The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance


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The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance



Why Relocate or Expand in Greater Fort Lauderdale

At the center of the largest metropolitan statistical area in the Southeast, Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County has everything a business needs to succeed. Whether you're looking for the best and brightest employees, a location with easy access to major international markets, world-class educational opportunities for your employees, business friendly government, or an outstanding lifestyle second to none, Greater Fort Lauderdale should be at the top of your list for your next relocation or expansion project.

About the Alliance

As the primary economic development organization for Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance focuses on creating, attracting, expanding and retaining high-wage jobs and capital investment in high value targeted industries, developing more vibrant communities, and improving the quality of life for our area’s citizens.

We provide leadership and excellence in delivering economic development services for our clients, prospects, investors and partners.

The Four Foundations of our economic development services are:

  • Marketing and Promoting Broward County
  • Managing Expansion, Relocation and Retention Projects
  • Conducting and Providing Market Research & Business Intelligence
  • Securing and Enhancing Private/Public Leadership & Investment

Target Markets

The Target 2020 Plan has identified seven target business opportunities that provide the best match to Greater Fort Lauderdale's business assets. To be most successful in recruiting companies in these targets, the GFL Alliance must launch an aggressive marketing program specific to these targets, utilizing a variety of communication tools.

The seven target markets, for business opportunities include the following:

We serve the following communities

Communities listed alphabetically

City of Plantation94,426
City of Pembroke Pines169,143
City of Pembroke Park6,347
City of Parkland32,040
City of Oakland Park44,581
City of North Lauderdale44,034
City of Miramar139,968
City of Margate58,302
City of Lighthouse Point11,271
City of Lazy Lake29
City of Lauderhill72,515
City of Lauderdale Lakes35,090
City of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea6,552
City of Hollywood150,707
City of Hillsboro Beach2,029
City of Hallandale Beach40,011
City of Fort Lauderdale180,133
City of Deerfield Beach81,153
City of Davie102,715
City of Dania Beach31,830
City of Coral Springs131,078
City of Cooper City36,384
City of Coconut Creek60,526
City of Wilton Manors12,470
City of West Park15,208
City of Weston70,756
City of Tamarac64,986
City of Sunrise94,996
City of Southwest Ranches7,947
City of Sea Ranch Lakes743
City of Pompano Beach109,440

Contact Us

Carla Maldonado

Director - Business Intelligence