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Orlando donates nearly 11 acres for UCF downtown campus

Land valued at nearly $15 million

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The University of Central Florida's new downtown campus received a big boost from the City of Orlando.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, the city council voted to give 10.9 acres of land valued at $14.6M to UCF for the planned campus.

The joint campus for UCF and Valencia will form the heart of the city's long-planned Creative Village.

The campus is expected to open in fall of 2019.