Category Archives: Commercial Renovations

Craft Brewery Laying Roots Downtown

The craft brew industry has skyrocketed over the last several years, especially in Central Florida. From the success of Cigar City Brewery in Tampa to the national recognition of craft brew bar Red Light, Red Light in Orlando, to the … Continue reading

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Park View Hotel now Magnuson Grand Cypress Hotel

The Park View Hotel located just outside of LEGOLAND® Florida has new owners and a new name – the Magnuson Grand Cypress Hotel. The new owners, Cypress Gardens Resort, LLC (with Kamaljit Shergill listed as the authorized member according to Sunbiz.org), plan … Continue reading

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Vacant Albertson’s store soon to be occupied

CenterState Bank has announced the relocation of their Operations Center to the long vacant former Albertson’s location on the corner of HWY 17 and Havendale Blvd (directly behind the Racetrac). The bank entered a long-term lease for the 60,000 square … Continue reading

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6/10 to Renovate Downtown Landmark

Winter Haven, FL October 25, 2010 – The 6/10 Corporation (www.610corp.net) has acquired the 22,000 sq. ft., “Beymer”  office building located at Central Avenue and 3rd Street in downtown W. Originally named after one of Winter Haven’s early (1920s) families, … Continue reading

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Sundown May Re-open by December …

Look for New American Cuisine with a Southern Twist” – Michael Johnson Look for a total makeover for the former “Christy’s Sundown” … well, everything but the “Sundown” as that is what the establishment will be called when it reopens, … Continue reading

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Mills Building Turns Back the Hands of Time

Restoration plans by Richard Mills have been approved for a $10,000 matching grant from the Downtown Winter Haven CRA to restore the facade of what was originally the “Hoffman Department Store” built in 1937. Seen below is the original building, … Continue reading

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Platinum Bank Open in New Location

Platinum Bank has moved into a newly remodeled permanent facility at 1285 First Street South at Avenue O, SW. The bank opened earlier this year in a temporary location adjacent to the new site. Senior Vice President Mike Compton and … Continue reading

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T3 Communications Opens New Data Center

Center Opens in Six Ten Corporation’s “Inland Fiber and Data Technology Park” Located Downtown T3 Communications, Inc. based in Fort Myers has opened its second data center in Winter Haven. Together with 6/10 Corporation, T3 Communications has designed its data … Continue reading

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Platinum Bank Open in Bell’s Alley

Platinum Bank has opened their new Winter Haven location at 1169 First Street, South … former location of a jeweler. Mike Compton, Senior Vice President notes the initial soft opening is behind them and all systems are go for this … Continue reading

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New Depot for Winter Haven?

We hear that there may be a new “Depot” in store for Winter Haven. Word is that when the new Publix store opens at Southeast Plaza, the present grocery store location will be remodeled and home to an Office Depot.

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