Orlando’s future tallest skyscraper takes big step toward breaking ground

ORLANDO, Fla. — A building that is expected to become downtown Orlando’s new tallest skyscraper just took a big step toward breaking ground.


Developers of the property at 1000 North Orange Avenue said they have filed permitting documents to build the first phase of their project.

It was formally called Vertical Medical City. It is now known as Health Towers.

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As of 2019, the three-tower design was reported to be 3 feet taller than the SunTrust Center.

It will focus on geriatric residences and medical facilities.

The Orlando Business Journal reports that the project is expected to create more than 1,000 jobs.

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The city will have to review and approve the plans before construction can begin.

Channel 9 has reached out to the developers to see if we can get updated details about the project.

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