| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Almost four years after Orlando-area home prices hit bottom, the region still ranks among the hottest markets nationally for institutional investors purchasing houses, a new report shows.
Orlando ranks fifth among the top 100 metro areas for its share...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Florida's leader, by far, for home-price gains during the third quarter was Volusia County, which includes Deltona, DeBary and Daytona Beach, a new study shows.
The median price for homes in the coastal county, northeast of Metropolitan Orlando, was...
| Nov 13, 2014
The year after Walt Disney World opened, Trevor Hall Sr. sold his engineering business in Detroit and moved to the Orlando area with the hopes of getting into real estate.
For most of the next three decades, Hall helped shape much of Central Florida...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:55 AM
A South Florida real-estate firm has signed a letter of intent to purchase five hotels owned by embattled Orlando businessman Nikesh Patel.
No sale has occurred yet, and a sale price was not disclosed. But Coral Gables-based Continental Properties...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:20 PM
MONTVERDE — Construction crews have returned for the first time in seven years to Bella Collina, the country-club community that owners describe as the face of both the real-estate boom and bust.
Builders at the 1,800-acre development have started...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:22 PM
For some people, shopping for Christmas decorations is a year-round thing.
"It's a magical place," said Gail Dembkoski, who was at Marge's Specialties in Orlando this week. "They do amazing stuff."
Christmas is always in season at Marge's and a...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 10:27 AM
McCraney Property Co. signed a lease with FedEx Ground to occupy 60 percent of its John Young Business Park's Building 3, which includes 142,638 square feet.
FedEx, which as expanded with the growth of online commerce, will use the space as a package...
| Sep 18, 2014
Central Florida's wealth of transplants from Northern states is a big reason that more than half of all Wawa stores to open in Florida are in the Orlando area.
"There's a balance of customers that knew the brand, and they certainly like the taste of...
| Sep 15, 2014
Tavistock Development Co., affiliated with the owners of Isleworth and Lake Nona, sold its ground-floor retail space at The Grove commercial center in Windermere to shopping-center developer Equity One Inc.
The New York-based Equity One bought the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Home prices in the core Orlando market took a seasonal dip in August, dropping from a midpoint of $170,950 in July to $165,000 last month, according to a report released Monday by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association.
Prices typically soften after...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Single-family residential markets are likely to be depressed by economic trends for the near future, said James Seneff, executive chairman of CNL Financial, at a conference in Orlando on Wednesday.
“Fewer people are buying homes… But...