

    Orlando Health updates plans, long-term expansion for Lake Mary medical complex

    Orlando Health is updating plans for a 30.8-acre medical complex on Rinehart Road in Lake Mary, with a new phased site plan featuring expansion options like a six-story hospital tower which weren't included when the project was announced last May. The first phase of construction now includes two...

  • Seminole Schools seeks CMAR for $2.65M renovation job on 9th Grade Center

    Seminole Schools seeks CMAR for $2.65M renovation job on 9th Grade Center

    Seminole County Public Schools is seeking a Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for the renovation and remodeling of Seminole High School's 9th Grade Center, with a budget of $2.65 million, according to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) issued this week.  Formerly known as Millennium Middle School...

  • Providence One Partners to build new HQ office in Colonial TownPark

    Providence One Partners to build new HQ office in Colonial TownPark

    One of the original developers of Colonial TownPark in Lake Mary has acquired the last vacant parcel and plans to start construction in March on a new 10,000-square-foot office building. Providence One Partners purchased the 0.9-acre lot in August and is awaiting final permit approvals from Seminole...

  • Equinox sells Oviedo Point strip center to Dallas-based investors

    Equinox sells Oviedo Point strip center to Dallas-based investors

    One year after starting vertical construction on a multi-tenant strip center in its Oviedo Point development, Equinox Development Properties has sold the center to Dallas-based Crow Holdings Capital Real Estate. Equinox, through affiliate company Oviedo Point Investors LLC, sold the two-acre shopping...

  • Lincoln Avenue Capital pursues tax-exempt bonds to renovate Sanford apartments

    Lincoln Avenue Capital pursues tax-exempt bonds to renovate Sanford apartments

    New York-based low-income housing developer Lincoln Avenue Capital is pursuing $23.5 million in tax-exempt bonds for rehabilitation of the Logan Heights Apartments in Sanford. Located at 1000 Logan Heights Circle, the 22.2-acre property features 360 multifamily units spread across 15 two-story...

  • Two new hotels fronting Sanford I-4 intersection near county approval

    Two new hotels fronting Sanford I-4 intersection near county approval

    Plans for two new hotels near Sanford that were announced 20 months ago are back on track, according to one of the developers. Local hotelier Jayesh Patel said he is nearing approval from Seminole County to build a 120-room Holiday Inn Express and an 86-room Home2 Suites by Hilton at 4750 West...

  • Local developer buys Lake Mary office park with plans to double footprint

    Local developer buys Lake Mary office park with plans to double footprint

    Lake Mary-based real estate investment and development firm DIX Developments LLC recently paid $1.775 million for the Ciara Creek Executive Centre, with plans to double its size in the next year.  CEO James Dicks said he will spruce up the 1.63-acre office park and its four existing buildings on...

  • Tampa-based investors pay $35M for Lake Mary apartments near SunRail

    Tampa-based investors pay $35M for Lake Mary apartments near SunRail

    Tampa-based Robbins Property Associates recently paid $35.35 million for the 200-unit Station House Apartments, a transit-oriented development built just two years ago in Lake Mary. Robbins purchased the complex from Winter Park-based Epoch Residential, according to a deed signed Nov. 16 and recorded...

  • Developer planning office bldg conversion to ALF will add new memory care facility

    Developer planning office bldg conversion to ALF will add new memory care facility

    A Winter Park developer that announced plans in May to convert an office park in Seminole County into an assisted living facility has broadened their concept to now include memory care, and new construction. Estapona Senior Living LLC paid $2.7 million in May for an office park at 7255 Estapona...

  • Attorney Mark Nation preps first phase of downtown Sanford redevelopment

    Attorney Mark Nation preps first phase of downtown Sanford redevelopment

    Mark Nation is best known for his day job as a prominent Central Florida attorney, but it's his side gig that's drawing interest and financial support from the city of Sanford. GrowthSpotter first reported in January that Nation had purchased a mostly vacant 1.5-acre city block in downtown Sanford,...

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  • Sanford Airport Authority to chart plan for hotel development by December

    Sanford Airport Authority to chart plan for hotel development by December

    The Sanford Airport Authority (SAA) should decide in December how to move forward with bringing a hotel to property near the entrance to Orlando Sanford International Airport, after it terminated a contract earlier this year with a private developer for failure to perform. The primary questions...

  • Local developer plans 30k SF of new warehouse space in Sanford

    Local developer plans 30k SF of new warehouse space in Sanford

    Winter Park-based DeMabry Holdings Inc., a land acquisition and development firm headed by Gino Della Cava, is planning two new warehouse buildings in the Aero Lane Industrial Park in east Sanford. Della Cava, also president of local general contractor ACS Construction, told GrowthSpotter on Wednesday...

  • Local design and construction pros team up for Lake Mary live/work townhomes

    Local design and construction pros team up for Lake Mary live/work townhomes

    With an eye toward the growing number of self-employed Americans, three Central Florida firms are preparing to build sustainable, live/work townhomes a stone’s throw from downtown Lake Mary and one block from the city’s SunRail station. Field and Form, a sustainable real estate development firm,...

  • Orlando developer plans small retail & apts building in downtown Sanford

    Orlando developer plans small retail & apts building in downtown Sanford

    Sanford's Downtown Community Redevelopment Agency has awarded a $50,000 construction grant to an Orlando developer pitching new mixed-use multifamily in the city's urban core. The three-story development would include 14 one-bedroom apartments on the top two floors and 2,200 square feet of retail...

  • Sanford developers switch plan from multifamily to hotel for downtown site

    Sanford developers switch plan from multifamily to hotel for downtown site

    A local firm that originally planned to build 100 apartments in downtown Sanford is switching gears, proposing a new Choice Hotels-branded development on the site.  Located at 200 W. 1st St. two blocks west of the heart of downtown Sanford, the three-story hotel would have 60 to 75 rooms, with...

  • Miami-based medical office investors buy first Orlando-area asset in Longwood

    Miami-based medical office investors buy first Orlando-area asset in Longwood

    PrimeMed Realty, a Miami-based real estate investment firm that started business this year, recently made its first Central Florida acquisition in Longwood and is pursuing more. The company paid $4.15 million for the former ProMed Center, a medical office building at 225 West S.R. 434, according...

  • Altamonte Springs seeks GC for $15M public park redevelopment project

    Altamonte Springs seeks GC for $15M public park redevelopment project

    The city of Altamonte Springs is looking for a general contractor to lead the demolition and new construction of its Westmonte Park, billed as a $15 million redevelopment project, according to an Invitation to Bid (ITB) issued on Tuesday. The project involves the construction of approximately 27,100...

  • Taylor Morrison buys lots to partner w/Meritage on former ‘San Pedro’ land

    Taylor Morrison buys lots to partner w/Meritage on former ‘San Pedro’ land

    National homebuilder Taylor Morrison has purchased 30 percent of the approved lots in the gated Hawk’s Crest community, planned for the 270-acre former San Pedro Center property in south Seminole County. Taylor Morrison paid $15.829 million on Oct. 13 to Meritage Homes, the community's prime developer,...

  • Seminole County seeks CMAR for year-long renovation of Lake Brantley High

    Seminole County seeks CMAR for year-long renovation of Lake Brantley High

    Seminole County Public Schools is seeking a Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for extensive renovation and remodeling at Lake Brantley High School, according to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) issued Sunday. Located at 991 Sand Lake Road in Altamonte Springs, the school's scope of work will...

  • Robust building demand prompts RLH Construction to plan new HQ in Oviedo

    Robust building demand prompts RLH Construction to plan new HQ in Oviedo

    The thriving local building industry has spurred Oviedo-based RLH Construction to expand into a new headquarters and storage area planned on Oviedo's West S.R. 426, just northwest of James Drive. The company’s business has grown so much that RLH has had to lease space in addition to their present...

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  • Family developer seeks GC for site work on 67-acre light industrial park in Sanford

    Family developer seeks GC for site work on 67-acre light industrial park in Sanford

    A family owner and developer of 67 acres of pasture land in northeast Sanford expects to start horizontal site work by December for a light industrial park, and is seeking general contractor bids for the phased work. Based at 475 N. Cedar Road, the property lies north of Narcissus Avenue, south...

  • Local developer plans new luxury home subdivision near Tuscawilla & Oviedo

    Local developer plans new luxury home subdivision near Tuscawilla & Oviedo

    Planning is underway for the Estates at Wellington, a new luxury home subdivision in Seminole County just east of the Central Florida Greenway, at the corner of Mikler Road and Token Trail. Residential developer Jim Mehta said work should begin early next year on the 24-lot development on 36.8...

  • Sky Powersports plans new Sanford dealership, fourth in Cen Fla

    Sky Powersports plans new Sanford dealership, fourth in Cen Fla

    Sky Powersports, a motorcycle, ATV and personal watercraft dealer, has chosen Sanford as the site for its fourth store in Central Florida. The company is targeting a vacant 3.22-acre parcel at the northwest corner of S.R. 46 and N. White Cedar Road. Sky Powersports bought the property for $770,000...

  • Pennington & Assoc. to build new HQ, retail/office development near Oviedo

    Pennington & Assoc. to build new HQ, retail/office development near Oviedo

    Winter Park-based construction firm Pennington & Associates plans to build its new headquarters along with retail-office space in Seminole County near Oviedo. The company’s new development arm, Pennington Development Group, will build the project on land currently owned by the Clayton family on...

  • Shaw Construction & investors plan 2 office bldgs for downtown Lake Mary

    Shaw Construction & investors plan 2 office bldgs for downtown Lake Mary

    Shaw Construction & Management Services Inc. is close to getting city approval to build two office buildings in downtown Lake Mary. The Lake Mary-based builder should get City Commission approval for the project at the Sept. 7 meeting, said City Planner Stephen Noto. Company president Terry Shaw...

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  • Action Church pays $1.17M for former private school property in Sanford

    Action Church pays $1.17M for former private school property in Sanford

    Action Church paid for $1.17 million earlier this month for its third church site in Seminole County, buying the former City Church Academy in Sanford.  The former private church school at 650 E. Airport Blvd. will give Action Church will be the first property owned by the church, which until now...

  • Meritage ready to move on 2nd phase of Oakmont Reserve in Longwood

    Meritage ready to move on 2nd phase of Oakmont Reserve in Longwood

    Meritage Homes recently paid $2.54 million for 11-plus acres in Longwood, and will start site work in the next few months on the second phase of upscale Oakmont Reserve. The national homebuilder bought the land June 8 from HRD Longwood LLC, a company affiliated with Harney Land & Cattle Co. of...

  • Casselberry construction firm plans HQ office for new mixed-use bldg

    Casselberry construction firm plans HQ office for new mixed-use bldg

    Local general contractor Axios Construction Services plans to demolish its current headquarters in Casselberry and build a new home for the company in a new multi-level, mixed-use development. Currently located at 2905 Lakeview Dr., company founders Rami and Rida Sadrack have laid the groundwork...

  • Orlando-based senior living firm preps memory care facility site in Longwood

    Orlando-based senior living firm preps memory care facility site in Longwood

    CERTUS Senior Living plans to begin construction in late summer on a 64-unit memory care community near Longwood. The 43,326-square-foot facility will be built on 4.4 acres at the southwest corner of EE Williamson Road and Interstate 4 in unincorporated Seminole County. It will be one of four memory...

  • Seminole State College seeks construction manager for Gould Bldg renovation

    Seminole State College seeks construction manager for Gould Bldg renovation

    Seminole State College of Florida is seeking a construction manager to help renovate an office building that came with 10 acres in Longwood it received as a donation in February 2016, according to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) published Monday.  Located at 1333 N. U.S. 17-92, the Gould Building...

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  • Wekiva Capital Partners plans retail for busy Longwood intersection

    Wekiva Capital Partners plans retail for busy Longwood intersection

    A Winter Park-based commercial real estate firm plans to buy a 2-acre parcel at a busy Longwood intersection, and is looking for retail tenants to occupy one or more pads to be developed. Wekiva Capital Partners, formed in 2014, is under contract to buy property at the southwest corner of N. Ronald...

  • Pulte buys 43 lakefront acres near Longwood for 94 luxury-home lots

    Pulte buys 43 lakefront acres near Longwood for 94 luxury-home lots

    Pulte Homes recently closed on 43.6 acres near Lake Brantley and Longwood in Seminole County and plans to have luxury homes ready for sale there by the fall of this year. The Atlanta-based homebuilder paid $10.5 million for the property at 1931 W. Brantley Road, according to a deed signed May 17...

  • Cheesecake supplier plans expansion after striking deal with Sanford

    Cheesecake supplier plans expansion after striking deal with Sanford

    A national dessert manufacturer based in Sanford is moving forward with expansion plans after city leaders agreed to sell about an acre of land near a retention pond. The agreement will keep the company, The Father's Table LLC, in the city. Sanford City Commissioners on May 22 declared a 55-foot-by-771...

  • Fishing rod supplier plans expansion in Seminole, to seek engineer & GC

    Fishing rod supplier plans expansion in Seminole, to seek engineer & GC

    An Oviedo-based firm that sells custom fishing rod kits and parts is netting more business, and exploring the possibility of building a new facility in a rural part of Seminole County to accommodate the company's growth. Kevin Brontz of Get Bit Outdoors met with Seminole County planners Wednesday...

  • Family-owned printing company to leave Longwood, build new HQ in Sanford

    Family-owned printing company to leave Longwood, build new HQ in Sanford

    Magnolia Press, a homegrown print shop doing business in Seminole County since 1973, has outgrown its Longwood operation and plans to build a new main office in Sanford. At 21,000 square feet, the new building will be more than twice as large as the company's current 8,000-square-foot print shop...

  • Hotel investors under contract for historic Downtown Sanford building

    Hotel investors under contract for historic Downtown Sanford building

    Private investors have a contract to buy one of Downtown Sanford's most historic buildings and want to convert it into a 120-room boutique hotel, returning it to the original use from its opening in 1925 as the Forrest Lake Hotel. Located at 1095 E. 1st St. overlooking Lake Monroe, the building...

  • Plan for Downtown Sanford hotel faces triad of challenges

    Plan for Downtown Sanford hotel faces triad of challenges

    John Revelle's plans to open a boutique hotel in an historic building in Downtown Sanford is a goal that has long been championed by city supporters. But if he is to deliver, he'll need to overcome several obstacles. Revelle, who lives in Maitland and formed Sanford Hotel Group LLC in February,...

  • Winter Park senior care firm buys Fern Park office park, plans conversion to ALF

    Winter Park senior care firm buys Fern Park office park, plans conversion to ALF

    The new owner of a Seminole County office park plans to renovate and repurpose its six buildings into a senior living facility, with a opening targeted for late 2018 or early 2019. Premier Senior Consultants of Winter Park paid $2.7 million for the office park at 7255 Estapona Circle, according...

  • Lake Mary 'Allure' project creeps along as developer responds to county needs

    Lake Mary 'Allure' project creeps along as developer responds to county needs

    The Cincinnati-based developer of Allure on the Parkway, a proposed mixed-use project on the west side of International Parkway near Lake Mary, continues to push through the Seminole County permitting process with no ground-breaking date set.  Seminole County Commissioners seemed to have cleared...

  • Former Seminole commissioner plans small flex commerce park near I-4 in Sanford

    Former Seminole commissioner plans small flex commerce park near I-4 in Sanford

    Businessman and former Seminole County Commissioner Sid Vihlen Jr. plans to develop more than 4 acres he owns on Monroe Road (C.R. 15) in Sanford, has yet to hire a general contractor and aims to break ground this fall. To be named Lake Monroe Commerce Park, the project will consist of three flex...

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  • Jacksonville company to rehab Sanford building for new ice production plant

    Jacksonville company to rehab Sanford building for new ice production plant

    Jacksonville-based The Ice Man is expanding into Seminole County and will be hiring local contractors to transform a Sanford building into a new ice plant, the company's owner told GrowthSpotter. The company paid $1.6 million for an industrial building on 2 acres at the corner of Old Lake Mary...

  • Meritage pursues site work start on South Seminole's former 'San Pedro' property

    Meritage pursues site work start on South Seminole's former 'San Pedro' property

    Meritage Homes will begin work later this year on a 695-home subdivision in South Seminole County, with an initial phase of homes hitting the market in mid-2018. The property, nearly 270 acres on Howell Branch Road between S.R. 436 and Dike Road with frontage on Lake Howell, was formerly known...

  • Sanford seeks traffic engineer for parking, consultants to evaluate Comp Plan

    Sanford seeks traffic engineer for parking, consultants to evaluate Comp Plan

    The City of Sanford is is seeking planning consultants to help it review and update its Comprehensive Plan, and a traffic engineer to study parking solutions in downtown, according to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Request for Proposals (RFP) published on Thursday. A traffic engineering...

  • Three new QSRs & more planned for site on Oviedo’s Mitchell Hammock Road

    Three new QSRs & more planned for site on Oviedo’s Mitchell Hammock Road

    A development planned for busy Mitchell Hammock Road could offer Oviedo commuters to Orlando new choices for low-cost dining. Hank Porcher, president of real estate development company T.L. Pittman and Associates Inc., said he has commitments from three quick-service restaurant companies for 11...

  • Lake Mary seeks contractor bids to build new Heritage Park

    Lake Mary seeks contractor bids to build new Heritage Park

    The City of Lake Mary is seeking a landscape contractor to build the first phase of its new Heritage Park, to be located on the city's east end nears its SunRail station. The land that is being used was donated to the city for public use and currently contains trees and open space. It is at Greenleaf...

  • Developer buys Altamonte Springs site for 7th local store of auto body repair chain

    Developer buys Altamonte Springs site for 7th local store of auto body repair chain

    Dallas-based Cross Development paid $790,000 on April 6 for a build-to-suit site in Altamonte Springs, planned as the seventh local store of auto body repair chain Caliber Collision.  Located at the intersection of Rainer Drive and Pearl Lake Causeway with frontage on Bunnell Road, the 2.21-acre...

  • Waste Pro USA purchases HQ building in Longwood after leasing 17 years

    Waste Pro USA purchases HQ building in Longwood after leasing 17 years

    Waste Pro USA, one of Central Florida’s largest privately owned companies, recently purchased its headquarters building in Longwood for $4.2 million, according to deeds signed in late March and recorded Thursday in Seminole County. Known as "The Springs," the three-story, 32,934-square-foot building...

  • Newly-acquired land fronting I-4 near Longwood listed for sale at $1.8M

    Newly-acquired land fronting I-4 near Longwood listed for sale at $1.8M

    A 5-acre strip near Longwood fronting an Interstate 4 welcome station is going up for sale, after its former owner retook control from a church that couldn't follow through on construction plans.  Located just north of Exit 94 and bounded on the east by I-4 and the west by Markham Woods Road, the...

  • Walmart Neighborhood Market & fuel station expected for site near Apopka

    Walmart Neighborhood Market & fuel station expected for site near Apopka

    Retail giant Walmart may be planning a stand-alone grocery store and fuel station on the Seminole/Orange County border near Apopka, according to a recent filing with the St. Johns River Water Management District. An application submitted March 24 by property owner Taurus Investment Holdings asks...

  • Mortgage company founder buys former ITT school bldg in bankruptcy bid

    Mortgage company founder buys former ITT school bldg in bankruptcy bid

    Robert W. Palmer, founder and president of RP Funding mortgage and title companies, has purchased the former ITT Education Services building in Lake Mary and plans to make it a headquarters for his new technology marketing products. The building, located between I-4 and International Parkway in...

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  • Small-bay industrial sells in Sanford near new warehouse developments

    Small-bay industrial sells in Sanford near new warehouse developments

    A Boston-based private equity firm paid $10.4 million in mid-March for two industrial buildings in one of Central Florida's fast growing submarkets for new warehouses. A fund created by Cabot Properties Inc. bought the two buildings that comprise Sanford's North Park Commerce Center on Enterprise...

  • Sanford's brewing reputation attracts investors to historic train depot property

    Sanford's brewing reputation attracts investors to historic train depot property

    A group of Orlando investors plan to open a brewery and artisan market in a train depot in downtown Sanford. Wekiva Basin Brewing LLC has submitted plans to the city of Sanford to construct a 3,500-square-foot brewery and tap room at 212 W. 1st St. Plans also call for a 2,300-square-foot market...

  • McCraney Property plans new industrial bldg in Lake Mary’s SunTech Park

    McCraney Property plans new industrial bldg in Lake Mary’s SunTech Park

    McCraney Property Co. is looking to expand its substantial Orlando-area industrial portfolio with a new 45,509-square-foot building in Lake Mary’s SunTech Commerce Park. Company president and CEO Steven McCraney said he plans to use all local contractors and labor once the project gets through...

  • Hospital Corporation of America develops plan for new hospital in North Seminole

    Hospital Corporation of America develops plan for new hospital in North Seminole

    Hospital Corporation of America, which operates the Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford, is planning to build a new medical campus in Heathrow that would include a 180-bed hospital, and may ultimately replace the Sanford location entirely. Seminole County planners are scheduled for a pre-application...

  • Sanford & Coral Gables developer close to deal on $50M downtown project

    Sanford & Coral Gables developer close to deal on $50M downtown project

    A deal between the City of Sanford and a Coral Gables-based developer to redevelop three downtown city blocks appears imminent after six months of negotiations. The development, dubbed Heritage Park, would be a $50 million mixed-use project that partially overlooks Lake Monroe, made up of 37,750...

  • Sanford begins early negotiations to build downtown parking garages

    Sanford begins early negotiations to build downtown parking garages

    When Theo Hollerbach opened his German restaurant in downtown Sanford in 2001, finding a place to park was never an issue. In fact, the owner of the popular Hollerbach's Willow Tree Café would play soccer with employees during afternoons on 1st Street in front of his restaurant, with little chance...

  • Longwood seeks construction bidders for city park, building demo & new pond

    Longwood seeks construction bidders for city park, building demo & new pond

    The City of Longwood is seeking bidders on two major projects: redevelopment of Reiter Park, and the demolition of a wastewater plant and construction of an irrigation supply pond at the plant’s former site. Leaders of the Seminole County city have been talking for years about major improvements...

  • Sanford seeks land & planning consultants to evaluate Comp Plan

    Sanford seeks land & planning consultants to evaluate Comp Plan

    The City of Sanford is seeking land management and planning consultants to help it review and update its Comprehensive Plan, according to a Request for Proposals (RFP) published on Wednesday.  The RFP invites qualified firms or individuals to work on the city's preparation of a Comprehensive Plan...

  • Miami-based firm uses 1031 exchange to buy strip mall in busy Altamonte corridor

    Miami-based firm uses 1031 exchange to buy strip mall in busy Altamonte corridor

    Miami-based TCII Capital Group added to its Greater Orlando portfolio last week with a $2.325 million acquisition of a strip mall in Altamonte Springs’ busy S.R. 434 corridor. The full-service real estate firm bought two multi-tenant buildings just north of Sand Lake Road and next to Lake Brantley...

  • Oviedo Mall sells for $15.3M, new owner promises renovations & new retailers

    Oviedo Mall sells for $15.3M, new owner promises renovations & new retailers

    The new owner of Oviedo Mall will be hiring hundreds of local workers this year as it looks to renovate and revitalize the aging property built in 1998, a lead executive with the company told GrowthSpotter.  Los Angeles-based International Growth Properties, via affiliate Oviedo Mall Holding LLC,...

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