East Orlando is one of the fastest growing sectors of Central Florida. Home to one of the largest the college campuses in the nation, the University of Central Florida, with over 60,000 enrolled students. East Orlando has become a huge force in the medical world with an enormous research and development sector housed on both the UCF campus and surrounding the new VA Hospital. Lake Nona Medical City is an emerging biomedical research and educational hub which includes the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and Health Sciences Campus, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, the Orlando VA Medical Center (opening in 2014), Nemours Children’s Hospital and a University of Florida Research and Academic Center. The Orlando International Airport and Duke Energy provide thousands of jobs to the immediate area and the 408, 417 and beachline expressways make commutes to anywhere in Central Florida very convenient.
East Orlando boasts one of the most exclusive communities in Orlando, Lake Nona, developed by the Tavistock Group ( developers of Isleworth in Windermere) and is home to the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, at over 7,000 acres this community is truly one to behold with mature oak tree lined streets. Some of the most expensive real estate in the area is behind the 24/7 manned entry. East Orlando is also home to the famed Conway Chain of Lake and Belle Isle, an area rich in culture and built around a large spring fed of chain of lakes, offering some of the areas most luxurious estates minutes from the Downtown Orlando metropolis. Orlando has every type of home, condo, townhouse, and real estate to fit any need. From trendy College Park and Downtown Orlando to the upscale Dr. Phillips to the luxury mansions of Lake Nona, Bay Hill, and Isleworth, Orlando has it all.