Well this ranking of the top US cities to live won’t surprise anyone that has lived ( or visited ) the Fort Lauderdale area. Forbes magazine gathered data on employment, housing, and economic factors to come up with the list. Fort Lauderdale came in at #13 out of 20 and is poised to prosper and was forecasted with a bright future.
With a combination of tourism, excellent weather and an increase focused on diversifying the business climate Fort Lauderdale and Broward county are positioned to excel.
The recent expansion and construction of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will easily bring more visitors to the region. Southwest airlines recently announced that the airport will be a new hub and their choice for International routes that will have its eyes on rivaling Miami International airport. New jobs are estimated to be at least 1,500 at the airport expansion. JetBlue, Spirit and Delta have also announced expanded routes.
Construction is back and in four new high rises being built at the moment downtown and another dozen proposed. Driving east along Sunrise Blvd. there are another 400 luxury rentals being built as well new buildings sprouting up along Federal Hwy.