Eagle Creek Development Corp. filed a Development Plan on Monday that calls for 40,600 square feet of retail on 8.29 acres, part of Lot 11 within the Eagle Creek PD. Encompassing more than 558 acres and in development since 2000, Eagle Creek is a master-planned community with the potential for 3,500-plus units with approximately 1,500 homes having been built thus far,.
The project includes a three-story, 57,000-square-foot driving range entertainment facility that includes a restaurant, lounge, bar, hitting bays and meeting spaces, according to Orange County permitting documents. It will be built on a 15-acre site on the northwest quadrant of State Road 417 and Lake Nona Boulevard, as previously reported by Orlando Business Journal. It will be similar to Topgolf, which plans to open an Orlando site on International Drive this fall.
Affordability seemed to fall off the menu of new residential offerings in Central Florida, with declines in the number of homes priced under $200,000. Meanwhile, new residences in the $300,000 to $350,000 range grew by 37 percent during the fourth quarter from a year earlier, according the MetroStudy.
U.S. Tennis Association General Manager Tim Cass, during Orlando Business Journal’s Business of Sports Luncheon on Jan. 20 revealed that tennis pro Catherine Cartan “CiCi” Bellis may move to Lake Nona.
Several tennis pros have roots in Central Florida, such as Jim Courier, a Florida resident who was born and raised in the Sanford area.
Consistent with KPMG’s focus on anticipating and understanding emerging trends, the facility’s Innovation Center will provide an immersive learning experience that will enhance the skills KPMG professionals bring to client situations.
The facility also will feature 800 guest rooms, fitness and outdoor recreational facilities, and multiple food and beverage venues – creating an energetic and exciting forum for learning and innovation within a larger community that focuses on inspiring human performance.
One of Central Florida’s most active homebuilders appears to have bought a stake in a huge new Orlando community planned for 6,400 homes on the southeast corner of state roads 417 and 528. Canadian homebuilder Mattamy Homes on Jan. 9 announced it made a “substantial investment” in Beachline South Residential LLC, an entity of Palm Beach Gardens-based Land Innovations LLC that is building out the massive Starwood DRI. Terms of the agreement weren't disclosed and public records don't reveal any recent property sales.