The city of Sunrise, FL founded in 1961 has a population of about 160,000 residents and growing. The city is centrally located and only a 20 minute drive away from Fort Lauderdale and the beaches, which makes Sunrise a convenient location to live in Broward County. Sunrise has a great choice of recreational opportunities and has a brand new city hall and civic center, it also is the home of one of Florida's largest retail shopping malls "Sawgrass Mills Mall" and the BB&T Center, a state of the art arena for concerts, sport events, which is the home of the NFL hockey team, the Florida Panthers. Sunrise real estate for sale starts from lower priced condos, town homes to mid-size single family homes and ranch style houses and there are large areas with homes that are not governed by homeowners associations and are great for boat-RV-or motorcycle owners. One of the largest senior living community is as well located in Sunrise, which makes it an ideal choice for the young and old in Broward County.