Where Every Day Is Like Vacation
Find Your New Home in Orlando
LGI Homes has stunning neighborhoods with family-friendly amenities and new homes for sale in the Orlando area. Discover the value, superior construction and luxurious upgrades included in every home we build. Prepare meals in a chef-ready kitchen with energy-efficient appliances and enjoy a low monthly payment by making LGI Homes your Orlando homebuilder.
Where Everyone Wants To Be
- Orlando is home to more than 100 lakes
- #4 'Best Places to Live in Florida in 2022' (Bankrate)
- #2 'Most Fun Cities in America' (WalletHub, 2021)
- #5 'The 30 Best Places to Retire in Florida' (WalletHub, 2021)
- SeaWorld Orlando, Epcot, Magic Kingdom Park, Universal’s Islands of Adventure & Gatorland
- 5 Largest Employers: Walt Disney World Resort, Adventist Health System Sunbelt, Inc., Universal Orlando Resort, Orange County Public Schools & University of Central Florida
Frequently Asked Questions
Continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about our homes, community and the area.
When was Orlando founded and how did the city get its name?
What county is the city of Orlando, FL located in?
Orlando, Florida’s fifth largest city is in Orange County, Florida. Orlando is the county seat of Orange County.
What family-friendly attractions are in the Orlando area?
The Orlando area is home to multiple world-class resorts, theme parks, zoos, museums and entertainment centers; it's magical. Amongst famous theme parks like Universal Studios and Disney World, there are other unique attractions to keep everyone active and entertained. Visit one of the oldest attractions - Gatorland, splash around at one of the many water parks or get outdoors at Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park where you can enjoy boat tours, alligator-handling shows and more. View a list of more Orlando attractions with details by visiting VisitOrlando.com.
How far is Orlando from the ocean and beach?
There are ten popular beaches within a 2-hour drive of Orlando, Florida. The closest destination is the Canaveral National Seashore, which is about 56 minutes from Orlando (49.2 miles) with 24 miles of beaches. New Smyrna Beach, Daytona Beach, Cocoa Beach and Ponce Inlet are all well-known beach destinations about an hour to an hour and 10 minutes from Orlando by car.
Is there an international airport in Orlando?
There are two International Airports in the Orlando area offering more than 150 non-stop destinations. The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is 6 miles southeast of downtown Orlando and has over 120 gates. Sanford Airport (SFB) is a smaller international airport located about 30 minutes from the center of Downtown Orlando.
Who are some of the major employers in Orlando?
According to the Orlando business journal, the five largest employers in the Orlando area (central Florida) are Walt Disney World Resort, AdventHealth, Orange County Public Schools, Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando and Orlando Health. Other major employers include AAA, Darden Restaurants, Massey Services Inc., Marriott Vacations Worldwide and Mears Transportation Group.
Does LGI Homes sell four and five-bedroom homes in the Orlando area?
LGI Homes has multiple four and five-bedroom floor plans in various Orlando communities. These single-family, new-construction, homes are move-in-ready and include designer upgrades, integrated technology and a 10-year structural warranty. Contact us today for details and to schedule a tour of an Orlando move-in-ready home.