The new phase of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the construction of Steinmetz Hall, is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 6. Steinmetz Hall will be a 1,700 three-tier acoustical hall featuring a moving shell...
The long-promised pedestrian bridge that will connect Gertrude's Walk to the Orlando Urban Trail will break ground this month, according to a recent post on DowntownOrlando.com. According to the post, construction will be taking place during the day, Monday through Friday,...
We posted a photo tour of the warehouses at 1300 Alden Road in Ivanhoe Village in May, 2016 HERE when we saw that it was up for sale. The property consisted of a 4,000 SF block building and a...
Mill Creek Residential will break ground on their Modera by Mill Creek development at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 26. Modera by Mill Creek is located on the site which formerly housed the University Club building, at 150 East Central Boulevard...
Here is a semi-comprehensive list of construction activities in the Mills 50 Main Street District. Simply click on the links provided in the write-ups to see our previous coverage. Have a tip on a local development? Email us at [email protected]   Former...
The Yard at Ivanhoe developers have filed new project plans, according to a recent report by GrowthSpotter, HERE. Real Estate Inverlad Development (Website) filed a determination request with the Planning Division for their 7.6-acre mixed-use development, located near the intersection...
EDIT: This story was first reported by Paul Brinkmann at 5:26 p.m. HERE, 24 minutes before the Growth Spotter article.   As first reported by Growth Spotter HERE, Miami-based real estate group Midtown Opportunities has purchased the Orlando Sentinel property for $35.1 M. Midtown...
Bungalower readers have always been interested in the Kobe/Chevron site at the corner of Fern Creek Avenue and Colonial Drive and we've written two separate Ask Bungalower posts about it, HERE and HERE, just to keep you updated. The owner...
UPDATE: Click HERE to see a great blog post about the origins of the building, by Old Florida. According to employees of Uniform City (Facebook | Website), they will be moving into the former Tire Kingdom building before the end...
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore (Website) at 2105 N. Orange Blossom Trl. , has been purchased by Dr. Phillips Charities and will close at the end of the month. Dr. Phillips has already cleared two nearby lots in preparation for...
A master plan to redevelop over 11 acres of property in Downtown South into retail/office and apartments has been submitted to the City of Orlando. The application includes plans for 94,000 SF of retail/office, 300 multi-family units, and a parking...
Dr. Phillips Charities has torn down the warehouses, namely Amazon Hose and Rubber Co., that formerly stood at the intersection of West Princeton and North Orange Blossom Trail . The now vacant land total over 80 acres and sits at...
The following information was released earlier this week by FDOT. Construction has begun at a number of ramps throughout the 21-mile corridor of I-4 affected by the Ultimate project. During the month of May, motorists can expect nighttime closures of...
The delayed development on the corner of South Orange Avenue and Lucerne Circle has just gone through another redesign, just in time for the upcoming Appearance Review Board meeting. The proposed Crescent Lucerne project would have 373 multi-family units, 31,000...
A request was made on March 21 to amend the future land use designation of the current Clean the World site in Downtown Orlando from OFFICE-MED (Office Medium Intensity) to Urban Activity Center with the Traditional City and Parramore...
Garland Avenue between Colonial Drive and Marks Street is now closed for about 14 months. The long-term closure will allow space for crews to relocate utilities, install drainage and dry ponds, realign Garland Avenue, and reconstruct the SR 50 interchange including a new...
UPDATE: This project was recommended for approval by the MPB. The Yard - Crossman Site went before the Planning Board on January 19 with some added changes since we had last written about the project HERE. The developer, Chance Gordy, has added parking...
According to Circle K staff, the Mills 50 gas station and convenience store on the corner of Virginia and Mills Avenue  will be closing this Thursday, December 17 and demolished sometime in early 2016. We reached out to the City...
The Brownstones at Thornton Park town homes are nearing completion, with an opening date scheduled for the first quarter of 2016.  The Brownstones (Website) are a collection of single-family luxury town homes located on Summerlin Avenue in Thornton Park, next...
The team behind The Yard at Ivanhoe development has just submitted plans to the City of Orlando for a proposed a multi-storied mixed-use development on the other side of Virginia Drive, under a working title of The Yard - Crossman Site. The...
Last week we wrote about the possible annexation and rezoning of this lot on Pineloch Avenue that is currently the home of a mobile home park . Plans have already been submitted for approval that detail a possible retail...
The fresh-baked bread smell was the first to go, then the neon sign. Now it's time for the building itself to disappear. The formerly iconic I-4 facing bread factory closed years ago as a result of its parent company, Hostess,...
The historic Mt. Vernon Inn, former home of the Red Fox Lounge  is being razed to the ground today. It will be replaced by a 68,600 SF development called Lakeside Crossing. You can watch the demo, live, via this feed provided...
As reported in an exclusive piece by the Orlando Business Journal earlier today, a new developer has been found to continue the former Lucerne Pavilion project. The 10-acre lot will become a mixed-use development under the guidance of CNL Commercial Real Estate...
Demolition of Orlando's oldest baseball field, Tinker Field , started on Tuesday of this week. The risers and adjoining structures will be taken down over the next 40 days (the crew and City is hoping to be finished before...