• 4Roots Bringing a Farmers’ Market to The Packing District
    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.
  • 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 […]
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • dap design Selected as Architect for The Packing District Food Hall and Brewery
    With site work well underway within The Packing District near College Park, Dr. Phillips Charities today announced dap design has been selected as the architect for The Packing District’s food hall. The team is charged with preserving and converting the old Great Southern Box Company building, located on the southeast corner of Princeton Street and Orange Blossom Trail, to house the food hall.
  • YMCA of Central Florida Announces Development Team for Newest Family Center Location in The Packing District
    Today, the YMCA of Central Florida announced the development team who will be spearheading the construction of its 23rd YMCA location in the heart of Dr. Phillips Charities’ new community, The Packing District. The YMCA has selected general contractors, Brasfield & Gorrie; engineers, GAI Consultants; architects, RLF; and owner representative Foundry Commercial to design and build the 27,000-square-foot family center.
  • Embrey Partners Selected to Build in The Packing District
    Plans for the 202-acre The Packing District near College Park continue to take shape, as Dr. Phillips Charities announces Embrey Partners, an award-winning San Antonio-based multi-family developer, has been selected to build 310 units of multi-family housing at the northeast corner of Princeton Street and Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando. This comes just a few weeks after it was announced a new YMCA Family Center would be built within the district.
  • Dr. Phillips Gifts $8.9M for New YMCA in The Packing District
    As the site at Princeton Street and Orange Blossom Trail is prepared to make way for The Packing District, a 202-acre, $480-million transformational project near College Park, Dr. Phillips Charities today announced approval of a key component to the district’s focus on community, health and wellness.