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More Florida apartment projects proposed here
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More Florida apartment projects proposed here

Bob Thollander sees potential in a building that's been shuttered for nearly two decades. His company - Wellington-based Bainbridge Cos. - is under...

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DeBary seeks to halt apartment construction near SunRail
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DeBary seeks to halt apartment construction near SunRail

Developers may not be able to get approvals for apartment projects in a special district near DeBary's SunRail station - at least for eight months....

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Exclusive: Another major contractor for Epic Universe surfaces
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Exclusive: Another major contractor for Epic Universe surfaces

The team of Central Florida construction firms involved in Universal Orlando Resort's next theme park is growing. The latest firm to be involved in...

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Biz Digest for the week of Feb. 14: Hanover to add new home community in Florida
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Biz Digest for the week of Feb. 14: Hanover to add new home community in Florida

Construction may start soon on Winter Park's largest home after a nod from the city. NAI Realvest negotiated three new commercial leases: NeoMetrix...

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Florida's Winter Park Village sale one of 10 biggest in past year
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Florida's Winter Park Village sale one of 10 biggest in past year

The sale of the upscale Winter Park Village - one of Central Florida's largest retail centers - will be among the biggest in the past year in...

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Fitness concept to open in former Winn-Dixie store in Florida
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Fitness concept to open in former Winn-Dixie store in Florida

A growing fitness concept plans to expand to a vacant grocery store on the west side of town, Orlando Business Journal has learned. Phoenix-based...

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Central Florida coffee chain Foxtail works on unique concept for next shop
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Central Florida coffee chain Foxtail works on unique concept for next shop

Foxtail Coffee Co. is changing it up a bit with its newest location. The local coffee chain is preparing a 500-square-foot shipping container...

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Here are more details about 2 of Universal's Epic Universe hotel sites
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Here are more details about 2 of Universal's Epic Universe hotel sites

New details have emerged about work on Universal Orlando Resort's future Epic Universe theme park and hotels. One new element is the fact that a...

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This high-tech Central Florida auto broker has 100 employees and counting
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This high-tech Central Florida auto broker has 100 employees and counting

A high-tech Orlando auto broker is seeking new downtown office space to hold its expanding workforce. Wheelzy LLC needs roughly 20,000 square feet...

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Coupling with development: Why 4 SunRail stops haven't attracted new construction projects (yet)
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Coupling with development: Why 4 SunRail stops haven't attracted new construction projects (yet)

A SunRail train pulls into the DeBary station which is the end of the commuter rail's northbound line. Five years ago, David McDaniel sat down in...

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Work to ramp up on this Disney resort project
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Work to ramp up on this Disney resort project

Construction crews at Walt Disney World finally are gearing up for vertical construction on a planned new resort. A new notice of commencement...

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Florida developer in 'initial discussions' to acquire Holy Land site
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Florida developer in 'initial discussions' to acquire Holy Land site

One of Orlando's most active developers has shown interest in buying Orlando Christian theme park The Holy Land Experience's real estate. Unicorp...

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1st part of $180M town center nears completion (PHOTOS)
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1st part of $180M town center nears completion (PHOTOS)

A Volusia County luxury apartment complex - part of a larger town center project near the last northern SunRail stop - will welcome residents this...

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Exclusive: Here's who's under contract to buy Winter Park Village
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Exclusive: Here's who's under contract to buy Winter Park Village

New York-based real estate investment trust Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) is under contract to buy the upscale Winter Park Village, one of Central...

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Publix as your personal chef? The grocer is going beyond Pub subs with hot, made-to-order entrees
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Publix as your personal chef? The grocer is going beyond Pub subs with hot, made-to-order entrees

Publix Super Markets Inc. is expanding its prepared food options to include hot, made-to-order entrees in a move to compete with restaurants for...

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Disney Flamingo Crossings hotel project nails down money
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Disney Flamingo Crossings hotel project nails down money

A four-hotel development planned for Disney's Flamingo Crossings mixed-use property is ready to hit the next stage. The project, being overseen by...

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Ace Hardware's new Florida distribution plans may have statewide impact
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Ace Hardware's new Florida distribution plans may have statewide impact

Ace Hardware - one of the largest retail hardware chains in the world - plans to make a major investment in Central Florida in an effort to beef up...

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Here's how this Florida county is looking to add affordable housing
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Here's how this Florida county is looking to add affordable housing

Seminole County has formulated a 10-year plan to add affordable and workforce housing to address the area's growing population and to help boost...

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Planned new Florida downtown towers seek high office rents
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Planned new Florida downtown towers seek high office rents

Developers want downtown Orlando's highest office rental rates for a pair of yet-to-rise office skyscrapers - an indication of soaring construction...

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Behind the deal: Why this New York brewery is tapping into Central Florida
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Behind the deal: Why this New York brewery is tapping into Central Florida

Kelly Krupski was hungry for lunch in early January while touring a site to potentially expand her brewery to Winter Garden near Seidel Road and...

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Universal's Epic Universe to be built in Central Florida by these five companies
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Universal's Epic Universe to be built in Central Florida by these five companies

Orlando Business Journal has learned that some of Central Florida's most active names in construction were selected to build Universal Orlando...

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$125M development near Disney attracts California restaurant
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$125M development near Disney attracts California restaurant

In addition, Tampa-based Bloomin' Brands Inc.'s (Nasdaq: BLMN) Outback Steakhouse and Dallas-based Front Burner Restaurants LP's Twin Peaks also...

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Disney's Star Wars hotel begin reservations, shares more details
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Disney's Star Wars hotel begin reservations, shares more details

Later this year, you will be able to make reservations for Walt Disney World's future Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser themed hotel. The new...

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Florida office project in Winter Garden has yet to name construction team
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Florida office project in Winter Garden has yet to name construction team

There are opportunities to get involved with a soon-to-rise office project in Winter Garden. The architectural and construction team has not been...

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Universal's jazzed-up Mardi Gras store is its next retail frontier
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Universal's jazzed-up Mardi Gras store is its next retail frontier

Universal Orlando Resort's Mardi Gras event, which this year runs now through April 2, continues to try new ways to strengthen its revenue sources ...

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Exclusive: Here's what's next for property near downtown Winter Garden
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Exclusive: Here's what's next for property near downtown Winter Garden

Heistand said he's working with the city of Winter Garden on the project's design and expects the building to feature a citrus-packing look. Winter...

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Two new apartment projects add nearly 1,000 units to local pipeline
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Two new apartment projects add nearly 1,000 units to local pipeline

A pair of multifamily projects soon may rise in Osceola County. Combined, the two projects will bring 887 new apartments to the region, totaling an...

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Goodbye grocers: Supermarket chains exit Central Florida, cut nearly 1,000 jobs
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Goodbye grocers: Supermarket chains exit Central Florida, cut nearly 1,000 jobs

Roughly 1,000 workers in the area soon will be displaced as two specialty grocers, Lucky's Market Inc. and Earth Fare Inc., both filed for...

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From silver to gold: How Orlando's aging population will bring a wave of opportunity
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From silver to gold: How Orlando's aging population will bring a wave of opportunity

Steven Kramer looked at the statistics and saw potential. The CEO of Winter Park retirement community The Mayflower of Winter Park had been looking...

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Local bank to add another branch in Central Florida
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Local bank to add another branch in Central Florida

A Maitland community bank is expanding its branch network further in the area. Axiom Bank is preparing to open a 4,000-square-foot branch at the...

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