Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘construction’

7 new retailers and eateries sign on for Lake Nona Landing shopping center

7 new retailers and eateries sign on for Lake Nona Landing shopping center

Construction is happening up and down Narcoossee Road in Lake Nona, and Tavistock Development Co. LLC just announced seven tenants going into the Lake Nona Landing shopping center, which is also currently under construction. These new tenants include: Chili’s Grill & Bar, PDQ, Pollo Tropical, Lee Nails & Spa, Dunkin Donuts, AT&T, and Sports Clips. [...]

Lake Nona Town Centers is nearing completion

Lake Nona Town Centers is nearing completion

The grand opening of the $50 million Lake Nona Town Center is just weeks away, and that means a larger daytime population of business professionals will soon be appearing in the 8,000-acre southeast Orlando community to add to all the activity in neighboring Medical City. Construction is wrapping up on the first phase of the [...]

Orlando-to-Miami rail project proposal to elevate Narcoossee Road

Orlando-to-Miami rail project proposal to elevate Narcoossee Road

The proposed $1.5 billion Orlando-to-Miami passenger rail got a step closer to reality in December when the state Department of Transportation gave the OK to start talks on leasing the 35-mile piece of the corridor that leads into Orlando. All Aboard Florida is in talks on two separate 99-year lease deals to use the right-of-way [...]

University of Florida research center at ‘medical city’ in Lake Nona soon to take shape

University of Florida research center at ‘medical city’ in Lake Nona soon to take shape

Construction is scheduled to begin in July for a University of Florida research and academic center in the developing “medical city” in Lake Nona. The UF College of Pharmacy’s academic program will be a principal occupant of the planned four-story, 115,000-square foot building. The state Board of Governors on Wednesday designated the planned building a [...]

Jobs Available Despite Record Unemployment

Jobs Available Despite Record Unemployment

When it comes to unemployment, Central Florida is setting records. In the metro Orlando area, unemployment reached 12.4 percent in February, which is the highest rate since 1975. Experts said they believe there are jobs available, and those who are unemployed should keep looking. “There are construction projects going on, big ones,” Workforce Central Florida [...]

Narcoossee Road Widening Project (Orange County Side)

Narcoossee Road Widening Project (Orange County Side)

The Narcoossee Road widening project is located in southeast Orange County. The project is situated south of State Road 417 (Greeneway), east of Lake Nona, north of the Osceola County line and west of the Lake Hart/Lake Whipoorwill Rural Settlement. The project limits begin at Osceola line and extends north to State Road 417, a [...]

Delays aren’t medical city’s biggest challenge in Lake Nona

Delays aren’t medical city’s biggest challenge in Lake Nona

Source: Orlando Sentinel The medical city sprouting in southeast Orlando is behind schedule. So what? The delays mean that the University of Central Florida medical school, UCF’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, the Burnham Institute for Medical Research and the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center of Orlando are about six months to a year off their [...]

Small Bay Partners to Start Construction of First Phase of Industrial Facility in Southeast Orlando

Small Bay Partners to Start Construction of First Phase of Industrial Facility in Southeast Orlando

04.21.2009 – ORLANDO, Fla. – Small Bay Partners, LLC, which ranks as one of the region’s most active developers of industrial facilities for small bay users, plans to start construction on the first phase of a new CommerCenter project at 7629 Narcoossee Road (just North of the Beachline Expressway) in southeast Orlando before the end [...]