Entries by WeKnowNona

House Buyers are gaining the most power in Orlando

By Cindy Barth  – Editor, #Orlando Business Journal Oct 29, 2018, 3:27pm After years of competitive house bidding wars and rising prices, a new data analysis from Zillow shows it might finally be a good time to buy a home in many U.S. markets — especially in Orlando. Zillow researchers looked at three factors to determine which of […]

Zumper National Rent Report: November 2018

As we approach the slow moving season, many of the 100 cities on our report have started to experience downward monthly rent trends. However, a lot of the mid to lower tiered markets are still continuing to play catch up with the most expensive cities with large year over year rental growth rates even into these cooler months. In the top markets, […]

Latest figures on Housing outlook and Economy

Housing policy experts and community activists have long been concerned about access to mortgage credit in underserved neighborhoods. Insufficient access to credit, attributable to outdated underwriting guidelines or a legacy of discrimination can hinder housing wealth creation and economic development. For many years, the federal government’s collection of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data has […]

New office space slated for Lake Nona Town Center

By Jack Witthaus  – Staff Writer, #Orlando #Business Journal Oct 26, 2018, 4:23pm The Orlando-based developer, Tavistock Development Co. is planning for a new 120,000-square-foot office building in the Lake Nona Town Center. It’s the third office project in the $780 million, 3.8 million-square-foot, mixed-use town center that #Tavistock is developing in partnership with Columbus, Ohio-based Steiner + Associates. […]

Opportunity Zones but great Investment Yes!

It’s not quite lottery level buzz, but talk of the tax rewards and #business potential of Opportunity Zones has tax lawyers, developers, municipalities and business development pros clamoring for answers and angles. Still, in its early stages, U.S. governors helped the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Treasury define eligible census tracts as official zones in […]

Tavistock buys 1,000-plus acres airport land

#Lake Nona is expanding its boundaries south of #Medical City and it now owns the land it needs. Lake Nona developer Tavistock Development Co. LLC’s related entity TDCP LLC spent $63.9 million, or roughly $55,700 per acre, on May 10 for nearly 1,147 acres south of Orlando International Airport from the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and the […]

Supply of Homes For Sale Up Year Over Year in July 2018

Nation’s Months’ Supply of Homes For Sale Up Year Over Year in July 2018 SAN FRANCISCO METRO AREA HAD THE LOWEST MONTHS’ SUPPLY IN JULY BY SHU CHEN HOUSING #AFFORDABILITY, REAL ESTATE U.S. home prices have risen year-over-year by more than 6 percent since August 2017, fueled by strong demand and a lack of supply in many […]

Nursing most dangerous job in America? It ain’t what you’d expect?

  There’s a headline that might surprise: Working in state-run #nursing and residential care facilities were riskier than being a police officer or a firefighter in 2016. Since 2012, nurses and health aides in state-run residential care and nursing settings have accounted for the highest rates of injury and illnesses tracked by the U.S. Bureau […]

inside Orlando’s first Earth Fare market in Lake Nona

    #Lake Nona will be getting the first of what could be many of organic grocery chain Earth Fare’s greater #Orlando locations. The Fletcher, N.C.-based company opened its 24,000-square-foot store at 13204 Narcoossee Road on Sept. 29 as the anchor to the $10.5 million Shoppes at Nona Place facility. The store features the same styling as […]