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Why Florida Blue's new innovation center is in Orlando and not Jacksonville - Jacksonville Business Journal

Mon, 11/04/2013 - 08:53 -- rprice

collaboration is at the heart of the model, we wanted a central location where one, you had the convergence of a lot of health care players, prominent players in health care,” said Renee Finley, vice president of innovation and market intelligence for Florida Blue. “And we wanted a central location within the state.” The Florida Blue Innovation Center will be a 92,000-square-foot, three-story building that includes space for other health innovators, like a 15,000-square-foot life sciences incubator to be managed by the University of Central Florida in partnership with the University of Florida. Florida Blue is the anchor tenant, leasing about 28,000 square feet.