Second Four Corners shopping center sells
The Four Corners area has seen its second shopping center sale in recent months, showing a rise in property values.
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MMI buys two Casselberry retail centers from ex-homebuilders, plans reposition
Learn more about the assets, what was paid, the lease-up potential, and which of Orlando's most impactful homebuilders played a role.
Cite Partners principals acquire Ocoee land for industrial park, plans in review
Insight on how much was paid for the property, where progress stands on permitting of the project, and why market demand supports the investment now.
Atlanta non-profit buys Waterview Apartments on Lake Tyler for $22.7M
Insight on the affordable housing investor that bought the 360-unit property, and a seller that turned a $1.4M profit after holding it for 14 months.
Alliance Residential & Carlyle Group JV buys apartments site at Ravaudage
Details behind the Carlyle real estate fund brought in on the deal, what bank provided financing, and what lies ahead on the 73-acre property.
Chicago investor pays $24M for Holiday Inn near Disney Springs
Learn which hotel investment group bought its second property near Disney Springs within the past year, and who coordinated the sale.
Nashville investor pays $49M for newly-built apts in Altamonte Springs
Insight into who the buyer is, what local company profited from the sale, and which bank financed the deal.
Canadian REIT pays $10M for Ocoee hotel, part of FL portfolio buy
Insight on the profit generated by the seller who flipped the property after just a year.
Magic Development looking to add more retail to Magic Place Phase 1
The latest update on this developer's shift in their game plan for the project, and new renderings of retail space.
Developer buys 20 acres south of OCCC for $11.5M, following hotel tower plans
An update on our Sept. 9 story about this local developer's plans to build a convention-level hotel tower with up to 1,200 keys.
Tavistock clears Sunbridge hurdles with Orange County BCC approval
Insight on the developer's progress with multiple approvals for 4,787 acres of mixed-use plans, and what challenges lie ahead.
Crescent preps construction start after buying Lucerne site in Downtown Orlando
An update on the latest progress with one of Downtown Orlando's most anticipated projects.
BREL Capital starts on Mall at Millenia-area apartments, preps Maitland site
Learn the size and scope of the project, how much it may cost, and what local general contractor was signed to build three new communities for the developer.
Clearwater developers planning 95-lot subdivision in Four Corners
Details on the newest subdivision planned in the hot Four Corners market.
Orlando firms back 4 developer bids for free office land in Osceola research park
New details on architects, construction companies and property management firms bidding for the project.
Two local developers partner on Kissimmee retail project, pay $2.5M for site
Learn which area retail developers are working together, and are the latest to try and capitalize on proximity to the 300-acre Margaritaville Resort.
Retired property investor buys Ocoee strip center, seeks more locally
Learn more about the local development executive who sold the property, and what the buyer is looking for to build his portfolio.
Local CRE fund has vacant Downtown Orlando office building under contract
Learn more about the property, the investors that see it as a value-add opportunity, and future potential for redevelopment.
Infrastructure plans filed for lakefront Grenada land in Dr. Phillips
An update on the roadway and lot subdivision plans for what projects to be more than 80 acres of high-end residential.
Wells Fargo moving Downtown Orlando branch, vacating 23K SF of tower space
Learn which Central Business District retail space the bank is downsizing into, and how its soon to be former home may repurpose an entire vacant floor.
Avistone buys first industrial park property in Orlando, seeks more stabilized assets
Learn more about this California-based investment group, and what they're looking for in their next acquisition.
Majors Investments buys MetroWest office bldg, nears finish in Ivanhoe Village
Learn what this local developer has planned for 20,000 square feet of office space, and where it stands on a thorough renovation of a Downtown Orlando building.
Concord Hospitality targets Orlando for new hotels, potential JV in downtown
Details on where this developer, owner and operator may stake its next claim in Orlandos hotel market.
Miami investor markets highly entitled 3.5 acres in Downtown Orlando for sale
Context on the potential and entitlements for this Central Business District property, what it's owner paid last year, and what challenges may lie ahead.
Lakefront land in Dr. Phillips area under contract for homes, new roads planned
Insight on where this notable property lies in one of Orlando's most affluent submarkets, and what parties have collaborated on a complex road agreement.
Theme park developer pursues Artegon land & neighboring I-Drive properties
Details on the size of the potential assemblage along N. International Drive, who has been contacted about selling, and what makes it attractive.
Owner of vacant Downtown Orlando office building preps renovation plan
Insight into who the developer is behind the project, their goals for the property and what challenges lie ahead.
Miami developer buys South I-Drive land, plans 2 hotels w/new select service brands
Learn how this EB5-focused hotel developer was drawn to the property, and what two flags the company is lining up for it.
Brazilian contractor plans pre-K school for Laureate Park Village Center's Phase 3
Insight into who the investor and builder is behind the first commercial tenant confirmed for Tavistock's expansion of the Laureate Park Village Center.
Kissimmee shopping center sale helps fund retirement dreams
Details on how selling this retail strip helped a longtime real estate investor fulfill his dream of going to college - in his sixties.
Local investor holds 10 acres under contract near Vineland Outlets
Details on the prospective buyer, his business background, who owns the land and what entitlements it offers.
Dubai investors buy industrial park near Sanford airport, leased at 40 percent
Insight into who the buyers are, and what local real estate agent is charged with filling the property's 60 percent vacant space.
Hub International chairman & real estate agent buy Winter Park lakefront home
Insight into which Winter Park couple paid more than $2.3 million for a two-story Mediterranean on Lake Osceola.
Funeral home to lease back Winter Park building after sale, seeks larger property
Insight from the tenant on a long-term growth plan that involves new land, updating our story from earlier this week on the W. Fairbanks Avenue property.
Tampa townhome developer seeks more urban infill & mixed-use sites in Orlando
Insight into this company's three-project footprint thus far in Greater Orlando, and what types of properties they want to line up now for 2018 work.
Leon Capital Group buys Winter Park funeral home, plans redevelopment
Details on the buyer's other development activity in Orlando, and who is behind marketing of the Winter Park property.
Temple owner holdout at soccer stadium site open to sell, but demand in question
A play-by-play on the value this land owner passed on in 2014, and what local commercial real estate brokers and appraisers say the market may offer now.
Seritage files multi-phase plan for Fashion Square Sears parcel w/retail & multifamily
See new renderings for the first phase of redevelopment on 18 acres of Orlando Fashion Square, and how that retail could be supported by Phase 2 residential.
Parc Central neighborhood retail planned between Windermere & Horizon West
Details on who is behind the development, what space is available and which contractors have been lined up thus far.
Homebuilder LGI planning 364-lot subdivision of starter homes in Davenport
Learn how focusing on first-time homebuyers has helped this Texas-based builder grow by 32 percent in the last year.
Downtown Mount Dora CRE owner spends $1.3M on vacant landmark building
Insight on why this local real estate investment group felt the best defense of its other downtown properties was a good offense on vacant space.
Winter Springs seeks developers on 277 acres at Greeneway Interchange District
Learn which land owners are behind the undeveloped property, what transportation advantages it boasts, and what the city envisions there.
Atlanta investor enters Orlando market with student housing near UCF, seeks land
Hear from the buyer on where they source their capital, why they're focused on Orlando now, and the urban infill redevelopment assets they seek next.
Aventura developer floats mixed-use for 18 acres under contract near OIA, SunRail
Insight on who is behind the potential land purchase, what their concept plan entails, and how it fits as a Transit-Oriented Development.
New policy would promote residential redevelopment near PS-8 Parramore school
Learn what incentives the city will offer for targeted redevelopment of 11 acres in Downtown Orlando, and what investment has been drawn there since 2015.
Developer files revised site plan for retail at Celebration's World Drive interchange
Learn what type of tenants the developer will be targeting for the 21-acre shopping center.
New retail, restaurant pads planned north of Margaritaville Resort
Learn who owns the property, what local commercial real estate broker is part of the group, and what opportunities remain open.
Developer plans convention-level hotel tower on 20 acres south of OCCC
Details on who is behind the deal for a new hotel that could serve OCCC attendees, who owns it now and what high-profile project was proposed there in 2007.