Lynwind at Championsgate is presently seeking site plan approvals, the Construction Journal reports. The $120 million luxury complex, located in Polk County, FL, is a mixed-use social club and residential complex. It’s been in the works as early as December 2019 and rests on 26.6 acres of land.
Developer Two Roads Development is currently in the planning stages for One Ashley, a 37-story mixed-use tower proposed for Downtown Tampa. Addressed as 103 Ashley Drive South, the currently vacant site sits along the Tampa Riverwalk and right across the street from the developers Tampa office at 100 Ashley Drive South. They have tapped world-class design firm Arquitectonica with Adache Group Architects as the architect of record to design the 409-foot-tall structure, which will consist a mix of residential and hotel space, and restaurant uses.
On June 15, 2021, Coconut Grove-based Terra Group, lead by founders David and Pedro Martin, came to an early agreement with Miami-Dade County for the development of Upland Park, a 3 million square-foot transit-oriented mixed-use project to be located near Dolphin Station. The developer has taken on a 97-year lease on the 33-acre property at the crossroad of the Florida Turnpike and Dolpnin Expressway. Terra is also planning to incorporate Dolpbon station into the development to make it fully transit-oriented.
To accommodate South Florida’s growing elderly population, many ventures are underway to provide a solid quality of life to those individuals. One of those ventures is Wellington Bay, a 1.5 million square foot retirement facility coming to Wellington, FL.
What is it about a particular building that encourages someone to want to live there? Perhaps it’s the location? Or maybe it’s the lush amenities offered? It’s a combination of multiple factors such as the locality, design, views, access to public transport or being near man attractions, quality of life, and sometimes even exclusivity. What tends to happen throughout the evolution of the development, in this case, of a condo building, is that during each mass construction cycle, or building boom as some would call it, something changes or the way living is perceived changes…