June 25, 2019
Olympus developer scores major land acquisition for sports-themed community in Clermont

Olympus Sports & Entertainment Group just closed on a roughly 250-acre land deal where it's planning to build a $1.5 billion sports and wellness-themed community equipped with sport venues, hotels and homes.

Osceola seeks engineer to redesign ChampionsGate interchange

One of the worst bottlenecks on I-4 is about to get some relief. The state is fast-tracking a redesign of the interchange with funding available next year.

New townhomes will add to development surge around Longwood SunRail station

These new townhomes will be walking distance to the Longwood SunRail station. Find out which national builder is involved in the project.

Development plan set for Futura at Nona Cove after developer lands equity partner

After finding an equity partner to team up with, South Florida-based Futura Development Company is ready to deliver an $80 million mixed-use project in the Lake Nona submarket.

Integra hopes to start work this year on 348-unit multi-family complex near Sanford

The developers believes the new complex will attract employees from the new Heathrow hospital next door.

Developer eyes site on W192 corridor for new Disney-area hotel

The developers say they want to start construction on a 5-story branded hotel within a year.

Jacksonville firm pays $32.5M for Winter Springs apartments

The new owner now holds 17,000 apartment units in the Southeast, including 5,000 in central Florida.

City board wants more design changes for downtown apartment tower

The developer had hoped to be pulling building permits for the new apartment tower, but Orlando's Appearance Review Board wasn't happy with the design.

Cagan Crossings adding more retail on U.S. 27

The developer already has deals with restaurant chains for the two end units.

Lincoln Property snaps up massive and nearly empty office park near Mall at Millenia

Lincoln Property Company just picked up a roughly 400,000-square-foot office park in south Orange County with short-term lease deals in place with the remaining tenants.

Dominium eyes Poinciana site for up to 500 affordable senior apartments

The buyer was the third largest developer of affordable housing in the nation last year.

Pennsylvania real estate investment firm buys second strip center in Sanford area

The new owner will be in town this week looking for similar properties.

Jacksonville developer begins pursuing affordable housing project in Pine Hills

A subsidiary of Jacksonville-based Vestcor Companies is seeking to develop a new 128-unit affordable housing complex in Orange County’s Pine Hills neighborhood.

Osceola approves $11M+ land buy for Austin-Tindall Park expansion

The vote capped a two-year negotiation for the property after the seller rejected the county's first two offers.

Vineland Pointe apartment site along Daryl Carter Parkway under contract

The firm under contract wants to build 567 apartments on roughly 34 acres of land located next to where O’Connor Capital Partners is building out its 70-acre Vineland Pointe shopping plaza.

Gaylord Palms’ $158M expansion officially underway

This project will be the largest expansion in the 17-year history of Gaylord Palms.

Vertical Medical City plan sails through city planning board

The 35-story tower was designed to create a dynamic, urban environment where residents could receive a continuum of care as they age.

More plans revealed for Universal Orlando’s land assemblage along Sand Lake Road

Few details have been revealed for the theme park portion, but recently submitted developments plans for the assemblage offer a better glimpse as to what could become of the land as Universal looks to expand.

New downtown tower plan near Lake Eola adds more height, apartments

The new tower would be bigger and taller, and it won't have a hotel. Get the details here.

Historic citrus packing plant in Winter Garden is being re-imagined as a new hub for the arts

The new owner bought the old citrus packing plant with the intention of restoring its architecture and bringing in new tenants that specialize in art and artisan food concepts.

M/I Homes secures 30-acre home site for latest subdivision project in Seminole County

The builder plans to break ground early as this month and will offer homes in a variety of sizes and price points.

Lennar spends $24.8M on land buys at ChampionsGate, St. Cloud

Lennar just bought nearly 900 more homesites on opposite ends of Osceola County. Find out what they're planning and when.

Reunion developer Encore to build apartment complex at S.R. 429 interchange

Reunion developer Art Falcone tells us when he plans to start construction and what special perks will be available to residents of the community.

Dallas real estate company buys South Orlando luxury apartment complex for $75M

At Alta Grande, amenities include a leash-free pet park with a dog washing station; a putting green; a fire pit; a bocce ball court; a 24-hour fitness center with yoga room; an outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven and beer tap; grilling stations; a sports court; a zen garden; poolside cabanas; a business center; a zero-entry, saltwater swimming pool; a poolside hammock garden; and a game room with billiards and foosball tables.

Former state senator sells affordable housing complex in northern Orange County

A company known for preserving affordable housing developments just bought the College Park Towers, which was built for low-income seniors.

DeBartolo eyeing industrial land on Narcoossee Road for future apartments

The Tampa developer has a contract on the land and wants to build 324 apartments.

Property owner working to entitle and sell more than 100 acres of vacant land in Horizon West

Cantero Holdings is working to entitle about 116 acres of land along Avalon Road, just north of the new Western Way extension roadway, so it may eventually allow for more than 380 residential units.

M/I Homes to launch sales of luxury lakefront community

One of the last undeveloped tracts on the north shore of Winter Garden’s Lake Avalon is about to give rise to a posh new community with its own private 5-acre lakefront park.

CFX study picks best route for Lake/Orange Connector toll road

The closest residential community is Mattamy Homes’ Hawksmoor community in Horizon West, but the toll road would be south of the future Wellness Way.

Winter Park, Clermont apartments trade as part of $370M portfolio sale

The buyer has a global strategy to grow its real estate portfolio to $50 billion.