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Project DTO Vision for Downtown Orlando

Project DTO Vision for Downtown Orlando Project DTO released the final report of its vision for downtown Orlando to the City Council on Monday, May 4. Consisting of 100 volunteers, Project DTO was a taskforce called upon to assess Downtown Olando’s strengths and weaknesses and then recommend ways to improve our City. The volunteers came up with over

Apartment Trend is Accelerating in Downtown Orlando

Apartment Trend is Accelerating in Downtown Orlando Standing inside the lobby of Orlando’s newest luxury apartment complex, Nora, Mayor Buddy Dyer noted that this was his fourth ribbon cutting ceremony of the week – a sign of the increased building in Orlando. Dyer was attending the dedication and ribbon cutting at Nora, an eco-friendly, urban rental development

Orlando Bike Share Has Launched in Downtown!

Orlando Bike Share Has Launched in Downtown Orlando! At a ribbon cutting on Friday, Orlando Bike Share launched its short-term bike rental program. City and County officials attended the event at the OUC Reliable Plaza bike sharing station. Before a short group ride led by Mayor Buddy Dyer, OUC President Dan Kirby and Florida Hospital VP

Orlando Obtained Highest MEI Score!

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the City of Orlando proudly announced on Wednesday that Orlando obtained highest MEI score! Orlando obtained highest MEI score of 100 for 2014. Municipal Equality Index (MEI) is a nationwide evaluation of 353 cities on how inclusive the city’s laws and policies are for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)

The Sevens Downtown Orlando Groundbreaking

City of Orlando officials joined leaders from The Pizzuti Cos. LLC for The Sevens Downtown Orlando groundbreaking ceremony yesterday. The Sevens will be a mixed-use building project in the North Quarter district of Downtown Orlando. The Sevens groundbreaking was originally set to take place earlier this year. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Pizzuti President Joel Pizzuti joined

Downtown Orlando Construction Boom!

Nearly half a dozen construction projects are creating a downtown Orlando construction boom, according to Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. The projects are mostly residential, with 900 units being built over several projects. Commercial construction is ongoing too with both a hotel and office building planned for Orange Avenue north of Colonial Drive. Over the last