The Greater Fort Lauderdale area in Broward County, Florida has long been known for being a great place to live, work, and play. In 2014, Greater Fort Lauderdale area (including Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach, and Pompano Beach) had the 2nd largest year-over-year employment increase among all 32 metropolitan areas the the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Fort Lauderdale is the city with the 2nd happiest young professionals in the entire U.S., and has the seventh best downtown area in the country. The Fort Lauderdale/Pompano Beach metropolitan area is one of the best state-up-hubs in the nation. Deerfield Beach is also one of the top ten best places to start a new business in the country.
East Broward is also a great place to relax and have a good time. Fort Lauderdale has one of the top five beaches in all of South Florida, and Deerfield Beach and Pompano Beach both have great beaches of their own. Deerfield Beach has the world famous International Fishing Pier, and a downtown are that hosts a variety of special events throughout the year for the enjoyment of the town’s residents and tourists alike, including movies in the park, free concerts on the beach, and a great 4th of July celebration with fireworks over the pier. Pompano Beach has a great pier of its own, along with a newly redeveloped downtown area that’s rapidly attracting great new restaurants, cafes, and shops. Both Deerfield Beach and Pompano Beach have been voted among the top ten places to live in Florida as well.
Overall, the neighborhoods of East Broward, especially those that sit east of U.S.1, are considered some of the best places to live in all of Florida, if not the entire country. This is true whether you’re looking to live in a home or a condo, have kids or are single or empty nesters. Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea all have great downtown areas, with a variety of casual and fine dining options. While Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Pompano Beach’s beachfront downtown area’s tend to be a little more quiet, Fort Lauderdale and Deerfield Beach have great nightlife options.
If you’re interested in moving to East Broward County, or already live here and are looking for a new home, call Hertz Realty Network today! Let us help you buy or rent the next home or condo of your dreams. We specialize in waterfront and ocean access properties in downtown Fort Lauderdale and the neighborhoods east of U.S.1 in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area.