Why Greater Fort Lauderdale

Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance website!

As Broward County's official public/private partnership for economic development, we welcome the opportunity to work with you and help you learn about all Greater Fort Lauderdale has to offer your business as we lead this community in building a stronger and more diverse economy.

Broward County/Greater Fort Lauderdale - a metropolitan area of 31 municipalities and approximately 1.8 million people - fosters and promotes business attraction, recruitment, retention, expansion and new capital investment. So, if you are considering relocating or expanding your company, or looking for information about doing business in Greater Fort Lauderdale, you are at the right place. Our award-winning staff is ready to assist with your business needs and to help your company succeed and prosper. 

Why consider Greater Fort Lauderdale as the location for your company? Here are just a few reasons:

In 2015, the Alliance announced the relocation and expansion of 24 companies, helped create more than 1,400  high value jobs, helped retain more than 1,300 jobs and facilitated more than $116 million in capital investment in Broward County. Let us assist you!

If you are already located in Greater Fort Lauderdale, we invite you to join top public- and private-sector business, government, academic and community leaders in the important work of promoting Greater Fort Lauderdale as a world-class, choice business location by joining the Alliance.  


Dr. Penny Shaffer
Market President, Florida Blue
Chair of the Board, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance