May 21, 2021

Schmid Construction to Build Iconic Juice Stand Replica

Schmid Construction to Build Iconic Juice Stand Replica ORLANDO, Fla. – [April. 23, 2022] – Dr. Phillips Charities, the community builder behind the $700-million Packing District […]
September 1, 2020

The Packing District Releases Dr. Phillips Juice Stand Replica Design, Seeks Operator

Dr. Phillips Charities, the community builder behind the $700-million Packing District project, has finalized design plans for its replica Juice Stand at the Northeast corner of Princeton Street and Orange Blossom Trail. An iconic piece of the early Dr. Phillips citrus operations, the replica Juice Stand will serve as a landmark for The Packing District and pay homage to the citrus industry in the area.
July 7, 2020
Conceptual Rendering of 4Roots Farm Campus

4Roots Signs City Lease for Urban Farm Campus

Orlando will soon be home to a unique urban farm unlike anything seen in the country, and now, that vision is one step closer to reality. The City of Orlando today approved a lease for the 18-acre 4Roots Farm Campus, a project of The 4R Foundation.
June 10, 2020
The Packing District Park Pavilion

Dr. Phillips Gifts $1.5M Pavilion to City of Orlando for The Packing District Park

Dr. Phillips Charities, the community builder behind the $700-million transformational The Packing District taking shape near College Park in Orlando, today announced a gift of $1.5 million to the City of Orlando to cover construction costs of a pavilion for arts and community engagement in the regional park. The gift was approved at today’s Orlando City Council meeting.
April 21, 2020
Conceptual rendering of townhomes

Toll Brothers Selected to Build in The Packing District

Dr. Phillips Charities today announced it will team up with Pennsylvania-based Toll Brothers to build 135 townhomes on eight acres within The Packing District’s regional park, creating a natural synergy for two organizations known for their philanthropic efforts. Ultimately, individuals who purchase a home within the community will become stewards of the 105-acre park, charged with preserving and enhancing this key component of the district.
November 13, 2019

The YMCA of Central Florida Announces Name of New Packing District Y in College Park

The YMCA of Central Florida recently announced the name of what will become its newest location. The Leonard and Marjorie Williams Family YMCA will serve residents in the College Park area and surrounding communities as the Y’s 23rd location and will be a cornerstone of The Packing District, a transformational redevelopment coming to life through Dr. Phillips Charities.
November 7, 2019

Embrey Project First to Break Ground in Orlando’s Packing District

Embrey Partners Ltd., a nationally recognized multifamily residential developer, held its ceremonial groundbreaking today for work on its newest project within The Packing District, a transformational mixed-use development taking shape near College Park in Orlando. Called The Cannery at The Packing District, the project is the first to break ground in the district.
August 16, 2019

Embrey Partners Ltd. to Break Ground in September for Multifamily Project in Orlando’s The Packing District

Embrey Partners Ltd., a nationally recognized multifamily residential developer, will break ground in early September in The Packing District, Orlando’s newest mixed-use development near College Park. Embrey officially closed on the purchase of the property on August 9, 2019.
June 10, 2019

The Packing District Seeks Third-Party Operator for Food Hall

Following last month’s announcement surrounding initial plans and details for the Southern Box Food Hall, Dr. Phillips Charities today announced it is working with commercial real estate services firm JLL to identify a master third-party operator for the food hall. The operator would be charged with overseeing all operations for the food hall, including the identification of the individual tenants and leasing agreements to fill the open food stalls in the Southern Box.