Disney in talks for mixed-use development in Lake Nona, sources say

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Yet another deal is reportedly in the works between Orlando’s largest single site employer and one of the region’s most active developers.

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Burbank, California-based The Walt Disney Co. and developer Tavistock Development Co. LLC are in talks to build a residential and commercial community in Lake Nona in southeast Orlando, sources with knowledge of the deal told the Orlando Business Journal.

It’s unclear what relationship this potential deal has, if any, to Disney’s talks with Lake Nona developer Tavistock to relocate jobs from California to the master-planned community.

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It wasn’t known what the size and scope of the Disney community would be within Lake Nona. In addition, these talks are in early stages which means a deal may not occur.

Click here to read Jack Witthaus’ story on the Orlando Business Journal’s website.

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