Winter Park Developments

  • New Mexico dental specialist pays $7.1M for 'piece of art' Winter Park home

    New Mexico dental specialist pays $7.1M for 'piece of art' Winter Park home

    A former New Mexico-based dental specialist could have moved his family anywhere in Central Florida in recent months with the option to manage his company remotely. But it was the lifestyle of downtown Winter Park that drew him to pay $7.1 million on Wednesday for the former lakefront home of local...

  • Bainbridge buys Ravaudage apts site in Winter Park, eyes early December start

    Bainbridge buys Ravaudage apts site in Winter Park, eyes early December start

    Wellington, Fla.-based The Bainbridge Companies paid $6.95 million on Monday for a 3.7-acre site in Winter Park's Ravaudage development, with early December targeted for groundbreaking on a planned five-story, 278-unit apartment complex with some of the multifamily market's newest amenities.  Located...

  • Local multifamily developer exec pays $4.39M+ for Park Avenue home

    Local multifamily developer exec pays $4.39M+ for Park Avenue home

    A principal in one of Orlando's largest multifamily development firms paid more than $4.39 million earlier this month for a home on Winter Park's exclusive Twelve Oaks peninsula, ranking as the sixth highest home sale price in Orange County this year.  Located in the 1200 block of N. Park Avenue,...

  • Grandson of Orlando Magic owner buys $2.46M new home in Winter Park

    Grandson of Orlando Magic owner buys $2.46M new home in Winter Park

    The grandson of Amway co-founder and Orlando Magic owner Richard Marvin DeVos Sr. paid $2.46 million last week for a new custom-built Winter Park home. Ryan E. DeVos, 26, is the director of eSports for the Magic basketball team, and the son of Richard DeVos Jr. and Betsy DeVos. Betsy DeVos is the...

  • New self storage developer & hotel plans lined up for Ravaudage in Winter Park

    New self storage developer & hotel plans lined up for Ravaudage in Winter Park

    Dan Bellows' Benjamin Partners Ltd. has sold its self storage development pad in the 73-acre Ravaudage property in Winter Park, and signed a new hotel flag for a mixed-use building in the master-planned community.  Site work is underway on a 1.05-acre parcel in Ravaudage at the northwest corner...

More News

  • Winter Park Racquet Club plans for new kitchen, snack bar & parking

    Winter Park Racquet Club plans for new kitchen, snack bar & parking

    The Winter Park Racquet Club, which turns 65 years old in February, is planning major renovations and additions to enhance members’ eating and drinking experiences, as well as adding needed parking. The proposed improvements, which go before Winter Park's City Commission on Monday, include adding...

  • Founder of electrical contracting firm pays $1.75M for Winter Park condo

    Founder of electrical contracting firm pays $1.75M for Winter Park condo

    Helmuth L. “Buddy” Eidel, who founded Tri-City Electrical Contractors nearly 50 years ago in Altamonte Springs, paid $1.75 million last week for a luxury condominium unit in Winter Park.  The 4,090-square-foot unit is in The Residences at Winter Park on S. Interlachen Avenue, a few blocks from...

  • Winter Park to consider final medical office development bids for W. Fairbanks lot

    Winter Park to consider final medical office development bids for W. Fairbanks lot

    Winter Park commissioners could choose later this month between two finalist bidders for a city-owned parcel along busy W. Fairbanks Avenue and south of Martin Luther King Jr. Park, where each have proposed a new medical office building with prospective tenants named, and a slight bid increase...

  • Veteran CRE developer & philanthropist pay $3.65M for Winter Park home

    Veteran CRE developer & philanthropist pay $3.65M for Winter Park home

    A veteran real estate developer and his wife, known for their local philanthropy, paid more than $3.65 million on Wednesday for a luxury home redevelopment opportunity on the Winter Park Chain of Lakes.  Located in the 900 block of Palmer Avenue, the property's 1.8 upland acres feature 231 feet...

  • Winter Park retirement community pursues expansion on up to 16 acres

    Winter Park retirement community pursues expansion on up to 16 acres

    The Mayflower Retirement Community in Winter Park is revisiting dormant expansion plans for its 29-acre campus next to Interlachen Country Club.  Located at 1620 Mayflower Court, off the 2400 block of Aloma Avenue, The Mayflower currently has 28 single-family villas built in 1996, 220 independent...

More News

  • Winter Park favors two bidders pitching new office bldg for W. Fairbanks lot

    Winter Park favors two bidders pitching new office bldg for W. Fairbanks lot

    Winter Park will negotiate with two bidders for a city-owned parcel along busy W. Fairbanks Avenue and south of Martin Luther King Jr. park that have each proposed to develop new office buildings, following a vote by commissioners on Monday. The city began marketing in June a 1.51-acre property...

  • Phased redevelopment & new amenity concepts take shape for MLK Jr. Park

    Phased redevelopment & new amenity concepts take shape for MLK Jr. Park

    A phased redevelopment vision is taking shape for Winter Park's Martin Luther King Jr. Park, with new sports fields and public amenities being considered that would complement the $21 million new public library and civic center now in pre-construction planning and design. GAI Consultants' Community...

  • Winter Park downtown parking strategies & new deck locations to be considered

    Winter Park downtown parking strategies & new deck locations to be considered

    Transportation planners with Kimley-Horn and Associates are a month away from sharing their recommended strategies with Winter Park to improve parking in the city's downtown district, and gauged residents Thursday night on which they preferred. Concerns over limited parking in downtown -- be they...

  • Local surgeons group leads six bids made for Winter Park's 1.5-acre Fairbanks lot

    Local surgeons group leads six bids made for Winter Park's 1.5-acre Fairbanks lot

    Winter Park commissioners should decide on Monday which of six purchase and development offers to accept for a city-owned parcel along busy W. Fairbanks Avenue, with a local surgeons office pitching the highest bid and plans for a mixed-use office building.  The city began marketing in June the...

  • New NASCAR president pays $2.25M for home in Winter Park's the Vias

    New NASCAR president pays $2.25M for home in Winter Park's the Vias

    The newly-named president of NASCAR paid $2.25 million last week for a custom home in the Vias neighborhood of Winter Park, according to a deed recorded Wednesday in Orange County. Records show that Brent Dewar and his wife, Carolina M. Nakiri, bought the 4,309-square-foot house from John Carroll...

More News

  • Senior living group tabbed for next development at Ravaudage in Winter Park

    Senior living group tabbed for next development at Ravaudage in Winter Park

    Dan Bellows' Benjamin Partners Ltd. has 3 acres of the 73-acre Ravaudage property in Winter Park under contract to a Vero Beach-based senior living developer, with plans for an assisted living and memory care facility.  A Development Review Committee meeting on Wednesday will focus on development...

  • Winter Park ranks top 3 for CMAR of new library & civic center

    Winter Park ranks top 3 for CMAR of new library & civic center

    The city of Winter Park has three finalists in hand for the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) position on its new public library and civic center project at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, with presentations and a final ranking expected next week.  A selection committee met on Wednesday to shortlist...

  • Winter Park starts Orange Ave corridor planning, to consider mixed-use overlay

    Winter Park starts Orange Ave corridor planning, to consider mixed-use overlay

    The city of Winter Park is embarking this week on a year of extensive planning for future development standards of its Orange Avenue corridor, including the use of a mixed-use overlay district that could drive redevelopment.  Staff have enlisted Logan Simpson Design, Inc., to help lead a public...

  • Winter Park to list 1.5 acres on busy Fairbanks Ave for sale, redevelopment

    Winter Park to list 1.5 acres on busy Fairbanks Ave for sale, redevelopment

    Winter Park commissioners voted Monday to market a city-owned parcel for sale along busy W. Fairbanks Avenue, a primary east-west arterial that appears primed for commercial redevelopment.  City commissioners directed staff on April 24 to prepare a Notice of Disposal (NOD) for sale of the surplus...

  • Kimley-Horn planners to help Winter Park gameplan future of downtown parking

    Kimley-Horn planners to help Winter Park gameplan future of downtown parking

    Some of Kimley-Horn and Associates' top national minds in urban and transportation planning will spend the next two months pursuing future parking solutions for Downtown Winter Park, and start this Thursday morning with input from the public.  Winter Park's downtown district, an area of 0.25 square...

More News

More News

  • Lowndes Law partner sells Winter Park home for $2.1M to neurosurgeon

    Lowndes Law partner sells Winter Park home for $2.1M to neurosurgeon

    A name partner in Orlando law firm Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., recently opted to downsize within Winter Park, buying a condo unit near Park Avenue in March and then selling his longtime lakefront home on April 17 for $2.1 million. Located on Henkel Circle, The two-story, 3,872-square-foot...

  • State bills under review could kill project funding for CRAs across Greater Orlando

    State bills under review could kill project funding for CRAs across Greater Orlando

    Two new bills under review in Tallahassee could phase out Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs) statewide, potentially cutting off millions of dollars in Greater Orlando that have been used by local governments to aid small businesses, attract corporate relocations and finance urban redevelopment. ...

  • Kean & Grosberg sell renovated Gamble Rogers home to local 'ROI Guy'

    Kean & Grosberg sell renovated Gamble Rogers home to local 'ROI Guy'

    The founder and CEO of a local valuation marketing business paid $2 million on March 10 for a James Gamble Rogers II-designed home in Winter Park, renovated over the past year by Phil Kean Design Group. Located on Alabama Drive with frontage on Lake Maitland, the 0.42-acre lot features a two-story...

  • Winter Park set to approve sale of half-acre site to CRE appraiser, retail/office likely

    Winter Park set to approve sale of half-acre site to CRE appraiser, retail/office likely

    A veteran Orlando-area real estate appraiser has a half acre of city-owned land in Winter Park nearing a contract, with redevelopment potential for retail, dining or office use.  Winter Park's City Commission will give its second reading on Monday to approve finalizing a sale contract on the 0.54-acre...

  • 'The ROI Guy' sells lakefront Winter Park estate for $4.1M to neighbor

    'The ROI Guy' sells lakefront Winter Park estate for $4.1M to neighbor

    The founder of a local financial services firm sold his lakefront estate in Winter Park on Friday for $4.1 million to a neighbor from down the street, himself the former owner of a subprime auto lender that was shut down two years ago.  Located in the 200 block of Genius Drive with frontage on...

  • Developer & VHB pitch shared parking for new building in Downtown Winter Park

    Developer & VHB pitch shared parking for new building in Downtown Winter Park

    Local property developer and manager Battaglia Group is exploring lenders for a planned three-story Class A office and retail building in Downtown Winter Park, with initial city approvals expected this month and the first dining tenant signed, a lead executive with the company told GrowthSpotter. ...

  • Winter Park seeks bids from residential developers for Blake Yard site

    Winter Park seeks bids from residential developers for Blake Yard site

    The City of Winter Park will seek purchase bids and development proposals over the next month for a 0.45-acre public property in its downtown envisioned for new townhomes, according to a Notice of Disposal published on Monday. Located at 301 W. Comstock Ave., one and a half blocks from Park Avenue,...

  • United Legacy Bank acquires third branch location in Winter Park

    United Legacy Bank acquires third branch location in Winter Park

    Longwood-based United Legacy Bank paid $3 million on Wednesday through its parent company for a former Regions Bank branch in eastern Winter Park, boosting the community bank's footprint to six locations across Greater Orlando.  Located at 2200 Aloma Ave., the 1.02-acre property features a 3,532-square-foot,...

  • Winter Park favors seven local architecture, engineering firms for continuing services

    Winter Park favors seven local architecture, engineering firms for continuing services

    The City of Winter Park should begin negotiations this month with seven local architecture and engineering firms for continuing service contracts. The city published four separate Request for Qualifications (RFQs) in early December for professional services related to architecture, transportation...

  • Morgan & Morgan attorney pays $1.8M for Winter Park home, sells lakefront lot

    Morgan & Morgan attorney pays $1.8M for Winter Park home, sells lakefront lot

    A prominent Orlando personal injury attorney and his wife paid $1.819 million on Jan. 31 for a new Winter Park home for their growing family, days after parting with a lakefront site where they had planned a custom build.  The buyers were Matt Morgan of Morgan & Morgan and Kassidy Morgan, who married...

More News

  • Alliance Residential & Carlyle Group JV buys apartments site at Ravaudage

    Alliance Residential & Carlyle Group JV buys apartments site at Ravaudage

    Multifamily developer Alliance Residential Company has partnered with a real estate fund of The Carlyle Group on the purchase of 2.3 acres at the 73-acre Ravaudage property in Winter Park, with plans to break ground Jan. 9 on a seven-story, 268-unit apartment building. Land buyer affiliate CRP/AR...

  • 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...

More News

  • 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...

More News

  • 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...

  • 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...

More News

  • 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. ...

61°