Just a few miles north of Gainesville, in Alachua, Florida, the Progress District is an 800 acre region that has the resources and room to grow that life science companies doing large-scale advanced manufacturing and chemical work need. It is within 10 miles of state parks, trails, bike paths and natural springs.
The Progress District is an impressive setting for many bioscience and other related companies attracted to the vitality of the area. With 35 companies and over 1,100 employees, the district is one of the largest clusters of biotech companies in the state of Florida. Home to established Fortune 500 companies, Progress District is a destination spot for emerging biotech companies looking for ample opportunities for collaboration and resources.
This six-area district is also focused on providing life-science companies a modern research community rich in civic life, retail and commercial opportunities, while being connected to nature.