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June '13 Grand Floridian construction update

Written by Tim Krasniewski on . Posted in Villas at Grand Floridian


Four and 1/2 months remain until the grand opening of the Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.  Among the noteworthy developments in this stunning photo update are the addition of the signature red Grand Floridian roof shingles.  

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

Grand Floridian Construction - June 2013

The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa are now available for purchase by current Disney Vacation Club members.  Offering to new buyers is scheduled to begin on June 19, 2013.

Resort opening is October 23, 2013.

Many thanks to Wil & Denise for the photos!

Reader Comments
Re: June '13 Grand Floridian construction update -- Brad1972
Thursday, 06 June 2013 15:53
Fantastic photos! Thanks for sharing these... The construction is really coming along now. I'm looking forward to getting a first hand look when we are there in August.
Re: June '13 Grand Floridian construction update -- wdrl
Thursday, 06 June 2013 19:36
If you look closely at the 6th photo in this article, you'll notice some detailed bric brac around the large windows for the Grand Villas.

They are still working at ground level on the two cupolas that will be placed on the roof. You can see one of the cupolas in the second photo and in the last photo. Here is a drawing of VGF that shows how the cupolas will be placed on the roof:

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Re: June '13 Grand Floridian construction update -- DVC Mike
Friday, 07 June 2013 22:05
It's coming along nicely.
Re: June '13 Grand Floridian construction update -- PecosBill
Monday, 10 June 2013 19:37
I can't wait to see the cupolas flown into position.
Re: June '13 Grand Floridian construction update -- denlo
Monday, 10 June 2013 22:50
I was hoping it would happen during our stay at BLT last week, but it didn't happen. Hopefully someone will catch the event so we can all see it.

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