Pixon is the newest multi-family development in Lake Nona and it's set to break ground very soon. The development comes from Tavistock Development Company and they recently announced construction will begin in September 2017. The development will be located within walking distance of the Lake Nona Town Center at the intersection of Lake Nona Boulevard and Tavistock Lakes Boulevard.
Pixon will be an urban-inspired development with a total of 201 units throughout. The modern flat community will provide a number of innovations and conveniences including a Tesla ride share program, Bluetooth door entry, 3D printer and plenty of great amenities throughout the building. A concierge delivery system will be provides, along with 32,500 square feet of retail found on the ground floor. It will also include the first micro-apartments in Orlando.
Building permits still need to be finalized by the City of Orlando before construction can start. Balfour Beatty Construction was chosen as the general contractor for Pixon and as long as the permits are approved, the project will break ground in September. The goal is to open the project in the Winter of 2018 with SPM Property Management handling the pre-leasing of the micro-, one- and two-bedroom units in the Summer of 2018.
Torti Gallas + Partners teamed up with M+A Architects to design the development with forward-thinking aesthetics, incredible amenities and so much more. The development will cover about 4.25 acres of land and will feature the debut of the ride share program from Tesla. There will be several onsite vehicles for residents to use to help encourage eco-friendly transportation. Electric car charging stations and bike storage will also be a part of the design.
The main building will stand 11 stories tall and will be connected to a three-story parking structure through a second-story walkway. Access controls will be found throughout the building with elevators, a 24-hour concierge and valet service, along with 24-hour express maintenance and valet trash pickup. Pixon will also be a pet-friendly building with a grooming and spa area for pets designed into the amenities package.
Other amenities expected as a part of the design include a 24-hour gym with top rated equipment. A game and media center will also be available, along with computers stations, a 3D printer, living room and so much more. Grilling stations, outdoor activities and a relaxation fountain are all expected, as well. The 11th floor will even feature a sky lounge with great views, private outdoor dining and a resident bar.
Within the building will be 201 total residential units. These will include 6 micro units at about 360 square feet, 42 studies at about 560 square feet, 52 one-bedroom units at about 730 square feet and 101 two-bedroom units at about 1,050 square feet. There will also be one penthouse unit with 1,730 square feet of living space.
Apartments will feature 10-foot floor-to-ceiling windows with stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops, washers and dryers, frameless glass showers and more. The Lake Nona fiber network for internet will be available to residents, along with Bluetooth enabled entry door hardware and HD video.
This is a highly anticipated development in Lake Nona and will bring something new and exciting to one of the most innovative areas in all of Florida.