Osceola vote sets course for major transformation of Central Florida
The growth of Central Florida for the rest of the 21st century was set in motion by Osceola County commissioners last week when they adopted a blueprint for the future that would transform 133,000 acres of idyllic ranchland into a major new urban area of 500,000 people.
If the land-use changes adopted by Osceola commissioners Monday pass state review, they will have cleared a key legal hurdle that would make way for the largest single development in Florida history.
In 50 years, one of the least populated areas of Florida, straddling Osceola, Orange and Brevard counties, would blossom into... read more
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