Fort Lauderdale Real Estate
Arts, culture and events—these are three things Fort Lauderdale is known for. Situated on the southeast coast of Florida, Fort Lauderdale is a world-class business center, supporting a wide range of industries. Named for a Second Seminole War fortification in 1838, it is the seventh largest city of Florida. The residents, businesses and the local government work together to make Fort Lauderdale a city with both an attractive business environment and an excellent quality of life. Fort Lauderdale is highlighted by a semi-tropical climate, surrounded by natural beauty. Fort Lauderdale is dubbed the Venice of America and the Yachting Capital of the World because of to its scenic inland waterways. Properties in Fort Lauderdale average at $232 per square foot.
Fort Lauderdale sits on miles of Blue Wave beaches and the exotic Everglades. It also boasts the award of “Most Innovative Beach.” Just two miles north of Port Everglades, you can enjoy shopping on Las Olas Boulevard, gondola rides and the canals, a historic riverbank, and landscaped beachfront promenades. Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Fort Lauderdale is only a short walk from the beach. The Riverwalk is home to cultural attractions, parks, shops and restaurants. Visit the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery and Science, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Lauderdale Historical Center, Stranahan House, and the Museum of Art. Fort Lauderdale is also home to some of the top educational institutions, such as Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, and Broward County Main Library.