Fort Lauderdale is the county seat of Broward County and is a major employer of the area. With comapnies like AutoNation, DHL Express, Spirit Airlines, National Beverage Company, American Express, and more, career opportunities abound for local residents. Fort Lauderdale attracts affluent tourists from across the county making tourism a major employer of the county as well.
Over the decades the areas surrounded by Fort Lauderdale have been developed into small, but thriving cities, such as Hollywood, Hallandale, Margate, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Cooper City, Coral Springs, Coconut Creek, Davie, Plantation, Sunrise, Tamarac, Pompano Beach, Southwest Ranches, Wilton Manors and more, popular with residents for they offer many different housing options throughout the county.
The area also houses campuses of some of the major universities in southern Florida like Florida International University, Nova Southeastern University and Florida Atlantic University providing a wealth of education opportunities for the county as well.
For those looking to expand their creativity, the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, a private arts college, is located in Broward County. Associates and Bachelors degrees are awarded here and are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Schools and Colleges. Broward College, also located in Fort Lauderdale, is an affordable junior college offering associates degrees and certificate programs.
Quality of education is one of the most important factors when moving to a new area. As a local neighborhood expert, I can help you evaluate schools in the area that meet your unique needs.For detailed information of current school zones and school ratings in Broward County, visit: http://www.browardschools.com