Mayor Dyer and SunRail

In his State of the Downtown Address yesterday Mayor Dyer talked about the various projects underway or in development in downtown.

Specifically he mentioned that there are nine projects underway and six breaking ground within the next year.

We’ve written about most, but wanted to highlight the projects the Dyer was referring to as a good overview of the projects in downtown Orlando.

The 9 projects representing $1.27 billion in investment that are underway that will add 566 residential units, 119 hotel rooms, 18,300 square feed of retail space, 398,700 square feet in office space are:

The 6 project proposed to break ground in the next year which represent an additional $345 million will add more than 900 residential units, 260 hotel rooms and 35,000 square-feet of retail are:

  • Central Station Development — The $200 million transit-oriented development located on Orange Ave across from the Orange County Court House is being completed in phases. It will eventually include apartments, retail, offices and a hotel. Click here for more information on the Central Station Development.
  • 420 East Church Street — A proposed 9-story apartment building in Thornton Park to include ground floor retail. Click here for more information on 420 East Church Street.
  • 800 North Orange Ave — A three-story office building that is being proposed next to Park North at Cheney Place Condominium.
  • Citrus Bowl Reconstruction — Demolition and reconstruction of over 80% of the stadium starting in late January to be completed in 2015.
  • Residence Inn — A proposed 130-room Marriott Residence Inn at Orange Ave and Colonial Dr. Click here for more information on the Residence Inn in downtown Orlando.
  • The Sevens — A proposed seven and ten-story apartment building with ground floor retail space.

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