Leasing Information

You must complete an application for tenancy if you’d like to lease space in the Peoria NEXT Innovation Center. The Tenant Review Committee will review the application within 30 days of submission.


Enjoy these advantages when you rent space at the Peoria NEXT Innovation Center:

  • Reasonable rent/with electricity and water included
  • Broadband internet, VOIP provided by Bradley University
  • Free Parking with secured monitored premises
  • Conference Rooms free of charge
  • Mailroom facilities
  • Break Room, Vending Areas
  • Loading Dock
  • Research Library on Site
  • Educational Seminars free to Tenants
  • Receptionist on Site
  • Locker and Shower facility on site

As a Peoria NEXT Innovation Center tenant, you can benefit from a wealth of assistance offered by Bradley University:

  • Consult with faculty members who are committed to research and knowledge creation
  • Collaborate with students and faculty and on group projects or research
  • Potentially hire students to serve as interns within your company

You also have access to other partner institutions and resources:

  • Central Illinois Angels
  • Bradley University Faculty, Student collaboration/Interns
  • Turner Center for Entrepreneurship – Free Counseling/Business, Technical
  • Caterpillar Product Development – 3rd Floor of PNIC
  • USDA Ag Lab – Research
  • Area Hospitals – OSF, UnityPoint Health Methodist, U of I College of Medicine
  • Networking Groups – Novus


The Peoria NEXT Innovation Center includes 10 wet labs, 12 dry labs and five (5) office spaces, for lease at the following rates:

Spaces Available Year-One Year Two Year Three
Dry Lab/Office Space
Up to 585 Sq. Ft.
$16.00 $17.92 $20.07
Wet Lab Space
From 586 Sq. Ft. and Up
$18.00 $20.16 $22.57