10Feb 2016

A new 15-acre district in Sarasota. That’s what Greenpointe Communities is calling their plans for Sarasota’s last undeveloped bayfront property. This district will have up to 695 condos, 175 hotel rooms, and over 200,000 square feet of retail and office space. However, architects say they will start with the road, to be modeled after Sarasota’s […]

19Dec 2015

Avanti Resort Orlando has just announced the development of a new 357-room stand-alone hotel tower on International Drive being designed by Baker Barrios.  Named UNIQ Hotel, the tower will include up to 21 floors with an 8,000-square-foot roof-top pool and night club. It also will have a specialty restaurant, cafe area that will sit with […]

19Nov 2015
UCF Hotel Rendering

UCF has revealed the latest design of their proposed hotel designed by Baker Barrios.The hotel is slated for 11 acres at the intersection of Alafaya Trail and University Boulevard and will have 135 rooms and include a swimming pool, fitness center, snack bar, lobby bar, a 2,500-square-foot restaurant, a 500-square-foot faculty lounge, a 5,000-square-foot ballroom and 2,000 […]

19Nov 2015

HostDime, an Orlando-based tech company, has revealed their new seven-story headquarter location and new design.   Baker Barrios is proud to have worked as the design firm for this project which will feature data center space, private client suites, gigabit Internet access, a sports court and an indoor/outdoor event space on the top floor that will be […]

26Oct 2015

Baker Barrios was awarded a National Telly award for the firm’s hotel and resort portfolio feature on The Alfond Inn — a $32.5-million Preferred Boutique Hotel designed by Baker Barrios.  The firm completed the architecture, interior design, planning, and landscape architecture for the 112-room property which celebrates its one-year anniversary this August. “We pride ourselves […]

23Oct 2015
Baker Barrios Awards Top 3 Interior Design Aloft 2

Baker Barrios was recognized as a Top 3 Interior Design Firm in Central and Northern Florida for 2016 by the NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network.  The awards are chosen by the Board of Directors of the NEWH/Sunshine chapter and recognize the top talent in the industry. 

25Sep 2015
UCF Creative Village Rendering

The University of Central Florida board of trustees on Sept. 24 agreed upon a revised plan to create a downtown Orlando campus at Creative Village.  The plan proposes a new funding method, which asks the state for just one-third of the necessary funds, or about $19 million. The other two-thirds would be funded by the […]

24Jul 2015

Baker Barrios was the recipient of ten design excellence awards at the Downtown Orlando Partnership’s annual ceremony.  Of the highest honors were the Award of Excellence recipients which included the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and NORA Luxury Apartments. Gold honors included: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts | Downtown Experience NORA […]