Businesses consider Plantation to be the ideal home for its central location and quality lifestyle. Situated in the geographic center of the of the South Florida region, Plantation is a planned city and includes an 850-acre central business district (“Plantation Midtown”) containing a variety of quality retail, entertainment, office, and residential development.
Plantation is home to approximately 5,400 businesses including large employers such as American Express, Motorola, Kaplan University, Aetna Insurance, Tradestation, and others. Additionally, Plantation also has numerous small, independently owned, service, retail, and dining establishments necessary to maintain neighborhood and community character. The City’s population is 85,049 with a workforce of 45,620. Plantation is directly accessible to the Interstate Highway System, the Florida Turnpike and is within a 20-minute drive of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades.
There are a variety of quality housing options in the City of Plantation. These include sophisticated residential apartments located within mixed-use (live/work/play) developments in Midtown to traditional Old Florida, large lot, single-family residential neighborhoods such as Plantation Acres and Historic Old Plantation.
Plantation has one of the lowest millage rates in the county, as well as a government committed to business development and neighborhood improvements. To obtain additional information about the City of Plantation, visit the City’s website.
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Plantation, FL 33317
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- American Express
- Broward County
- City of Plantation
- Consolidated Credit Counseling
- Kaplan University
- Plantation General Hospital
- Precision Response Corporation
- Team Health
- University of Phoenix
- Westside Regional Medical Center