Dave Schmitt Engineering Inc. has its hands full as developers are dusting off old plans to resurrect projects or taking over others that languished during slower times.
The Orlando-based civil engineering firm landed 10 Central Florida projects in the last two months, where it will be consulting with developers on planning, rezoning, engineering, design, permitting and construction services on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of construction that could be coming to the area as early as next year.
Here’s a look at Dave Schmitt Engineering’s latest contract wins:
• Reunion West, a plan for 850 homes in a gated Osceola County community that may be marketed as short-term rentals by Encore Housing Opportunity Fund.
• Rolling Oaks, a 315-acre,1,200-unit resort community also by Encore Housing, which will include rental homes, timeshares and apartments and is a redevelopment of the former Splendid China attraction in Osceola County.
• Bringing back developer Craig Ustler’s plans for a new 30,000-square-foot mixed-use development at 800 N. Orange Ave. in downtown Orlando.
• Lake Sylvan Preserve, a new 15.8-acre residential community by Park Square Homes west of Orange Boulevard and south of South Sylvan Lake Drive in Seminole County.
• Lake Forest, a medical center on an outparcel on State Road 46 west of Lake Forest Boulevard in Seminole County.
• West Lake Center, a 10-acre commercial development by Andersen and Associates that would include a self storage facility and possibly a 2-story office or retail building in the future on the southeast corner of State Road 46 and Orange Boulevard in Seminole County.
• West Haven, a new 126-lot residential development near Champions Gate in Polk County by locally based developer Avalon Park Group.
• A new 7,000-square-foot headquarters building for the Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando in the city of Maitland.
• An 150-unit apartment complex on a 14.3-acre site in Lake County’s Fruitland Park by South Florida development firm Henry Blake Associates.
• Eagle Lake, a 166-lot single-family home community by Standard Pacific Homes east of Pleasant Hill Road and south of Granada Boulevard in Osceola County.
Be sure to check back for more updates on these and other projects coming to the region.