Fort Lauderdale is located on Florida’s southeastern coast, known for its beaches and boating canals. The Strip is a promenade running along oceansides highway FAMOUS A1A, beachfront avenue. It’s lined with restaurants, bars, boutiques, stores, and hotels.
There are so many reasons to live, work and play in sunny Ft Lauderdale. There are 300+ days of sunshine a year in this South Florida destination. This allows a ton of outdoor living and exploring. Especially for those who like nature.
Let’s talk beaches. It’s easy to spend a day, a week, a month, or a lifetime at the beaches here in Ft Lauderdale. The gorgeous soft sands, the clean and warm ocean water. Not to mention the outdoor dining and shops located right along the beaches. Comfortable year-round temperatures, make the Atlantic Ocean inviting to all.
When it comes to eating and drinking, the Ft Lauderdale area does NOT disappoint. Keep reading for some suggestions of places to try! Don’t forget about the incredible luxury hotels, museums, nightlife, arts scene shopping, casinos, and more. Ft Lauderdale is an adult paradise, but there are plenty of family fun activities for those traveling with children!
Let’s talk SHOPPING in the Ft Lauderdale area.
Known as a shoppers’ paradise and located right in the heart of downtown Ft Lauderdale. You can find an amazing variety of stores, boutiques, and restaurants here. Enjoy brunch at a sidewalk café, or sip on a cocktail later in the day into the evening. Stroll and enjoy all the boutiques, galleries, specialty stores, and more. So many top-notch restaurants to choose from for a wonderful dinner! There are over 62 places to choose from for a meal, a snack, a beverage, or just sit and sip coffee with friends! After spending the day walk and browsing in over 120 shops and boutiques, I’m sure you’ll build up quite an appetite!
The Sunshine State has more golf courses per capita than any other place in the United States!
There are a few golf courses in Fort Lauderdale, and there is 1 municipal course. There are also another 96 golf courses, YES YOU HEARD ME, 96 MORE GOLF COURSES within 20 miles of Fort Lauderdale!
Let’s be honest. 99% of people come to Florida and Ft. Lauderdale for the beaches. Am I right or am I right? So here are a few beaches you definitely should check out when you are in the area!
There is NO shortage of lodging options when you are coming to Ft Lauderdale. Whether you’re coming business or pleasure, there’s a hotel that will fit your needs! It is much easier to search for a hotel in Ft Lauderdale by region or amenities such as: North, South, Central or West neighborhoods, or Beach Hotels, Resorts, Boutique Style Etc. Here are some of the regions you may want to consider when looking for a place to stay:
Areas To Seach for Lodging:
Broward County Public Schools is the sixth-largest school district in the nation and the second-largest in the state of Florida. There are 261,000 students and approximately 110,000 adult students in 241 schools, centers, and technical colleges, and 92 charter schools. Ft Lauderdale is located within the Broward County School District!
This school district is amongst the largest in the country. For that reason, please click HERE to see all the different schools throughout Broward county!
Gloria has been a licensed Realtor in Florida since 2002 and is also licensed in California. In addition to her experience as a successful Realtor, she has been a Multi-Media Advertising Specialist. She has been involved as an innovator in the field of online advertising since 1996, having worked in the online, newspaper, radio, and television sectors and successfully managed an advertising agency, along with producing live music events throughout the state of California. She has been a guest lecturer at Florida International University in Miami as an expert on the topic of “Online Advertising”. She has also been invited to speak on several occasions on the field of internet advertising both nationally and internationally. Gloria has worked as an internet multi-media specialist for The Blinder Group. Helping media companies generate millions of dollars in new revenue through highly successful and proven on-site sales training and facilitation programs that: have uncovered the most lucrative local multimedia revenue opportunities. She has worked with sales staff (and vendors) to plan, design, and develop multimedia sales programs for immediate deployment. She has trained sales teams to understand and effectively present successful multimedia programs to their advertisers. Gloria has also produced guaranteed revenue through “four-legged” sales training/coaching calls with traditional sales reps, closing substantial new business! Gloria De Jesus-Heck was the Director of Online Advertising for The Palm Beach Post (Cox) from 1998-2004. She managed the Sales and Operations for a nine-person team. During her tenure with the Post, revenue doubled. Gloria had been instrumental in developing a print-to-Web advertising solution that created a multi-million dollar new revenue stream. Gloria was part of the team that created to 2004 Newspaper Association of America’s (NAA) Edgie award-winning Real Estate Website and the Presstime Award for Best Practices in 2004 for the New Media category. Prior to joining the Post, she was the Regional Sales Director for Cox Interactive Media. She directed the sales activity for three offices and fifteen employees. During her time with CIM, she managed one of the largest revenue-producing regions in the company. She began her online advertising career in 1996 at the Miami Herald Publishing Company as the Online Account Manager. She worked closely with management in creating sales material; presentations and determining rates for the start-up Internet department of the local newspaper. She was personally responsible for generating 70% of the advertising revenue for the Miami Herald Online Services during her tenure. Before working in online, Gloria specialized in radio and television advertising in Los Angeles, California. She worked for over a decade with retail businesses and pioneered the successful efforts of local advertisers into the Hispanic market. Gloria recently worked for Hearst Television Corp.ABC Television affiliate in West Palm as a Media Consultant, where she was the top new revenue producer. Gloria was raised in Newport Beach, California, and studied History at the University of California, Santa Barbara and La Cumpletense de Madrid, Spain At present, Gloria is actively involved in the business of real estate as a Realtor with Re/Max ParkCreek, having consistently achieved in the 100% Club for Re/Max. Gloria resides in Parkland, Florida. She has been active in Girl Scouts and Junior Achievement.
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