Orlando Business Journal Names James Dicks of DIX Developments a ‘Game Changer’ for 2024


James Dicks, founder and CEO of DIX Developments LLC, has been named a "Game Changer" for 2024 by the Orlando Business Journal (OBJ). This prestigious recognition highlights Dicks' pioneering approach to real estate development and his significant impact on the Central Florida landscape.

"James Dicks is not just building communities," stated the OBJ, "he's building the future of Orlando and beyond." The article cites Dicks' massive development pipeline, including the $2.5 billion Ashton Park project in Palm Bay and two major land acquisitions in Leesburg, as evidence of his ambitious vision.

Dicks' dedication to local knowledge and self-funded growth further set him apart. As a sixth-generation Floridian with deep roots in the area, he possesses a unique understanding of the market and its potential. "My family's been doing this forever," Dicks told the OBJ, "and I'm proud to continue that legacy by building vibrant, sustainable communities that enrich the lives of residents."

Key Highlights of Dicks' Game-Changing Impact:

  • Massive Development Pipeline: Eleven Thousand single-family home lots, 7 million square feet of commercial space, and 3,200 multifamily units planned across the region.
  • Landmark Projects: Ashton Park, a mixed-use masterpiece, and strategic land acquisitions in Leesburg poised to fuel future growth.
  • Self-Funded Growth: Reinvesting capital into new projects, demonstrating financial stability and commitment to the region.
  • Local Expertise: Sixth-generation Floridian with deep understanding of the Central Florida market, driving informed and impactful development.

Dicks' inclusion among the OBJ's "Game Changers" speaks volumes about his leadership and vision. His dedication to building sustainable communities, creating jobs, and fostering economic growth is poised to shape the future of Central Florida for years to come.

About DIX Developments LLC:

DIX Developments LLC is a leading real estate development company headquartered in Orlando, Florida. Founded by James Dicks, the company is known for its innovative approach to community building, focusing on sustainability, economic growth, and resident well-being. DIX Developments has a diverse portfolio of projects across Central Florida, including single-family homes, apartments, commercial spaces, and mixed-use developments.


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Scott Prewit
Executive VP of Business development
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Jerry Smith
Director of Capital Markets
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Original Source: Orlando Business Journal Names James Dicks of DIX Developments a 'Game Changer' for 2024

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