KEL (Kaufman, Englett & Lynd) will no longer have their name on the building at 111 N. Magnolia Ave (at Washington St) . The new name on the building will be BBVA Compass. BBVA Compass (Website) is bank. They have wealth...
Event organizers are planning to use the rooftop patio of the Chase Plaza in Downtown Orlando for a weekly event. The event called Elevate Orlando will focus on bringing the Orlando community together by "having an above and one of a...
The owner of Ferg's Depot in the Old Orlando Railroad Depot is requesting approval to add a free-standing kitchen, restroom and storage additions using storage containers that will be painted to look like train cars. The storage containers would be...
  Joey asks: What's going on at the Chevron at 300 E. Princeton? Doesn't look like any recent sales but they took out the gas pumps and are in the process of tearing it down. It turns out he's right the property...
Skyhouse Orlando (Website | Facebook) will open on November 1 for residents to move in. The 23 story apartment building is the latest addition to the Orlando skyline. The building is located at 335 North Magnolia Ave . In addition to the...
The Orlando Ballet began rehearsals yesterday at the Church Street Exchange building. The Central Florida Community Arts and  The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra are working to find permanent homes. The three arts groups were forced to move after mold was discovered...
Construction is underway on the Central Station development located in Downtown Orlando. The development is at 400 N Orange Ave between Amelia St and Livingston St. It will connect the Lynx and new SunRail station to Orange Ave . The $200 million transit-oriented...
The Ivanhoe Foundation was set to receive just under $15,000 of  funding to help operate the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center at Ivanhoe. That was until the Foundation pulled their annual funding request just before the meeting. The City Council...
Tonight members of the Nils M. Schweizer Fellows, Central Florida Modern will host an event at City Hall as part of Next Round campaign (Website | Facebook) to save the honeycomb part of “round building” downtown. The organization is raising money to save the Brise Soleil and...
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...
The new patio wrapping around Post Parkside at Lake Eola is now complete . We mentioned the patio back in August because the height of one of the walls was blocking the view of Lake Eola. That has been fixed...
The eco-friendly a 118 guest-room hotel opened yesterday in the old OUC office building at 500 S Orange Ave . The Aloft is a Starwood owned hotel brand. The hotel is described on their website as “a hip new hotel...
The retail plans for SkyHouse Orlando are underway as the apartment plans to open to residents later this week. The building has retail along Livingston St and Magnolia Ave. The leasing office has shared that they plan to have a sub...
UPDATE 3:10 p.m.: The City Council approved the deal to sell the land to the Orlando Magic. We'll continue to follow the development on the Magic Entertainment Complex. UPDATE 10:45 a.m.: In a workshop this morning to the City Council...
The old OUC water and light plant just off Lake Ivanhoe at 1111 North Orange Ave  became the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts more than a decade ago. But as of last week that was no more. The sign...
At a Creative Village Project update today developer Craig Ustler mentioned that he hopes to incorporate the bones of the current Bob Carr Performing Arts Center into the Creative Village Project. The building will be unoccupied once the new Dr....
Demolition of the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium will begin at the end of January following Monster Jam. Pre-construction work is already underway on the new Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. The Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium reconstruction will cost just under $200 million...
Skyhouse Orlando (Website | Facebook) will hold their grand opening today. The 23 story apartment building is the latest addition to the Orlando skyline. The building is located at 335 North Magnolia Ave . In addition to the 320 apartment units, the building will...
We told you back in August that the cruises only building would be getting a major rehab and the rehab is well underway. The five-story office building on 1011 East Colonial Dr. known to most as the Cruises Only building was purchased...
The NORA (Website | Facebook) construction is well underway with a late spring/early summer expected opening. The mixed-use apartment building is at 899 N Orange Ave on the corner of  North Orange Avenue and Marks Street in the North Quarter/Uptown area of...
The Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts is set to open in the Fall of 2014. The first phase of the 330,000 square foot building will include two of the three main theaters, an outdoor plaza and performance space, an event...
The Sevens, a mixed-use building project at 777 N Orange Ave in the uptown/north quarter area , is scheduled to break ground in the spring with an eventual opening in the fall of 2015. The nine-story building is being developed...
The cranes are up for Florida Hospital Orlando's new Women's Pavilion at their Health Village campus. The new 12-story 322-bed tower is set to open in early 2015. Florida Hospital for Women will offer services in three major areas: Pre pregnancy...
Here's a look at the top projects we are looking forward to in 2014. We've broken them down into four categories; transportation, buildings, venues, districts. Take a look and let us know in the comments which one you are...
The Matador at 724 Virginia Drive in Ivanhoe Village is adding a patio out front The craft cocktail, beer and wine bar between Orange Ave and Mills Ave on Virginia Drive will join their neighbor, Santiago's Bodega, who added a...