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WELCOME TO FORT LAUDERDALE Fort Lauderdale offers all of the comforts and conveniences of larger cities.

LIVING AND LIFESTYLE

The eighth largest city in Florida, the largest city in Broward County, and the county seat, Fort Lauderdale is an exciting place to visit and to live. Dubbed the ‘Venice of America’ because of the waterways throughout the city, Fort Lauderdale is a popular tourist destination attracting 13 million visitors annually. Some people love it so much, they come for a visit and stay forever.

WORK AND PLAY IN FORT LAUDERDALE

Just north of Miami, Fort Lauderdale offers all of the comforts and conveniences of larger cities. The city is home to 4,000 restaurants, 12 shopping malls, and 132 nightclubs. If you are looking for adventures under the Florida sun, choose from 63 golf courses, 278 campsites, and 100 marinas. No matter what you enjoy, you will find it in Fort Lauderdale.

With 3000 hours of sunshine a year, it’s easy to spend your time outside on the open water in and around Fort Lauderdale. Take your pick from seven miles of beaches along the Atlantic coastline. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking, boating, and fishing along the 165 miles of waterways within the city of Fort Lauderdale thanks to numerous inlets and canals.

Boating and tourism aren’t just activities for the visitors. They’re a huge part of the local economy as well. The boating industry alone is responsible for 109,000 jobs. According to the city of Fort Lauderdale, the area is one of the most desirable locations for new, expanding, or relocating businesses.

Don’t think of Fort Lauderdale as a haven for consumers and sun-seekers alone. With an active cultural center, those who enjoy the finer things in life can explore history and culture at your own pace in any one of 16 museums such as the Museum of Discovery and Science and the Museum of Art or take in a performance at the Broward Center for Performing Arts.

RAISING A FAMILY AND BUILDING A LIFE

Fort Lauderdale is more than just a tourist destination. It is also an excellent place to raise a family and build your own future. Fort Lauderdale is home to public, charter, and private schools, many of which are top-rated, A-schools. Highly rated public school options include Bayview Elementary School and Sheridan Technical High School. Fort Lauderdale is the home of the St Thomas Aquinas High School, a private Roman- Catholic college-prep high school and Pine Crest School.

Higher education is a priority in Fort Lauderdale and opportunities abound for the returning student or the recent high school graduate. Several schools have campuses in Fort Lauderdale including Barry University, Broward College, City College, Florida Atlantic University and The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.

No matter what your wish list contains, there is a residence for you in Fort Lauderdale. From Oceanfront Estates, to the updated residences at Victoria Park to luxury condos and high-end townhouses that feature convenient amenities for busy professionals or traveling executives. Fort Lauderdale homes come in all shapes and sizes. Whatever you need, you will find it here in Fort Lauderdale.

Living in Fort Lauderdale, you will soon find out what brings so many people to this amazing city each year – and why so many choose to call it home. Work and education are as much a priority as fun in the sun and having a good time. It is the best of both worlds right in one vibrant place.