September 17, 2019

Seminole County Developments

Hotel and new senior living community slated for 153-acre Wellness and Technology Park in Lake Mary

Construction on the new projects will coincide with a new full-service hospital by Orlando Health, which already has an emergency center in the park.

U-Haul to repurpose Sanford Kmart store and other buildings for showroom, storage and truck rentals

U-Haul has purchased at least two dozen former Kmart stores around the country. Find out how it fits in with their corporate philosophy.

A home called “Chez L’amour” in Alaqua Lakes

Get a peak inside this Alaqua Lakes house that sparked a bidding war as soon as it hit the market.

Dog track property in Longwood “flew right off the shelf” after hitting the market

The 31-acre site in Longwood received more than 20 offers, driving up the price from the listed $7.35 million.

Wendover to build affordable senior housing community in Sanford

The Altamonte Springs-based developer will invest $15.6 million in the project, which will provide much needed affordable housing for low-income seniors.

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.

Extended stay hotel planned near Sanford International Airport

This is one of five new hotels in the pipeline for Seminole County. Find out when it's scheduled to open.

City of Longwood reviewing plans for new 75-unit apartment building

The apartment building in City of Longwood will have a dock on Fern Lake for residents to enjoy the natural setting.

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.

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.

New Benton House senior living community slated for Seminole County near Oviedo

Seminole County staff are reviewing final development plans for Benton House Oviedo, a 72-unit, 93-bed assisted living facility on Chiluota Road.

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.

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.

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.

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.

South Florida investors enter flex/warehouse market with Altamonte Springs acquisition

The buyer has been purchasing shopping centers in the Greater Orlando area for the past three or four years, but decided to diversify about a year ago.

Orlando real estate group sells Lake Mary office building to Philadelphia company for $15M

Orlando-based Tower Realty Partners sold a three-story office building on Lake Emma Road in Lake Mary for $15 million.

Sanford's historic Mayfair Hotel set for 2021 opening after $30M renovation

Learn abut the new owner's plan to reopen the historic Sanford hotel as a 4-diamond resort property.

Surrey Homes in early stages of developing mid-priced homes near St. Johns River

Surrey Homes in early stages of developing mid-priced homes near St. Johns River in Seminole

Tampa developer signs on to build Sanford's first transit-oriented community

See which Tampa developer is planning a new luxury apartment complex across from Sanford's SunRail station.

Miami Beach investor adds to Orlando-area holdings with industrial park in Longwood

Find out who paid $5.57M for a Longwood industrial park and why it fit perfectly into his investment portfolio.

Elevation Development shopping center latest in Longwood development surge

Find out which retailer is already named in the future Shoppes at Longwood

AdventHealth pays $6.4M for medical building near Altamonte Springs HQ

Get the most up-to-date information on the latest real estate dealings by AdventHealth.

Sanford ready to create new east-side rec center on former Seminole school board land

Learn how Sanford plans to revamp a former school district property into a full-fledged recreation complex.

TruAmerica makes Lake Mary apartment complex its eighth asset in Greater Orlando

Find out what the new owner has planned for this 20-year-old apartment complex next to Lake Mary's Timacuan Golf Club.

Philadelphia real estate investment firm pays $15.2M for Lake Mary shopping plaza

Bundt cakes and craft beer helped draw a Philadelphia firm to invest $15 million in Heathrow. Get the details here.

New Comfort Inn & Suites is part of a wave of new hotels in or near Sanford

For years there were no new hotels built in the Sanford. Now there's a half dozen in the works. Learn what's leading to the tourism boom in Seminole County.

Tampa CRE investment firm pays $6M+ for Altamonte Springs mixed-use site

Get the details on this $6 million property sale in Altamonte Springs.

Seminole County, Casselberry unite to create “main street” design standards for Oxford Road

Learn how a road project in Casselberry could be the catalyst for a new mixed-use redevelopment of Seminole's Jai Alia site.

Orlando Health adds 8+ acres to its medical complex in Lake Mary’s Wellness & Technology Park

Learn why so many hospitals are building new facilities in Lake Mary.