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  • BRIDG and Siemens to announce new partnership at NeoCity

    BRIDG and Siemens to announce new partnership at NeoCity

    Osceola-based tech consortium BRIDG and software giant Siemens have scheduled a joint announcement next week of a new partnership and research collaboration at the NeoCity technology district.  BRIDG CEO Chester Kennedy and Rob Rudder, executive vice president of Siemens PLM Software, will release...

  • Osceola School District picks Little to design STEM high school in NeoCity

    Osceola School District picks Little to design STEM high school in NeoCity

    The School District of Osceola County has tapped Little Diversified to bring its expertise in energy-efficient and net-zero design to the new STEM high school on the NeoCity campus. The school board is expected to award the $904,697 contract on Tuesday. Little beat out two other firms that were...

  • Osceola Commissioners approve $1.25M land buy across from NeoCity gateway

    Osceola Commissioners approve $1.25M land buy across from NeoCity gateway

    Osceola County Commissioners voted Monday to spend $1.25 million for a small retail parcel at the entrance to Valencia College's Osceola campus, right across from a main gateway to NeoCity. The 1.5-acre, triangle-shaped lot is at the northwest corner of the signalized intersection of Denn John...

  • Osceola terminates negotiations with Skanska USA for NeoCity office bldg

    Osceola terminates negotiations with Skanska USA for NeoCity office bldg

    Osceola County will turn to its second choice after failing to agree to contract terms with Skanska USA to build the first office building at NeoCity. Commissioners voted Monday to terminate negotiations with Skanska and begin discussions with the selection committee's second-ranked firm, Moss...

  • Developer keys in on sites next to Valencia campuses for apartments, townhomes

    Developer keys in on sites next to Valencia campuses for apartments, townhomes

    Orlando developer and engineer Kal Hussein is teaming up with Park Square Homes' Suresh Gupta for a pair of projects next to Valencia College campuses in Orange and Osceola counties. Hussein's KRDK Investments, LLC has a purchase contract for 17.3 acres on Kissimmee's E192/Vine Street corridor,...

  • Investors Realty plans $50M Class A apartment complex on NeoCity lakefront

    Investors Realty plans $50M Class A apartment complex on NeoCity lakefront

    The same development team that recently completed The Gate apartments at ChampionsGate could be the first to capitalize on Osceola County's massive NeoCity mixed-use district. Investors Realty Chairman John Marling is seeking Tourist Commercial zoning for a 16-acre parcel on Vine Street/E-192 that...

  • Osceola hires Perkins+Will to design NeoCity entrance and streetscape

    Osceola hires Perkins+Will to design NeoCity entrance and streetscape

    Osceola County Commissioners were so impressed with the design sketches from Perkins+Will in the NeoCity master plan they've hired the firm to design main entrances and streetscape for the tech campus. The Austin-based firm presented the Master Plan (MP) for the 500-acre tech campus, including...

  • Osceola staff picks SchenkelShultz to design first NeoCity office building

    Osceola staff picks SchenkelShultz to design first NeoCity office building

    SchenkelShultz leveraged its prior work and knowledge of the NeoCity project to earn the nod on Monday -- for a second time -- to design the first office building at the campus. The architecture firm had already spent four months in preliminary design work for the 100,000-square-foot building when...

  • Architects to interview for chance to design first NeoCity office building

    Architects to interview for chance to design first NeoCity office building

    Three architecture firms will have a chance on July 31 to convince Osceola County officials they have the creative vision to design an office building at NeoCity that will help attract global business leaders to the emerging tech district. Located next door to the Florida Advanced Manufacturing...

  • NeoCity master plan reserves key waterfront sites for landmark tenants

    NeoCity master plan reserves key waterfront sites for landmark tenants

    Perkins+Will principal Stephen Coulston believes the master plan and phasing schedule for Osceola County's NeoCity was designed to build value over time, so it's important for the county to reserve key parcels for landmark buildings and tenants. Coulston presented the master plan to County Commissioners...

  • Perkins+Will to present NeoCity master plan to Osceola commissioners

    Perkins+Will to present NeoCity master plan to Osceola commissioners

    After 18 months and study and refinement, Perkins+Will  is set to present the NeoCity master plan to Osceola County Commissioners on July 10.  The 186-page document presents a vision for the nearly 500-acre technology district that is full of color, economic vitality and public activity. It sets...

  • Osceola ranks architecture & construction firms for NeoCity office bldg

    Osceola ranks architecture & construction firms for NeoCity office bldg

    SchenkelShultz and Skanska USA lead the shortlist for architect and construction manager at risk in the bidding to determine who will build the first office building in Osceola County's NeoCity research park.   The same two firms were part of the winning team last December when the county was seeking...

  • Second round of bids pour in for Osceola's NeoCity office building

    Second round of bids pour in for Osceola's NeoCity office building

    Osceola County will have its choice of nine local and national architecture firms to design the first office building at the NeoCity office park. SchenkelShultz architects were a part of the winning bid last December when the county was pursing a design-build contract with Skanska USA. The county...

  • Osceola changes course on NeoCity office building, issues new RFPs

    Osceola changes course on NeoCity office building, issues new RFPs

    Osceola County Manager Don Fisher told GrowthSpotter on Wednesday the county has broken off negotiations with Tennessee-based Century HealthRealty (CHR), which had been chosen to develop the first office building at NeoCity. "They did nothing wrong," Fisher said. "We worked in good faith for several...

  • Osceola research park master plan starting to take shape

    Osceola research park master plan starting to take shape

    Osceola County Manager Don Fisher said the master plan for a world-class tech research park at Judge Farms is starting to take shape after a team from Perkins + Will spent much of last week meeting with local stakeholders. The county hired the Austin-based firm in May to develop the masterplan...

  • Osceola approves Perkins+Will contract for Judge Farms masterplan

    Osceola approves Perkins+Will contract for Judge Farms masterplan

    Osceola County Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a $625,000 contract with Perkins+Will to create a master plan for the Judge Farms research park. The Austin, Texas-based firm beat out seven other design firms in March for the chance to transform the site of the new Florida Advanced Manufacturing...

  • Osceola picks architect Perkins + Will for Judge Farms master plan

    Osceola picks architect Perkins + Will for Judge Farms master plan

    An unparalleled knowledge of the high-tech sensor industry helped Perkins+Will secure the top ranking of the three architecture firms bidding for the master planning and design contract of Osceola County's Judge Farms research park. Procurement Director Rebecca Jones said she would present the...

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