Entries by halldsi

Large Mixed Use Project in Osceola County Moving Forward; April 28, 2021

New mixed-use districts in Osceola are being planned for 14,000-plus homes By LAURA KINSLER GROWTHSPOTTER | APR 23, 2021 AT 4:39 PM Osceola County is wrapping up the master planning effort for its two final mixed-use districts. District 5 abuts the South Lake Toho element, which have already been approved. The 365-acre Yates assemblage, circled in white, could be […]

HDSi leads development in Kelly Park in north Apopka; March 24, 2021

D.R. Horton signs onto planned subdivisions in Apopka By AMANDA RABINES GROWTHSPOTTER | MAR 23, 2021 AT 5:09 PM D.R. Horton is looking to introduce more than 400 single-family homes and townhomes in Apopka. (City of Apopka) D.R. Horton continues to expand their footprint in Apopka.  The homebuilders were recently listed in applications for two separately proposed subdivisions currently […]

HDSi leads Downtown Windermere redevelopment; February 16,2021

Developer Jim Karr and Westgate’s Jim Gissy ignite plans for commercial development in downtown Windermere By AMANDA RABINES GROWTHSPOTTER | FEB 12, 2021 AT 5:54 PM The 2.2-acre lot sits across from a new 11,000-square-foot municipal town complex under construction. (Orange County Property Appraiser) Downtown Windermere may be getting more commercial space. Veteran developer Jim Karr and business partner Jim […]

HDSi leads a major new convention hotel design; January 7, 2021

Skorman Construction preps land near SeaWorld for dense hotel and retail development By AMANDA RABINES GROWTHSPOTTER | JAN 05, 2021 AT 6:00 PM The proposed hotel development is being planned on a 6.5-acre site along Westwood Boulevard, next to a recently completed Tru by Hilton hotel. (Orange County) Developer and contractor Mark Skorman wants to embellish some properties he owns […]

Jim Hall helps mentor UCF students in real estate development; April 21, 2020

We were proud to watch our team of University of Central Florida real estate students present their vision for redevelopment of Orlando’s Fashion Square mall property last week during the UCF Case Competition, sponsored by NAIOP Central Florida Chapter. Dubbed “City Beautiful Development” students Ryan Griffith, Kyle Ruperto, CAPM, LEED GA, Matt Santangelo and Norven […]

COVID causes havoc with development processing; March 24, 2020

Orange County cancels upcoming zoning meetings until further notice By Amanda Rabines Growthspotter | Mar 20, 2020 | 3:32 PM A site plan for the O-Town West mixed-use development in Orange County. The project is one of several cases on hold to seek P&Z approvals.(Unicorp National Developments) Orange County just confirmed it will be cancelling […]