July 23, 2019
Miami firm buys Kissimmee’s Gateway Station shopping center for long-term hold

The seller netted a $5 million profit in just three years on the shopping center it bought before the Tupperware SunRail station opened.

Sun Terra preps for next phase at Villages of Harmony

The developer has filed plans for nearly 500 homesites in Osceola's Harmony master-planned community.

Osceola reboots plan for new hotels at NeoCity and Heritage Park

It's been three years since Osceola County officials sought bids for hotel developers at Heritage Park and NeoCity. Now they're hoping the timing is right.

British investor pays $3.5M cash for 12-bedroom vacation rental in Reunion

During peak season, the luxury vacation home rents for $2,200 a night.

South Florida investor looking to convert two Kissimmee hotels into workforce housing

Both hotels are in prime locations on Osceola County's W192 tourism corridor, a market desperately in need of affordable housing.

BRIDG announces new partnership with Japanese technology firm

Tokyo Electron, a global technology leader that maintains offices in 17 countries, will put down stakes in Osceola's NeoCity.

New TOD apartment complex coming in across from Tupperware SunRail station

The apartment amenities could include smart-home technology and saltwater pools surrounded by hotel-like cabanas with misting fans, TVs and mini-fridges.

Bridge Multifamily Fund pays $67M for Kisssimmee apartments

The sale price on this 1990s-era apartment complex grew by 34 percent over two years. Find out why.

Deal with LG could be gamechanger for NeoCity

Osceola County has been wooing LG and other South Korean tech firms for years. Now it's close to inking a deal for a $500 million LG-branded town center in NeoCity.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Gaylord Palms’ $158M expansion officially underway

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

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.

Industrial REIT eyeing site near Reunion for huge new distribution park

The buyer plans to invest $190 million to build a business park in Osceola County, near Reunion.

Tampa developer to break ground next week on $70M apartment complex

The new luxury apartment complex will open in summer of 2020.

Osceola’s W192 Board to spend $2.1M next year replacing tourist corridor’s purple streetlights

The purple streetlights installed over 20 years ago along Kissimmee's W192 tourism corridor are coming out. Read more to see what's replacing them.

CFX narrows choice for $275M Poinciana Parkway toll road extension

The toll road would end on Osceola-Polk Line Road, about 3 miles from the ChampionsGate interchange.

Osceola Commissioners vote to allow golf carts on public streets

Osceola County expects to get more requests for golf cart-friendly neighborhoods once the ordinance goes into effect.

Osceola staff gives thumbs up to 1,400-acre Edgewater mixed-use district

The new mixed-use district would be developed in seven phases over the next 15 years, according to the adopted Concept Plan. It will eventually be annexed into St. Cloud.

AdventHealth to build new emergency hospital on Osceola’s E192 corridor

Fast-growing Osceola County to get new free standing emergency department between Kissimmee and St. Cloud.

Osceola approves rezoning for D.R. Horton subdivision

Homebuilder D.R. Horton bullish on the St. Cloud-East Narcoossee area. Get the details on the latest subdivision plan.

Dave & Buster’s named as anchor for new Celebration shopping center

The arcade-giant would take 40,000 square feet in a new shopping center at Disney's World Drive interchange.

Osceola County kicks off master planning effort for 10,000-acre mixed-use district

Osceola County wants to get out ahead of new development by master planning the area southeast of St. Cloud now as a Mixed-Use district.

Canadian developer planning 5-Star, 3,000-key resort near Disney

A Canadian real estate developer has a purchase contract for one of the largest undeveloped tracts on Osceola County’s W192 corridor and plans a 5-star resort worth at least $500 million.

Pulte under contract for 500+ lots in St. Cloud’s Tohoqua community

Learn what Pulte has planned in this mixed-use community near Osceola's NeoCity.

Elevation Development files plan for 600-home subdivision on Jones Road

Find out who Elevation Development is partnering up with in bringing a new 601-home subdivision on Osceola County's Jones Road.

Orlando Health pays $14.4M for Reunion Village anchor spot

Orlando Health paid $14.4 million on Tuesday for nearly 28 acres to build a future healthcare campus in Reunion Village at the C.R. 532 interchange at