Unicorp National Development has announced that they have made a deposit on the roughly 50-acre site that hosts the long-struggling Orlando Fashion Square Mall in East Orlando, to the tune of $23 million. While...
The City of Orlando has its city planners create vision plans for its neighborhoods to help control future development. We've shared them before for neighborhoods like Lake Formosa in Ivanhoe Village and the SODO warehouse district, and...
Dr. Phillips Charities has finally released their plans for a new mixed-use "Packing District" in west College Park that we hinted at HERE in 2016. The project will develop more than 200-acres of property that has been carefully assembled over...
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...
Phoenix, Arizona-based grocery chain, Sprouts Farmers Market (Website), will be moving into the former Winter Park Whole Foods location on Aloma, according to a recent report by Kyle Arnold, with the Orlando Sentinel.  Sprouts specializes in brands that are non-gmo, organic,...
While still in the early planning stages, the Hourglass District is beginning to take shape. Led by the husband-and-wife team Elise Sabatino and Giovanni Fernandez, the new project will completely remake the intersection of Bumby Avenue and Curry Ford Road....
Winter Park has joined the Main Street America program and launched a new Main Street District for the popular Park Avenue retail corridor. The new Winter Park Main Street (Website) stretches between Comstock...
The Sears department store at Fashion Square Mall closed in November, 2016, after being in business for 50 years. The closure was a result of the property being reclaimed by Seritage Growth Partners, who had worked a reclamation agreement into...
The owners of Tampa's popular Hall on Franklin (Website) are opening a sister space in Orlando's The Yard at Ivanhoe development. According to Genny Hall from Collier's International, who is working with Real Estate...
Lowe's Companies has just announced that they will be closing all 99 of their Orchard Supply Hardware stores. The decision to close was made on August 17 following the release of their second-quarter earnings followed by a declaration that they...
The  Grills Family Restaurant group has finally opened their new Orlando-based concept, Grill's Lakeside Seafood Deck and Tiki Bar (Facebook) after two years of construction. Grills Family Restaurants owns two other popular restaurants in Melbourne and Port Canaveral. We first wrote...
The much-anticipated mixed-use development project, The Yard at Ivanhoe, is finally going vertical. The roadwork is all but completed and the project developers are about to erect over 31,000 SF of retail and restaurant space alone. The project will also include...
A new type of event venue will be opening in Downtown Orlando this summer, one that focuses on throwing stuff. Epic Axe Throwing (Website) is a throwing range for axe-tossing enthusiasts aged 14 and up. Anyone under the age of...
The Glass Knife (Facebook | Website) will officially open for business this Friday, November 10 at 7 a.m. Bungalower was invited to a press preview Wednesday morning to sample some of the food and see the new interior of the completely renovated...
"Hi! So the restaurant, Square One, on the corner of Mills and Minnesota in Winter Park abruptly closed today without warning ... I'm standing at the first green bank, watching a lot of customers show up, then walk away...
Orlando Magic has filed a new master plan for its long-awaited Orlando Sports and Entertainment District in downtown Orlando. The estimated $500 million + project will put a new mixed-use development on an...
EDIT: Stasio's will not be open Sundays Stasio's Italian Deli and Market (Facebook) is scheduled to open the morning of Monday, July 23 at their home at 210 N. Bumby in the Milk District . The new family-owned deli will feature...
The long-vacant retail space by the Thornton Park 7-Eleven finally has a new tenant. The 2,400 SF space at 30 N. Summerlin Avenue  is in fact owned by 7-Eleven, Inc, according to the Orange County Property Appraiser. The space has...
The Milk District hybrid coffee shop/package store/watering hole we've been talking about for years is finally set to open this Saturday, October 20. Whippoorwill Beer House and Package Store (Website) is a new craft beer and wine shop that is opening...
That new Lucky's Market (Website) we told you back in February 2018 was moving into the former Sports Authority at 3225 E. Colonial Drive finally has an approximate opening date. According to a...
Amazon's Treasure Truck (Website) is in Orlando. The online retailer has launched their glorified pickup/deliver truck across the country and now Amazon users in Orlando can take advantage of the service. The Treasure Truck program allows shoppers to pick specific Treasure...
The latest location of the growing Washburn Imports retail family is finally set to open in Winter Park on Thursday, March 7. The hybrid retail/bar concept will open their newest outpost in Winter Park...
Stir Restaurant and Bar (Facebook | Website) has closed. Blake Levison, co-owner of the Ivanhoe Village eatery told Bungalower that the difficult decision to close was made following the announcement that the building would be listed for sale this past weekend. The ownership...
The vacant 13,590 SF Lombardi's building, located at 1152 Harmon Avenue , will soon have a new retail tenant. Contrary to rumors that a new paint store would be moving in, the new retail concept will instead be spearheaded by...
A local company under the name of SideWard Brewing Co. (Facebook) has signed the lease for the rear of the recently renovated warehouse at 210 Bumby Avenue in the Milk District. The 3,900 SF warehouse was recently renovated by Giovanni...