Florida Grants Walt Disney World Extension for Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge Permit

Concept art of Pocahontas statue in Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge

Florida has granted Walt Disney World a 5-year extension on a permit related to Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge, a Disney Vacation Club resort that was thought canceled amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. STOLport Site Permit In May 2018, Disney filed a permit for the “STOLport Site,” near the former Walt Disney World Airport — also known as … Read more

Imagineering Files Set Installation Permit for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom

Splash Mountain Update 17

Walt Disney Imagineering has filed a permit for the site of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom, which is currently under construction. The permit is for “Fabrication and Installation of Show Set Items” and contracts Icarus Exhibits, Inc. The specialty fabrications shop also worked on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, TRON Lightcycle Run, and … Read more

Permit Filed for Interior Construction of The Cake Bake Shop at Disney’s BoardWalk

Cake Bake Shop concept art

A new permit indicates interior construction will be starting soon on The Cake Bake Shop by Gwendolyn Rogers at Disney’s BoardWalk. The Cake Bake Shop takes over the old ESPN Club building. It will include a quick-service bakery and table-service restaurant with separate entrances. So far, work on the Cake Bake Shop has mostly been … Read more

Disneyland Files Construction Permits for New Buildings, Event Space, and More at Downtown Disney District

Downtown Disney District concept art

Disneyland Resort has filed five construction permits for new retail suites, bathrooms, and more at Downtown Disney District. The west side of the district is being completely reimagined, but as we noted in September, construction seems to have come to a halt. These permits are a good sign that it will pick back up soon. … Read more

Disney Files Permit for Construction of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom

Tiana's Bayou Adventure concept art featuring Tiana, Naveen, and Louis

Disney has filed a notice of commencement permit with Orange County, Florida likely for the construction of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom. The Splash Mountain address is on the permit and it contracts Balfour Beatty Construction LLC. Balfour was previously contracted for the now-canceled Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge and delayed Play! Pavilion. … Read more