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CNBC’s Mad Money

Posted on: December 11, 2020

Inseego Chairman and CEO Dan Mondor discusses some of the company’s recent wins along with the 5G efforts underway in Lake Nona.

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Tottenham opens Dare Skywalk

Posted on: August 27, 2020

The trek around the outside of the all-new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is a must-do attraction that’s not just for football fans, but for thrill-seekers and London-lovers alike.

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In the Bahamas, a Strong Market for New Luxury Homes

Posted on: January 24, 2020

The island of New Providence, in the Bahamas, has long been a popular vacation destination: Travelers from the United States, Canada and elsewhere visit for the beaches and the snorkeling, scuba diving and fishing. When it comes to accommodations, they have their pick of both high-end and affordable beachfront resorts, including in the capital of […]

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Tavistock, Verizon form partnership to create 5G ‘living lab’ at Lake Nona

Posted on: January 8, 2020

Verizon will establish one of its first 5G “living labs” at Lake Nona, creating a place for the company to experiment and develop next-generation technologies while offering high-speed, wireless service to residents and workers who own capable devices. That means the southeast Orlando community could become a launching point for some still-undetermined technologies, which some […]

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USTA’s bustling Lake Nona facility a beacon for all things tennis

Posted on: August 26, 2019

The $63 million campus transformed the space into a facility unlike any other. There are 100 courts, a 50,000-square-foot Welcome Center that is LEED certified with a Pro Shop, Racquet Bar and Innovation Lab to help visitors understand everything from racket customization to how to incorporate new technology into improving their game.

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Tavistock Executive Among Orlando’s 50 Most Powerful

Posted on: July 1, 2019

Rasesh Thakkar has led successful efforts to bring Amazon’s high-tech fulfillment center, KPMG’s National Training Campus, Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance Institute and the BBA Aviation-Signature Flight Center Support headquarters to Orlando’s Lake Nona community.

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Tottenham make world-record £113m profit despite costs of new stadium

Posted on: April 4, 2019

The figure tops the £106m profit posted by Premier League rivals Liverpool earlier this year. Yearly financial results for 2017-18 reveal Spurs’ income climbed from £310m to £380m thanks to player sales, bigger crowds at Wembley Stadium and reaching the Champions League knockout stages. The figures were released as the club opened a new £1bn […]

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Lakewood Ranch: The Burgeoning Business Center of Southwest Florida

Posted on: March 28, 2019

The fastest-growing multi-generational master-planned community in the nation, Lakewood Ranch (LWR) has grown into an unincorporated town of more than 1,500 businesses and 35,000 residents in just 25 years. The 31,000-acre development is the metropolitan area’s largest job center and as the population center shifts to it, so have county offices, institutions of higher learning […]

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New Superyacht Village and marina to debut at FLIBS 2019

Posted on: March 22, 2019

This year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will see the unveiling of a brand new Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South. Already the largest in-water boat show in the world, this new dedicated marina and on-land exhibition space will expand FLIBS 2019 to over three million square feet and is the seventh site to be […]

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People-First: A Place To Flourish

Posted on: March 21, 2019

Cathy Engelbert isn’t a hospital administrator. She isn’t a physician. She doesn’t work in healthcare at all. So what was she doing on the program at a major conference about health? As CEO of Deloitte US, one of the Big Four accounting firms, she’s probably the most powerful woman in the accounting and professional services […]

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Behind The Scenes at Pier 66 Renovation Project

Posted on: March 8, 2019

Jessi Blakley grew up on the waters of Fort Lauderdale, boating and water skiing and learning to sail not far from where she grew up in the neighborhood of Rio Vista. But things really got serious for her and the water when she was 10. It was then that she tried competing for the first […]

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New Global Headquarters for Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute Reimagines Workplace Wellbeing

Posted on: March 6, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute® today announced the opening of its new global headquarters in Lake Nona Medical City in Orlando, Florida. The state-of-the-art campus blends Design Thinking with the science of human performance in a holistic, multi-sensory approach to enhance the end-to-end Human Performance Institute® experience. In the immersive course, participants learn how […]

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Why Albany In The Bahamas Is One Of The Most Exclusive Resorts In The World

Posted on: October 15, 2018

Standing in a half-built concrete building, with the Bahamian sun blazing down, is a revelation. This is Albany – one of the world’s most exclusive resort communities located on New Providence Island in the Bahamas – and, it’s likely that you may not have heard of it. Owned by British billionaire Joe Lewis and his […]

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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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