Business IDEA Lab – Thursday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Share your business ideas at our open community forum with a panel of seasoned professionals and industry experts ready to help refine your concept. Join this free Sarasota County Connect event hosted in Solis Hall at Wellen Park. 

26 West Center Renter from Above

Business Growth
Lab + Incubator

Office space, co-working and development
services for growing startups.

Learn More


Where young professionals
can explore entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurship Academy

Learn skills to help your company grow.

Learn More

Personal Branding Lab

Personalized guidance for career acceleration.

The Digital Collective

A student-staffed digital marketing agency.

Partnership Center

A collegiate nexus to
facilitate academic careers.

SCF Coding Academy

Become a software developer, cybersecurity
specialist or data analyst
in weeks, not years.

Learn More

Creative Studio

Access to a state-of-the-art media production studio.

Hover over the icons above for more information.

Entrepreneurship and technology careers. Accessible to everyone.

Whether you want to start a new business, a new career in coding and technology, or simply need space to work and grow, 26 West Center can help.

Powered by State College of Florida

Events and Training

What We Do

Entrepreneurship Academy

Classes and workshops taught by successful entrepreneurs.

Mitchell Lomazov, financial advisor conducts a finace class for startup business owners
entrepreneurs working at a computer
Hot Desks - 26 West Center Growth

Business Growth lab

Office and desk rental on a monthly basis.



26 West Center is located on the State College of Florida Bradenton campus in the Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation (Building 8).

When you enter the campus from 26th Street West, turn left at the first stop sign. Then, turn right at the second stop sign after that. Building 8 (Center for Advanced Technology & Innovation) is the second building on your right. See picture above.

You may park anywhere in the lot. Parking permits are not required.

Subscribe for updates

Sign up for newsletter updates and event announcements.

26 West Center

Schedule a Tour

Drop us a Note and We'll Contact you for a Personal Tour!