Plans to convert the Colonial Bowling Lanes (Website) property into a three-story personal storage facility are one step closer to reality, as of mid-October. The Municipal Planning Board marked the plans for recommended approval at their October 17 meeting, despite a...
UPDATE: The Winter Park City Commission will discuss the designs at the Monday, November 13 City Commission meeting.  Winter Park residents were finally shown the first conceptual plans for their future 50,000 SF civic library and events center, planned for...
The demolition has begun on the former home of Mama B's Giant Subs at 692 N. Orange Avenue . The building will soon house Magic Pet (Facebook | Website), a premium pet food and supply store, which we wrote about previously HERE in February. Mama...
Cities across the continent are clamoring to catch the eye of Amazon, following an announcement that the company was looking for a new home for their planned "HQ2" or second headquarters. The company is looking to invest over $5 billion...
UPDATE 8/8: A PUBLIC HEARING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR THE MUNICIPAL PLANNING BOARD TO HEAR THIS CASE AT 8:30 A.M. SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 AT CITY HALL. CLICK HERE FOR THE PROJECT OVERVIEW.   Winter Park-based Titan Properties is looking to redevelop...
The long-stalled Cambria Hotel and Suites project at the corner of East Washington Street and North Rosalind has started moving again. The project would transform a vacant lot at 170 E. Washington Street , adjacent to the St. George Orthodox...
As Paul Brinkmann of the Orlando Sentinel  wrote earlier today, the 13-story residential tower being proposed for 108 E. Livingston Street has undergone some changes. The plans we shared HERE in April called for an inner courtyard, ringed by development. That has...
EDIT: We originally published that Arby's is looking to open a location on South Orange, but there is, in fact, already one there. Corporate offices are simply looking to remodel the existing location.  According to paperwork filed with the City,...
The former Orlando AT&T building, located at 500 N. Orange Avenue , will be converted into new Class A office space by early 2018. The currently vacant, five-story, 118,517 SF building is now owned by Michigan-based West Second Street Associates,...
The City of Orlando's Creative Village Development Review Committee has approved plans for a 15-story student housing development, for the Downtown UCF/Valencia College campus in Parramore. The planned mixed-use building would house 7,700 students when completed, if approved by City...
The groundbreaking of Steinmetz Hall, the long-awaited second-phase of the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, was held on March 6, and construction has already begun. The 1,700 SF acoustical hall will feature three tiers as well as a moving shell...
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...