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BBA Aviation/Signature Flight Systems to Relocate HQ to Lake Nona

Posted on: October 19, 2017

When Maria Sastre first set foot in Lake Nona’s GuideWell Innovation Center for a board meeting a year-and-a-half ago, she was blown away. In fact, the president and CEO of Signature Flight Support Corp. – who was on-site for a board meeting of Florida Blue parent GuideWell Holdings Inc. – was so impressed that she bent the ear […]

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Lake Nona Enlists Google Partner to Help Design Shopping Center

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Lake Nona’s developers are pairing with a sister company of Google to help design the shopping center of the future. Tavistock Development is partnering with Intersection, an arm of Google-parent Alphabet Inc. that helps integrate technology into urban projects, for the expansion of its planned 100-acre Lake Nona Town Center project.

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16-Story, Arquitectonica-Designed Hotel Slated for Lake Nona Town Center

Posted on: August 9, 2017

Lake Nona developers announced plans for the community’s newest hotel, a 16-story tower designed by Arquitectonica. With construction slated to start early next year, the 215-room hotel would feature a ballroom, rooftop pool and lounge, 80-seat restaurant board room and two meeting rooms. It will be situated next to a recreational lawn that is part of […]

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Micro Units, Rooftop Bar and Car Share Program with Teslas Coming to Lake Nona’s Newest Apartments

Posted on: July 11, 2017

Work is about to start on what may be the Orlando area’s first apartments with “micro” units with Tesla ride shares. Tavistock Development on Thursday unveiled plans for the fourth apartment community at its Lake Nona development in southeast Orlando. The Pixon, as the 201-unit property is being called, is expected to include half a dozen units […]

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Amazon Selects Lake Nona for High-Tech Fulfillment Center

Posted on: July 10, 2017

Amazon.com, Inc. announced plans Monday to open a new fulfillment center in the Orlando area, bringing 1,500 full-time jobs to the region. The online retail giant said the Lake Nona center is expected to open in 2018. Amazon employees at the more than 850,000-square-foot fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship small items, including books and electronics, […]

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In Orlando, Building A New Kind Of Sports District

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Since 2014, developer Tavistock Group has been building a sports and performance district unlike any in the country, one untethered to a stadium or a team. Tennis, golf and soccer already have professional and amateur presences at the development, called Lake Nona, on 17 square miles near Orlando International Airport. Tavistock, which has already helped […]

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Lake Nona Called the Most Sophisticated Example in the World of a Master-Planned Wellness Community

Posted on: May 3, 2017

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the premier conference for the $3.7 trillion global wellness industry, released five trends shaping the future of Florida’s wellness market at a press conference held at The Breakers, Palm Beach, the site of the 11th annual Global Wellness Summit…. Florida has had shining examples of wellness communities for years, like […]

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Forbes Travel Guide Star Award Winners

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its 2017 Star Awards today, posting the largest group of winners in the company’s history. The 59th annual list includes 62 Five-Star restaurants, 176 Four-Star restaurants and 73 Recommended restaurants.

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Zagat: The Hottest Restaurants in 15 American Cities

Posted on: February 21, 2017

An offshoot of Atlas, the upscale New American inside the St. Regis, this more casual space still retains that restaurant’s elegance, but livens things up with regular live music, smart cocktails and elevated pub fare with an emphasis on shareable plates (Wagyu beef sliders, lobster pot pie, etc.).

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Tavern at Atlas First Look

Posted on: February 8, 2017

Two years later, Atlas can already be counted among Atlanta’s top fine dining destinations, thanks to an elegant dining room, with a rare collection of 20th-century artwork, and the creative talents of executive chef Christopher Grossman and his team. Now, though, the new Tavern at Atlas offers another way to enjoy Grossman’s cuisine, in a […]

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USTA Unveils New National Campus in Lake Nona

Posted on: January 5, 2017

The $63 million USTA National Campus features an indoor facility and 100 outdoor tennis courts with a variety of playing surfaces. The Lake Nona campus, just southeast of Orlando, will be home to every level of tennis from youth to collegiate players to elite international players.

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