Part of the metropolitan Miami area, Fort Lauderdale is situated in the heart of South Florida between posh West Palm Beach and cultural Miami. With an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year it is easy to understand why people love to call Fort Lauderdale home. The city has over 4,000 restaurants, 63 golf courses, 12 shopping malls, 16 museums, 132 nightclubs, 278 parkland campsites, 100 marinas housing 45,000 resident yachts and is home to a Port for 45 cruise lines.
Embraced by the Atlantic Ocean, New River and a myriad of scenic inland waterways, Fort Lauderdale truly lives up to its designation as the Venice of America. Once known strictly as a tourism-based economy, the city is currently a world-class international business center and one of the most desirable locations for new, expanding or relocating businesses.
It offers an outstanding quality of life, highlighted by a semi-tropical climate, rich natural beauty and array of cultural, entertainment and educational amenities. Blessed with over 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and pleasant year-round ocean breezes, world-famous Fort Lauderdale Beach offers premier opportunities for recreation, relaxation and enjoyment. The picturesque Riverwalk serves as the cornerstone of the City's arts, science, cultural and historic district which features the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery and Science, Museum of Art and Old Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum. Las Olas Boulevard has gained international acclaim as Fort Lauderdale's centerpiece of fashion, fine dining and entertainment. In addition, the City's downtown area is home to Broward Community College, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, the award-winning Broward County Main Library, federal, county and school district offices.
Through the cooperative efforts of residents, businesses and local government, Fort Lauderdale has evolved into a City that offers the best of both worlds - an attractive business environment and an outstanding quality of life. Fort Lauderdale is a great place to live, work and raise a family, and the City looks forward to continuing to build upon its success to meet the challenges of the 21st Century and beyond.
Fort Lauderdale, FL Homes for Sale $500,000 - $1 Million
333 Las Olas Way 1101
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Listing office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty
MLS® ID: A10498626
Fort Lauderdale, FL Homes for Sale Over $1 Million
401 N Birch Road 1102
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Listing office: One Sotheby's Int'l Realty
MLS® ID: A10501450