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After much travail, 1,000 room convention hotel approved near SeaWorld; April 20, 2022

HOTELS & HOSPITALITY DEVELOPMENT NEWS IN CENTRAL FLORIDA New hotel planned for Orlando’s Westwood Boulevard near SeaWorld and OCCC By Dustin Wyatt Growthspotter Apr 18, 2022 at 5:09 pm Expand A rendering shows how a future 1,000 room hotel on Westwood Boulevard will look (Smallwood Architecture) Westwood Boulevard ― a road that runs parallel to State Road […]

The Grow Agrihood moves forward; December 7, 2021

PulteGroup will be the primary homebuilder within Dwight Saathoff’s The Grow By AMANDA RABINES GROWTHSPOTTER | DEC 06, 2021 AT 6:11 PM PulteGroup will build some of the first homes within The Grow master-planned community that will feature a 9-acre working farm, two major community gardens, and 20-acre public community park, and a farm-to-table restaurant. (PFD) Developer Dwight Saathoff is […]

Packing District residential moving forward; October 28,2021

The Packing District draws another luxury apartment development By LAURA KINSLER GROWTHSPOTTER | OCT 26, 2021 AT 4:55 PM Third Wave Development has filed plans for a 293-unit apartment building in The Packing District at 1900 Orange Blossom Trail. (Dwell Design Studio) The Packing District has drawn a third multifamily development application in the month of October, this time appropriately […]

New Mixed Use Project in Orlando’s Packing District; October 7, 2021

Packing District warehouses give way to make room for more apartments By LAURA KINSLER GROWTHSPOTTER | OCT 06, 2021 AT 1:45 PM The four parcels in blue will be the site for Embrey Development’s second apartment complex in the Packing District. Outlined in red is the K and D Investments property where the owners are seeking entitlements for 600 […]

South Lake Crossings moving forward; August 20, 2021

Lennar Homes pays $20.7M for first half of Wellness Way project By LAURA KINSLER GROWTHSPOTTER | AUG 19, 2021 AT 6:33 PM Lennar Homes is the contracted buyer for all 1,850 single-family homesites in the Wellness Way PUD in Clermont. The homebuilder paid $20.7 million this week for the first half of the project. (HDSi) Lennar Homes closed this week […]

Apartments near the new Apopka hospital; June 23, 2021

Property owners in Apopka begin prepping land for new multifamily development By AMANDA RABINES GROWTHSPOTTER | JUN 22, 2021 AT 4:55 PM To the north of Medicine Lake, a company linked to managers at First Team Commercial is planning to build a 304-unit apartment community. To the south (starred), property owners are prepping the land to accommodate up to […]

Windermere approves major downtown redevelopment; June 9, 2021

After two years of negotiating, six public meetings and a myriad of issues large and small, the Town Council approved the 2 acre redevelopment on Main Street last night in a unanimous vote.  Jim Hall of HDSi is the team leader on this project for long time client Jim Karr and his partners.  The existing […]

Mid Rise Apartment community adds mixed use to south Orlando; May 14, 2021

Condemned hotel turned condominium complex will be demolished and redeveloped By AMANDA RABINES GROWTHSPOTTER | MAY 13, 2021 AT 6:03 PM Blossom Park was originally built as a Days Inn in the 1970s. (Jacob Langston, Orlando Sentinel) Brooklyn-based investment company Sands Capital wants to help demolish a condemned hotel, turned condominium complex, near Florida Mall to make way for a new […]

Grande Lakes residences a great success; May 10, 2021

Newly built homes in the Grande Lakes Resort community in Orlando sell for more than $2M By AMANDA RABINES GROWTHSPOTTER | MAY 07, 2021 AT 5:15 PM Single-family homes at Ritz-Carlton Residences Orlando span about 3,000 square feet. (Ian Roth/Stockworth Realty Group) Some of the first homes built within Chuck Whittall’s Ritz-Carlton Residences Orlando subdivision are fetching over $2 million. What previously […]