News & Notices

Notice of Joint Meeting of UFDC and Innovation Square, LLC

The Board of Directors of University of Florida Development Corporation and Innovation Square, LLC will hold a joint meeting on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 10:30am at 747 SW 2nd Avenue, Suite 140, Gainesville, FL 32601. Copies of the agenda for the meeting may be obtained by contacting Courtney Brown by phone at 352-392-1358, or by e-mail at

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations in order to participate in this public meeting is asked to advise the University of Florida at least 48 hours before the meeting by contacting Ms. Brown at 352-392-1358. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the University by calling (FRS) 1-800-955-8771 (TDD).

Santa Fe College – Blount Hall

Santa Fe College held a ceremonial ribbon cutting to open Blount Hall Friday, April 8, 2022, at 10am. Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees and President Paul Broadie II, Ph.D. invited the college community to attend the ribbon cutting.

The new facility, located at the corner of W. University Ave. and NW 6th Street will be Santa Fe’s new home for Business and Information Technology programs. Blount Hall also has doubled the business incubation space for Santa Fe’s Center for Innovation and Economic Development.

UF Children's Oncology Group Space

Invitation to Negotiate

ITN2022-101 Addendum 1

Development Projects


The UF Innovation Square development is the foundation for the collaboration between research and high-tech businesses, supporting the University of Florida and the greater Gainesville, Florida area. As one of the closest urban research communities in the country to its associated university, Innovation Square sits just two short blocks from the heart of the UF campus.

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With sophisticated architecture and advanced systems, 800 Second will feature a diverse offering of offices, meeting rooms, and dining spaces strategically located within close proximity to campus and across 2nd Avenue from the University’s technology and commercialization center.

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Progress Park is anchored by UF’s award winning Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator. Located 5 minutes from I-75 in the City of Alachua, this private park has easy access to the University of Florida in Gainesville and the Gainesville Regional Airport. The University of Florida Foundation owns 450 acres of prime, developable land adjacent to and near Progress Park.

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Located in Innovation Square, the Ingenuity building offers conference rooms, open work spaces, and private offices to companies looking for modern and varied office space in the business, technology, and research core of Gainesville.

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