Orlando OKs $200M Downtown Mixed-Use Development

Law360, Miami (February 19, 2013, 8:00 PM EST) -- Orlando, Fla.'s municipal planning board Tuesday signed off on a $200 million mixed-use project by RIDA Development Corp. that will tie into a major commuter rail station project in the city's downtown.

The planning board gave the developer master plan approval for the three-phase project on a currently vacant 5.6-acre lot, according to Cassandra Lafser, a spokeswoman for the Orlando mayor's office.

RIDA's development project, called Central Station, will be connected to SunRail, a 61-mile commuter train system funded by the state and federal government that...
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