Work is about to start on what may be the Orlando area’s first apartments with “micro” units with Tesla ride shares. Tavistock Development on Thursday unveiled plans for the fourth apartment community at its Lake Nona development in southeast Orlando.
The Pixon, as the 201-unit property is being called, is expected to include half a dozen units averaging 360 square feet, blue-tooth enable security entrance, a rooftop sky lounge, 3D printer, and 24-hour fitness center.
The ground floor of the project is to include 32,500 square feet with a bar/restaurant, retail/pharmacy and café.
An adjacent lobby for residents’ is planned to include concierge services, gaming arcade, complimentary beverages and a conference room.
Preliminary rents have not been released but the property is likely to set the high end of the market, at least on a square foot basis.
Architecture firms Torti Gallas + Partners and also M + A Architects designed the space, which introduces some of the smallest new rental residences in the region.
Sizes range from the micro units and 42 studios with an average 560 square feet up to a penthouse with 1,730 square feet.
Half the rentals are two bedrooms with more than double the space of the micro residences.
Developed by Tavistock Development Co., Balfour Beatty Construction is the general contractor and plans to break ground in September once building permits are finalized.
Pixon is set to open next winter with under SPM Property Management, which also manages Lake Nona’s Ariel, Landon House and WaterMark Apartment communities.
Leasing is scheduled to start next summer.
This article was originally published by: orlandosentinel.com