Orange County has inked a deal that will allow them to collect the Tourist Development Tax to some short-term rental properties via TripAdvisor; one of the most popular travel and restaurant sites that handles rentals for tourists...
The hotel concept we told you was moving into the former home of Doc's Streetside Grille back in 2015 is finally close to opening. The Delaney Hotel (Website) will be a new boutique hotel located at 1315 S. Orange Avenue...
Plans have been filed to build a new 19-story mixed-use tower in Downtown Orlando anchored by a 256-room luxury hotel. The hopeful new hotel would be a Radisson Blu (Website) brand which they describe as "upper upper scale" with a...
First built in 1938, the Eo Inn (Website) operates on the eastern side of Lake Eola and has 21 rooms and suites, a rooftop terrace with jacuzzi, and a groundfloor restaurant space that is currently vacant. And it's for...
The historic Angebilt building was purchased by Novel Coworking LLC. on January 3, 2019. The Chicago-based coworking company paid The New Angebilt Corp. a reported $13,700,000 for the 100,323 SF former hotel turned office tower. Novel Coworking (Website), once Level...
UPDATE: David Loisel has informed Bungalower that the GoFundMe was meant as a hoax/reveal for his Halloween costume and not as an actual fundraiser for Parliament House. Loisel has stated that any donations made to his page will be donated...
UPDATE: The Mayor is unable to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony and will be replaced by District 5 Commissioner Regina Hill.    The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando (Website) is partnering with Aloft Orlando (Website) to launch a new foster dog...
A new Hilton Garden Inn (Website) is set to break ground in the fourth quarter of 2018 in northern Winter Park's Ravaudage development. Located on Lee Road, this will be the third hotel to be built in Winter Park city...
A developer has applied to update the Future Land Use of the lot at 409 N. Magnolia Street where the Travelodge currently sits from Office-High to DT-AC. If granted by the Municipal Planning Board on May 15, the change...
Nashville-based coworking chain, E|Spaces (Website), has signed on to open a new space in Downtown Orlando. Jon Pirtle, CEO of the coworking firm, confirmed the move HERE in 2017 with Orlando Business Journal. They plan to take over 29,000 SF of space...
The new Marriott Hotel project located on the rebranded Sheraton Hotel corner in Downtown Orlando has just filed to replat the southern portion of the property for a proposed parking garage. The new full-service hotel would use the new three-story...
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...
Travel and Leisure has awarded Winter Park's Alfond Inn (Website) second place in its roundup of the Top 15 City Hotels in the Continental United States. Hotels were judged on the knowledge of their staff, sense of place, and "a room...
Park Lake Presbyterian Church (Website) has filed paperwork with the City of Orlando, declaring their intent to expand the footprint of their existing Faith Arts Village campus. Faith Arts Village Orlando (Facebook | Website), or FAVO, is a series of...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist...
PHOTO VIA MILLENIA PARTNERS Bungalower just learned of a bonus project associated with the 126-room Magnolia hotel development; the construction of a multi-use trail that will cut under the 408 overpasses. The developer agreed to the City's Conditions of Approval which...
The fight is over for Mama B's Giant Subs in Downtown Orlando. The single-story family-owned restaurant refused to sell to nearby developments for years, which led the 0.211-acre property to being slowly surrounded by multi-level buildings, a la Carl Fredricksen...
GDC Properties (Website) has filed paperwork with the City of Orlando to place a 10-story, 100+ room hotel at 500 S. Magnolia Avenue, just across the street from the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center . The infill project, according to...
This is part of an ongoing series of posts by the Downtown South Mainstreet District. Downtown South, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, was established in the fall of 2008 by a group of local residents and business owners, who recognized its potential and...
According to realtor.com, a 335 SF room is for sale in the Crowne Plaza hotel . The one bedroom, full bath condo (as they're calling it) is asking $52,000, which breaks down to $155 per SF. The unit, number 904, sits...
By Frank Flanagan and Brendan O'Connor Rich in cultural history Orlando’s Parliament House, now in its fortieth year, is celebrated in a new short-form documentary from David Bains of the GLBT History Museum of Central Florida (Website). The documentary was published...
Airbnb is a website that allows users to find, list, and rent lodging from private home owners and currently has over 1,500,000 listings in over 190 countries. Listings can range anywhere from an old couch to rest your head on to...
In January we told you about the City accepting proposals for a hotel next to the Dr. Phillips Center. In the window to accept proposals for a hotel, the City received one response from a group called Downtown Orlando Developments (DOD). DOD plans to...
Orlando Health is moving to develop a new mixed use project at their Lucerne Hospital property, Columbia Park Medical Center. The redevelopment is being called the Lucerne Promenade. The redevelopment as a mixed-used site would include a 200-room hotel, five residential buildings, 80,000 sq. ft. of commercial...
Developers are proposing a new Hyatt Place Hotel in Downtown Orlando. The hotel would be located at 225 S Garland Ave at South St . This puts the hotel on the Church Street Station complex that houses restaurants and bars, the...