Magic Village Resorts Magic Place

Magic Village Resorts & Magic Place

 With a trio of developments underway along US 192 W, Orlando-based Magic Development is quickly becoming a major player in Kissimmee's tourism corridor. The company, which has Brazilian roots and markets primarily to Brazilian buyers and tourists, recently opened phase one of Magic Village Resort,...More details

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  • Magic Development looking to add more retail to Magic Place Phase 1

    Magic Development looking to add more retail to Magic Place Phase 1

    Just weeks from breaking ground on the $1.7 billion Magic Place community, Magic Development is tweaking its Phase 1 site plan to add more retail space. Project Manager Hector Lizasuain told GrowthSpotter the company will delay construction of its 20,000-square-foot corporate headquarters and sales...

  • Park Square Homes pitches luxury mixed-use development behind Magic Place

    Park Square Homes pitches luxury mixed-use development behind Magic Place

    Fast-growing Park Square Homes is eyeing a prime spot in the W192 tourist corridor for a luxury mixed-use development combining residential, retail and three hotels across 168 upland acres. The Orlando-based developer is in discussions with the owner of a 247-acre tract immediately south of the...

  • Magic Development gearing up for groundbreaking at $1.7B Magic Place

    Magic Development gearing up for groundbreaking at $1.7B Magic Place

    Magic Development's $1.7 billion Magic Place on Kissimmee's W192 tourist corridor remains on track to break ground before the end of the year, with a sitework Request for Proposals (RFP) expected within the next month. Project Manager Hector Lizasuain told GrowthSpotter the company has shortlisted...

  • New W192 motel owner plans $5M renovation to fix code violations

    New W192 motel owner plans $5M renovation to fix code violations

    Considered the most-blighted hotel property on Kissimmee's W192 tourist corridor, the Toscana Suites sold Tuesday for $2.4 million, and the new owner signed a consent order pledging to clean it up in six months. Jumani Hospitality Inc., a U.S. affiliate of Pakistani-based Jumani Group, paid cash...

  • Seralago owner wants to raze W192 hotel and put up condos

    Seralago owner wants to raze W192 hotel and put up condos

    The owners of Kissimmee's Seralago Hotel & Suites are planning a multi-phased redevelopment of the 43-year-old hotel on the W192 tourist corridor. With 614 rooms in 10 buildings spread out over 18 acres, Seralago is one of the corridor's largest hotel properties. It's in a prime location, situated...

  • Mystery developer planning $400M hotel & entertainment district on W192

    Mystery developer planning $400M hotel & entertainment district on W192

    Osceola County's W192 Development Authority has entered into a confidentiality agreement with a developer to assist in the planning of a $400 million "lifestyle destination resort" on the tourist corridor. Executive Director David Buchheit briefed the board Thursday morning on what he's called...

  • Litigation stalls vacation home resort on former 53-acre Disney property

    Litigation stalls vacation home resort on former 53-acre Disney property

    Litigation between a Brazilian land owner and a Winter Park luxury homebuilder has stalled development of a vacation home resort on 53 acres of former Disney property. A pair of Brazilian investors, Ronaldo Toccafondo and Emerson Simão, partnered with All Star Vacation Homes CEO Steve Trover and...

  • Osceola moving forward with Bus Rapid Transit on W192 tourism corridor

    Osceola moving forward with Bus Rapid Transit on W192 tourism corridor

    Osceola County Manager Don Fisher has told members of the W192 Development Authority he plans to use $3.5 million of the district's tax revenue for a federal application to add mass transit on the tourist corridor. Fisher informed the authority members last week before presenting his budget recommendation...

  • First look at latest Pininfarina designs for Magic Place

    First look at latest Pininfarina designs for Magic Place

    Magic Development and Pininfarina released a new set of renderings on Friday for the $1.7 billion Magic Place community scheduled to start construction in July. GrowthSpotter was the first to publish the initial rendering of the Magic Place towers on March 18. Magic Development CEO Rodrigo Cunha...

  • Magic Development unveils Magic Place by Pininfarina design

    Magic Development unveils Magic Place by Pininfarina design

    What do you get when you ask the Italian design firm behind such luxury brands as Ferrari and Masarati to put its name on the Orlando market's first luxury branded community? "A wow factor," Magic Development CEO Rodrigo Cunha said.  On Friday, Cunha released to GrowthSpotter the first image of...

  • Permitting process started for $1.7B Magic Place development in Kissimmee

    Permitting process started for $1.7B Magic Place development in Kissimmee

    Magic Development CEO Rodrigo Cunha filed a preliminary subdivision plan last week for the U.S. 192 tourism corridor's first luxury-branded community: Magic Place by Pininfarina. Magic, which is currently building its second Magic Village Resort townhouse development in Kissimmee, spent two years...

  • Magic Development signs Italian design firm Pininfarina to build luxury branded community

    Magic Development signs Italian design firm Pininfarina to build luxury branded community

     The company that built a global reputation on sleek curves and high performance of Ferrari sports cars has teamed up with Orlando-based Magic Development to design the region's first luxury branded community: Magic Place by Pininfarina. In an exclusive interview with GrowthSpotter, Magic CEO Rodrigo...

  • Magic Village opens as developer gets permits for sister resort

    Magic Village opens as developer gets permits for sister resort

     Orlando-based Magic Development in late September quietly opened the first phase of its Magic Village townhouse development just off US 192 W in Kissimmee. The $70 million project is located at 3151 Pantanel Lane, two miles from Disney's Animal Kingdom. Magic Development Director James Mincy gave...

  • Brazilian developer gains steam on 87-acre parcel along US 192

    Brazilian developer gains steam on 87-acre parcel along US 192

    Magic Development, an Orlando-based townhouse resort developer with Brazilian ownership roots, is a step closer to rezoning 87 acres of undeveloped land on U.S. 192 in the heart of Kissimmee's tourism corridor, and could break ground by December on road and infrastructure work, the company's director...

  • Brazilian developer pushes forward on trio of luxury townhome resorts

    Brazilian developer pushes forward on trio of luxury townhome resorts

    After close to a year of construction delays, Magic Development, an Orlando-based developer with Brazilian ownership roots, expects to open its 180-town home luxury resort Magic Village in September. It’s the first of three timeshare projects in Kissimmee the company is developing that total a...

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