Category Archives: Real Estate

Six/Ten Announces “Raingarden Apartments”

Six/Ten, LLC,  announced today the official groundbreaking of a 9-unit apartment project in downtown Winter Haven. The project will be the first new residential project in the downtown area in more than 25 years. The apartments will be located on a … Continue reading

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Winter Haven is site for HGTV Blog Cabin 2014!

Get ready for some national exposure on HGTV!   This house will be renovated based on viewer input and moved to a location in the Chain of Lakes City!  Watch Winter Haven SHINE in this announcement video …    

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240 Apartments Planned for Lake Dexter

BRS Acquisitions, Inc. has announced a 240-unit apartment complex on the southeastern shores of Lake Dexter off Cypress Gardens Boulevard. The parcel is just under 18 acres. Plans call for the property to be developed with up to 240 apartments in … Continue reading

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Strang Home Feature in New York Times

The Winter Haven Home of Carl and Sheryl Strang is featured in today’s New York Times. You can read the story here.

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Coming In For A “Landings”

The Winter Haven Landings property on Cypress Gardens Blvd. closed today on the interim phase, which includes 4.1 acres in the amount of $881,500. Tucker Construction has installed a camera to take photos every ten minutes of the construction progress, … Continue reading

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Lakeland/Winter Haven MSA Among Eight Towns In FL Bucking the Downturn …

CNN Money is reporting that Realtor.com has ranked eight Florida communities among the top 10  turnaround towns in the Nation. They primarily attribute the turnaround here (the Lakeland – Winter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area”MSA”) to the opening of LEGOLAND Florida … Continue reading

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Lauren O. Schwenk: Polk Emerging Leader

When Lauren went off to the University of Florida and then the University of Central Florida, she had no intentions of returning to Winter Haven. But after receiving a job in Winter Haven and commuting from Orlando each day, she … Continue reading

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Cypress Station is For Sale …

Cypress Station, the 2-story office / retail complex located at a major stoplight intersection on Cypress Gardens Boulevard in front of LEGOLAND® Florida in Winter Haven is for sale. The property for sale is a 3.8 acre site that houses … Continue reading

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The Landings: Potential for $48.7 Million Economic Impact

An Economic Impact Analysis Model on the proposed “Landings” project on Chain of Lakes Complex property indicates significant positive economic impacts would result from such a project. The study, completed by Gordon Kettle, Instructor of Economics at Polk State College … Continue reading

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Economic Summit: Forecast is Cautious Optimism

More than 140 business leaders and Polk State students joined together today to hear both a national and local speaker discuss the economic outlook for 2011.  Both James Kochan and Dr. Carl Brown agree that the housing construction nosedive and … Continue reading

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