Tavistock Development Company took most of the honors in the Developer category at the 2014 NAIOP Central Florida Chapter Awards, held a few weeks ago in February. Tavistock received Developer of the Year, and won in the categories of Retail and Mixed Use for the Grove at Isleworth, and for the Lake Nona Gateway in the ‘Other’ Category. Congratulations to Tavistock.
Here is a link to NAIOP’s Facebook page with photos of the Gala:
Located in the upscale community of Isleworth, The Grove is a shopping center expansion which focuses on a current trend in retail design, incorporating a significant amount of open green and community space. Designed with activities like farmers market, outdoor theater, music and art events in mind, the communal space creates a destination for the community, while enabling retail tenants and shoppers to engage in more of a social forum.
Cuhaci and Peterson were the architects for the Grove, This is the second of two phases they designed for the development. The first phase construction included, among other tenants, the Publix and LA Fitness.
In this phase they shaped the two buildings facing the open green with curved facades embracing the public realm, and located restaurants flanking each side of the entrance. With the divided entry drive off Conroy Road, this entrance provides an engaging sequence of spaces to traverse, with LA Fitness in view beyond. They have shared these photos of Building 6 and 7 with a computer video fly-thru of the project at this Vimeo link:
Here is a link to Tavistock’s portfolio page on the Grove, with additional photos and leasing information:
And a link to Cuhaci and Peterson’s website: