Your Gateway to Gator Experiences

Located just steps away from the University of Florida, you’re perfectly positioned to enjoy the best of both worlds – the vibrant, walkable neighborhood around campus, and the natural beauty of Gainesville, all within easy reach.

Living at Social 28 in the Innovation District means being part of a dynamic, growing community.

A Hub of Student Energy and Urban Vibe

Step into Gainesville’s lively pulse, where the city’s vibrant student life and unique charm converge right outside your door at Social 28. The rhythm of student life is intertwined with the local culture, offering a vivid canvas of experiences, from tasting the diverse flavors of neighborhood eateries to immersing yourself in the city’s dynamic vibe.

Your home at Social 28 places you at the epicenter of action. Positioned perfectly between Downtown Gainesville’s energy and the University of Florida’s academic spirit, you find yourself in the Innovation District. Here, the excitement of urban life meets the intellectual buzz of campus life. It’s a place where each day invites you to explore, engage, and be part of a community that buzzes with the energy of innovators, thinkers, and your fellow Gators.

University of Florida Campus

At Social 28, you are uniquely positioned just 28 steps from the University of Florida, placing you at the very threshold of its vibrant and expansive campus. With UF’s abundant opportunities and experiences practically at your doorstep, you’re seamlessly connected to the heart of campus life.

Gainesville Downtown

At Social 28, you’re right at the doorstep of the University of Florida’s vibrant and expansive campus. Just a short stroll or a quick bike ride takes you into the heart of academic excellence and energetic student activities. UF’s wealth of opportunities and experiences is always within your easy reach.

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

Experience the thrilling atmosphere of game day! Situated just a few minutes from Social 28, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is a symbol of Gator pride and tradition. Join a sea of orange and blue, root for the Gators, and dive into the unique camaraderie that only college football brings.


Places to Love

Here are some of our favorite local spots, from small shops to chic new restaurants. Go explore – and let us know yours!

Piesanos Stone Fired Pizza

The fresh daily dough and unique granite stone-fired oven combine to create an unforgettable pizza experience.

Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Company

Experience the elegance of Izakaya, a Japanese tapas-style dining adventure, offering an array of sushi, sashimi, and robatayaki. Complete with a full saké bar, all set in a laid-back lounge ambiance.

The Top

A trendy and relaxed venue offering a selection of burgers, beer, and contemporary American dishes, including a variety of vegan and vegetarian options.


Connected Living Just Steps from UF

Interested in what Gainesville has to offer? From wellness amenities to a buzzing social atmosphere, Social 28 is at the heart of it all, ready to enhance your every day and night. Our ever-dynamic neighborhood is at your service.

Whether you’re heading over to the University of Florida for classes, or off to cheer at a Gators game, every aspect of UF life is just 28 steps away. Dive into the vibrant world around Social 28 and get to know our neighborhood with our detailed map below.