Fort Lauderdale is situated on the southeast coast of Florida, centrally located between Miami and Palm Beach. With a population of nearly 167,000, Fort Lauderdale is the largest of Broward County's 30 municipalities and the seventh largest city in Florida.
The semi-tropical climate, 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 and Las Olas Boulevard have gained international acclaim as Fort Lauderdale's centerpiece of entertainment, fashion and fine dining. Fort Lauderdale truly lives up to its designation as the "Venice of America."
Fort Lauderdale has evolved into a City that offers the best of both worlds - an attractive business environment and an outstanding quality of life. 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, avionics/aerospace, film and television production. 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 Beaches
Fort Lauderdale boasts more than seven miles of sparkling beaches that offer residents and visitors premier opportunities for recreation, relaxation and enjoyment. The City's award-winning “wavewall” and signature beachfront promenade highlight Fort Lauderdale's world famous coastline, which is punctuated by an array of shops, restaurants, sidewalk cafes and entertainment venues. Beachgoers can participate in a wide range of activities from boating, wind surfing, jet skiing and volleyball to snorkeling, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and rollerblading. Or, if relaxation is what you desire, simply sit back, unwind and enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Fort Lauderdale's Beach is truly a beautiful, friendly and exciting destination that anyone can enjoy year round.
World Famous Riverwalk
The Riverwalk Park offers a lovely one mile stroll in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District through lush landscaping past shopping, dining, waterfront parks and major cultural attractions in Downtown Fort Lauderdale along the historic New River.
Beautiful Downtown Fort Lauderdale
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The Riverwalk Park's meandering promenade showcases the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the Museum of Discovery and Science, the eclectic historic Second Street, Florida Grand Opera, the Old Fort Lauderdale Museum of History, Las Olas Riverfront, the Museum of Art, the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and Stranahan House. The Riverwalk Park connects to Las Olas Boulevard at the historic Stranahan House. Explore the waters by Water Taxi or a riverboat cruise. A key element of the Riverwalk is the presence of 24,000 engraved Signature Bricks that line the walkway with personalize messages.
"Venice of America"
The ideal place to live, to visit and for business.
Fort Lauderdale with its fabulous beaches, miles of waterways, shopping and upscale cultural offerings is a wonderful city to own property and live. CONDOS & CASTLES agents and staff are here to assist you in selecting a condominium suited perfectly to your lifestyle. Contact Us soon to start you on your way to the perfect home in Fort Lauderdale!