Winter Park Developments

  • Rollins College & Winter Park consider partnering on new campus parking garage

    Rollins College & Winter Park consider partnering on new campus parking garage

    Rollins College may partner with the City of Winter Park on increasing the size of a planned campus parking garage, a potential $2.5 million investment by the city if the larger option is pursued.  Located at 200 E. New England and 203 E. Lyman avenues, the Rollins property currently has the 44,433-square-foot...

  • Local physicians close on Winter Park site for medical office bldg, seek more land

    Local physicians close on Winter Park site for medical office bldg, seek more land

    A group of local physicians paid $3.5 million in late May for city-owned land in Winter Park with plans approved for a new medical office building. They claim a major hospital group is now lined up to lease, and are looking for more land for a second round of development.  The 1.51 acres at 1111...

  • South Florida investor buys third Winter Park CRE asset along Orlando Ave

    South Florida investor buys third Winter Park CRE asset along Orlando Ave

    Hollywood-based TCII Capital Group spent $3.1 million last week for the former Copytronics building -- its third commercial asset in Winter Park.  The office space expands the firm's growing footprint in Central Florida. Located just north of the intersection of Orlando and Fairbanks avenues, the...

  • Winter Park seeks engineering firm to help plan burying of power lines

    Winter Park seeks engineering firm to help plan burying of power lines

    The City of Winter Park wants to hire a civil engineering firm to design plans to bury existing overhead power lines across the city, according to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) issued on Saturday. The city covers approximately nine square miles, with a  population of 29,317 that breaks down...

  • Darden Corporation CEO sells Winter Park estate for $2.5M

    Darden Corporation CEO sells Winter Park estate for $2.5M

    The CEO of Orlando-based Darden Corporation has sold his Winter Park estate home for $2.5 million.  The Santa Barbara mission-style home occupies a double lot on the 600 block of Via Lugano. It has more than 7,000 square feet of living space with a private courtyard entrance and three-car garage. ...

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  • Long-running tailor shop owner buys Winter Park retail property on U.S. 17-92

    Long-running tailor shop owner buys Winter Park retail property on U.S. 17-92

    The owners of a long-running tailor shop in Winter Park paid $2.515 million last week for their own multi-tenant building and a neighboring asset, the latest investment to validate retail property values along a busy stretch of U.S. 17-92.  Located at 1245 Michigan Ave.-995 S. Orlando Ave., the...

  • Local construction manager pays $2.29M+ for home in Winter Park's The Vias

    Local construction manager pays $2.29M+ for home in Winter Park's The Vias

    A local construction entrepreneur paid more than $2.293 million in late April for a new home in Winter Park's The Vias, neighboring the Winter Park Racquet Club.  Located on three lots on Via Venetia within walking distance of the Isle of Sicily and Lake Maitland, the 6,208-square-foot custom home...

  • Citrus company lead exec pays $3.3M+ for lakefront Winter Park home

    Citrus company lead exec pays $3.3M+ for lakefront Winter Park home

    A local citrus company executive and his wife paid more than $3.32 million on Friday for a lakefront home less than a mile from Park Avenue.  Located on Green Cove Road in Winter Park, the quarter-acre property borders LakeMaitland. Built in 1991, the home features 6,763 square feet of conditioned...

  • Local CRE investment couple buys historic lakefront home in Winter Park

    Local CRE investment couple buys historic lakefront home in Winter Park

    A local real estate investment and development couple paid $2.75 million on Friday for a historic lakefront home near downtown Winter Park, drawn from the suburbs to live closer to their commercial projects.  Located on Virginia Drive in Winter Park, the 0.69-acre lot features views of the Rollins...

  • Rollins College preps filing of room & garage expansion plan for The Alfond Inn

    Rollins College preps filing of room & garage expansion plan for The Alfond Inn

    Rollins College is about a month away from filing plans for expansion of The Alfond Inn, the first of three new development projects to come on campus that are driven by multi-million dollar private gifts.  The college has received "a substantial" monetary gift from a donor within the past year,...

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  • Owens Realty Capital pays $10.4M+ for value-add Winter Park office building

    Owens Realty Capital pays $10.4M+ for value-add Winter Park office building

    Orlando-based Owens Realty Capital paid $10.45 million on Wednesday for a six-story office building in Winter Park near an I-4 intersection, and has another $50 million-plus that it's ready to place in new Central Florida acquisitions.  Located at 2699 Lee Road and less than three miles from Park...

  • Local developer pays $6.5M for historic Winter Park home, sells Oviedo estate

    Local developer pays $6.5M for historic Winter Park home, sells Oviedo estate

    A veteran local developer and venture capitalist paid $6.5 million in January to buy one of downtown Winter Park's oldest homes, and this week sold his custom-built Oviedo estate for $2.6 million.  Located in the 300 block of N. Interlachen Avenue, the 2-acre property features elevated views of...

  • Tampa developer enters Winter Park market w/car wash site redevelopment

    Tampa developer enters Winter Park market w/car wash site redevelopment

    Tampa-based developer Wagner Property Group paid $3.05 million on Wednesday for its first retail property in Winter Park, with plans to demolish and build anew for a financial services client. Located at 633 N. Orlando Ave., the 0.8-acre parcel lies directly west of the Winter Park Village shopping...

  • Winter Park weighs two new offers for retail development of Lee Road parcel

    Winter Park weighs two new offers for retail development of Lee Road parcel

    The city of Winter Park has two new retail development bids for a half acre of public land along Lee Road near the Interstate 4 intersection, each offering different paths to profitability for the site. City Commissioners will be asked at their Jan. 22 meeting to consider two very different offers...

  • Arkansas-based bank has Winter Park site under contract for market entry

    Arkansas-based bank has Winter Park site under contract for market entry

    Arkansas-based Bank of the Ozarks has a prominent site in Winter Park under contract, with plans to build a flagship branch and office building that would mark its Orlando market entry for retail lending. Located at 1100 N. Orange Ave., the 1.88-acre parcel boasts frontage on the heavily trafficked...

  • Winter Park Housing Authority seeks architecture and engineering contractors

    Winter Park Housing Authority seeks architecture and engineering contractors

    The Winter Park Housing Authority wants to hire one or more architecture and engineering firms to help it with potential renovation projects and property acquisitions in 2018 and beyond, according to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) issued on Thursday. Created in 1970, the Housing Authority owns...

  • NBA’s Austin Rivers turns quick profit on sale of Winter Park home to local CEO

    NBA’s Austin Rivers turns quick profit on sale of Winter Park home to local CEO

    Less than one year after he bought it, NBA player Austin J. Rivers sold his Phil Kean Design Group home in Winter Park last week for $2.9 million, representing a 6.8 percent profit over 11 months.  The sale price breaks down to more than $661 per square foot, which ranks 10th in value per square...

  • Winter Park's The Mayflower files expansion plan request for 16 acres

    Winter Park's The Mayflower files expansion plan request for 16 acres

    The Mayflower Retirement Community in Winter Park has readied plans for seven new buildings as part of a revived expansion plan for its 29-acre campus, and will seek city approval next month for the concept and a crucial rezoning.  GrowthSpotter first reported in September that The Mayflower management...

  • Tampa-based investors pay $53M for second Orlando-area apts in past month

    Tampa-based investors pay $53M for second Orlando-area apts in past month

    Tampa-based multifamily investor Robbins Property Associates paid $53.3 million on Friday for the 432-unit Winter Park Commons apartments, with plans to invest heavily in interior and amenity upgrades.  Rebranded this week as Venue at Winter Park, the 23.08-acre property is located at 5 Autumn...

  • Cunningham leads Zyscovich Architects to new heights in Winter Park

    Cunningham leads Zyscovich Architects to new heights in Winter Park

    Veteran architect John Cunningham has placed his personal touch on some of downtown Winter Park's most notable buildings over a 22-year career, and is now driving the growth of Zyscovich Architects' local office with a bird's-eye view of it all.  The 25-year resident of Winter Park and Baldwin...

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  • Rukus Cycling Studios plans market entry in Winter Park & Downtown Orlando

    Rukus Cycling Studios plans market entry in Winter Park & Downtown Orlando

    A new local development group is bringing its own indoor cycling studio brand to market, with the first space leased in Winter Park, a second coming in Downtown Orlando and aggressive franchise growth planned for 2018.  Joe Wheeler, principal with Winter Park-based Blink Development Group, has...

  • Investor preps Winter Park infill site for townhomes near future Sprouts market

    Investor preps Winter Park infill site for townhomes near future Sprouts market

    A local property investor is planning 18 new fee-simple townhomes on a Winter Park infill site that's within walking distance of the future Sprouts Farmers Market planned at Winter Park Corners retail center.  To be located at the northwest corner of Aloma Avenue and N. Lakemont Avenue, the project's...

  • Winter Park seeks planning firm for continuing services contract

    Winter Park seeks planning firm for continuing services contract

    The city of Winter Park is seeking local planning firms to apply for a continuing services contract that could run for the next five years, according to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued Friday. The chosen firm or individual will be asked to provide services on an as-needed basis, and must have...

  • 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...

  • Chevrolet dealership matriarch Holler sells Winter Park lakefront home for $3.8M

    Chevrolet dealership matriarch Holler sells Winter Park lakefront home for $3.8M

    Less than two years after she paid $3.7 million for a lakefront home in Winter Park, local Chevrolet dealership matriarch Juliette “Judi” Holler sold the home this week at a slight profit to a local business executive. Ryan Gabriel Miller and his wife, Tiffani Fernandez Miller, paid $3.8 million...

  • Analysis supports denser redevelopment of Winter Park's Orange Ave corridor

    Analysis supports denser redevelopment of Winter Park's Orange Ave corridor

    The city of Winter Park has new analysis to support policy changes that would incentivize dense redevelopment of its Orange Avenue corridor, and the recommendation of a local planning veteran to sell the vacant Progress Point property soon for mixed-use redevelopment.  Staff enlisted Logan Simpson...

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  • Developer preps new retail outparcel & Phase 2 mixed-use of Winter Park Square

    Developer preps new retail outparcel & Phase 2 mixed-use of Winter Park Square

    Tennessee-based UP Development is pressing forward with the next few pieces of its Whole Foods-anchored Winter Park Square, including a new outparcel and plans for a mixed-use building across the street. Located at the northeast corner of Lee Road and N. Orlando Avenue (U.S. 17-92) in northern...

  • Wekiva Capital has land under contract near Winter Park Village, eyes townhomes

    Wekiva Capital has land under contract near Winter Park Village, eyes townhomes

    Winter Park developer Chris Hughes of Wekiva Capital Partners has 1.67 acres under contract for future townhomes in Winter Park within walking distance of three prominent retail centers. The four contiguous parcels lie between Gay Road and Trovillion Court, directly south of the Winter Park Shopping...

  • Orlando Magic lead exec pays $2.8M for historic Winter Park home

    Orlando Magic lead exec pays $2.8M for historic Winter Park home

    The new president of basketball operations for the Orlando Magic recently paid $2.8 million for a house in Winter Park that once belonged to the family of famed Florida folksinger Gamble Rogers. Jeff Weltman, who was hired to lead operations for the NBA team in May, closed on the home in the Temple...

  • 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...

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  • New office bldg in Winter Park's CBD on hold after 'No' vote for shared parking

    New office bldg in Winter Park's CBD on hold after 'No' vote for shared parking

    Local developer and property manager Battaglia Group is putting plans on hold for a three-story Class A office and retail building in Downtown Winter Park, after city commissioners voted not to approve the project Monday night despite staff's endorsement of a Developer Agreement.  It means for...

  • Head of local realty services firm buys historic Morse home in Winter Park

    Head of local realty services firm buys historic Morse home in Winter Park

    The lead executive of a local full-service commercial real estate firm and his wife paid $1.95 million on Friday for one of the oldest homes in Winter Park.  Located on Alexander Place on a cul de sac overlooking Lake Osceola and within walking distance to Park Avenue, the 0.3-acre parcel features...

  • Brasfield & Gorrie w/Lamm picked for CMAR on new Winter Park library

    Brasfield & Gorrie w/Lamm picked for CMAR on new Winter Park library

    Brasfield & Gorrie with Lamm & Company Partners were chosen on Wednesday by Winter Park city staff as the recommended Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) of a new $21 million public library and civic center project at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. A selection committee shortlisted three finalists...

  • 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...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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