The city of Weston in Southwest Broward County is a master-planned community whose well managed growth makes it a great place to live for people of all ages! Weston, incorporated in 1996, has a population of approximately 62,000. Boulevards lined with Royal Palms and manicured lush foliage throughout the city contribute to Weston's extraordinary appeal. Weston has some of South Broward's finest residential neighborhoods, diverse corporate, commercial and well planned retail environments. Weston residents enjoy A-rated public schools, superior parks, state of the art recreational facilities, and a fiscally sound, progressive government. World class healthcare is available right here in Weston at the Cleveland Clinic Florida, Broward Health Weston, and The Miami Children’s Hospital Dan Marino Center.
Cooper City, "Someplace Special." Is a municipal corporation created by Special Act of the Florida Legislature on June 20,1959. Located approximately fifteen miles southwest of Fort Lauderdale, this 8.5 square mile community has the fourth highest median household income in Broward County. Cooper City has approximately 30,000 residents with an average age of 32.5 years. Highly rated public schools include, three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school, as well as several private and religious-affiliated schools, and an abundance of parks, recreational facilities and programs for all ages, Cooper City has long been known as, and was once voted an excellent place to raise a family.
The Town of Davie, 35 square miles in the heart of central Broward County, is home to over 90,000 residents. Davie is well known among equestrians for its 165 mile trail system and the Bergeron Rodeo. Davie has 14 parks and many open green spaces. Davie also has an array of higher education opportunities including several nationally known colleges, technical institutes, and universities including Nova Southeastern University; home of the Miami Dolphins daily practice. Davies’s business climate ranges from small proprietorships to the headquarters of Fortune 500 companies. Davie is conveniently located with access to major thoroughfares and is within a few minutes of the Ft. Lauderdale International Airport.
The town of Southwest Ranches lies 15 miles southwest of Fort Lauderdale and about 12 miles north of Miami. Southwest Ranches is a quick 15 minute hop to the Ft. Lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport. Incorporated in June of 2000, the town of Southwest Ranches, approximately 13 square miles, is mainly residential with single family homes on 1 acre to 2 ½ acre lots ranging in price from $200,000 to over $1,000, 0000. Southwest Ranches is equestrian friendly with lush, green, open areas, parks and riding trails. Protecting their beautiful open spaces is a priority for the town.
Pembroke Pines, with a population of about 150,000, is the second most populous city in Broward County, the eleventh in Florida, and the 157th in the United States. The official motto is "Join Us and Progress with Us." Pembroke Pines has won many national civic awards for livability and quality of life, the "Five Star School Award" from the Florida Department of Education for its many exemplary schools. In 2008 and 2010 the City of Pembroke Pines earned first place as the Best Place to Raise Your Kids in Florida in a Businessweek’s annual survey of best places in the US to raise your kids!
Sunrise Florida, in western Broward County is a gateway to the tri-county (Miami-Broward-Palm Beach) area. Rich in residential, business and cultural opportunities, Sunrise Florida is the 21st largest Florida municipality. Despite its cosmopolitan size, Sunrise is a friendly place of natural beauty with a long-standing commitment to preserving its past while planning its future. Originally incorporated in 1961, Sunrise was then Sunrise Golf Village, a small self contained community at the remote southwestern edge of Broward County. As you can well guess, a lot has changed since then. Today, Sunrise has expanded to a city of 18 square miles bounded by The Everglades to the west, I-595 to the east and is adjacent to Weston, Davie, Tamarac, Lauderhill and Plantation. Sunrise is home to the Bank Atlantic Center and the Florida Panthers Hockey Team, as well as the sprawling Sawgrass Mills Mall. Sunrise is conveniently only six miles from downtown Fort Lauderdale.
The motto of Miramar, “Beauty and Progress,” is appropriate for a city of 31 square miles with a population of about 115,000. The 1972 Miramar’s town council mandated a Comprehensive Land Use Plan which, with subsequent updates, provides the framework for the orderly development of future growth. The City of Miramar is one of the largest cities in size in the State of Florida yet, more than 2/3 of its land remaining undeveloped. Miramar is conveniently located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami with easy access to both international airports and major highways.
Plantation, Florida, a thriving community of 85,000 residents conveniently located fifteen minutes from the Fort Lauderdale International Airport, was born on April 30, 1953, when the residents of Plantation incorporated to provide control over building, and to keep other cities from coming in and taking over their area. Today Plantation is 22.8 Square miles, has 42 parks, 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools 2 high schools and 32 private schools. Today, Plantation is a diverse and friendly cosmopolitan community with major employers that include American Express, Motorola, Florida Power and Light, Plantation General Hospital and Westside Regional Medical Center. The city has one of the few municipal libraries in a county where most libraries are regionally operated. Although originally a suburb of Fort Lauderdale, Plantation's charm, beauty and prime location have transformed it into a flourishing city in its own right.
The city of Hollywood is a mature, built-out, diverse coastal city of over 130,000 residents located in Broward County, nestled between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The proximity of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades, the second busiest cruise port in the world, Interstate 95, the Florida Turnpike, and the Tri-County Commuter Rail offer access to the global marketplace. Well known for the Hollywood Boardwalk and beautiful beaches, the boardwalk was named one of America’s Best Beach Boardwalks by Travel and Leisure. The city has so much more to offer. Wonderful resort hotels, make this one of the most sought after destinations. Downtown Hollywood has wonderful restaurants and shops. Young Circle, home to the ArtsPark and the grand opening of the Amphitheater, make this an exciting place to be. Hollywood has grown from its inception in 1920 as Joseph Young’s “Dream City of the Future” to today’s “Diamond of the Gold Coast,” a cosmopolitan coastal city