here for Central Florida Region officers.
Currently in Central
Florida we have 420 members in the BBF association. Our members
consist of the leading business brokers, attorneys, accountants
and lenders in Central Florida. To become a member of this
association the member company must demonstrate their knowledge
in business brokerage and must adhere to a strict code of
ethics. All brokers and agents that are members are licensed by
the state of Florida. You can feel confident in dealing with
any of our member professionals.
The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida.
According to the 2000 census, the city population was 185,951. A 2006 U.S. Census
population estimate gave the city population as 220,186, making
it the sixth largest city in Florida. It is also the principal city of Greater Orlando. The Orlando-Kissimmee MSA is Florida's third-largest metropolitan area, behind Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater. Orlando
is also home to the University of Central Florida, which is the second largest university in Florida and has the 6th largest campus in the nation.
The city is best known for
the many tourist attractions in the area, in particular the
nearby Walt Disney World Resort, which is located in Lake Buena Vista about 20 miles (32 km)
south of Orlando city limits via Interstate 4. Other notable area attractions include SeaWorld and Universal Orlando Resort. The region sees
an estimated 52 million tourists a year. Orlando has the second
largest number of hotel rooms in the country (after Las Vegas, Nevada), and is one of the busiest American cities for conferences and conventions with the
Orange County Convention Center, the country's second largest in square footage. It is also known for its wide array of golf courses, with numerous courses available
for any level of golfer. Despite being several miles away from
the main tourist attractions, downtown Orlando is undergoing
major redevelopment with a number of residential and commercial
towers. It is now official that Orlando will build a new
performing arts center, Orlando Arena, and a refurbishment of
the Florida Citrus Bowl after the final vote was complete on July 27, 2007
with the final results being 5 to 2, in favor of the 1.1 billion
dollar project. Its symbol is the fountain of Lake Eola.