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Orlando Site: Preliminary Investigation of Available Acreage for Project Winter

Subjects

Orlando (Fla.); Ocala (Fla.); Walt Disney World (Fla.); Real Estate; Real property valuation; Ranches; Real estate development; Feasibility studies; Economic research; Tourism

Description

The management of Walt Disney Productions has expressed interest in determining the availability and price of large acreages in the central Florida area. More specifically, the client has shown an interest in the area between and around Orlando and Ocala. Before proceeding with any internal planning studies, it has been deemed advisable to conduct a detailed field investigation of available ranch land in the general area mentioned above. To accomplish this, Economics Research Associates (ERA) was requested to conduct such a field survey. The primary objectives of this survey were: (1) to evaluate in greater detail the location advantages offered by Ocala versus Orlando; (2) to review the present status of the Florida Interstate Highway System and what effect the new freeway system is having on tourist travel; (3) to investigate possible locations within the major geographic region described earlier which would be suitable for Project Winter; (4) to obtain data on properties currently available for sale and those that might be potential acquisitions; and (5) to determine present and values for these large acreages. This study was conducted on a confidential basis, and neither the identity of the client nor of ERA has been made known to any person or persons in the study area. This study was conducted under the administrative direction of Harrison A. Price, President of Economics Research Associates. William S. Lund served as project leader and conducted all field surveys.--Introduction, page 1.

Publisher

Economics Research Associates

Client

Walt Disney Productions

Date Original

1-16-1964

Document Type

Report

Identifier

DP0012893

Language

English

Rights

Copyright: University of Central Florida Special Collections. Permission to publish must be obtained from Special Collections in writing. Contact (407) 823-2576 or online at http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/

Number of Pages

99 pages

Keywords

Orlando (Fla.); Ocala (Fla.); Disney World; Site evaluation; Real estate analysis; Market analysis; Central Florida; Maps; Highways; I-4; Florida Turnpike; Ranches; Topography; Terrain; Wetlands; Economic analysis; Political climate; Taxes; Transportation

Place

Orlando (Fla.); Ocala (Fla.)

Digital Reproduction Specialists

Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2005.

Is Referenced By

http://library.ucf.edu/specialcollections/Collections/ManuscriptsPrice.php (University of Central Florida Special Collections Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers finding aid); http://ucf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?29CF033206285 (University of Central Florida Libraries Online Catalog)

College

Information Technologies & Resources

Unit

University Libraries

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