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Dr Phillips Charities hosting inaugural concert at new Packing District pavilion

Dr. Phillips Charities, the group behind the under-construction Packing District development just west of College Park, will be hosting a free outdoor concert at its new pavilion in the heart of the new up-and-coming neighborhood. The new Della Phillips Pavilion, named after the wife of Dr. Phillips – the charity’s namesake, will open to the […]

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New 45,000 SF climbing and fitness gym opening in Packing District

Dr. Phillips Charities, the group behind the $700 million Packing District development in the Fairvilla neighborhood just west of College Park, has just announced the addition of a new climbing and fitness gym. The new 45,000 SF gym will be the first Central Florida location of Tennessee-based High Point Climbing and Fitness (Website) and will […]

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Packing District YMCA now open

The long-awaited Leonard and Marjorie Williams Family YMCA (Website) is now open in The Packing District in the Fairvilla neighborhood in West Orlando. The new 35,000 SF facility, located at 2178 Packing District Way [GMap], features a six-lane lap swimming pool, an interactive splash pad, a multi-purpose boutique studio room for classes and academic programs, […]

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Dr. Phillips announces new tenant(s) for replica juice stand in Packing District

We told you HERE in September 2020 that Dr. Phillips Charities, the community builder behind the $700-million Packing District project, was looking for a tenant for its new juice stand replica on the corner of Princeton Street and Orange Blossom Trail. And it appears that they’ve made their choice. The new flagship building will soon […]

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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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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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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. […]

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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 […]