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, our job is to introduce you to Greater Fort Lauderdale and all our organization has to offer your business as we lead this community in building a stronger and more diverse economy.  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. 

Broward County / Greater Fort Lauderdale is a metropolitan area of 31 municipalities and approximately 1.8 million people that fosters and promotes business attraction, recruitment, retention, expansion and new capital investment.  Greater Fort Lauderdale is the center of the South Florida metropolitan statistical area, the largest MSA in the Southeast with a population nearing 6 million. 

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

In 2017, the Alliance helped companies create more than 1,900 high–value jobs, and retain more than 1,900 jobs and facilitated more than $256 million in capital investment in Broward County. We would be honored to assist you!

If you are already located in Greater Fort Lauderdale and value the importance of strong economic development, 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.  


Nelson Fernandez
Executive Vice President/Principal at ANF Group
Chair of the Board, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance