Close To Everything
Discover Your New Construction Home in Lakeland
Our Lakeland area communities are situated in ideal locations with quick access to nearby attractions like The Walt Disney World® Resort, Sea World Florida and Universal Studios. Plus, our modern, open-layout floor plans provide an opportunity for every family to find an affordable new home. Browse our Lakeland communities to discover which of our included luxury packages you will enjoy in your new home.
A Hidden Gem
- #4 '5 Most Affordable Cities to Live in Florida in 2022 (SpaceWise)
- #12 'Best Places to Retire in the U.S. in 2021-2022' (US News)
- #14 'Safest Places to Live in the U.S. in 2021-2022' (US News)
- Great location close to theme parks, professional sports and beaches
- Discover small town charm, nightlife and entertainment nearby
- Home of the Corporate Headquarters of Publix
- Florida Southern College Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture & Visitors Center
Frequently Asked Questions
Continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about our homes, community and the area.
Where is Lakeland located in Florida?
Lakeland is located along interstate 4 in central Florida, about 54 miles by car from Tampa, FL, and the gulf coast. The Atlantic coast is just over 100 miles from Lakeland by car. The latitude and longitude coordinates for the city are 28.039465 and -81.949806.
What is the population of Lakeland, FL?
According to Macrotrends.net, the Lakeland metropolitan area had a population of 358,000 residents at the end of 2022.
Is Lakeland a nice place for retirement?
A U.S. News publication from 2022 states that Lakeland is the 7th best place to retire in Florida. Lakeland has warm weather and is more affordable than larger cities in Florida. There are good healthcare facilities in the area, and it is near Tampa, making it easy for retirees to enjoy the big city conveniences Tampa offers.
What county is Lakeland a part of?
Lakeland is in Polk County. It's Polk County's largest city and part of the Tampa Bay area.
When was the city of Lakeland founded?
Abraham Munn established Lakeland on January 1, 1885. The 80 acres he originally purchased are now the downtown area of Lakeland.
What are Lakeland's most popular attractions?
Lakeland has many indoor and outdoor attractions. Some of the most popular attractions in Lakeland are Hollis Garden, Joker Marchant Stadium, Common Ground Park, Lake Hollingsworth, Lake Mirror Park, Sharp Family Tourism and Education Center, Colt Creek State Park, Lake Morton Historic District, Lake Tenoroc, Family Fun Center, Polk Museum of Art and Frank Lloyd Wright at Southern College.
What is the climate like in Lakeland?
Like most central Florida, Lakeland has long, hot summers and short, mild winters. The temperatures rarely reach the low 90s (Fahrenheit); in the winter, the temperatures never drop below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. According to the National Centers for Environmental Information, on average, Lakeland has 4 to 6 days of rain each month, except in June, July, August and September, when it rains between 10 and 13 days each month. July is typically the wettest month in the city.