Miami developer pays $5.5M for mixed-use site close to NeoCity
The developer says he hopes to break ground on a new apartment community before the end of the year.
Osceola Commission rejects Ashton Woods project on former East Lake Toho fish camp
The site on Osceola's Boggy Creek Road was entitled for 197 homes. The developer wanted to build 429. County commissioners said "no."
Osceola County buys 82 acres next to SunRail for affordable housing
The county will pay $8.9 million for the land, which is just north of the Poinciana SunRail station.
Downtown Orlando could get lux new hotel on Lake Eola
The destination hotel would have a restaurant on the main floor and a more casual tapas bar on the roof overlooking Lake Eola.
DIX Developments planning 12-story microunit apartment tower in Thornton Park
The apartments would come pre-furnished with space-saving Murphy beds. The entire rooftop will be an amenity deck with dual pools.
Stalled Clermont townhouse project threatened with revocation of entitlements
Clermont's City Council will now decide whether to grant an extension for the project.
Industry mourns loss of longtime affordable housing leader Bob Picerne
Robert M. Picerne's company built thousands of affordable and market-rate apartments in Florida and across the U.S. He was also an advocate for adoption, having welcomed 16 adopted children into his family.
More apartments planned next to NeoCity
The project would be one of a half dozen new apartment communities in the pipeline near Osceola Heritage Park and NeoCity.
Deal with Belle Isle allows developer to move forward with new Wyndham Garden Hotel
The developer donated almost half of the property to the city to buffer the new hotel, just off the Beachline Expressway, from a residential neighborhood to the north.
Kissimmee’s Sunrise City will see a trio of new apartment complexes in 2020
These luxury apartments will introduce new amenities, such as "social caves," a putting green and a lazy river, to draw tenants who want to pay for a resort lifestyle.
Real estate lender buys stalled Snow White Village multifamily project in Kissimmee
The company specializes in buying Class B and C apartments, but now it's branching into new construction of luxury assets.
Local multifamily developer makes $12M investment in Osceola citrus groves
The land is a productive citrus grove and cattle pasture, but it's also on corridor that is transitioning from rural to residential uses.
Tavistock files plan for Laureate Park South on Lake Nona Poitras expansion
The neighborhood will offer eight different home types and lot sizes to extend Laureate Park's traditional design concepts.
Charter school developer pays $2.5 million for land in St. Cloud
The city has approved construction plans for a new K-8 charter school that could serve up to 1,000 students in the high-growth area.
Multifamily developers close land deals right before Christmas
Both apartment communities will be walking distance to SunRail stations - one at Tupperware, the other at Orlando's Health Village.
Publix-anchored shopping center coming to Hills of Minneola
This will be the second new Publix store in the 2020 pipeline for Lake County.
Developer JV to deliver 1,000+ luxury apartments in Kissimmee and Four Corners
The developers will spend up to $180 million on new Class-A communities in two of Orlando's most competitive apartment markets.
Tampa-based Ocean Bleu Development Group pays $21.7M for Kissimmee retail site
The developer expects to break ground in April on the new 50-acre shopping center across from The LOOP.
Tavistock planning artful new parking garage in Lake Nona Town Center
Learn what inspired the the confetti-like design for this parking garage at Lake Nona Town Center.
O’Connor Capital planning more apartments in Kissimmee’s Tupperware submarket
The developer is best known for shopping centers, like Vineland Pointe and The Crosslands.
Margaritaville developer adding timeshares and thrill rides at Kissimmee resort
Find out which thrill rides could be coming to Sunset Walk at Margaritaville, and get the latest details on vacation cottage and timeshare construction.
Orlando changing city code to allow for more density in Magic’s Sports + Entertainment District
The code revision would allow the Magic to increase its proposed office tower to 18 stories and 420,000 square feet.
Clermont approves new projects on U.S. 27 in Wellness Way area
The votes clear the way for new apartments, commercial uses and a hotel to be built along U.S. 27 in the Wellness Way area.
Developers seek approval for 348-home subdivision in Sorrento
The property was once approved for a solar farm. Now the owners want to rezone it for a residential community.
Two very different hotels underway on Kissimee’s W192 corridor near Disney
One is a popular Choice Hotels extended-stay brand. The other will offer a boutique, 4-star experience with a rooftop lounge to watch Disney fireworks.
Ashton Woods reduces lot count for lakefront subdivision to earn nod from Osceola DRC
The county and homebuilder have worked out most of the issues that led the staff to initially recommend denial of the 400+ home subdivision.
Orlando’s Avalon Park Group under contract for 2,500+ acres next to Margaritaville at Daytona
"I'm still young enough to build another town," CEO Beat Kahli said, as he takes on his largest new urbanist project ever.
$24M affordable housing complexes slated for Mercy Drive sites
The two sites will add 166 units of affordable housing to the Northwest Orlando neighborhood in 2021.
Perot-owned developer makes Florida entry in DeBary via JV with Reader Communities
The Rivington neighborhood in DeBary will have 600 homes and 100 townhomes - all within walking distance to SunRail.
Osceola prepping to sell individual lots in NeoCity
The subdivision plan creates 366 individual parcels, and entire city blocks, that can be sold to developers.
Paintball venue operator eyeing site next to Margaritaville
The paintball operator wants to host a seasonal zombie-themed paintball course in the fall. The facility would also offer Nerf darts and laser tag.
Developers want to build apartments on Conway site approved for offices
The developer says the apartments will be "Class-A Plus" with high end finishes and resort-style amenities.
Nvision building first Class-A apartments in Lake Wales in 15 years
The $55 million apartment complex should be completed next summer.
Long-closed Kissimmee zoo attraction could be razed for storage facility
An Orlando businessman bought the old zoo property right after Christmas last year then put it back on the market at quadruple the price.
Trio of builders under contract for 569-lot Lake Denham Estates in Leesburg
Home prices will start in the low $200s in this community, which is across from Lake Harris.
Tavistock to build first apartment complex on Poitras land
The apartments will be walking distance to shops and restaurants along Narcoossee Road and will have a dog park, basketball court and clubhouse will flexible work space.
St. Cloud picks hometown developer for Canoe Creek land despite lower price
The winning bidder offered $6.25 million for the land in Stevens Plantation.
Lennar under contract for 1,850 homesites along Clermont’s Wellness Way
The massive mixed-use project covers over 700 acres. It's also approved for 800,000 square feet of commercial and office development.
Charity scraps plan for shipping container affordable housing in favor of conventional build
The charity director said she had too many doubts about container building to risk spending her donors' money on the project.
Ashton Woods to redesign subdivision on East Lake Toho after staff rejects plan
Osceola county staff panned the original site plan, saying it lacked any originality or creativity.
South Florida developer under contract for multifamily site near NeoCity
Find out how the developer will stand out from the competition in Kissimmee's booming apartment market.
CFX consultant to recommend developer-backed route for Osceola Parkway Extension
The projected cost of the controversial toll road would ring in at about $800 million.
KB Home tweaking home designs for new Kissimmee subdivision
The neighborhood will have direct access to the Shingle Creek Regional Trail. Construction could start by February 2020.
Daryl Carter-led investor group buys 359-lot subdivision in Osceola
The site was approved for 332 homes, but Carter amended the zoning to add more density.
Osceola staff picks hotel partner for OHP-NeoCity sites
The development team would build four new hotels along Osceola's E192 corridor with a combined value of $150 million.
City board approves giant outdoor gaming screen on Electronic Arts building (updated)
Now that EA got the thumbs up for its gaming screen, other buildings in Creative Village may follow suit.
Tampa developer eyes February start for LOOP South groundbreaking
City Furniture and Floor & Decor are among the potential retailers coming to the LOOP South.
Orlando developer files plans for new Disney-area hotel
The proposed buyer has filed development plans for a new 5-story hotel that will have views of Disney's Animal Kingdom.
Kissimmee Vine Street properties trade for combined $8.45M
Private investors scooped up the newly constructed bank and well-established office building on the U.S. 192 corridor.
St. Cloud still not ready to pull trigger on Canoe Creek land sale
The high and low bids were separated by over $1 million, but some confusion over zoning prompted two bidders to change their offers at the last minute.