Lift Orlando Seeks subcontractors for West Lakes VILLAGE

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Lift Orlando Seeks subcontractors for West Lakes VILLAGE

-- Revitalization project will develop mixed-income housing near downtown --

(Orlando, Fla.) June 2, 2016 – Representatives of LIFT Orlando, the City of Orlando, Columbia Residential and Winter Park Construction will hold an informational meeting for subcontractors interested in the West Lakes Village project on June 6, 2016. The event, being held at the Holden Heights Community Center, is being hosted by Samuel B. Ings, the Orlando city council commissioner for District 6.

Registration for the contractor outreach event begins at 7:30 a.m., with the program scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. Minority-owned, women-owned and businesses that fall under Section 3 requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are needed for this project and strongly encouraged to attend.

The West Lakes Village project is comprised of approximately 15 acres along Orange Center Boulevard in Washington Square, near downtown. The revitalization project calls for 200 mixed-income multifamily units and 120 seniors housing units, with the development to be completed in two phases.

The Holden Heights Community Center is located at 1201 20th St., Orlando. To register for the event, contact Leslie Mercado via email at

About LIFT Orlando

Founded in 2012, LIFT Orlando is a nonprofit organization founded by business leaders in Orlando, Florida, to partner with residents and break the cycle of poverty through holistic neighborhood revitalization focused around mixed-income housing, cradle-to-career education, community health and wellness, and long-term economic viability. For more information, visit