Affectionately known as the “Venice of America”, Fort Lauderdale is a large coastal city in the state of Florida and is located 28 miles north of Miami. The city is a mecca for tourists and boasts over 560 hotels comprising about 35,000 rooms. In addition, it has more than 4,000 restaurants, 16 museums, 100 marinas, 12 shopping malls and 132 nightclubs. Some of the best regions in the city are Coral Ridge, Victoria Park, Tarpon River, Riverside Park and Rio Vista.
The city is named after a couple of forts that were built by the US after the Second Seminole War. It covers nearly 38.6 square miles, brimming with attractions and amenities to benefit its affluent residents, both permanent and temporary alike. As the city is so compact, transportation in the area is car-optional, and residents can get loads of enjoyment within short distance of their apartment, house or condo. The city’s population is diverse in nature and has a strong presence of LGBT community.
Numerous culturally significant events are hosted yearly at the famous Broward Center of Performing Arts. For music buffs, the city holds a music festival on an annual basis, called Langerado. It features a great number of popular rock, hip-hop and pop artists.
Nestled in the urban landscape, there are some reprieves for nature enthusiasts too, like the popular Everglades and Hugh Taylor Birch Park, both of which give a break from the bustling city life. This unique mix of fun and convenience makes this city a great place for both night owls and the socialite.
The real estate in Ft. Lauderdale is mostly made up of medium (2 to 3 bedroom) and large-sized (4 to 6 bedroom) properties. There are 2632 homes available for sale in the city. Plus, there are 1,743 condos, 105 multi-family units and 317 townhouses.
Therefore, whether you are looking to buy or rent a condo, an apartment or luxury real estate in Ft. Lauderdale, we can help you get something that truly suits you. Our realtors will show you a broad and versatile collection of Fort Lauderdale condos, apartments and luxury real estate for both rent and sale.
The average income of a household in Fort Lauderdale is $82,563. Whites are the largest ethnic group in the area followed by Hispanics, African-Americans, Latinos and Asians. The male population in the region is slightly higher than the female population. The average real estate sale price in this town is $318,141 while the average rental price is $1,477. White collar workers in the area are higher than blue collar workers.
Popular Restaurants and Shopping Malls Nearby
For some reason, the city has gotten a bad rap in the past for its culinary scene, but things are changing fast. A number of new restaurants have cropped up in the area recently. Some of the most popular restaurants in the area are Back Alley Bar & BBQ, Ends Meat, Inkanto Peruvian Cuisine, Lunchroom, Monkitail and NISI.
The shopping malls in the city offer accessibility, convenience, and selection. Some of the more popular ones include The Galleria, Las Olas Boulevard, Sawgrass Mills, Broward Mall, Coral Ridge Mall, and Riverwalk.
There are a number of good schools in Fort Lauderdale, some of which are listed below:
- Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School
- Bayview Elementary School
- Harbordale Elementary School
- Floranada Elementary School
- Sunrise Middle School
- New River Middle School
A majority of residential homes in this area were constructed between 1940 and 1969, followed by homes that were built after the 1970s.
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