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What if your favorite vacation destination was also the best place for your business?

Beach Fort Lauderdale

Long known as an international tourist destination, Fort Lauderdale is now the heart of a robust, high-growth region. As the geographic center of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), the City of Fort Lauderdale has everything a business needs to succeed:  a diversified and educated workforce; a large market with disposable income; easy access to national and international markets; world-class educational opportunities; business-friendly government; and an outstanding lifestyle.

Welcome to City of Fort Lauderdale!

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See how Fort Lauderdale gives businesses a competitive advantage in the world marketplace:


City of Fort Lauderdale
Department of Sustainable Development
Economic and Community Investment Division
700 NW 19th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

K. Michael Chen, Economic & Business Development Manager
Tel:  954-828-6430    E-mail:

Suzy Joseph, Economic & Program Analyst
Tel: 954-828-5130     Email:

Krystal Permanan, Economic & Program Analyst
Tel: 954-828-6430    E-mail:


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