Gainesville Innovation District

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What is the Innovation District?

A walkable urban tech and business community located steps from vibrant downtown and the Nation's 8th-Ranked Public University, Gainesville's Innovation District offers premium office, restaurant, lab and retail space – ideal for 9-to-5 and everything in between.

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Nestled between culturally-rich downtown and the University of Florida campus, Gainesville’s Innovation District is the city’s only region that provides a place for leading-edge enterprises and research institutions to connect with fast-growing startups, industry behemoths, and business incubators. Creating a collaborative community where the entrepreneurial spirit can thrive, the Innovation District offers a life-work-play environment for Gainesville’s top employers. This cutting-edge urban tech and research hub features state-of-the-art offices, luxury housing, and the best dining and entertainment options Gainesville has to offer, forming an environment that stimulates creativity and encourages work-life balance. Enjoy the best of both worlds, from nine-to-five and everything beyond – all in one place.
2 Blocks from the University of Florida
2 Blocks from Downtown Gainesville

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Gainesville’s Dedication to Creating a Positive Environment for Science & Tech Receives National Recognition

The city of Gainesville continues its evolution to becoming a premiere tech destination for innovation and inspiration by receiving the 2019 Insurify STEM award for the top city in the state of Florida demonstrating exceptional dedication to the advancement of science, technology, engineering, and math.

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ETM Adds Unique Accelerator Space Near University of Florida in the Gainesville Innovation District

England-Thims and Miller, Inc (ETM) an engineering firm specializing in turnkey, planning, design and construction administration for civil infrastructure projects has created a unique accelerator space in the Gainesville Innovation District near the University of Florida. This accelerator space hosts both undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students in building construction, engineering, and geomatics, ETM provides each intern welcomed into the accelerator program with a seasoned mentor and extensive training in their Jacksonville headquarters to ensure their continued success once they’re settled back into the Gainesville office.

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New leadership for UF Innovation District

This expansion and new leadership includes the university working in partnership with Gainesville and the chamber of commerce to bring in new businesses to the region.

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StartupGNV’s Startup Sprint Competition Brings Entrepreneurs Together in Gainesville’s Innovation District

The event, described as "part hackathon, part business pitch competition", ultimately led up to a "Shark Tank"-style competition at Gainesville's High Dive.

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Opus Coffee to open new shop in Gainesville’s Innovation District

Gainesville residents will no longer need to take a trip to the doctor to grab some Opus Coffee. The locally owned shop will open its newest location in Gainesville’s Innovation District later this month. It will be its first storefront outside of local hospitals, including Shands.

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Buildings & Offices Available For Lease

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Ingenuity Has Room For You Grow with Ingenuity

Perfect for expansion, this cutting-edge building is ideal for a high-tech company looking to expand their business into the Gainesville Innovation District. Ingenuity gives you the ability to customize a floor plan that fits your company’s needs while embodying your company’s culture. Strategically placed between the bright minds of the University of Florida and the culture of Downtown Gainesville, inspiration with the power to ignite innovation in your business is sure to follow.

Perfect for expansion, this cutting-edge building is ideal for a high-tech company looking to expand their business into the Gainesville Innovation District. Ingenuity gives you the ability to customize a floor plan that fits your company’s needs while embodying your company’s culture. Strategically placed between the bright minds of the University of Florida and the culture of Downtown Gainesville, inspiration with the power to ignite innovation in your business is sure to follow.

16-220

Employees

3.5k, 5.5k, 11k, 22k

Sqft

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106,000 Square Feet of Inspiration 54 Companies and Climbing Mark S. Long Director, Incubation Services Get plugged into The Hub

The incubation and recruiting heart of GID, The Hub offers state of the art office space and light manufacturing space in the premier location for growing companies that want to be noticed. Its premium location between the University of Florida and Downtown Gainesville makes it an ideal location for larger companies looking to grow their talent pool with world class talent from the #7 university in the nation.

The Hub is home to an ever changing roster of dozens of startups and growth companies from single person ventures to entire teams. No matter the size of the organization, they all share a common thread of disrupting industry norms with a focus on technology and advancement. Open layouts and an in-house refreshment area provide ample opportunity for collaboration and collision between teams.

As the director of Incubation Services at UF, Mark is the person to talk to when it comes to success at The Hub. He focuses on incubating companies according to industry best practices efforts, utilizing sales and marketing techniques and entrepreneurial mentoring. No stranger to incubation and innovation, Mark has worked in spent decades in both the public and private sector helping thousands of universities and companies create space for growth. Mark is a lifelong scholar, a published author, and writes a blog on incubation titled IncubatorBlogger.

The Hub is an ideal environment for tech-focused startups as well as established forward thinking companies that want premium access to fresh talent. Applying is simple. Visit the link below to learn how you can tap into the energy and inspiration only an incubation space powered by the Gator Nation can offer.

360+

Employees

106,000

Sqft

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720 Office Plaza | Space Currently Available Get up and Grow 6,000-22,000+ Square Feet Available

The 720 Office Plaza has space available ranging from approximately 1,000SF to 12,500SF. Locate your business in the heart of the Innovation District amongst other like-minded tech and research companies. Other companies currently located in the building include GrayRobinson, Primerica, Concept Companies, Cianci Construction, Mars, Inc., Perth Leadership Institute, and UF Information Technology.

Your employees will thrive off of the open, modern and creative work environment these spaces provide. Within walking distance to the University of Florida campus and downtown Gainesville. Sublease space available from current tenant Space divisible to 6,000sf Multiple configurations available Assigned parking in adjacent parking lot Mostly Open Floor Plan Layout Unique and modern work environment

Bring your business to the unique and thriving Gainesville Innovation District sandwiched in-between the University of Florida campus and downtown Gainesville. Recruit the best and brightest minds from the #7 public college in the country while being walking distance to the best dining and entertainment North Central Florida has to offer.

270

Employees

131,237

Sqft

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Your Company’s Fingerprints on Our Blueprints Best of Both Worlds: Collaboration & Privacy Aesthetic Architecture

Imagine an office space that perfectly represents your business. A place where inspiration seeps in through the bright windows, productivity fumes through the air and the fingerprints of your company’s culture and values are on every detail. Trimark Properties’ 239 building in the Gainesville Innovation District is exactly the place your business needs to call home. 239 isn’t just another building, our high-quality designs and attention to detail ensure that your company’s first impression on potential clients, employees and investors will confidently stand out.

Originally designed for three separate tenants, 239 specializes in variety to create your company’s perfect space. The building was designed with easily-removable barrier walls that are customizable to your team’s collaborative and privacy needs. Through collaboration with interior designers, architects and engineers familiar with the desires of current working professionals, 239 was created to be a first-class office space tailored to foster productivity in your employees and success for your business.

The building’s exterior is ultramodern, with unique architectural elements such as colorful panels, stone adjacent walls and lush landscaping. The interior’s design elements include glass-walled offices, a kitchenette with contemporary appliances, inspiring colors, calming carpets and plenty of windows for natural light. 239 is an eye-catching building sure to make potential employees and clients swoon.

2-39

Employees

925-3,899

Sqft

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Fashioned for Forward Thinkers Collaboration at its Core Ideal for Big Ideas

This newly-renovated office space is a 1,977 square foot blank canvas for your business’ ventures. Created with forward-thinking companies in mind, this office space is customizable to fit your business’ needs by allowing for the inclusion of conference rooms, phone booth-style offices and breakout spaces. The sleek, ultra-modern interior design with polished floors, designer lighting, customizable paint colors and flooring, in collaboration with the allure of the Innovation District, are sure to attract premiere talent.

From blueprints to building to business, collaboration has been at the core of these office spaces. Trimark Properties strives to develop comfortable, inviting offices where employees want to come to work and participate in team conversations and projects. We collaborated with interior designers, architects and engineers for counsel on creating a first-class space tailored to foster the needs of a collaborative atmosphere. The mostly open-plan allows for the free arrangement of furniture while maintaining necessary privacy with a glass-enclosed conference room and offices.

Regardless of your company’s goals, 108, 110 & 112 have the space to sustain your mission. The opportunities for customization, mostly open-floor plan and emphasis on collaborative features make for the perfect atmosphere to bring your big ideas to life.

10-20

Employees

2,000, 2,000 & 2,500

Sqft

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"Class A" Meets Café Where Standouts Stand Out Your Room to Grow

This newly-completed, state-of-the-art office building offers multiple leasing options, from co-working and individual space all the way to entire floors of office, retail and lab space. The four-story building features modern design elements throughout, including floor-to-ceiling windows for a bright workspace and incredible views of the District. The first floor also features a bistro to grab coffee and a connecting conference center ideal for larger business meetings.

As one of the pillar arenas in the Gainesville Innovation District, 800 Second serves as a space that fosters the progression of technology, research and innovative ventures of all kinds. 800 Second’s modern, functionally diverse design allows for the support of a spectrum of companies that add to and aid the Gainesville Innovation District's mission to inspire innovation, help businesses thrive and gather the great minds that will make success happen.

For companies that need a long term space solution, a short term flexible workspace, a launching pad for their next business venture or a place for meetings or trainings, 800 Second is the ideal environment. With state-of-the-art architecture and systems, 800 Second has a diverse offering of workspaces adaptable for office, retail and lab work strategically located within close proximity to the University of Florida campus and across from the UF Innovate building hubs.

500

Employees

55,000

Sqft

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Office Environments: Transforming the Workplace Built for Flexibility Close to What Matters. Far from Ordinary.

Move-in Ready and available for lease now, this trendy, eye-catching space features a mostly open layout with modern design elements, an attached parking lot with plenty of parking spaces, and state-of-the-art landscaping. With 1,709.5 square feet of space including two bathrooms and a built in kitchen area, there is more than enough room for your team of up to 15 people to thrive in this growing section of the Gainesville Innovation District.

Featuring brightly-colored walls, a glass-enclosed conference room, lots of windows for plenty of natural light and a modern kitchenette with upscale appliances, 237-A also boasts a large open office area, so its layout can be completely arranged to fit the needs your team. Whether you want cubicles, desks or communal tables, you will be able to organize the space in a way that will help reach your goals.

Join a thriving business community strategically located between downtown Gainesville and the University of Florida campus! The 237 Building at Innovation Square is within a mile of 36 popular restaurants, 7 coffee shops, 4 banks, 3 hotels, a Publix, CVS and Target.

10-20

Employees

1,694.5-3,404

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Ingenuity building Featuring Jacobs Engineering

16-220
3.5k, 5.5k, 11k, 22k

Meet Ingenuity; a dynamic office space in the heart of Gainesville's Innovation District. Located walking distance to UF & downtown, you will be in the perfect position to experience all the best that Gainesville has to offer.

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UF Innovate | The Hub Phases I & II

360+
106,000

The incubation and recruiting heart of GID, The Hub offers state of the art office space including a wet lab, and light manufacturing space in the premier location for growing companies that want to be noticed. Its premium location between the University of Florida and Downtown Gainesville makes it an ideal location for larger companies looking to grow their talent pool with world class talent from the #7 university in the nation.

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720 Office Plaza

270
131,237

Currently home to companies such as CareSpot, 720 Office Plaza offers office space in the Innovation District for tech and medical firms.

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239 Suites A,B, & C at Innovation District

2-39
925-3,899

With a blend of private suites and open office space, 239 is an eye-catching building perfect for any growing business. Design elements include glass-walled offices, a kitchenette with contemporary appliances, and plenty of windows for lots of natural light.

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108, 110 & 112 at Innovation District

10-20
2,000, 2,000 & 2,500

Currently undergoing renovations for December 2019 move-in! These offices can be customized to fit your business' individual needs by adding conference rooms, phone booth-style offices and breakout space. You can also choose design elements like paint colors & flooring.

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800 Second Building at Innovation District

500
55,000

This newly-completed, state-of-the-art office building offers multiple leasing options, from co-working and individual space all the way to entire floors of office, retail and lab space. The four-story building features modern design elements throughout, including floor-to-ceiling windows for a bright workspace and incredible views of the District. The first floor also features a bistro to grab coffee and a connecting conference center ideal for larger business meetings.

Available Now
237 Suites A & B at Innovation District

10-20
1,694.5-3,404

237 features two suites, A and B; Suite A is available beginning now. This trendy, eye-catching space features a mostly open layout with modern design elements, an attached parking lot with plenty of parking spaces, and state-of-the-art landscaping.