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Innovate Gainesville, The Hub Phase II

Charles Perry Partners, Inc.

Posted: March 18, 2020 | Projects

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) completed the 48,280 square foot UF Innovate | The Hub Phase II project in January of 2018. The second phase expansion doubled the building’s size to over 100,000 square feet, allowing the incubator program to serve about 50 startup companies in Gainesville, Florida. 

Photo Courtesy of of John Jernigan

UF Innovate | The Hub serves as a business incubator for North Central Florida startup companies. The program offers state-of-the-art laboratory, manufacturing, and office space, as well as advising and mentoring to help startups succeed and to grow Florida’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

Features of The Hub’s Phase II space include laboratory access, advanced audiovisual capabilities, and flexible office space, all of which work to provide customized support for each startup company’s mission. CPPI also completed phase I of the UF Innovate | The Hub building which provided the program with its initial 48,707 square feet of office, laboratory, and conference room space. 

UF Innovate | The Hub Phase II received its LEED Gold certification in December of 2018, and was awarded an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eagle Award for excellence in construction in Florida’s Gulf Coast region in May of 2019.  

Founded in 1968, CPPI specializes in educational, commercial, healthcare, governmental and institutional construction. CPPI has been named a 2019 ENR Top 400 Contractor and a Florida Trend Best Company to Work For.
Building Envelope: Henry, Reynobond®
Roofing: Siplast
Entrances, Storefronts & Curtain Wall: Kawneer
Flooring: Armstrong, Interface
Lighting: Sesco

General Contractor & Cost Estimator
Charles Perry Partners, Inc.
8200 N.W. 15th Place
Gainesville, FL 32606
Structural Engineer 
Structural Engineers Group
4114 Sunbeam Road, Building 200
Jacksonville, FL 32257

Mechanical & Electrical Engineer
Moses & Associates
2209 N.W. 40th Terrace, #A
Gainesville, FL 32605

Civil Engineer
11801 Research Drive
Alachua, FL 32615

Date Bid: Feb 2016
Construction Period: Aug 2016 to Dec 2017          
Total Square Feet: 48,280
Site: 1.88 acres.
Number of Buildings: One.

Building Sizes: First floor, 15,014; second floor, 16,633; third floor, 16,633; total, 48,280 square feet.  
Building Height: First floor, 16’; second floor, 16’; third floor, 16’; total, 52’.  
Basic Construction Type: New/Design Build.
Foundation: Cast-in-place, reinforced concrete, slab-on-grade. 
Exterior Walls:  Brick, curtain wall, metal wall panels.
Roof: Membrane. 
Floors: Composite slab, concrete on metal deck. 
Interior Walls: Metal stud drywall.

Click here to view the full cost details for this project in the March/April 2020 issue of DCD