Orlando is considering four proposals to buy and redevelop 6.06 acres in the Parramore neighborhood for mixed-income residential, with affordable housing developers from Orlando, New York, Tampa and Jacksonville still in the running.
Osceola County leaders named LandDesign as the top-ranked firm in the competition to design and master-plan its 500-acre Judge Farms research park. Perkins+Will and Sasaki complete the top three and will also be invited to present later this month.
Winter Park-based MMI Development closed the last of four parcel sales for future apartment development to Ohio-based NM Residential on Thursday, with ground to break on projects in Apopka and Maitland in the coming weeks.
Orange County Public Schools is finding population growth at Lake Nona a bit difficult to keep up with, with construction of a second middle school set to begin this month, and a second elementary school now being planned.
Eight firms competing for the contract to design Osceola County's high-tech research park have offered a glimpse into their vision for the 500-acre Judge Farm in recent responses to the county's request for letters of interest.
A local architect and civil engineer will likely be hired by March 2016, after the property is seen through rezoning and Land Use Plan changes with Orange County, according to a consultant on the project.
Scott Boyd and Ken Kupp, the partners behind Central Florida's largest town center project, gained perspective from renowned urban planners, architects and retail analysts that influenced their master plan.
Magic Development expects to open 180-townhome luxury resort Magic Village in September, the first of three timeshare projects the company is developing at a projected $1.23 billion investment over the next decade.