Lake Nona's growth is not news to central FL. It has become one of the fastest growing areas in Orlando. With the airport and Medical city within minutes, Lake Nona is a prime spot for innovative growth.
It will now become home to the USTA Florida Section. This is a big deal for sports and a bigger deal for Central Florida. The USTA Florida Section headquarters will be completed in spring of 2017. According the Doug Booth, the USTA FL Executive Director, they will be using the "latest advancements in technology, education and sports research to do it".
“Lake Nona is founded on the principles of innovative collaboration and inspiring human potential,” said Rasesh Thakkar, senior managing director of Tavistock Group. “This campus at Lake Nona has all of the ingredients for the beginnings of a world-class sports and human performance cluster with the USTA setting the bar.”
“The best places right now, especially with retail, are those places where you just want to be there,” Ralph Ireland, Vice President of Development Operations at Tavistock Development Company, says.
Some of the features will include courts and equipment specialized for children ages 10 and under, a foundation geared to providing grants and funds to underprivileged K-12th graders to promote the sport of tennis, over 100 courts on 60+ acres of land, making it the largest tennis center in the country.
“As families grow, the community offerings need to grow and adapt with them, ensuring extended family or the family core itself does not feel the need to move elsewhere to meet its needs”.
With all the Lake Nona has to offer from the Gatherings, Lake Nona’s first 55+ community to the latest in “neo-urban balance” living, it is becoming a hub for new residents to move to and real estate agents to look into.