Developers across Central Florida are embracing artisan retail and restaurant concepts like food halls, sometimes searching high and low for talent and financing in a practice still very unfamiliar to most industry insiders.
The developer paid about $8.6 million for the property in 2006. At the time, attractions that have come to define the region like Unicorp’s glowing 400-foot wheel, Icon Orlando 360, had yet to be developed.
Timeshare resort company Westgate Resorts is reactivating old plans to entitle some nearly 20 acres of land it owns, which consists of one of its first Orlando resort hotel projects built in 1983, for multifamily use.
Orange County Public Schools and the town of Eatonville are once more working together to find buyers for land, which qualifies for opportunity zone benefits and collectively spans more than 100 acres.
Short-term rentals at resorts developed by Art Falcone in the Orlando/Kissimmee market will soon be available on Marriott International’s recently launched website offering home-rental reservations, thanks to a new partnership with his family’s tourism company, Rentyl.
The final occupant on Orlando Magic’s Sports & Entertainment District land assemblage in downtown Orlando is moving out next week, thus clearing the way for construction to begin — but as one official puts it: The team plans to “take its time."