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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 […]

3 medical marijuana dispensaries to open in Osceola County

  Three medical marijuana dispensaries are headed to #Osceola County even as the county had placed a moratorium on dispensaries. On Feb. 19, Osceola County Commissioners approved a settlement with one of Colorado’s largest marijuana dispensary chains, The Green Solution, that grants them three certificates to open the dispensaries. In return, the company agreed to […]

Lockheed Martin’s new $50M R&D building

    Global defense firm Lockheed Martin Corp.’s plans to build a $50 million research and development center in west #Orlando may be a big get for the local #business community. The Bethesda, Md.-based company announced Feb. 14 plans to expand its Missiles & Fire Control division in Orlando by adding a 255,000-square-foot building. The new structure will […]

Here’s 2 spots where the Osceola Parkway Extension may be built — both are controversial

Would you rather see a major road built through a costly wildlife/nature preserve or a neighborhood? This is the dilemma the Central Florida Expressway Authority, which soon must decide where to put the Osceola Parkway Extension, has been facing since last year. Osceola Parkway Extension alternatives The proposed Osceola Parkway Extension begins one mile west of […]