Florida Poly President Discusses New Building, Area Development

Unwilling to wait for an unwilling Legislature, Florida Poly administrators have identified other funds to begin construction of a $38 million research building. In an hour interview, university President Randy Avent discussed development on the land surrounding the campus, leading County Commissioner Todd Dantzler to comment that he’s heard there’s a letter of intent to purchase the 2,000-acre parcel from Williams Acquisition Holdings.