Fifty-acre water park resort planned near Disney

Miami /
Nov.November 22, 2015 12:00 PM

A chain of water park resorts is planning to build its first resort in Florida on a site across Interstate 4 from Disney World near Orlando.

Wisconsin-based Great Wolf Resorts is negotiating to buy the 50-acre site, zoned for construction of as many as 1,400 hotel and timeshare units.

The 50-acre site is owned by Garrison Investment Group of New York, which bought the land from UBS Bank in 2010 for $8.75 million.

Brokerage firm CBRE has been marketing the site, which is next to the 1,037-unit Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas and just north of a golf resort called Marriott Sabal Palms.

Great Wolf my restrict admission to the planned water park to hotel guests to limit traffic at the Central Florida location. Attorney Patrick Christiansen of the Akerman law firm is representing Great Wolf.

Great Wolf has 14 indoor water park resorts, mostly in colder climates. The company’s Central Florida water park that would be both indoors and outdoors.

Existing Great Wolf locations have multiple restaurants, space for conferences, spas for kids, and miniature golf courses and bowling alleys. [Sun-Sentinel] — Mike Seemuth


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