Field Experiences

Explore the Orlando real estate community with insider access to influential leaders & exclusive spaces you can only get as an NAR NXT attendee.

2022 NAR NXT Field Experiences

Remember the joy of finding out you were escaping the classroom for a day of learning out in the world? Then the new NAR NXT Field Experiences are for you! Explore the Orlando real estate community with insider access to influential leaders and exclusive spaces you can only get as an NAR NXT attendee – no permission slips necessary!

Please note: Space is very limited check tour listing for more information. If the tour shows as sold out in registration, please email convinfo@nar.realtor to be added to the waitlist.

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High Performance Homes Tour

Date: Wednesday, November 9
Time: 12 – 4 pm
Price: $49
WHIT House entrance - Field Experiences High Performance Homes Tour, NAR NXT 2022
WHIT house wellness kitchen Field Experiences High Performance Homes Tour, NAR NXT 2022
Left: The WHIT House entrance. Right: WHIT House’s wellness kitchen.

In this tour you’ll have access to the master-plan community builders of Lake Nona and Sunbridge, creating high-tech, wellness- and sustainability-centered communities in Orlando and throughout the country.

Peer into the future with a visit to the WHIT house, a Wellness Home built on Innovation and Technology. Both a livable space and living laboratory, WHIT harnesses how you engage your home to develop smarter solutions and reimagine the future of home health.

You will also visit a multifamily apartment complex promoting a sustainable lifestyle and board a Beep vehicle that provides eco-friendly, autonomous shuttle service throughout the Lake Nona community.

Then join us as we travel east to the Sunbridge sustainable community currently in progress where the largest installation of Tesla tiles is expected to transform the way communities engage with renewable energy. You’ll be able to tour several model homes being constructed in this up-and-coming development that will also feature 13,000 acres of wetlands and conservation space.

Who should register?

All attendees registered for NAR NXT may register for this Field Experience.
This Field Experience will be of most interest to attendees who:

 

  • Want to stay ahead of the market by understanding high performance homes and best practices in constructing and marketing energy-efficient, solar and healthier homes.
  • Want to set themselves apart from competitors by understanding the characteristics of what makes a home high performing.
  • Have a strong interest in planned community projects.
  • Have an interest in smart homes.
  • Hold NAR’s GREEN Designation or another green/sustainable credential.

Lift Orlando Field Experience

Date: Wednesday, November 9
Time: 12:30 – 3 pm
Price: $39
West Lake's Early Learning Center Playground, Lift Orlando Field Experiences, NXT 2022
Jacqueline Bradley & Clarence Otis Branch of the Boys & Girls Club, Exterior view, Lift Orlando Field Experience for NXT 2022
Left: West Lakes Early Learning Center Outdoor Playground, Right: Exterior of the Jacqueline Bradley & Clarence Otis branch of the Boys & Girls Club in Orlando.

Learn how to turn “what if” into “what is” in this Field Experience that will reveal a place-based approach to community development that has been transformative in strengthening the historically Black neighborhoods surrounding Camping World Stadium in Orlando. Lift Orlando is a local nonprofit organization and a member of Purpose Built Communities Network, founded by Warren Buffet. Lift Orlando serves as the community quarterback, facilitating the collaboration of residents, businesses, and community leaders working toward a shared vision of strengthening The Communities of West Lakes. Located west of Downtown Orlando, the West Lakes Community Campus provides a beautiful, safe, and walkable neighborhood full of vital resources that help foster a vibrant and healthy community. You’ll experience the campus via a driving tour to view some of the very spaces that Lift Orlando and partners have brought to the area since 2013 including a community of mixed-income apartment homes (including senior residences), a state-of-the-art Boys & Girls Club, an early learning center, as well the newly renovated Lake Lorna Doone Park, and a health and wellness center that’s currently under construction. Then you’ll hear about the work they have yet to do to fulfill their vision from Eddy Moratin, president of Lift Orlando.

Who should register?

All attendees registered for NAR NXT may register for this Field Experience.

This Field Experience will be of most interest to attendees who are:

 

  • Interested in community revitalization projects.
  • Looking for a new model for urban development that addresses racial equity and access to opportunity.
  • Want to join or initiate a local Purpose Built Community initiative in their area.

Environmental Clean Up Project

Date: Thursday, November 10
Time: 9 am – 1 pm
Price: $19
Lake Underhill path greenery, NAR NXT Environmental Clean Up Field Experience, 2022
Lake Underhill path along the water, NAR NXT Environmental Clean Up Field Experience, 2022
Views of the Lake Underhill trail.

Come celebrate President Leslie Rouda Smith’s outstanding, sustainability-focused presidency with an environmental stewardship project where NAR NXT attendees are offered the opportunity to leave Orlando a little bit more magical. Spend the morning with us beautifying the 1.3mile loop trail around Lake Underhill and hear from community leaders how beautification projects can impact your own neighborhoods as well.

This Field Experience is in collaboration with the City of Orlando, Keep Orlando Beautiful, Keep Florida Beautiful and Florida REALTORS®.

Who should register?

All attendees registered for NAR NXT may register for this Field Experience.

This Field Experience will be of most interest to:

 

  • We know that REALTORS® are Good Neighbors, so all attendees who have a desire to have an impact on the communities in which they visit and live will embrace this opportunity to give back to our host community.
  • NAR GREEN designees interested in learning about community events.
  • State and local leaders considering hosting an environmental cleanup in their market.
  • Members and attendees interested in sustainability, community development, resilience, or the environment.

Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association Property Build-out Tour

Date: Thursday, November 10
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Price: $49
A rendering of the north east side of the future headquarters of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association, for the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association Property Build-out Tour Field Experience, NAR NXT 2022
A rendering of the west side of the future headquarters of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association, for the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association Property Build-out Tour Field Experience, NAR NXT 2022

The future headquarters of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association, as seen from the northeast (left) and western (right) sides of the building. 

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association is the proud local host of the 2022 NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience and they are opening the doors of their future home – a 100,000 sq ft development that will house a state-of-the-art headquarters for their members along with commercial property that will serve as an additional revenue pipeline. You’ll hear about the planned development of their office complex with some incredible features for their members including training classrooms, a video and photo studio that members can reserve, and an RPAC Major Investor lounge. Along the way, you’ll also have an opportunity to see the impact the ORRA Foundation has had in the community.

Finally, we will head to the Orlando International Airport for an Orlando Business Update and networking reception with the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association, the airport leadership, the Orlando Economic Partnership, Visit Orlando, and Brightline. Get first-hand knowledge of how Orlando’s business community is thriving and adapting for the future and understand how this partnership model can be implemented in your own locality.

Who should register?

All attendees registered for NAR NXT may register for this Field Experience.

This Field Experience will be of most interest to attendees who are:

 

  • Interested in innovative association models and the benefits they are providing to their members.
  • Want to learn how local associations operate outside of their home city/state.
  • Networkers who want to engage with leaders throughout the country.
  • Interested in becoming involved with Economic Development Corporations (EDCs).

Margaritaville Resort Orlando

Date: Thursday, November 10
Time: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Price: $49
Margaritaville Community Resort Entrance Field Experience NAR NXT 2022
Margaritaville Resort residences, Field Experience NAR NXT 2022
Main entrance to the Margaritaville Resort Orlando (left); Margaritaville residences (right).
Welcome to Margaritaville, where community developers, residential and commercial REALTORS® and property managers have transformed a community into a vibrant destination experience. Journey to Margaritaville Resort Orlando to learn how one developer built relationships with community businesses and executed on a master-plan community vision to create a unique destination and incredible investment opportunity for domestic and foreign interest, alike. Explore the short-term rentals, entertainment and retail outlets, and brand-new primary residences in Margaritaville Resort and learn how you can be a part of similar developments in your area.

Finally, we will head to the Orlando International Airport for an Orlando Business Update and networking reception with the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association, the airport leadership, the Orlando Economic Partnership, Visit Orlando, and Brightline. Get first-hand knowledge of how Orlando’s business community is thriving and adapting for the future and understand how this partnership model can be implemented in your own locality.

Who should register?

All attendees registered for NAR NXT may register for this Field Experience.

This Field Experience will be of most interest to:

 

  • Residential and commercial REALTORS® who are involved in, or want to be involved in, selling or leasing resort or planned-community property.
  • Property management companies or managers interested in large-scale development projects, including resort properties or master-plan communities.
  • Real estate professionals interested in short-term rental investments, resort, and second-home primary residence investments.
  • Real estate professionals working with foreign investors interested in resort properties.

2022 NAR NXT,
The REALTOR® Experience

November 11-13 Orlando, Florida

See you next year in Anaheim, CA!

November 14-16, 2023