Fort Lauderdale, FL


Fort Lauderdale, FL

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City Description

Incorporated on March 27, 1911, the City of Fort Lauderdale is framed on the east coast of Florida by seven miles of golden sand beaches and bordered on the west by the Everglades. Between the two, the Intracoastal Waterway, the New River, and a canal system reminiscent of Venice, wind through the interior.

Encompassing more than 33 square miles with a population of 165,912, Fort Lauderdale is the county seat of Broward County and the largest city among the county’s 31 municipalities. Fort Lauderdale, the seventh largest city in Florida, is centrally located between Miami and Palm Beach.

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Key Reasons for Investment

Fort Lauderdale is the heart of a robust, diversified, high-growth region.

An advantageous economic climate has helped the City of Fort Lauderdale establish itself as a world-class international business center and one of the most desirable locations for new, expanding, or relocating businesses.

Once known strictly as a tourism-based economy, Fort Lauderdale now supports a diverse range of industries, including marine, manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, high technology, and avionics/aerospace, as well as film and television production.

Discover why Fort Lauderdale is unrivaled in its growth and vitality.

Find out how a Fort Lauderdale location gives businesses a competitive advantage in the world marketplace.

City of Fort Lauderdale, FL - Official Website

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