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Moving to Fort Lauderdale has many benefits, not least of which is the chance to experience the amazing weather. The city is a popular tourist destination, with an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F (24.2 °C), and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. Fort Lauderdale is known for its extensive network of canals; there are 165 miles (266 km) of waterways within the city limits. The city of Fort Lauderdale is adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, includes 7 miles (11 km) of beaches.
Great Times in Ft. Lauderdale
After you move, make sure to take some time to check the city out. The downtown area, especially around Las Olas Boulevard, first underwent redevelopment and now hosts many new hotels and high-rise condominium developments. The downtown area is the largest in Broward County, although there are other cities in the county with commercial centers. Office buildings and highrises include Las Olas River House, Las Olas Grand, 110 Tower (formerly AutoNation Tower), Bank of America Plaza, One Financial Plaza, Broward Financial Center, One East Broward Boulevard, Barnett Bank Plaza, PNC Center, New River Center, One Corporate Center, SunTrust Centre, 101 Tower, and SouthTrust Tower.
Those moving to Fort Lauderdale to join the manufacturing sector will have plenty of job opportunities. The city is a major manufacturing and maintenance center for yachts. The boating industry is responsible for over 109,000 jobs in the county. With its many canals, and proximity to the Bahamas and Caribbean, it is also a popular yachting vacation stop, and home port for 42,000 boats, and approximately 100 marinas and boatyards.
Companies based in the Fort Lauderdale area include AutoNation, Citrix Systems, DHL Express, Spirit Airlines, and National Beverage Corporation. The largest employers in the county are Tenet Healthcare, American Express, The Continental Group, Motorola, and Maxim Integrated Products.
Although Fort Lauderdale does not host any top division professional sports teams, the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League play at BB&T Center in suburban Sunrise. Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins, the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins and the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association all play in neighboring Dade County.
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Before you move to or from Fort Lauderdale, give Stevens Worldwide Van Lines a call. We have over 110 years of expertise that goes to work for each and every customer. You can move with confidence, thanks to our Total Customer Satisfaction ™Guarantee.
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