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Campus Master Plan Anticipates New Building Space and Iconic Campus Additions

Among the initiatives that the CMP will highlight are increases in on-campus undergraduate housing, new clusters of development for collaborative research, and a focus on civic spaces including a celebration of Lake Alice’s natural landscape as the iconic centerpiece of campus. The plan anticipates accommodating another 2.3 million GSF of net new building space in […]

Norman Hall Receives LEED Gold!

The Normal Hall renovation project preserved over 95% of existing exterior walls, foundations, floors and roof deck. Additionally, over 80% of construction and demolition materials were diverted from our local landfills. The building installed a new roof, windows, HVAC, plumbing, and LED lighting—all to improve the building’s energy and water efficiencies. Additionally, indoor air quality […]

Strategic Planning Effort: For the Gator Good

The University of Florida’s Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Senior Vice President initiated a strategic planning process in September 2014. The purpose of this planning process was to engage the COO’s management team in theidentification of a shared strategic direction. Expected outcomes included a long-term vision for the area as well as […]

Strategic Development Plan Unveiled

Forging a shared vision with the Gainesville community After hundreds of interviews with local residents, the University of Florida took the next step toward forging a shared vision with the Gainesville community when it revealed the findings of its strategic development process. “The future of the university hinges on the future of the surrounding community, […]