Article by Ennis Davis, AICP

A conceptual site plan of the proposed College Park project at the Arlington Expressway and University Boulevard in Arlington. (Courtesy of JWB Real Estate Capital)

Boxi Park Lake Nona

Orlando, FL

Boxi Park is a 30,000-square-foot space that opened in Lake Nona in early 2019. Developed by the Tavisstock Development Company, Boxi Park features a rotating roster of restaurants in 12 shipping containers and other amenities, including a beer garden, beach volleyball court, playground and dog park.


East Croydon, United Kingdom

BOXPARK was responsible for the world’s first pop-up dining and shopping destination in 2011. In 2016, BOXPARK opened BOXPARK Croydon outside London. Envisioned to be a modern day Covent Garden Piazza, the shipping container venue features a 2000-capacity event space in addition to several retail, dining and entertainment venues.