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

Pembroke Pines173,236
Pembroke Park6,785
Oakland Park45,724
North Lauderdale44,643
Lighthouse Point11,400
Lazy Lake25
Lauderdale Lakes37,763
Hillsboro Beach2,035
Hallandale Beach40,147
Fort Lauderdale181,786
Deerfield Beach81,934
Dania Beach32,611
Coral Springs129,067
Cooper City36,884
Coconut Creek62,581
Wilton Manors12,936
West Park15,157
Southwest Ranches8,067
Sea Ranch Lakes757
Pompano Beach112,322

Contact Us

Carla Maldonado

Director - Business Intelligence