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GDC Properties' NORA Now Leasing in Orlando

Orlando, Fla.—New York-based residential and hospitality developer GDC Properties has announced that leasing has started at the company’s new six-story, 246-unit luxury community in downtown Orlando’s North Quarter neighborhood.

The mixed-use community will be one of the first in the North Quarter neighborhood to seek LEED certification and includes a 200kW rooftop photovoltaic system and other innovated construction solutions and materials.

NORA—an...

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GDC Properties Plans Townhouses for LIC Industrial Sites

Hawthorne, N.Y.-based GDC Properties is planning a townhouse development for its recent acquisition of two contiguous industrial sites at 11-24 45th Road and 45-35 11th Street in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, Commercial Observer has learned.

“We’re happy to have found a site in New York City where it is very competitive,” William Ingraham, the company’s president, said. “It...

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New Aloft hotel gives old OUC building new life

Step inside the former OUC headquarters on South Orange Avenue, and you might never know that this 1960s-era building is where many Orlandoans once went to pay their electric bills.

It is now the newly opened Aloft hotel, home to 118 rooms, a chic lobby bar and a grab-and-go eatery. A swimming pool reminiscent of South Beach sits off the front...

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Starwood Hotels' Fast-Growing Aloft Brand Unveils New Adaptive Re-Use in Vibrant Downtown Orlando

TAMFORD, Conn. & ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 31, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. HOT, -0.10% today announced its sizzling Aloft brand has made its debut in Orlando, Florida. Aloft Orlando Downtown is located in the former OUC building and sits adjacent to Orlando City Hall. Owned by GDC Properties and operated by Yedla Management Company, this...

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