Ocoee picks design-build team finalists for new City Hall project
Learn which local architecture and construction firms get to move on to the next bid phase for this estimated $11 million public contract.
Taurus nears permit & groundbreaking on Phase 1 of Apopka City Center
Your update on the design and permitting progress for this long anticipated 35-acre project in Orange County's second largest city.
I-Drive District stakeholders revisit 2040 Vision Plan, talk priorities w/planners
Details on what county planning staff and tourism corridor leaders discussed Friday, and how future residential, public art and liquor stores were prioritized.
Gilbane wins design-build contract for $17M Orlando community center
Learn who this general contractor beat out with its proposal to renovate and expand the historic Grand Avenue School in downtown Orlando.
Retired media mogul sells Isleworth mansion for $7M+ to local auto dealer
Learn who was behind the sale that now ranks as the highest value single-family home sold in Orange County this year.
I-Drive restaurant sues landlord over lack of protection for contracted parking
Details on the legal conflict between one of Orlando's leading developers, and a tenant that paid a premium for parking covenants it says aren't being enforced.
Orange County seeks design consultant for OCCC meeting rooms revamp
Insight for architecture and design specialists on the scope of renovation work ahead in this public contract for the Orange County Convention Center.
Orange County moves to hire owner's rep for convention center expansion
It's another 856,000 square feet of new space for OCCC's North/South building. Learn what the county wants in a project manager to steer the ship.
iSquare's Mathin faces Windermere home foreclosure, out-of-state debt collection
Insight on two new debt challenges facing this local developer, unrelated to his delayed iSquare Mall + Hotel project on International Drive.
Blackstone affiliate pays $60M+ for apartments in East Orange
A multifamily affiliate of New York-based Blackstone Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms, paid $60.88 million this week for the
Former NFL teammates reunite to buy Horizon West land entitled for retail
Learn which former "Monsters of the Midway" envision a great return on their investment in Horizon West's Village F.
Winter Park seeks engineering firm to help plan burying of power lines
Opportunity this month for local engineering firms to help this Orange County city protect its electrical service from future storm outages.
LPGA golf star buys $5.2M+ lakeside estate in Windermere
Learn which local golf pro bought their third home in west Orange County, and how she was doing in a tournament on Friday.
Disney refines plan, seeks design-build teams for Flamingo Crossings retail hub
Early insight on the size, target demographics and examples of town center design that Disney hopes to emulate for its western gateway property.
Local auto group to build new dealership, retail space on busy Seminole highway
Insight on the buyer's motivation, and what land they still need to sell in Orange County.
Tavistock pays $63.8M+ for eastern half of Poitras land south of Orlando airport
Thorough context and insight on how the acreage has changed, what land Tavistock still holds an option on, and planning steps ahead.
Architecture firm for iSquare project wins arbitration for $1.3M+ in unpaid fees
Legal insight on how the local design company could go about collecting the debt.
Developer of Apopka's Oak Pointe project nears groundbreaking after 13 years
Hear from the owner for a lesson in patience, and the opportunity ahead for subcontractors and commercial developers.
iSquare developer settles foreclosure suit on I-Drive property, changes ahead for project
Your update on the potential revival for this tourism corridor project on the brink of foreclosure, and what a financing coordinator may try to change.
Hilton Orlando owner files plan to expand event space w/new ballroom building
Insight on the plans, how they measure up to the Hilton's current event space, and why this is the latest in a wave of expansion for tourism corridor hotels.
Melbourne-based developer pitches new retail pads for Kissimmee tourism corridor
Learn more about the property location, land owner behind it, and what large development across the street may help draw traffic.
400+ acres in Horizon West shopped for development w/road extension prospects
Insight on the real estate family that wants to sell while the market is hot, and the value-add potential in play if a new road runs westward.
Orange County seeks construction firm to install traffic calming devices
Learn what the county is looking for in a local builder to help it reduce some of the highest pedestrian accident rates in the country.
St. Petersburg-based recycler of concrete & demo materials plans Orlando expansion
Learn more about this construction industry service provider, where they plan to invest locally, and who they will be competing with.
Orange County preps rural enclave protection measures for 640 acres
Learn what three areas of land in the county would be protected from future rezoning and dense development, and why this movement can gain steam.
Developer nears rezoning approval for neighborhood retail site outside Ocoee
Learn what hoops this Clearwater-based developer has jumped through over the past year to rezone and entitle nearly 10 acres in a rural settlement area.
Orange County explores options for new staff office building on John Young Pkwy
Learn where county administrators are in the early stages of considering for a new multi-story office building, and what divisions could be moved from downtown.
Lady Lake investor buys second downtown Orlando office property, bets on growth
Learn where this new property investors money is coming from, and who is coordinating his search for more value-add commercial real estate.
Developer files rezoning & vets new hotel options for downtown Travelodge site
Learn which consultants are helping this developer work through the earliest questions for this potential urban infill project, and what steps lie ahead.
Contractor bids sought for new Ag training center & greenhouse at Edgewater High
Learn more about the project's size and estimated budget, and how more school locations could follow.
Orlando trucking company buys land in NW Orange to consolidate & expand
Learn what help this growing local business needs next in terms of design and construction services for two more buildings on property.
Lender seeks foreclosure judgment on Thomas land near OCCC, though negotiations active
Your update on the leverage position taken by a national lender as it negotiates for more than $32.5 million in unpaid debt on 82 acres in the tourism corridor.
Intram builds retail center assemblage in Edgewood, to explore future options
Insight on a local developer's acquistions over four months that now give it a broad canvas for potential redevelopment down the line.
Land owner preps 20+ acres in NE Orange for light industrial users
Early insight on phased development plans for property that has long served contractors and construction service providers.
Piedmont REIT buys downtown Orlando office building for $28M
Insight on the latest expansion of this national office realty trust's holdings in Greater Orlando.
Entitlements & infrastructure sought for 75 acres south of Orlando airport
Learn more about a local developer's land holding along Boggy Creek Road, and why he's ready to move now on the property ahead of Orange County road work.
Tavistock strikes deal w/Toho Water to build new Sunbridge water plant in Osceola
Learn why the developer will spend millions to build water and sewer plants and then turn them over to Toho Water Authority.
Tennessee developer explores new hotel for downtown Orlando Travelodge site
Insight on who has the property under contract, their track record locally and nationally, and what step would come next to position the property for change.
Consultant sought to plan & design 220-acre Horizon West Regional Park
Learn what Orange County wants in a project manager and engineer to lead the near- and long-term planning for this major public amenity in Horizon West.
Ocoee seeks engineers to design new master stormwater system for downtown
Learn what this growing Orange County city needs in a professional engineering firm to establish new ponds and a park that will be key to urban redevelopment.
Family owner plans for industrial build-out of 38-acre Apopka commerce park
Insight on the short- and long-term plans of a commercial property owner in northwest Orange County, and the options being weighed to maximize value.
Veteran Orange County transportation engineer retires after 31+ yrs
Hear from staff and local real estate consultants on the impact that Public Works deputy director Joe Kunkel had on Orange County's growth and development.
Transportation planning consultant sought for I-Drive transit feasibility study
Learn what Orange County wants from a contractor, and how the effort to introduce an urban circulator system to International Drive fits the 2040 Vision Plan.
NY developer files revived plan for Le Meridien hotel near OCCC
Insight on the developer's track record in the tourism corridor, and challenges that may lie ahead in financing construction.
Growing stroller rental business rolls into new building plans in Winter Garden
Learn how this local couple's effort to supply strollers and cribs to tourists has prompted plans for a new building in west Orange County.
Local homebuilder makes Horizon West market entry w/townhome-heavy plans
Learn more about the company, and the product type, lot sizes and sale prices they plan to introduce to the West Orange submarket.
Virginia-based restaurant group prepares new Italian brand for I-Drive site
Learn more about the location, renovation plans and new dining concept, and why the developer has chosen Orlando's tourism corridor for the debut.
Surgeon & charity founder pays $5.3M to retire in Isleworth, seller downsizes nearby
Learn more about the out-of-market couple that is relocating to west Orange County to enjoy life on the golf course, and the local business leader that sold.
Cawthon to prep 67 acres in Apopka near 429 interchange for homebuilders
An early look for homebuilders and acquisition analysts at a well-entitled piece of land in northwest Orange County being lined up for bulk sale next year.
Winter Garden church buys land in Hamlin for new building, seeks design team
Learn more about the upstart Christian church that has targeted Horizon West to put down roots, and an opening for civil engineers and architects to pursue.