Lake Nona’s Medical City is Central Florida’s newest medical development that is focused on the health industry. The medical city is emerging not only as Orlando’s fastest-growing, most innovative master-planned community encompassing 7,000 acres, but also as a “Project of Promise” featuring Nemours Children’s Hospital, M.D. Anderson Orlando’s Cancer Research Institute, Orlando VA Medical Center, University of Central Florida’s new College of Medicine and Health Sciences campus, Burnham Institute for Medical Research’s east coast campus, and a University of Florida research facility dotting the Lake Nona Gateway Interchange in the 600-acre Science & Technology Park.
*This emerging Medical City in Orlando Medical City's employment is expected to jump 10-fold, to 5,000 jobs.
* University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine
Part of the nation’s 2nd largest university,
Total construction investment: $98 million
*Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences
Total construction investment: $68 million
*Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona
Total construction investment: $85 million
*MD Anderson Orlando Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
Total construction investment: $2.5 million
*Nemours Children’s Hospital
Total construction investment: $380 million
*Orlando VA Medical Center
This brand new, 1.2 million square foot, state-of-the-art facility will increase accessibility to healthcare for approximately 400,000 Central Florida veterans and will be the first VA hospital built in the United States since 1995.
Total construction investment: $665 million
*University of Florida Research Center
This 100,000 square foot research facility will be shared with the Burnham Institute, enabling the state’s largest university to have direct collaboration opportunities with Burnham’s top scientists
Total construction investment: $61 million
This is a great oppotrunity for lease options, with doctors bringing their staff, not everyone will qualify for a mortgage immediately however they will be looking to buy in 2-3 years.
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Sam Kakembo, an Entrepeneur & Investor, plays a key role in management of the company portfolio of emerging markets. The majority of his investments are made in single family rental properties. He is responsible for property evaluation, marketing, acquisitions and in addition, asset managment of the Company’s property portfolio. Mr. Kakembo possesses 10 years’ experience in Canadian real estate, and currently manages a private real estate portfolio, Richland Investments and Property Management