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Developer: Why this $250M Cocoa Beach resort project is 'my baby'
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Developer: Why this $250M Cocoa Beach resort project is 'my baby'

Carlos Rodriguez Sr. doesn't only want to be known as a developer in Cocoa Beach. "I told the mayor I plan to be a resident there," said the CEO of...

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Report: Metro Orlando saw small decrease in rent prices last month
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Report: Metro Orlando saw small decrease in rent prices last month

Rent in Central Florida became a little more livable last month. A report from RentCafe, an apartment search website, looked at the rent prices for...

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Amazon's 1.4M SF warehouse plans north of Orlando head for final approvals
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Amazon's 1.4M SF warehouse plans north of Orlando head for final approvals

A proposed Amazon warehouse in Deltona will seek its official approvals next month, potentially spurring more commercial development nearby and...

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Here's how this new $25M Central Florida facility will boost NeoCity's capabilities
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Here's how this new $25M Central Florida facility will boost NeoCity's capabilities

From his new office, Bridg CEO Chester Kennedy has a view of the dirt tracts of land and open fields that one day will be the NeoCity tech district...

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JLL's Billy Rodriguez: Breaking the glass ceiling in Central Florida’s commercial real estate
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JLL's Billy Rodriguez: Breaking the glass ceiling in Central Florida’s commercial real estate

Editor's note: In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Orlando Business Journal will feature guest columns Sept. 15-Oct. 15 from Hispanic business...

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Check out new food that may come to Star Wars land in Florida
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Check out new food that may come to Star Wars land in Florida

One of the best parts of Disney's new a Star Wars: Galaxy Edge land is the food - specifically the Ronto Wrap, which has been a hit with fans. That...

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Florida development in Orange County for future agrihood buys land
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Florida development in Orange County for future agrihood buys land

A proposed mixed-use agrihood in Orange County may be gearing up for development after years of legal challenges. American Land Investments Of...

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Exclusive: Here's where Sprouts may open next in metro Orlando, sources say
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Exclusive: Here's where Sprouts may open next in metro Orlando, sources say

A Phoenix-based niche grocery chain may be headed to Winter Garden. Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (Nasdaq: SFM) is in discussions to open a new...

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Spooked dairy cows and Disney: Robbie McEwan looks back on 30 years in Central Florida's land business
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Spooked dairy cows and Disney: Robbie McEwan looks back on 30 years in Central Florida's land business

Robbie McEwan always keeps a fishing pole stowed in the back of his Chevy Suburban. "When I'm out looking at properties, and there's an opportunity...

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2 Central Florida colleges have these 4 major projects in the works
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2 Central Florida colleges have these 4 major projects in the works

Two local colleges have several new projects in the works, including some available for bid. Seminole State College of Florida has three major...

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Here's why this new downtown retailer is a 'catalyst' for more to come
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Here's why this new downtown retailer is a 'catalyst' for more to come

A new convenience store company expects to open in downtown Orlando in first-quarter 2020. Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based Dollar General (NYSE: DG...

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More Florida apartments are planned to be built near airport, Lake Nona
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More Florida apartments are planned to be built near airport, Lake Nona

Proposed apartment projects continue to crop up around Central Florida, adding to a growing number of similar developments in the region's pipeline...

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Florida's EA Sports exec talks about the video game studio's planned move from Maitland to downtown in 2021
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Florida's EA Sports exec talks about the video game studio's planned move from Maitland to downtown in 2021

Before he started working at EA Sports Worldwide Studios, Daryl Holt called the company's office in 2004 to ask for a tour for his nephew, who...

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Florida brunch restaurant to relocate, replacing a concept that closed earlier this year
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Florida brunch restaurant to relocate, replacing a concept that closed earlier this year

Brunch eatery First Watch plans to relocate one of its Central Florida restaurants next year. The Bradenton-based First Watch Restaurants Inc....

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Local EA head: 'Clock's ticking' to build this in downtown Orlando
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Local EA head: 'Clock's ticking' to build this in downtown Orlando

Electronic Arts Inc. - whose Maitland-based EA Tiburon Inc. is the largest video game studio in Florida - expects to move roughly 700 employees to...

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Legal Notices starting in the October 11, 2019 issue
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Legal Notices starting in the October 11, 2019 issue

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: notice, the fictitious name, to-wit: System/Sunbelt, Inc. Seminole County, Florida, this 8th day of October, 2019. TO WHOM...

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'They're dying for sites': Why Orlando's apartment construction keeps booming
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'They're dying for sites': Why Orlando's apartment construction keeps booming

Luke Wickham used to get 10 calls a year from apartment developers looking for Orlando sites for new projects. He's now getting five calls a day. ...

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Here's the latest on HostDime's $25M construction project
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Here's the latest on HostDime's $25M construction project

Construction on the future home of HostDime.com Inc. - one of the region's largest tech employers - may start soon, according to the project's...

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See where this Central Florida city ranks for commercial property taxes
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See where this Central Florida city ranks for commercial property taxes

Orlando ranks among the highest cities for taxes on businesses in the U. S., according to a recent report. But, when it comes specifically to...

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Florida college to add quick training opportunities with downtown center
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Florida college to add quick training opportunities with downtown center

A story from Valencia College's Kissimmee accelerated skill training program reminds Michael Kepner of what his new downtown Orlando program is...

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Why this Orlando Health exec believes it's 'imperative' to reflect the community's diversity
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Why this Orlando Health exec believes it's 'imperative' to reflect the community's diversity

When Andy Gardiner joined the staff of Orlando Health 11 years ago, the organization already had a bank of culture and language resources for...

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Tavistock to sell land to Amazon-preferred developer, say sources
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Tavistock to sell land to Amazon-preferred developer, say sources

A land deal reportedly is brewing between one of Orlando's most active developers and an Amazon-preferred builder north of Lake Nona. Lake Nona...

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Construction update: Disney Vacation Club's newest property nears completion
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Construction update: Disney Vacation Club's newest property nears completion

Much of Walt Disney World's newest Disney Vacation Club property looks complete from the outside, but there's just a little more wait until its...

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Florida food halls to start construction in downtown, Hamlin and other places
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Florida food halls to start construction in downtown, Hamlin and other places

For restaurateurs, the math may make sense to open a food hall location. Startup costs may be as low as $300,000, compared to the millions of...

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Hamlin food hall grows, attracts tenants ahead of construction
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Hamlin food hall grows, attracts tenants ahead of construction

An Orlando-based developer soon may start serving up a food hall concept in Hamlin - a 1,000-acre, mixed-use community in Horizon West. Boyd...

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It's official: City of Orlando approves over $9M in incentives for EA move
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It's official: City of Orlando approves over $9M in incentives for EA move

The Orlando City Council has approved incentives for Electronic Arts' move to downtown Orlando from Maitland. During its Oct. 7 meeting, the...

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$250M 'game-changer' Cocoa Beach resort's construction timeline revealed
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$250M 'game-changer' Cocoa Beach resort's construction timeline revealed

There may be shovels in the ground - or sand - for a new Cocoa Beach resort by first-quarter 2022. Coral Gables-based developer Driftwood...

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Legal notices starting in the October 4th issue
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Legal notices starting in the October 4th issue

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: notice, the fictitious name, to-wit: Capital Marketing, Inc. County, Florida, this 27th day of September, 2019. CASE NO.:...

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Done deal: London fintech giant doubles office space north of Orlando
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Done deal: London fintech giant doubles office space north of Orlando

A London financial technology company has secured one of the last available speculative office spaces in Central Florida, further showing a...

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Amazon may become Florida's city's largest employer
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Amazon may become Florida's city's largest employer

Deltona soon may become an Amazon town. Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) plans to build an 85-acre, 1.4 million-square...

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