Lake Nona’s Health & Life Sciences Cluster

Build-to-Suit and For-Lease Medical Office Opportunities

Through a critical mass of clinical, academic and research facilities, Lake Nona’s Health & Life Sciences Cluster is providing the foundation to reimagine health care. This 650-acre cluster of biomedical organizations allows for the co-mingling of ideas and talent that fosters collaboration and accelerates health innovation. Lake Nona’s Health & Life Sciences Cluster represents a deliberate strategy to create a centralized focus of sophisticated medical treatment, research, and education in Central Florida.

Based on the proven theory that a cluster of healthcare and bioscience facilities working together can accelerate innovation, this intellectual hub was collaboratively developed and thoughtfully planned. In just seven years, Lake Nona’s Health & Life Sciences Cluster  has become home to some of the nation’s top hospitals, universities, research centers, and health and life science companies. Lake Nona’s Health & Life Sciences Cluster’s pioneering institutions are forming networks and synergies, making Orlando a global destination for health and wellness science and care, while creating an economic development and job creation engine for the region.

Lake Nona’s Health & Life Sciences Cluster ‘s anchor tenants, include:

  • University of Central Florida’s Health Sciences Campus
  • Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Nemours Children’s Hospital
  • University of Florida Research & Academic Center
  • Guidewell UST Global Innovation Center

Lake Nona’s Health & Life Sciences Cluster  is also the national site for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Simulation Center for Excellence. The center, located at the new Orlando VA Medical Center, is the global training and planning home for the VA’s new medical simulation system, allowing for improved care and treatment for veterans across the country.

Real Estate

A variety of opportunities exist at Lake Nona’s Health & Life Sciences Cluster  – from large-scale build-to-suit opportunities on expansive tracts to for-lease medical office space.



Gloria Caulfield   |  Vice President, Strategic Alliances

direct: 407-313-1937
cell: 407-782-9787