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Mixed-Use Building for Sale or Lease - Availability Details

2900 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608

  • For Sale $2,995,000
  • Property Type Retail
  • Date Updated Oct 21, 2021

50,664± SF free-standing, lake view Conference Center Building on SW 13th Street in the heart of “Gator Nation” For Sale or For Lease! Located on the shores of Bivens Arm Lake and only 1.2 miles from the University of Florida, UF Health/Shands Teaching Hospital, the VA Hospital and the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, this two-story property has incredible possibilities!  

As you enter the building, you are welcomed by a three-station front desk and comfortable lobby area.  This floor has a full-service bar and restaurant area with lake views from a floor-to-ceiling wall of windows and access to the arched veranda.  This floor also includes both a carpeted Grand Ballroom of 6,696± SF and a smaller ballroom of 4,184± SF with lake views. The Grand Ballroom is entered off the main concourse complete with sitting areas, an event concierge desk and restrooms.  Both ballrooms can be divided into smaller, more intimate event spaces via sliding wall partitions which gives these spaces great flexibility for fulfilling event requirements.  Located behind the front desk area is a bank of executive offices and a large, full commercial kitchen complete with a 25’x8’ hood, grills, ovens, prep areas, storage areas and walk-in freezers.

The lower floor can be accessed via elevator or stairs and has five separate meeting rooms ranging from 240± SF to 780± SF.  All rooms are accessed from a meeting room concourse with restrooms and small sitting area.  Just around the corner from the meeting rooms, there is a two-room fitness center. The remainder of this floor is currently used as storage that could be converted into offices, more meeting space, or anything else a business might need. 

This building also has a ramped dock for deliveries and a large freight elevator for transport of items between floors. Zoning of U7 allows for an abundance of different types of businesses including, but not limited to:   Adult Day Care, Child Day Care, Assisted Living Facility, Bar, Exercise Studio, Funeral Home, Medical or Dental Lab, Light Assembly or Fabrication, Microbrewery, Museum or Art Gallery, Office, Parking, Personal Services, Health Services, Business Services, Church, Professional School, Public Administration, Indoor Recreation Facility, Restaurant, Retail Sales, School, Social Service Facility, Skilled Nursing Facility, Veterinary Services, and Vocational or Trade School.

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  • City Gainesville, FL
  • Neighborhood University Park
  • Zip Code 32608
  • Market North Central Florida



Dan Drotos


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