Winter Park Developments

  • Phil Kean Design Group to expand office footprint in Winter Park

    Phil Kean Design Group to expand office footprint in Winter Park

    Phil Kean Design Group plans to close within the next month on two property purchases in Winter Park near its office building row on W. Fairbanks Avenue, with an aim to expand staff parking and build two new townhomes.  Company principals Phil Kean and Brad Grosberg own three small office/retail...

  • Winter Park posts RFQs for 4 engineering and architectural service contracts

    Winter Park posts RFQs for 4 engineering and architectural service contracts

    The City of Winter Park is seeking bids this month for professional services related to architecture, transportation planning, stormwater management and general civil engineering. Four separate Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) were issued Friday and Monday with deadlines for submittals in early-to-mid-January....

  • Developer buys Winter Park land for region's first Orchard Supply Hardware

    Developer buys Winter Park land for region's first Orchard Supply Hardware

    Minnesota-based developer Oppidan Investment Company paid $5.75 million on Nov. 1 for 2.4 acres on S. Orlando Avenue in Winter Park, where it plans to build the first Orlando-area store for Lowe's-owned chain Orchard Supply Hardware.  The sale reflects a land value of $55 per square foot, one of...

  • CEO of clinical research firm buys Winter Park lakefront home

    CEO of clinical research firm buys Winter Park lakefront home

    The CEO and owner of Orlando-based Compass Research paid $5.3 million on Oct. 27 for a "Hamptons-style" lakefront home on Winter Park's Lake Mizell.  The buyers were Sean P. Stanton and wife Charlet C. Stanton. Sean co-founded Compass Research in 2006, which serves as a Phase 1-4 therapeutic clinical...

  • Rollins College studies up to 80-room expansion of Winter Park's The Alfond Inn

    Rollins College studies up to 80-room expansion of Winter Park's The Alfond Inn

    Buoyed by a successful three years with average occupancy now above 90 percent, Rollins College is exploring expansion of The Alfond Inn, with fundraising from donors to lead pre-development planning over the next year, a lead executive with the college told GrowthSpotter.  Located at 300 E. New...

  • Investors pitch converting office bldg to 120-key boutique hotel in Winter Park

    Investors pitch converting office bldg to 120-key boutique hotel in Winter Park

    A group of local investors, led by Winter Park-based attorney Mike Maher, are proposing to convert a 16-year-old office building near downtown Winter Park into a 120-room boutique hotel with new construction.  The development plan faces challenges over the next month to earning city approval, with...

  • Westminster plans $4.5M learning center building at Winter Park community

    Westminster plans $4.5M learning center building at Winter Park community

    Westminster Communities of Florida is seeking city approval for a new activities and events building on the lakefront of its 42-acre community in Winter Park, a projected $4.5 million investment for which the company should select a general contractor in Spring 2017, a lead executive with the company...

  • Winter Park preps rezoning to aid sale of downtown Blake Yard site

    Winter Park preps rezoning to aid sale of downtown Blake Yard site

    Winter Park will pursue a final key step next week to position a 0.45-acre public property in its downtown for sale and development into townhomes.  Located at 301 W. Comstock Ave., one and a half blocks from Park Avenue, the property is surrounded by residential. Formerly known as the Blake Yard...

  • Road work, land contracts & mixed-use self storage update Bellows' 73-acre Ravaudage

    Road work, land contracts & mixed-use self storage update Bellows' 73-acre Ravaudage

    Dan Bellows' Benjamin Partners Ltd. is preparing infrastructure on its sprawling 73-acre Ravaudage property in northern Winter Park for a long anticipated second phase of development, and is now proposing a mixed-use self storage building to complement two sites under contract to multifamily developers. ...

  • Funeral home to lease back Winter Park building after sale, seeks larger property

    Funeral home to lease back Winter Park building after sale, seeks larger property

    Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home will lease back its existing building in Winter Park for up to 18 more months after selling the property last week, and is now seeking a larger property to move to within the city, regional manager Dennis Sparks told GrowthSpotter.  Dallas-based real estate investor...

More News

  • Pizzuti close to leading new Winter Park library project, architect & CM to follow

    Pizzuti close to leading new Winter Park library project, architect & CM to follow

    Columbus-based developer The Pizzuti Companies could begin leading Winter Park's development efforts as soon as late October on the planned $30 million library, events center and parking garage at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.  Winter Park issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) in mid-June for owner's...

  • Tampa townhome developer seeks more urban infill & mixed-use sites in Orlando

    Tampa townhome developer seeks more urban infill & mixed-use sites in Orlando

    Tampa-based Icon Residential, a developer focused on urban infill townhomes, has three projects now underway in Greater Orlando and more land in its sights, with $75 million in equity it could place in projects across the Southeast over the next 18 to 24 months, a principal with the company told...

  • New challenges arise for developer over Winter Park memory care facility

    New challenges arise for developer over Winter Park memory care facility

    Washington, D.C.-based luxury residential developer Brook Rose has reduced the size and scope of his proposed memory care facility in northern Winter Park six months after first going before the city's Planning and Zoning Board, but now faces staff opposition and more vocal opponents from the neighborhood. ...

  • Leon Capital Group buys Winter Park funeral home, plans redevelopment

    Leon Capital Group buys Winter Park funeral home, plans redevelopment

    Dallas-based real estate investor and developer Leon Capital Group boosted its asset portfolio in Orlando last Thursday, spending $2.95 million for a 1.52-acre Winter Park property it will redevelop for office and retail.  Located across 1308, 1324 and 1350 W. Fairbanks Ave., the property lies...

  • Demetree Global assembles land at Winter Park gateway for bold redevelopment

    Demetree Global assembles land at Winter Park gateway for bold redevelopment

    Local commercial real estate and development group Demetree Global has assembled nearly two-thirds of the land surrounding the intersection of S. Orlando and N. Orange avenues, with plans to redevelop the area with new retail, and a large traffic roundabout to serve as a grand gateway to Winter...

  • Osprey Custom plans 12-townhome row in SW Winter Park, faces density challenge

    Osprey Custom plans 12-townhome row in SW Winter Park, faces density challenge

    Orlando-based Osprey Custom Homes is planning a row of 12 townhomes on 0.93 acres in southwest Winter Park, less than a block off S. Orlando Avenue. City staff have challenged the project's density, but pre-sale demand for similar zero-lot-line products has been high in the past year. To be named...

  • Cask & Larder owners to expand parking, landscape Winter Park corner

    Cask & Larder owners to expand parking, landscape Winter Park corner

    James and Julie Petrakis, chefs and owners of The Ravenous Pig, Cask & Larder and Swine & Sons in Winter Park, are taking their first step next week toward beautifying 1.197 contiguous acres the couple owns on the northeast corner of W. Fairbanks and S. Pennsylvania avenues, where they plan to...

  • Local real estate trio plans high-end condo project near Downtown Winter Park

    Local real estate trio plans high-end condo project near Downtown Winter Park

    A group of local real estate law and development partners are planning eight high-end condominium apartments just north of Downtown Winter Park, and have yet to finalize pricing the project, choosing a general contractor or lining up a construction lender, a principal with the group told GrowthSpotter. ...

  • Winter Park seeks co-developer for affordable housing properties

    Winter Park seeks co-developer for affordable housing properties

    Winter Park Housing Authority is seeking an experienced co-developer to help it develop or revitalize a half dozen or more affordable housing communities in the city.  The agency published a Request for Qualifications on Wednesday for a co-developer, with the partner to lead plans to rehabilitate...

  • Developer preps Winter Park site for first Orchard Supply hardware store in Orlando

    Developer preps Winter Park site for first Orchard Supply hardware store in Orlando

    Minnesota-based developer Oppidan Investment Company has 2.4 acres under contract on Orlando Avenue in Winter Park, where it plans to build the first Orlando-area store for Lowe's-owned boutique chain Orchard Supply Hardware.  Located just northwest of the intersection of N. Orange and S. Orlando...

More News

  • Winter Park to sell Comstock Ave land, suitable for 3 townhomes

    Winter Park to sell Comstock Ave land, suitable for 3 townhomes

    Winter Park continues to chip away at its list of public properties that could be sold or developed, with city commissioners agreeing this week to list a 0.45-acre parcel near downtown for sale that could accommodate a handful of homes.   Located at 301 W. Comstock Ave., the property is zoned PQP...

  • Winter Park puts out RFP for owner's rep on $30M new library project

    Winter Park puts out RFP for owner's rep on $30M new library project

    Winter Park published a Request for Proposals on Wednesday for Owner's Representative Services on its planned $30 million library, events center and parking garage at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.  A private owner's representative is often hired on large public facility projects for the breadth...

  • Buyer of Winter Park apartment complex seeks financing

    Buyer of Winter Park apartment complex seeks financing

    Winter Park’s 288-unit Park at Sutton Place apartment complex is under contract for $30 million to an Atlanta real estate investment firm that is looking for private equity to finance 25 percent of the price, according to offering documents issued by the planned buyer. Radco Companies, a big buyer...

  • Battaglia Group plans new retail-office building in Downtown Winter Park

    Battaglia Group plans new retail-office building in Downtown Winter Park

    Local property developer and manager Battaglia Group is planning a new three-story Class A office and retail building less than a block off S. Park Avenue, on one of the last undeveloped parcels in Downtown Winter Park. Located at 158 E. New England Ave., the 0.61-acre parcel is currently a city-managed...

  • Winter Park to list key city-owned parcels for sale, study City Hall move

    Winter Park to list key city-owned parcels for sale, study City Hall move

    Winter Park city commissioners gave staff marching orders earlier this week on five high-profile parcels of city-owned land, which includes choosing commercial real estate brokers to market some for sale, and analyzing the potential move of City Hall.  As GrowthSpotter first reported on April 7...

More News

  • Oviedo developer plans 'ultra high-end' town homes for Winter Park

    Oviedo developer plans 'ultra high-end' town homes for Winter Park

    An Oviedo developer plans “ultra hig-end” town homes for two parcels totaling one acre that his company recently bought on Winter Park’s N. Park Avenue, with prices of the residences to potentially rank as Central Florida's most expensive for their type. Gregg Hill, head of Oviedo-based Hill Gray...

  • Owens Realty completes Winter Park assemblage with $28M in Hannibal Square

    Owens Realty completes Winter Park assemblage with $28M in Hannibal Square

    Owens Realty Services CEO Bob Owens now controls virtually two city blocks in downtown Winter Park's Hannibal Square district after completing the purchase Thursday of 100,000 square feet of residential, office and retail space. The $28 million-acquisition includes 72 apartments, 30,000 square...

  • Senior housing operator pays $11.5M for Winter Park tower, plans $1M renovation

    Senior housing operator pays $11.5M for Winter Park tower, plans $1M renovation

    An affiliate of Memphis-based Housing Preservation Inc. paid $11.5 million on Dec. 16 for the Calvary Towers assisted living community in Winter Park, its first purchase in the Orlando market, and is actively looking to buy more locally, a lead executive with the company told GrowthSpotter.  Located...

  • Sydgan completes assemblage in Winter Park for mixed-use, affordable housing

    Sydgan completes assemblage in Winter Park for mixed-use, affordable housing

    After nearly 20 years and more than $3.1 million spent assembling four acres on Winter Park's Minnesota Avenue, Sydgan Corporation is planning a mixed-use development that will feature affordable housing for sale and lease, developer Dan Bellows told GrowthSpotter.  East of Clay Street and west...

  • Winter Park targeted for almost two dozen new homes

    Winter Park targeted for almost two dozen new homes

    Nearly two dozen homes priced at an intermediate level for Winter Park are planned for the city’s Howell Branch area. Jim Mehta, chief executive of developer Overstreet 535, said the 23 residences, which will range from the low $300,000s to the high $300,000s, are priced “so I might pleasantly...

  • Developer buys prime Winter Park land to build 'empty-nester' homes

    Developer buys prime Winter Park land to build 'empty-nester' homes

    Finding empty residential lots for sale in Winter Park is difficult, so developer Salman A. Haider found one that wasn’t for sale and made a deal to buy it. Haider Development Corp.’s subsidiary Penn North LLC recently purchased a parcel at 1004 Pennsylvania Ave. from the Elizabeth Morse Genius...

  • Winter Park apartment complex fetches $2.5M

    Winter Park apartment complex fetches $2.5M

    A development group including longtime area builder Nancy A. Rossman closed Friday on the nearly $2.5 million purchase of prime land in Winter Park, according to people familiar with the transaction. The Rossman group, through Interlachen Partners, LLC paid $2.465 million for roughly half an acre...

  • Winter Park senior care facility sells, 2nd this month

    Winter Park senior care facility sells, 2nd this month

    HCP Inc., one of the biggest U.S. health-care real estate investment trusts by market value, has bought a Winter Park senior care facility, the second time this month a large investor has purchased an area facility for the elderly. One consultant said the activity suggests the senior housing market...

  • Phil Kean Design Group buys land for 2nd phase of Winter Park brownstones

    Phil Kean Design Group buys land for 2nd phase of Winter Park brownstones

    Fresh off the full pre-sale of eight luxury brownstone townhomes in downtown Winter Park that netted roughly $12 million, an affiliate of Phil Kean Design Group paid $2.1 million on Oct. 27 for 0.67 acres just one block west, with plans for 11 more units inspired by New York City's classic Brownstones. ...

  • Fertility doctors spend $2.1M on Winter Park parcel, will invest $6M in clinic

    Fertility doctors spend $2.1M on Winter Park parcel, will invest $6M in clinic

    Orlando fertility clinic the Center for Reproductive Medicine paid $2.1 million on Tuesday for a 1.36-acre undeveloped parcel in Winter Park, with the group set to break ground in the coming months on a new clinic and surgery center that will be double the size of its current location, Dr. Randall...

More News

  • Winter Park plans to put $1.2M into golf course

    Winter Park plans to put $1.2M into golf course

    Winter Park is bucking a trend by not only keeping its golf course open, but giving it a makeover, feeling the facility is too integral a part of the community to dispense with. The city is looking for a contractor to undertake a $1.2 million project to make the 40-acre, nine hole facility much...

  • Sunbelt Lawn & Tractor triples property size with Winter Park site

    Sunbelt Lawn & Tractor triples property size with Winter Park site

    Winter Park-based Sunbelt Lawn & Tractor should move by January to a 3.2-acre parcel on Forsyth Road it acquired this month for $1.275 million, with plans to put another $1.5 million into property renovations over the next three months, the company's owner told GrowthSpotter.  With more than 30...

  • Developer's offer to buy Progress Point from Winter Park hits snag over land value

    Developer's offer to buy Progress Point from Winter Park hits snag over land value

    Plans by former Winter Park City Commissioner Phil Anderson to build an upscale assisted living facility on the former Progress Point site hit a road block at Monday's city commission meeting, when Mayor Steve Leary spoke out against the idea, and a new appraisal valued the land $1 million above...

  • Leading private equity fund pitches senior housing, mixed-use in Winter Park

    Leading private equity fund pitches senior housing, mixed-use in Winter Park

    The nation's largest senior housing private equity fund is pursuing Winter Park's Progress Point parcel on Orange Avenue, with plans to develop a Class-A assisted living facility that would be the fund's flagship property.  The 3.7-acre site at 1150 N. Orange Ave. was acquired by Winter Park in...

  • Winter Park's Top 10 taxpayers an eclectic mix; Maitland's is office-heavy

    Winter Park's Top 10 taxpayers an eclectic mix; Maitland's is office-heavy

    Winter Park Town Center and Presbyterian Retirement Communities were the top taxpayers in Winter Park last year, based on their having the highest taxable values in the city. Winter Park Town Center had a $41.6 million taxable value and Presbyterian Retirement Communities had $35.6 million, according...

  • Winter Park Memorial Hospital asks city for approval to expand

    Winter Park Memorial Hospital asks city for approval to expand

    Winter Park Memorial Hospital is asking the City of Winter Park to grant approval to nearly double the size of its emergency room and renovate some of its rooms in a $90 million investment to update the hospital and create better emergency room flow and atmosphere. As part of the changes, the hospital...

  • Tomoka Land CEO sees opportunity in neglected Winter Park shopping center

    Tomoka Land CEO sees opportunity in neglected Winter Park shopping center

    For years John P. Albright, President and CEO of Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co., drove past the nearly dormant and neglected strip shopping center on Aloma Avenue at Howell Branch Road in Winter Park’s postal code. Over the years it became less visible as shrubbery grew to obscure the view. What...

  • Developer plans Winter Park townhomes on Lee Road

    Developer plans Winter Park townhomes on Lee Road

    A Tampa-based developer is one step closer to tearing down a set of 1964 duplexes at 1800 Lee Road in Winter Park on Lake Killarney and replacing them with 30 townhomes in nine separate buildings. Winter Park’s Planning and Zoning Board approved the project Tuesday. Since the land is already zoned...

59°