Entries by WeKnowNona

Hospital CEO shares why Lake Nona foothold is big part of its long-term plan

    #Florida Hospital has been trying to grow its Lake Nona presence for quite some time — and now, its top executive revealed a little more about that strategy. Florida Hospital President CEO Daryl Tol, who also serves as senior executive vice president of parent Adventist Health System, talked to #Orlando #Business Journal about plans for 80-plus […]

Drive Shack’s planning at its Lake Nona location

7 things to know today! Good morning, Orlando! Since New York-based global golf entertainment company Drive Shack Inc. (NYSE: DS) will debut its $20 million-$25 million golf-themed driving range and entertainment complex in Lake Nona later this spring, you might be wondering if there will be any unique features at the new location. Wonder no […]

KPMG’s revamped plans for Lake Nona center

          Good morning, Orlando! New York-based audit giant KPMG LLP is revamping the plans for its 55-acre #Lake Nona training center. If you recall, KPMG received $3.8 million in economic development incentives for the training center project, including $3.5 million in tax rebates from Florida and the city of Orlando for a seven-year period […]

Top 10 States for Retirement

  Florida found a place among the top 5 dream retirement is living in a location that’s affordable, safe and popular with older residents. These were the considerations that MoneyRates.com took into account while looking for the most retirement-friendly states in the U.S. It ranked the states across the country on five parameters—healthy environment, personal […]

What Does The 2018 Housing Market Look Like?

Oftentimes, it’s difficult to predict the #housing market. In the last decade alone, we’ve seen a market crash and slow rebound. However, while some experts are focused on yet another housing bubble, real estate has been on the rise. In October, sales of new U.S. single-family homes hit their highest level in 10 years across the country. […]

Orlando voted the No. 1 spring break destination

  Good morning, #Orlando! Orlando roadways and area attractions are going to get a whole lot busier next month because we have  been named the No. 1 spring break destination for 2018, AAA reports. Three #Florida cities are among AAA’s 10 Most Popular Destinations for the month of March, based on air and tour bookings […]

Church Street Plaza hotel developer shares latest plans

        The new hotel component inside Lincoln Property Co.’s $100 million Church Street Plaza tower is starting to determine how it will look. That’s according to Scott Webb, president of Kolter Hospitality, which will own and operate the 180-room AC Marriott hotel in the tower. “We have appointed the design team and started working with Marriott […]

Here’s how Orlando-area home prices, sales did in January

        Orlando’s median home price increased in January year over year, while sales held steady with a 0.5 percent uptick compared to January 2017, a new report from the Orlando Regional Realtor Association shows. The overall median price of Orlando homes sold in January was $225,000, a 12.6 percent increase above the […]

UCF-area lands Orlando’s first booze-serving Taco Bell Cantina

TGIF, #Orlando! In the spirit of the weekend getting started, have you ever had a hankering for a craft beer to go with your Cheesy Gordita Crunch? Well, you’re in luck because a new millennial-focused, booze-serving Taco Bell Cantina will debut across the street from the University of Central Florida’s main entrance. The fast-casual concept, a first for Central […]