Fort Lauderdale, Florida Real Estate and Information

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Real Estate

Once considered "the destination" for spring break, Fort Lauderdale, Florida is centrally located between Miami and Palm Beach. Fort Lauderdale lives up its nickname, “The Venice of America,” because of its intricate boating canal system, which connects residents to the Atlantic Ocean. This sunny city in Broward County is home to over 180,000 residents and is reinventing itself as a destination for families and businesses to relocate. Fort Lauderdale is the largest city in Broward County and the 7th largest city in the state. Sun, surf, scenic waterways and plenty of recreational opportunities await families and those who invest in Fort Lauderdale, Florida real estate for sale.

Living in Fort Lauderdale is not just for retirees or those looking to escape cold winters anymore. Local residents have access to year-round sunshine, ocean breezes, luxurious waterfront living and world-famous beaches.

Shopping and Dining

Stroll along Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard while shopping for gifts, or check out one of the many galleries lining this popular street. Pick up fresh flowers and plants at Living Color Garden Center and shop for bikes and accessories for the whole family at Downtown Bicycles. Bring your sweet tooth to To the Moon Marketplace for a candy wonderland experience or shop for deals and consignment clothing at Out of the Closet. Shop for antiques and deals during the day at Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop and stay for a drive-in movie at night. Fort Lauderdale meets your every retail need with outdoor malls and shopping centers like The Galleria Mall at Fort Lauderdale and Coral Ridge Mall.

After a day of retail therapy, surfing and enjoying the beaches, deciding where to eat might be the most difficult decision for those who buy real estate for sale in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Fort Lauderdale’s dining scene offers something for everyone’s palate and tastes. There’s fresh seafood, a variety of ethnic fares, scenic waterfront restaurants and romantic dining for two. 101 Ocean offers casual and classy beach-side seating and 15th Street Fisheries is located right on the river, overlooking the beautiful Lauderdale Marina. There’s also Paradero for local barbecue.

Parks and Recreation

Parks, museums, beaches and golfing are part of the vibrant recreational opportunities for active families and those who invest in Fort Lauderdale, Florida real estate for sale. Riverwalk Park is the city’s hub for cultural and historical experiences. Walk along this lush oasis right in downtown Fort Lauderdale and enjoy The Museum of Discovery and Science, Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the Old Fort Lauderdale Village & Museum. Also be sure to check out the annual Las Olas Art Fair, which occurs each year in January.

Golfers can take in a round or two of golf at the scenic Fort Lauderdale Country Club or the Coral Ridge Country Club. Boaters enjoy Fort Lauderdale’s 165 miles of waterway along the Intracoastal Waterway. Locals love the thriving nautical community, which provides plenty of marinas to moor their powerboats and sailboats. Sports fans can spend a day watching the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Lockhart Stadium.


Fort Lauderdale was once considered a tourist destination for college students and vacationers, but city leaders worked hard to reinvent the city as an attractive destination for businesses and families. Fort Lauderdale supports a range of industries from manufacturing and marine, to aerospace and film production. Those who invest in Fort Lauderdale, Florida real estate for sale will find luxurious waterfront houses, condos and single-family homes, along with rentals and apartments. Fort Lauderdale is an ethnically diverse city with a variety of residents calling this beautiful city home.

The average home in Fort Lauderdale lists anywhere from $200,000 to the millions. The median sale price on a home is around $195,000. Fort Lauderdale’s close proximity to Miami and its location along the Atlantic Ocean make it a popular yachting community for boating enthusiasts.

Schools, Health, Transportation

Children in Fort Lauderdale attend school in the Broward County Public School District which operates 23 public schools in the area. For higher education, there is the Broward College: Willis Holcombe Center, City College and Florida Atlantic University.

Healthcare needs are met by the Broward General Medical Center, which provides a variety of medical services like emergency care, a women’s center, trauma services and a wellness center. Imperial Point Medical Center also provides behavioral health services, in addition to a center for wound care and hyperbaric medicine.

The Broward County Transit system offers busses and public transportation for getting around the area and the surrounding communities. In addition, the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority offers light rail services and shuttles throughout the city and to the airports. A new 2.7 mile electric street car system called, The Wave Streetcar, is planned for downtown Fort Lauderdale as a way to revitalize the downtown area. Amtrak also has stops in Fort Lauderdale and Tri-Rail provides commuter services to neighboring communities. For flights to and from the area, there is the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, which is conveniently located on the city's southern boundary. There is also the Miami International Airport, which is about 30 miles south of Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale New Construction Condos

AUBERGE BEACH RESIDENCES - Auberge Beach Residences & Spa brings the ultimate in luxury living to Fort Lauderdale’s most extraordinary beachfront property.NORTH TOWER is slated to be a 1-tower condo project with 17 floors and 57 units located on N. Ocean Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County. SOUTH TOWER is slated to be a 1-tower condo project with 20 floors and 115 units located on N. Ocean Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County.
​- ​
A 196-room hotel and a luxury 112-condominium complex on Bahia Cabana's site at 3001 Harbor Drive and two nearby parcels at 1001 and 1015 Seabreeze Blvd.
​  ​
BAHIA CABANA BEACH RESORT is slated to be a 1-tower condo project with 36 floors and 112 units located on Harbor Drive in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County.
CONRAD | THE OCEAN RESIDENCES - 109 Condominium Residences and Beachfront Villas with Custom Design and Furnishing Options for Year-Round Living Residences on Floors 18-24 For those in search of the most exclusive offering of The Ocean Resort Residences, a limited-edition collection of private condominiums and Beachfront Villas are the entries to haute coastal living. The future of the modern resort residential experience has arrived in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County
FOUR SEASONS PRIVATE RESIDENCES - The spectacular Four Seasons Private Residences offer expansive luminous living spaces and generous outdoor terraces with panoramas of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterways. Four Seasons Private Residences
​ ​
is slated to be a 1-tower condo project with 23 floors and 95 units located on N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County.
​ ​
Gale’s intimate scale and nostalgic charm, together with elegant, contemporary interiors and elevated services and amenities, will inform and enhance the daily lives of those who live in the adjacent condominium, Gale Residences.
​  ​
Gale Residences is slated to be a 1-tower condo project with 13 floors and 129 units located on Riomar Street in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County.
PARAMOUNT FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH - What unites Paramount properties are the intention in their making - how every
​ ​
architectural detail, interior space and amenity have been carefully considered to
​ ​
create a truly uncompromising expression of modern luxury.
​ Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach​
 is slated to be a 1-tower condo project with 18 floors and 95 units located on N. Atlantic Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County.
RIVA - The 15 story 100 unit tower located on directly on the Middle River is one the hottest pre-construction condo options in Fort Lauderdale.  Two and three bedroom residences range from 1,500 to over 2,500 sq/ft with both river, ocean and city views located on N. Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County.
100 LAS OLAS - The project will be split between hotel space and residential units, with 228 hotel rooms, 120 residential units, 507 parking spaces, and a ground floor restaurant.
​ 100 Las Olas ​
is slated to be a 1-tower condo project with 47 floors and 120 units located on E. Olas Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County.


Click on image to view larger size.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (954) 862-2645 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

Contact Information

Photo of Prestige Properties Team Real Estate
Prestige Properties Team
RE/MAX Advance Realty

childrens miracle network

Part of each commission we earn is contributed to the Children's Miracle Network supporting local children.