There has never been a better time to live downtown! With over 78 thousand jobs downtown, more than 200 dining and night life establishments, Free downtown transportation with LYMMO, 2 SunRail stops, and 54 new business opening in the downtown area in the first three months of 2017, downtown living has never been easier of more convenient. On top of all of that there were also over 1,100 events in downtown in 2016 and that number continues to grow. Living downtown is never dull there is always something do to or check out.
Downtown also is the home to the Dr. Philips Center for the Performing Arts. It is a hub for all things performing arts, community, and education. They offer classes for you to learn and put on incredible broadway style productions. We are so lucky to have this world class center in the heart of downtown Orlando!
“The two-block downtown destination includes the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater, 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Seneff Arts Plaza, Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts, the DeVos Family Room, and other event rental spaces. Future expansion includes Steinmetz Hall, a 1,700-seat acoustical theater, along with rehearsal space. The Dr. Phillips Center brings the best international, national and local artists to our stages including Broadway, ballet, rock, orchestra, comedy, jazz, outdoor concerts, festivals, family shows and arts education programs.” – Dr. Phillips Website
With all of the growth that has happened in downtown Orlando there have been a number of new apartment buildings to accommodate those individuals who are looking to live the downtown lifestyle.
These are some of our favorites:
- Living at 420 East Apartments puts you right in the heart of downtown, while still being removed from the noise of nightlife. It is perfect if you are looking to live a very walkable life. It boasts a walkscore of 96! You are just steps away from both casual and fine dining, grocery shopping, coffee shops, banks, and lake eola.
- Aspire Luxury Apartments offers incredible 360 views from the 29th floor with views of both the city and lake eola. The building has a walkscore of 96, putting you walking distance to everything you need. They also offer a 24 hour health club, a gorgeous rooftop pool and hot tub, deck, and outdoor kitchen.
- If you want to live downtown but not in the center of everything The Sevens is a great option for you. The sevens is sophisticated, newly constructed, and offers amazing amenities. They offer well thought out floor plans that give you the most use of your space and all of their units have amazing kitchens!
We love living downtown and being apart of such a wonderful community and would love to help you find the perfect place to call home that is in alignment with your unique needs. Feel free to drop us a line or give us a call!