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Unicorp launches site in Windermere

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Orlando Sentinel

by Mary Shanklin Contact Reporter

Altamonte Springs, Roger B. Kennedy Construction is expected to start work this week on Venetian Isles Apartments and Townhomes in Windermere.

Unicorp National Developments Inc., known for developing I-Drive 360 and Trader Joe’s sites in Orlando and Winter Park, contracted with the company on the $42 million project designed by Slocum Platts Architects, Maitland.

The project includes 19 buildings with 302 units at 6506 San Francesco Way. Another building will include 44 townhomes at 10006 St. Marks Blvd. Completion on the townhomes is expected in June 2017 and the apartments are to be finished in December 2017.

Kennedy is also set to start work this week on the $10 million Brixton Landing Apartments, a new senior living facility at 442 E. 13th Street, Apopka. Developed by Wendover Housing Partners LLC, Altamonte Springs, the project includes 80 apartments designed by Slocum Platts Architects. Completion is expected in February 2017.

Please visit the website below for the entire article.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/classified/realestate/os-cfb-real-estate-0502-20160429-story.html

Developer has high hopes for new residential community

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Press-Republican

By ROBIN CAUDELL

PLATTSBURGH — Tall Pine Estates is designed as an upscale residential alternative for people 55 and older in the City of Plattsburgh.

Phase 1, featuring four two-story buildings with 32 two- and three-bedroom/two-bath units, is in various degrees of completion.

Started last August, the $9.2 million apartment complex was developed by Tall Pine Estates LLC, a subsidiary of Florida-based Roger B. Kennedy Inc.

“The first building is 90 percent complete,” said Roger B. Kennedy Jr., president.

“The second building is 80 percent complete. We plan to occupy the first building sometime before Memorial Day.”

Please visit the website below for the entire article.

 

http://www.pressrepublican.com/news/lifestyles/developer-has-high-hopes-for-new-residential-community/article_f4d3bc8a-df71-5804-825c-7dd5c585e7f0.html

Santa Barbara-style homes coming to downtown Winter Park

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Bungalower

Four single-family homes are being built in downtown Winter Park. Designed by Winter Park architects Slocum Platts (Website) and built by Feely Custom Homes (Website) the luxury homes will be adjacent to the golf course and only minutes away from Park Avenue [GMap].

The first home will be located at 1010 Pennsylvania Avenue and will feature 3,569 SF of open floor space and high ceilings. Amenities include a guest apartment, master retreat with resort-style bath, gourmet kitchen, high-end appliances, folding French doors, and an outdoor lanai with a summer kitchen.

The homes are expected to be completed by September 2016.

Please visit the website below for the entire article.

http://bungalower.com/2016/04/20/santa-barbara-style-homes-coming-downtown-winter-park/

‘Ultra luxury’ townhomes on tap for Winter Park’s Park Avenue

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The Buzz, The Orlando Business Journal, by Anjali Fluker

Gregg Hill wants to give potential high-end homebuyers in Central Florida a chance to tell their partners, “Darling, I love you but give me Park Avenue” right here in Central Florida.

Hill, CEO of Oviedo-based real estate investment and development firm Hill Gray Seven LLC, this month bought the site of two old multifamily communities on Park Avenue in Winter Park and expects to break ground this summer on a new “ultra-luxury” townhome complex.

Please visit the website below for the entire article.

http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/blog/2016/01/ultra-luxury-townhomes-on-tap-for-winter-park-s.html

Winter park to get new 1m plus single family homes

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The BUZZ, The Orlando Business Journal, by Anjali Fluker

A new luxury home enclave called Penn North is in the works just a short walk away from Park Avenue’s shops and restaurants in Winter Park.

Maitland-based Feely Developments LLC is expected to pour the slab this week on the first of four upscale single-family homes on Pennsylvania Avenue. The 3,569-square-foot home now under construction, expected to be priced from $1.38 million, will feature floor-to-ceiling windows, high-end appliances, a rear-entry garage, tile roof, marble floors, outdoor living area with full summer kitchen and retractable screen, and privacy walls separating it from neighboring properties.

Please visit the website below for the entire article.

http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/blog/2016/05/winter-park-to-get-new-1m-plus-single-family-homes.html

Cool, coastal, casual and custom home designed by Slocum Platts in 2015.

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Cool, coastal, casual and custom home designed by Slocum Platts in 2015.

Here’s an article in Orange Appeal Magazine by Christi Ashby of a home designed by Slocum Platts in 2015. “This home is a great example of cool, coastal, casual and custom home designed for a relaxing family retreat on Lake Down in Windermere Florida”.

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Cool, coastal, casual and custom home designed by Slocum Platts in 2015.

Orlando Business Journal Articles on Slocum Platts Architects

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Jan 14, 2016, 11:33am EST

‘Ultra luxury’ townhomes on tap for Winter Park’s Park Avenue

http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/blog/2016/01/ultra-luxury-townhomes-on-tap-for-winter-park-s.html

 

Jan 14, 2016, 11:33am EST

7 luxurious features you’ll find in new Winter Park upscale townhomes

http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/blog/2016/01/7-luxurious-features-you-ll-find-in-new-winter.html

SPA DESIGNS ‘UPTOWN MAITLAND’ MIXED-USE PROJECT

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Uptown Maitland Project 2013.
  (Maitland, FL)  Slocum Platts Architects designed “Uptown Maitland” – a new mixed-use project on the corner of North Orlando Avenue (Hwy 17-92) and Sybelia Parkway North in Maitland (next to Publix).  The developer is Atlantic Housing Partners of Winter Park and construction is being handled by CPG Construction, also in Winter Park.  Uptown Maitland construction began in January 2013 and is scheduled to be complete by December 2013.
The project consists of 3 stories of residential units designed for seniors over a 2-story parking garage and 2 floors of commercial and retail space fronting North Orlando Avenue (Hwy 17-92).  First floor retail space totals 3,344 sq. ft. with office space on the second floor totaling 3,256 sq. ft.
Ninety-three (93) residential units are planned, including one, two, and three-bedroom residences with one or two baths ranging in size from 742 sq. ft to 1056 sq. ft. Residents will be able to utilize and enjoy 5,600 sq. ft. of common area amenities, including:
1st floor – Lobby, Leasing Office and Mail Room
2nd floor – Library and Computer Room, Activities Room
3rd floor – Clubroom, Banquet Kitchen, Pool Room and Fitness Room
4th floor – Exterior courtyard with walking paths and water feature
 Uptown Maitland Panorama 1
Exterior design features a Neoclassical Style with a rusticated base on first and second floors, vertical towers with gable roof elements, concrete balustrades, and a combination of varying hipped and flat roofs with heavy cornice detailing.
Additional team members include Madden, Moorhead & Glunt, Inc. in Maitland (civil engineers), Foster Conant & Associates Inc. in Orlando (landscape design) and Palmetto Interiors (Charleston, South Carolina).
Slocum Platts Architects is an award-winning architecture firm specializing in custom residential, multi-family, hospitality and commercial design. They can be reached via phone at 407.645.3019, or fax at 407.645.2771 or email at rslocum@slocumplatts.com.  For additional information, please visit their web site at www.slocumplatts.com.
Please note that Slocum Platts Architects has moved to 670 North Orlando Avenue, Suite 1001, Maitland, FL 32751.
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SPA DESIGNS ‘SEA ISLAND APARTMENTS’ NEAR SEA WORLD

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PRESS RELEASE – 11 October 2012

Contact: Randall J. Slocum or William P. Platts at 407.645.3019

(Winter Park, FL) Slocum Platts Architects designed the new Sea Isle Apartments for Winter Park based developer, Epoch Properties, Inc. Sea Isle is a 356-unit apartment community located at Westwood Blvd and Central Florida Pkwy – one block from Sea World Orlando in Orange County. Construction began in September 2012.

The project consists of 5 apartment building types, 3 and 4 story with individual garages included on the first floor of every building. Apartments include one, two, and three bedroom units ranging in size from 789 – 1344 square feet.

Residents will enjoy the atmosphere and lifestyle created by the 13,000 square foot clubhouse, which features such amenities as a theater, game room, sports court, exercise and aerobic studio. Outdoor living can be enjoyed year round at the fireplace overlooking the pool and lake.

Exterior design features a multi-colored Nautical Theme with metal roofs, horizontal siding, stone, large corbelled overhangs and roof cupolas. Each apartment includes either an individual patio or balcony.

Team members for the Sea Isle Apartments include development and construction by Epoch Properties, Inc. (Winter Park, FL), Brooks Interior Design (Maitland, FL), and Barry H. Rymer (landscape architect).

Slocum Platts Architects is an award-winning architecture firm specializing in custom residential, multi-family, hospitality and commercial design. They can be reached via phone at 407.645.3019, or fax at 407.645.2771 or email at rslocum@slocumplatts.com. For additional information, please visit their web site at www.slocumplatts.com