Category Archives: Commercial & Retail

LMN Architects Lecture Thursday 9/28

AIA Orlando’s Annual Meeting and Elections will take place first, followed by a presentation from LMN Architecture. LMN Architecture is 2016 AIA National Firm of the year, they are an innovative and exciting firm that will be sure to inspire. … Continue reading

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Horizon West Builds Lakefront Shops and Dining

A 55,000-square-foot Publix will be the anchor tenant of a 200,000-square-foot shopping center east of State Road 429 and south of New Independence Parkway. This area west of Windermere and north of the Magic Kingdom is a popular growing community, … Continue reading

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Imagineers Share the Disney Springs Storyline

Walt Disney World in Florida has been busy Expanding and re-branding their Downtown Disney retail and restaurant district, which provides a focal point to the WDW hotel experiences. Hotel guests can take a bus or water taxi from their resort hotel to … Continue reading

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New mixed-use tower coming near downtown’s Church Street

Plans for Tremont Tower include 8,239 square feet of retail and lobby space, 586 spaces in 10 levels of structured parking, 206,584 square feet in seven levels of office space and an eight-story, 180-room Hyatt Place hotel on top, along … Continue reading

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Miami Cupcake Shop to Open in Dr. Phillips Neighborhood

The 1,500-square-foot Orlando store will be the largest LA Sweetz shop in the chain, which currently has three locations in the Miami area. Rabits & Romano Architecture is developing the first franchise prototype in this Orlando shop. It will include a … Continue reading

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New Office Building for CNA in Lake Mary

A new recently announced four-story building, to be constructed at 500 Colonial Center Parkway in Lake Mary, will be anchored by CNA. It will also will include a 600-space parking structure. Baker Barrios Architects is the project architect, IBI Group Inc. is the civil … Continue reading

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7th Annual Case Study Competition Winners

The 7th Annual NAIOP Case Study Competition is an intercollegiate competition between undergraduate student teams from the University of Central Florida.  Each team was asked to evaluate a prime site in Central Florida and devise a development plan based on the current … Continue reading

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Robins & Morton Office Showcase Their Construction Talent

Robins and Morton was VOA Associate’s client as well as the contractor for the 9,000 SF interior build-out, creating a unique relationship from the onset of the project. The design features an impressive circular pathway that encloses the main conference … Continue reading

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The Grove Wins 2 Categories at NAIOP 2014 Awards

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 … Continue reading

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Pizzuti breaks ground on downtown Orlando apartments

Construction breaks ground this week for new a nine-story, 333-unit luxury mid-rise apartment at 777 N. Orange Ave. in downtown Orlando. The Pizzuti Cos. LLC is the developer. Charlan Brock & Associates Inc. of Maitland, are the architects who have designed The Sevens, … Continue reading

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