Orlando's medical cluster is a big step toward critical mass for the state's biotech initiative.
Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center (2012)
Cost: $665 million
Size: 1.2 million square feet
Staff: 2,101 projected
Salaries and Benefits: $262 million projected
Notable: The hospital will serve more than 400,000 veterans in central Florida with 134 hospital beds, 120 community living center beds and an outpatient clinic. The center also has a 60-bed residential rehabilitation program.