Tag: Lake Nona

Scott PowersJanuary 26, 2018

Illustrating a notion that you can never offer too many options, much of the proposal that Orlando economic officials had put together for the failed bid to win the second headquarters for Amazon pitched numerous properties downtown including near the soccer stadium and the Orlando Sentinel property, along with other prospects in Lake Nona, Sunbridge, […]

Scott PowersJanuary 23, 2018

After watching the county’s biggest tax incentives package turn into its biggest economic development bust, Orange County on Tuesday began in-depth deliberations with at least two and possibly more players offering to salvage a heavily-subsidized Lake Nona biomedical research laboratory that is soon to be departed by Sanford Burnham Prebys. On Tuesday the Orange County […]

Terry RoenNovember 1, 2016

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute has two weeks to return $77.6 million in taxpayer money it received as an incentive to build a Central Florida research center. However, the nonprofit research center has balked at the demand and claims they should not be required to repay the state. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity […]

Scott PowersMay 5, 2016

The United States Professional Tennis Association and developers of Lake Nona have closed the deal that will bring the organization’s national headquarters to Orlando. Tavistock Development Co. and the UPTA jointly announced Thursday that the deal is complete, and the lease signed for the 15,000-member professional tennis association to set up shop at big Lake […]


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