| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Orlando-based CNL Commercial Real Estate is moving ahead with a plan to make $300 milllion in acquisitions over the next 18 months.
In April, CNL closed on the first acquisition for its CCRE Sponsor Equity Fund I – a $45 million purchase of the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:22 AM
CNL Commercial Real Estate said Tuesday it will expand its commercial property portfolio through an alliance with Charlotte, N.C.-based Crescent Communities.
As a result, 10 to 20 Crescent employees will become employees of CNL, said Ken Loeber,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:05 PM
The buyer who purchased Dwight Howard's estate in Seminole County last month wasn't the Orlando market's only luxury seeker to come with cash in hand.
The NBA star had three cash offers on his lakefront mansion, which sold last month for $3.4 million...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Orlando landlord Brian Lunsford needed $40,000 to renovate a house that a college student almost burned down, so he turned to an online crowdfunding site.
Within two days, more than a dozen investors had each agreed to loan him an average of $2,800...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:59 AM
When it comes to securing housing, it’s been said that a key factor is location, location, location.
But these days, builders and housing advocates agree, there’s another issue that’s also become appealing to those seeking a place to...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:11 AM
As the economy improves and the unemployment rate in the Orlando metropolitan area keeps dropping, a question that often comes up in good times is making a comeback, Mary Hurley noted.
Should you rent when you could buy?
Area residents in apartment...