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Orlando projects to invest now

These downtown Orlando projects have biz leaders optimistic about the future. Downtown Orlando is coming back to life, and a few ongoing projects and initiatives may help it return even stronger. Downtown lost a major chunk of its foot traffic with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, as office workers stayed home and events were few and far between. However, some businesses are returning...

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Orlando ranks among top U.S. cities for home equity growth

Looking at year-over-year growth (July 2020 to July 2021), researchers found 49 of the 50 largest metros recorded an increase in median home equity values of more than 10%. Metro Orlando ranks among the top U.S. cities when it comes to increasing home equity value, according to home ownership investment company Unison’s “2021 Home Equity Report." The City Beautiful ranks No. 29...

Disney reveals timelines for Guardians of the Galaxy Coaster and Star Wars Hotel

Walt Disney World next year will debut a new roller coaster-style ride and its cutting-edge Star Wars-themed hotel. The theme park giant will open the new Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind ride at Epcot sometime in 2022; and its new Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser immersive hotel will begin welcoming guests on March 1. Here’s more on each offering: Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic...

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