Mayflower Retirement Center was one of the biggest taxpayers in Winter Park.
Mayflower Retirement Center was one of the biggest taxpayers in Winter Park.

Winter Park Town Center and Presbyterian Retirement Communities were the top taxpayers in Winter Park last year, based on their having the highest taxable values in the city.

Winter Park Town Center had a $41.6 million taxable value and Presbyterian Retirement Communities had $35.6 million, according to the Orange County Property Appraiser Office.


The review comes as this year's preliminary tax bills for residents and businesses will be mailed in just over a month.

Senior living facility Mayflower Retirement Center was the third biggest taxpayer, based on its $22 million taxable value.

Telecommunications company Embarq was number four, with $18.8 million; and Proteggere was fifth, at $17.5 million.

Real estate-related BFC Park Avenue ranked sixth, with $14.3 million; and Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation followed, with $13.4 million. Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation was established in 1959, for religious, charitable, scientific, educational, literary and educational purposes. The foundation owns several rental properties in Winter Park, including Park Avenue and New York Avenue.

At number eight is Rollins College, having a taxable value of $12.5 million. SVAP Winter Park, an entity that includes a K-Mart Plaza Shopping Center, was ninth, with $12.1 million.

High-rise Mercantile Plaza was number 10, at $11.1 million.

Over in Maitland, land-related enterprises were the key driver of tax values.

Liberty Property was the top taxpayer based on its taxable value of $62.3 million.

Apartment complex Village at Lake Lily was second, at $47.6.

ZOM Maitland Summit, a development partnership, was third, at $38.4 million.

Barnett Construction had a taxable value of $36.6 million that made it fourth. Pembrook Maitland was fifth, with $28.5 million

The Orlando Sportsplex was sixth at $28.3 million, and CRP-2 Colonnades seventh at $25.3 million.

Highwoods/DLF 98/29 was eighth at $22.1 million, office building Maitland Promenade ninth, at $21.5 million, and Maitland Office Co. tenth at $20 million.