Text decal on a glass door that reads Kelley A Bergstrom Real Estate Center Warrington College of Business.

Gainesville’s mixed-use housing buildings have an abundance of vacancies. Why?

The high retail vacancy rates are highlighted in a recent study by the Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business. 

It identifies six of the most popular mixed-use student housing properties near the university.

Despite tenant rates that are at or near capacity, the report found that four of the buildings have a majority of its retail space vacant, two of which still have no tenants since opening.

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