The $63 million campus transformed the space into a facility unlike any other. There are 100 courts, a 50,000-square-foot Welcome Center that is LEED certified with a Pro Shop, Racquet Bar and Innovation Lab to help visitors understand everything from racket customization to how to incorporate new technology into improving their game.
Rasesh Thakkar has led successful efforts to bring Amazon’s high-tech fulfillment center, KPMG’s National Training Campus, Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance Institute and the BBA Aviation-Signature Flight Center Support headquarters to Orlando’s Lake Nona community.
The figure tops the £106m profit posted by Premier League rivals Liverpool earlier this year. Yearly financial results for 2017-18 reveal Spurs’ income climbed from £310m to £380m thanks to player sales, bigger crowds at Wembley Stadium and reaching the Champions League knockout stages. The figures were released as the club opened a new £1bn […]
The fastest-growing multi-generational master-planned community in the nation, Lakewood Ranch (LWR) has grown into an unincorporated town of more than 1,500 businesses and 35,000 residents in just 25 years. The 31,000-acre development is the metropolitan area’s largest job center and as the population center shifts to it, so have county offices, institutions of higher learning […]
This year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will see the unveiling of a brand new Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South. Already the largest in-water boat show in the world, this new dedicated marina and on-land exhibition space will expand FLIBS 2019 to over three million square feet and is the seventh site to be […]
Cathy Engelbert isn’t a hospital administrator. She isn’t a physician. She doesn’t work in healthcare at all. So what was she doing on the program at a major conference about health? As CEO of Deloitte US, one of the Big Four accounting firms, she’s probably the most powerful woman in the accounting and professional services […]
Jessi Blakley grew up on the waters of Fort Lauderdale, boating and water skiing and learning to sail not far from where she grew up in the neighborhood of Rio Vista. But things really got serious for her and the water when she was 10. It was then that she tried competing for the first […]
Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute® today announced the opening of its new global headquarters in Lake Nona Medical City in Orlando, Florida. The state-of-the-art campus blends Design Thinking with the science of human performance in a holistic, multi-sensory approach to enhance the end-to-end Human Performance Institute® experience. In the immersive course, participants learn how […]
The tinted glass doors on the cozy electric shuttle slid open quietly. “Welcome aboard,” said Aaron Foster, a solutions engineer for Navya, the French maker of the 15-passenger, battery-powered vehicle that attracted a curious crowd eager for a quarter-mile ride on the ballyhooed bus expected to be running this spring in southeast Orlando, Fla. The […]
Pack up and get moving down to Lake Nona this weekend. There’s a new entertainment district opening Friday that’s made completely out of old shipping containers. The containers have been converted into some out-of-the-box uses, from restaurants and bars to a dog park.
The PGA Tour makes its way to the Bahamas this week for the Hero World Challenge, which will feature some of the best golfers in the world. The invite-only event includes four of the top five players in the world and 16 of the top 23. The field also represents six different countries.
Standing in a half-built concrete building, with the Bahamian sun blazing down, is a revelation. This is Albany – one of the world’s most exclusive resort communities located on New Providence Island in the Bahamas – and, it’s likely that you may not have heard of it. Owned by British billionaire Joe Lewis and his […]
When Natalia Foote and her husband Michael were looking for a new home, they wanted a place that had a community feel. They decided on one of the latest successes in wellness real estate: Lake Nona. The entire 17-square-mile development is designed to optimize healthy living through amenities and events.
Tottenham Hotspur today announced HEINEKEN, the UK’s leading pub, cider and beer company, as its Official Beer Partner ahead of the 2018-19 season. This new partnership will see HEINEKEN supply a host of its much loved beer and cider products inside the Club’s world-class new stadium, which is set to open later this year, including […]
“There are probably more talented musicians per capita in the Bahamas than anywhere else,” says Goldstuck. “This was an opportunity to build a world-class facility that can serve as a catalyst for local talent development.”
When Maria Sastre first set foot in Lake Nona’s GuideWell Innovation Center for a board meeting a year-and-a-half ago, she was blown away. In fact, the president and CEO of Signature Flight Support Corp. – who was on-site for a board meeting of Florida Blue parent GuideWell Holdings Inc. – was so impressed that she bent the ear […]
Lake Nona’s developers are pairing with a sister company of Google to help design the shopping center of the future. Tavistock Development is partnering with Intersection, an arm of Google-parent Alphabet Inc. that helps integrate technology into urban projects, for the expansion of its planned 100-acre Lake Nona Town Center project.
Lake Nona developers announced plans for the community’s newest hotel, a 16-story tower designed by Arquitectonica. With construction slated to start early next year, the 215-room hotel would feature a ballroom, rooftop pool and lounge, 80-seat restaurant board room and two meeting rooms. It will be situated next to a recreational lawn that is part of […]
Work is about to start on what may be the Orlando area’s first apartments with “micro” units with Tesla ride shares. Tavistock Development on Thursday unveiled plans for the fourth apartment community at its Lake Nona development in southeast Orlando. The Pixon, as the 201-unit property is being called, is expected to include half a dozen units […]
Amazon.com, Inc. announced plans Monday to open a new fulfillment center in the Orlando area, bringing 1,500 full-time jobs to the region. The online retail giant said the Lake Nona center is expected to open in 2018. Amazon employees at the more than 850,000-square-foot fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship small items, including books and electronics, […]
Since 2014, developer Tavistock Group has been building a sports and performance district unlike any in the country, one untethered to a stadium or a team. Tennis, golf and soccer already have professional and amateur presences at the development, called Lake Nona, on 17 square miles near Orlando International Airport. Tavistock, which has already helped […]
Leading U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm KPMG LLP today broke ground for construction of its $400 million learning, development, and innovation facility in the Lake Nona community of Orlando and forecasted hiring some 330 people statewide over the next three years.
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the premier conference for the $3.7 trillion global wellness industry, released five trends shaping the future of Florida’s wellness market at a press conference held at The Breakers, Palm Beach, the site of the 11th annual Global Wellness Summit…. Florida has had shining examples of wellness communities for years, like […]
Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its 2017 Star Awards today, posting the largest group of winners in the company’s history. The 59th annual list includes 62 Five-Star restaurants, 176 Four-Star restaurants and 73 Recommended restaurants.
An offshoot of Atlas, the upscale New American inside the St. Regis, this more casual space still retains that restaurant’s elegance, but livens things up with regular live music, smart cocktails and elevated pub fare with an emphasis on shareable plates (Wagyu beef sliders, lobster pot pie, etc.).
Two years later, Atlas can already be counted among Atlanta’s top fine dining destinations, thanks to an elegant dining room, with a rare collection of 20th-century artwork, and the creative talents of executive chef Christopher Grossman and his team. Now, though, the new Tavern at Atlas offers another way to enjoy Grossman’s cuisine, in a […]
The $63 million USTA National Campus features an indoor facility and 100 outdoor tennis courts with a variety of playing surfaces. The Lake Nona campus, just southeast of Orlando, will be home to every level of tennis from youth to collegiate players to elite international players.
Set on 22 waterfront acres at 2301 Southeast 17th Street along the Intracoastal Waterway, Pier 66’s 17-story main tower is an architectural icon of the Fort Lauderdale skyline with its famous rotating panorama rooftop. The 127-slip mega-yacht marina is one of the largest in the state and recently served as a host location of the […]
Canonita is one of the restaurants at The Venetian’s Grand Canal Shoppes, and it has a great location right on the Grand Canal–a wonderful place to enjoy a unique view. The dishes include traditional Mexican favorites like enchiladas, burritos and tacos.
Our classic, upscale steak house presents fine dining in an atmosphere of timeless elegance, offering guests the finest cuts of prime meats, fresh seafood, and much more. The Abe & Louie’s experience focuses on providing undeniably superior service and classically prepared cuisine in a truly impressive setting.
It surprises me sometimes how far you can travel and still be in Orlando. It’s even more surprising when you can travel a seemingly endless distance from downtown to the burgeoning Lake Nona area and still find a good meal. But such is the case with Canvas Restaurant & Market, where interesting dishes can be […]
Marina del Rey is home to thousands of boats and lots of great restaurants. While Cafe del Rey may not offer views of sandy shores, this dockside restaurant has a different ocean view worth noting: the marina. Cafe del Rey matches its surroundings with a nautical feel that pairs well with the California fare available […]
Lake Nona is unveiling a smart home highlighting innovations designed to improve health and well-being. It is one of the few smart model homes in the nation to solely focus on displaying and testing health-related technology.
The typical path for restaurants is to open a food truck as proof of concept and then parlay that into a brick-and-mortar location. Freebirds has reversed the formula, as the Austin-based chain with about 100 stores in seven states plans to unveil its first food truck this weekend.
From relegation strugglers to title favourites in less than a year, Leicester’s remarkable rise has been the story of the season, with many neutrals hoping they can clinch the Premier League title in May