Rental project will feature Orlando’s first micro apartments

Pixon also will offer Bluetooth-enabled door-entry hardware and a Tesla ride-sharing service

Rendering of the Pixon rental housing development in Orlando
Rendering of the Pixon rental housing development in Orlando

Tavistock Development Company expects contractors to break ground in September for construction of a rental property with the first micro apartments in the Orlando market.

The 201-unit multifamily real estate development in Orlando’s Lake Nona community, called Pixon, will have six micro units averaging 360 square feet and 42 studios averaging 560 square feet.

The rest of the apartments at Pixon will include 52 one-bedroom units averaging 730 square feet and 101 two-bedroom units averaging 1,050 square feet, plus a 1,730-square-foot penthouse.

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Each apartment will have 10-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows, stainless steel appliances, front-load washers and dryers, European-style cabinets and quartz counter tops.

Orlando-based Tavistock said Pixon also will optional Bluetooth-enabled door-entry hardware and a ride-sharing program for residents that employs multiple on-site Tesla vehicles.

Other amenities at the 4.25-acre Lake Nona development will include a 24-hour gym, a designated pet spa and grooming area and 32,500 square feet of mixed-use commercial space on the ground floor for a café, a bar and restaurant and a retail store.