Innovation Hub at University of Florida cultivates the future of business
Under an $11 million design-build contract with the University of Florida, Charles Perry Partners has completed construction of the new Florida Innovation Hub at the Gainesville campus. The 46,000-sf business incubator, designed by Ponikvar & Associates to achieved LEED Gold certification, houses the university’s Office of Technology Licensing, Tech Connect, and more than 30 startup technology tenants. Also featured: a lobby, atrium, conference rooms, coffee bar, kitchen, and lunchroom. This is the first building located in the Innovation Square urban research park and offers proximity to the university, shared facilities, all-inclusive leases, and laboratories.