Notable Upcoming Construction Projects in Florida

A Bright Future in Construction 

When you think of Florida, your mind goes to beaches and Disney, not upcoming construction projects. 

But, with so many recreational destinations, it’s no surprise that upcoming construction work in Florida continues to spike.

From the SoLe Mia in North Miami to Water Street Tampa, the biggest cities in Florida are building at an incredible rate.

[2021] The Top Cities for Upcoming Construction in Florida

Banner of construction projects in Florida.

From November 2018 to November 2019, construction jobs in the Tampa-Saint Petersburg-Clearwater area rose from 77,000 to 85,000.

That was the 11th highest rate in the nation. Orlando development projects weren’t too far behind when they added 4,900 construction jobs, a six percent increase.  

Developers are certainly doing their best to find ways to keep workers busy and the economy shows. Construction leads as one of the top industries in Florida.

We’re going to be looking at some of the largest and most notable upcoming construction projects all through the sunshine state.

These projects range from professional sports stadiums to mall redevelopments, and everything in between. 

Construction Projects in FL

American Dream Miami 

City: Miami Lakes, Florida

Location  Northwest of the city center between I-75 and Florida Turnpike 
Value  $4 Billion 
Schedule  Expected to start in Q4 2021 and be completed in late 2025 
Details  6.2 million square feet Largest mall in America Indoor skiing, submarine rides, sea lion show, waterpark, miniature golf course 2,000 hotel rooms Over one million square feet of retail space Performance halls 
Contacts  Developer-Triple Five Group 


Tyndall Air Force Base Reconstruction 

City: Panama City Beach, Florida

Location  Along US Hwy 98, between Ammo Rd and Sabre Dr 
Value  $ 3 Billion 
Schedule  Planning 
Details  Replacement or Repair of up to 700 buildings Housing for 11,000 service personnel Aviation maintenance and testing facilities Command and control offices 
Contacts  Owner- US Air Force 


Magic Place 

City: Kissimmee, Florida

Location  Fronting U.S. 192, west of State Route 535 
Value  $2.3 Billion 
Schedule  Planning 
Details  Ten towers 250,000 square feet of retail space 1,850 units that will be a mixture of hotels, multifamily and timeshares 25,000 square feet of office space Fitness center, clubhouse, pool, event space, playroom 
Contacts  Developer- Magic Development 
Designer- Pininfarina Italian Design and Engineering 


Vertical Medical City Biscayne 

City: Miami, Florida

Location  1600 Block of Biscayne Blvd 
Value  $2.1 Billion 
Schedule  Expected to start in early 2021 and be completed in early 2023.  
Details  Three towers Up to 245 senior living units Mixture of independent and memory care space Medical offices and outpatient surgery areas Urban farming, research and development space 
Contacts  Developer & Owner- Ponte Health Properties 


Parkside Place 

City: Sanford, Florida

Location  The former Flea World property at 4311 South Orlando Drive 
Value  $2 Billion 
Schedule  Planning, and the master developer is working out agreements with other developers 
Details  100 acres of mixed-use space 1.4 million square feet of offices 290,000 square feet of retail space 250 hotel rooms 312-bed assisted living facility Approximately 5,000 multifamily units 
Contacts  Developer & Owner-Palmeira Holdings LLC
Architect- Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock Architects 


Orlando Fashion Square Mall Redevelopment 

City: Orlando, Florida

Location  3201 East Colonial Drive 
Value  $1 Billion 
Schedule  Planning, and Unicorp has recently purchased the property 
Details  46 acres Hotel Movie theater, grocery store, bowling alley Multifamily space Retail and restaurants 
Contacts  Developer & Owner-Unicorp National Developments, Inc 


Miami Freedom Park 

City: Miami, Florida

Location  The International Links Melreese Country Club at 1802 Northwest 37th Avenue 
Value  $ 1 Billion 
Schedule  Planning, and an environmental study is taking place 
Details  25,000-seat soccer stadium 400,000 square feet of office space 750 hotel rooms 600,000 square feet of retail, restaurant and entertainment space Underground parking for 3,000 vehicles 110 acres of green space and 23 acres of public soccer fields 
Contacts  Owner-City of Miami 


Tampa Bay Rays Stadium 

City: Tampa, Florida 

Location  Next to Tropicana Field, at One Tropicana Drive 
Value  $892 Million 
Schedule  Planning 
Details  35,000-seat baseball stadium Office buildings and retail space Hotel Apartments 
Contacts  Owner- Tampa Bay Rays 
Architect- Populous, Inc 


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Jacksonville Florida Map of Planned construction projects from BuildCentral

According to BuildCentral's real-time commercial construction project database, Jacksonville, Florida is seeing the most construction activity and planned construction as of August 2021.


In addition to these upcoming construction projects in Florida, there are thousands of residential units and hotel rooms in the pipeline. 

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