September 15, 2019

Retail Dining Developments

Southchase Village retail center near Meadow Woods fetches $25.2M

A Miami-based fund just acquired a shopping center along Orange Blossom Trail that's anchored by a recently renovated Touchstar Cinema movie theater.

Post office building in downtown Mount Dora to be converted to commercial space

The post office move in Mount Dora opens up a prime spot in the popular shopping district for a new tenant.

Tampa developer plans mixed use on 85 acres in Kissimmee’s LOOP market

The new mixed-use project on Kissimmee's Osceola Parkway would be called The Loop South.

Inverlad prepping for next phase of Yard at Ivanhoe

Find out when the first residents will be moving into The Yard at Ivanhoe, and learn what the developer has planned there for 2020.

One developer’s plan to restore buildings in Maitland, Winter Park and downtown Orlando

Mills Place in Winter Park and Central City Station in downtown Orlando are the latest in a string of adaptive reuse projects Garber Development is undertaking across Central Florida.

Owner of UFO-shaped gift shop pays $1.9M for his I-Drive property

The Bargain Planet owner wants to stay at the prime I-Drive location, but he's open to redeveloping the site.

Fashion Square redevelopment concept includes about 1,000 apartments

Find out what developer Chuck Whittall has planned for the Orlando Fashion Square mall in 2020.

Developer releases more details about mixed-use project at Tupperware SunRail station

Developer says construction will start this year on mixed-use development at Tupperware SunRail station.

Publix to build replacement store in Leesburg’s Shoppes of Lake Village

Leesburg shoppers are going to get a bigger, better Publix. The Lakeland grocer plans to build a replacement store on U.S. 441.

Land sales in Central Parc at Howell Branch spell new retail and office development starting this year

Foxtail Coffee and Nobel Learning have signed on as tenants in the new $18 million mixed-use center in South Seminole County.

Miami investment firm makes first Orlando-area purchase with Winn Dixie-anchored shopping center

The shopping center on East Colonial Drive is across from a new luxury apartment complex and free-standing emergency room.

Maitland may be getting a boutique food hall in an empty bank building

Multiple food and retail kiosks, an athletic training facility and a master bar area to serve coffee, wine, beer and liquor all fall within plans for the proposed "Maitland Market" project.

Automobile magnate Terry Taylor wants to build a Jaguar Land Rover dealership along OBT

The car dealer has links to Gil Dezer, who is redeveloping the former 104-acre Artegon Marketplace in Orlando's tourism corridor into a mixed-use entertainment center with high-end apartments and a car museum.

Tractor Supply Co. to build first Seminole County store in Sanford

The fast-growing home and garden retailer has identified 700 potential sites for new stores. This one is coming to Sanford.

New retailers planned for Spring Isle Center mixed-use project in east Orange County

The tenants will be part of a mixed-use development along Avalon Park Boulevard, where a Starbucks and a Timber Springs Dental Care have recently opened.

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.

Orlando REIT pays $8.9M for Kissimmee retail property formerly anchored by Target

The store was built in 1992 when a Target opened there. Target closed its doors in 2013 and the property sold that year for $2.65 million.

Columbia Care to open three Orlando-area cannabis dispensaries as part of Florida retail rollout

The first Orlando dispensary on East Colonial Drive, near UCF, will open before the end of the year.

Downtown Mount Dora to get public market with NY deli, biergarten and more

Twelve vendors had already signed leases for the Mount Dora Marketplace, including the deli, a 28-tap craft bar, a florist, bakeries and juice bars. Find out when the market opens.

Tampa-based retail partners finishing lease-up for first building in Hamlin Plaza

The tenant line-up includes a medical office, a dance studio, insurance company and fitness studio.

Cagan Crossings adding more retail on U.S. 27

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

Houston investment firm adds Clermont shopping center to portfolio

This is the buyer's 10th Orlando area shopping center asset, and first in Clermont.

New anchor helps Winter Park area shopping center sell for $18M

The seller saw an opportunity to add value to a shopping center that had lost its grocery store anchor. Learn how his hunch paid off.

The Packing District plans draw developer interest in John Young Parkway corridor

The buyer plans to build a new 49,000-square-foot car dealership across from the new city park in The Packing District.

Tattoo parlor chain owner files construction plans for new retail building south of I-Drive

The site is on S.R. 535 across from Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores and close to the booming Sunrise City development.

Restaurateurs behind Orlando’s Menagerie Eatery & Bar just bought 101 Eola 's entire first floor commercial space

Local restaurateurs Jonathan Canonaco and Brian Buttner just bought the entire first-floor commercial space of Thornton Park's 101 Eola building.

Dr. Phillips announces new details for Packing District food hall and craft brewery

Get your first look how the developer plans to convert a former box factory into a hip food hall to anchor the new mixed-use Packing District near College Park.

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.

Developer buying land under Orlando Fashion Square mall with plans to demolish and rebuild it

Developer Chuck Whittall has a deal to buy the land under Orlando Fashion Square mall, a key step to tearing down and redeveloping the ailing Central Florida shopping center. Get the details in the GrowthSpotter-Orlando Sentinel report.

New fitness concept Row House opening in Orlando

Learn where the first two Row House fitness centers are opening, and find out how many more locations could be headed to Central Florida.