Celebration Pointe Holdings, LLC presents a unique and innovative mixed-use project in the heart of Gainesville, Florida—recently named the number one city on the rise in the nation by nerd wallet. Celebration Pointe is poised to become something extraordinary: a regional destination in a city where the retail landscape has been longing for a true live, work and play environment.
Building on the success of Alachua County’s award winning Mobility Plan—which has been honored with both the 1000 Friends of Florida Best Communities Award and the Florida Department of Community Affairs Planning Excellence Award—Celebration Pointe offers a dynamic mixed-use environment that is not only Alachua County’s first Green Transit-Oriented Development, but the first project of its kind in the State of Florida.
- Site Preparation for Celebration Pointe Nearly CompleteCelebration Pointe has nearly finished site preparation for the 1 million square foot mixed-use development in the heart of Gainesville.
- Info Tech Chooses Celebration Pointe for New HQInfo Tech CEO Dr. Jim McClave: “Our employees are our greatest asset, and Celebration Pointe will provide them with an energy-filled, walkable environment with outstanding retail, restaurants and other amenities literally at our doorstep.”
- Site Work Beginning for Bridge over I-75Celebration Pointe has begun site work on a five-lane, $12 million bridge that will span I-75 and feature a dedicated mass transit lane. Once complete in 2016, it will connect the neighborhood to the most significant points of interest throughout the Gainesville-Ocala region.
- Hotel Indigo Bringing Boutique Style to GainesvilleBoutique chain Hotel Indigo will open a 120-room property in the middle of Celebration Pointe. The InterContinental Hotel Group’s banner will bring a unique style to a neighborhood that has garnered attention for its urban style, pedestrian friendly atmosphere and abundant green space.
- Bass Pro Shops to Anchor Celebration PointeThe outdoor retailer Bass Pro Shops is coming to Gainesville, opening an 80,000-square-foot anchor at Celebration Pointe. Their latest location will sit amongst more than 100 acres of permanent conservation area along the western portion of the Celebration Pointe property.
Occupying approximately 225 acres at the intersection of Interstate 75 and Archer Road, Celebration Pointe has begun initial site preparation on what will be comprised of approximately 300,000 square feet of upper-moderate and specialty retail, a significant restaurant and entertainment component as well as Class-A office space. In addition, nearly 1,000 multifamily residential units are being programmed along with a branded hotel. 100 acres of the project are also being set aside as permanent conservation areas.
Defined by a multi-modal transit-oriented design plan unlike anything else in the market, Celebration Pointe will provide direct access to the University of Florida, UF Health Shands Hospital and downtown Gainesville. The project was conceived to address sustainability and connectivity, while integrating a mix of uses into an urban framework.
Celebration Pointe will meet the demands of an informed, educated and growing population, providing an economic engine and a lifestyle destination.
Boasting a half mile of frontage on I-75, the 225-acre Celebration Pointe development presents a compelling combination of demographic strength and outstanding access, located in the heart of Gainesville-Ocala’s most successful retail corridor and surrounded by North Florida Regional and UF Health Shands Hospitals, which employ more than 14,000 people.
Distance from center of University of Florida: less than 4 miles
University of Florida students: >50,000
University of Florida full-time employees: +/-28,000
Distance from Santa Fe College: approximately 8 miles
Santa Fe College students: >23,000
2013 Trade Area Population: >400,000
Interstate 75 & Archer Road Traffic counts: +/- 100,000 cars/per day
Gainesville was ranked the second “Fastest Growing City in the Nation” and as the top “City on the Rise” by NerdWallet.com in 2013. Additionally, Florida was ranked number one by Fast Company’s “Top States for Innovation” and recognized among the top 10 “Best States for Starting a Business” by CNBC.
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More details emerge on Celebration Pointe, Gainesville’s mixed-use masterpiece-in-the-making. Read the whole story at Shopping Center Business.
Celebration Pointe has begun site work on a five-lane bridge that will provide visitors with a second major access point once complete. Read more at Shopping Center Business.
Celebration Pointe has begun site work on a five-lane, $12 million bridge that will span Interstate 75. Read more at Chain Store Age.
Celebration Pointe announces its first major office tenant. Read more about Info Tech’s brand new headquarters at The Gainesville Sun.
Gainesville-based software and consulting firm Info Tech plans its new headquarters at Celebration Pointe. Read more at the Independent Florida Alligator.
Gainesville-based software and consulting firm Info Tech announces its intent to relocate its headquarters to a brand new 60,000-square-foot office at Celebration Pointe. Read more at the Business Report of North Central Florida.
Celebration Pointe continues to make important strides in laying the foundation for Gainesville’s first mixed-use, transit-oriented development. Read more at The Gainesville Sun.
Hotel Indigo announced plans to open its 120-room boutique hotel within the Celebration Pointe neighborhood. Read more at The Gainesville Sun.
Bass Pro Shops, an outdoor retailer specializing in hunting, fishing, camping and other related outdoor gear, is proud to announce plans for a new store in Gainesville, Florida. Read more at The Gainesville Sun.
Celebration Pointe promises to be a retail and mixed-use powerhouse with a significant emphasis on destination and entertainment uses. Read more.Retail Leasing
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