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UF’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute received the Randall M. Whaley Incubator of the Year award for 2017, the highest award given by the International Business Innovation Association. It also won the award in 2013. Over its 21-year history, the Sid Martin incubator has served more than 100 startup companies in biotechnology, biomedicine and bioagriculture. Companies that Read More
The developers are looking to complete the permitting process and close the contract to buy the land sometime in the next few months, said Brian Crawford of Concept Construction of North Florida. Read more on The Gainesville Sun. Read More
An international food testing company officially announced its plans Friday to move across town for new lab space and room to grow, jump-starting city plans to develop the land around the Gainesville Technology Entrepreneurship Center and bring much-needed economic development to east Gainesville. Read more on The Gainesville Sun. Read More
Brian Crawford’s construction career started early and advanced quickly. At 16, he started working for his father Stanley Crawford’s home-building business in Lake City. At 18 he had his general contractor’s license. After studying theology and philosophy at Criswell College, a small Christian school in Dallas, Texas, in 2004, he returned home in his early Read More
Gainesville has been slow to recover following the 2008 recession, but Greater Gainesville saw a flood of new development in 2016. Growth in the region shows no sign of slowing down in 2017 and the Alachua County area is flourishing with new developments. Read more on Business Magazine Gainesville. Read More