Margaritaville Resort

Margaritaville Resort

Vacation home developer Encore Funds announced plans in the summer of 2015 for a 321-acre Jimmy Buffett-themed resort. The $750 million Margaritaville Resort is currently under construction on more than 300 acres southeast of the SR 429-W U.S. 192 intersection, land that includes the site of the...More details

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  • Margaritaville developer signs movie theater & arcade to shopping center

    Margaritaville developer signs movie theater & arcade to shopping center

    Studio Movie Grill (SMG) and GameTime headline the list of tenants confirmed for the newly renamed SunsetWalk at Margaritaville Resort Orlando. The Texas-based movie theater chain is making its Orlando market entry three years after opening its first two Florida locations in the Tampa Bay area....

  • Osceola's W192 board to phase out purple theme for tourism corridor makeover

    Osceola's W192 board to phase out purple theme for tourism corridor makeover

    Osceola County's W192 Development Authority endorsed a plan on Thursday to phase out the signature purple and teal theme along its tourism corridor in favor of a more stripped-down, neutral color palette.   "I’ve heard for years the purple has got to go," Authority Chairman Hector Lizasuain said....

  • Stewart's All American exec scouting Orlando for new restaurant locations

    Stewart's All American exec scouting Orlando for new restaurant locations

    Stewart's All American President Jim LaGanke was in Orlando Tuesday scouting possible locations, including one on the W192 tourism corridor, for the New Jersey-based restaurant's big Florida expansion. Known for its old-fashioned burgers and root beer floats, Stewart's has been a mainstay in the...

  • Margaritaville Resort breaks ground on $90M Kissimmee hotel

    Margaritaville Resort breaks ground on $90M Kissimmee hotel

    Margaritaville officials raised a glass Thursday morning with tourism representatives from the Orlando region as they officially broke ground on the new 187-room Kissimmee hotel. The new hotel is the centerpiece of the company's $750 million resort that has been called a game-changer for Osceola...

  • Osceola's W192 board to focus spending around Margaritaville Resort

    Osceola's W192 board to focus spending around Margaritaville Resort

    Osceola's W192 Development Authority unanimously picked the Margaritaville Resort area as its highest priority segment on Wednesday, and will spend millions of dollars over the next few years to improve that stretch of the corridor. Executive Director David Buchheit said he would begin meeting...

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