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Another new multifamily project pitched for Packing District

A San Antonio-based company called Embrey (Facebook | Website) has purchased a four-acre site in Dr. Phillips Charities’ upcoming Packing District, just west of College Park for a new development. The new development, Citron at The Packing District, will be located at the southwestern corner of Princeton Avenue and Orange Blossom Trail, a block away […]

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Packing District owners announce operator for new microbrewery project

Dr. Phillips Charities, the builder behind the upcoming Packing District in the Fairvilla neighborhood just west of College Park on Orange Blossom Trail, has just announced that Orange County Brewers will be the new operator of a planned 3,600 SF microbrewery on the property. Orange County Brewers was founded in 2016 by Jeremy Roberts in […]

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Packing District picks operator for new food hall

Dr. Phillips Charities has chosen a partner to operate its upcoming 17,300 SF Southern Box Food Hall in its massive Packing District development just west of College Park. Hospitality HQ, headed by Chef Akhtar Nawab (Website), was selected to lead the project, which will be housed in a reinvigorated/adapted version of the historic Southern Box […]

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Dr. Phillips Charities awards $5 million to 4Roots for Packing District project

Dr. Phillips Charities has just announced that it had recently awarded $5 million to be paid out over the next three years to 4Roots for construction of its 4Roots Farm Campus in The Packing District. The grant will support the construction of the first phase of the new urban farm campus, expected to break ground […]

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Publix announced as grocery store for The Packing District

Dr. Phillips Charities, the builder behind the $700 million Packing District development on Orange Blossom Trail, has just announced that Publix will be its anchor tenant supermarket in the new project. The grocery chain will occupy the 27,512 SF space we told you about previously HERE. The supermarket will be located on the same spot […]

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Packing District files plans for new grocery store

GAI Consultants has just submitted a two-phased Master Site Plan to the City of Orlando for the construction of a new commercial project in The Packing District in the Fairvilla neighborhood, just to the west of College Park. The development is located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of NorthOrange Blossom Trail and Princeton […]

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Packing District looking for tenant for replica of historic juice stand

Dr. Phillips Charities is still plugging away at its massive $700 million Packing District project in the Fairvilla neighborhood to the west of College Park, and they’ve just released an update on one of the most iconic parts of the project, a replica of a historic juice stand. The juice stand is a nod to […]

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Early rendering submitted for 4Roots Farm at Packing District

The City of Orlando is leasing 18-acres of a 100-acre public park space in The Packing District to 4 Roots Foundation to create an urban farm. 4 Roots is an initiative by 4 Rivers founder, John Rivers, that we covered HERE back in July 2018. 4 Roots will be responsible for the construction of the […]

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Dr. Phillips Foundation donating funds for pavilion in The Packing District

The Dr. P. Phillips Foundation will be donating funds for a large pavilion to be constructed in the promised 80-acre park in the up-and-coming Packing District in the Fairvilla/western College Park area of Orlando. A recent agreement filed with the city for City Council review included reassurances of a donation in the amount of $1.5 […]

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Designs released for 135-townhome project in Packing District

The designs for a 135-townhome project at The Packing District in western College Park/Fairvilla area of Orlando have just been released by Dr. Phillips Charities, the developer behind the ambitious new 202-acre project. Dr. Phillips Charities has joined with Pennsylvania-based Toll Brothers (Website) for the eight-acre project that was originally helmed by David Weekley Homes. […]

Packing District Complete Streets Improvement

“Join the City of Orlando and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for a public hearing regarding roadway improvements on Princeton Street (S.R. 438) and Orange Blossom Trail (U.S. 441) in Orlando. Recommended improvements on Princeton Street from John Young Parkway (S.R. 423) to Orange Blossom Trail include: a four-lane divided roadway with on-street parking […]

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Packing District warehouses to get adaptive reuse treatment

SC Advisors, a real estate development team involved with the upcoming Packing District, is involved in a second mixed-use project at 1800 Crown Way [GMap]. SC Advisors is working in concert with GAI Consultants, the planner for Dr. Phillips Charities, and ASD | SKY on the adaptive reuse of a warehouse complex that will include […]

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House of the Day: Cozy 2/1 near Packing District asking $219,000

SPONSORED: This cozy two-bedroom, one bathroom home in Crestwood Estates, is just seconds away from College Park’s game-changing The Packing District development and nearby shopping and dining options on Edgewater Drive. Located at 3008 Knollwood Circle [GMap] this 1,105 SF home was built in 1949 and features original wood flooring throughout the home. Other notables […]

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New designs released for Packing District YMCA

We told you HERE in November 2018 that Dr. Phillips Charities had received a major gift that would allow for the construction of a brand new YMCA facility in their OBT-based Packing District development. This will be the 23rd YMCA location in Central Florida, and the team that’s been selected to build the new 27,000 […]