Among thousands of beautiful trees and a sea of green grass is where you will find the city of Plantation.
Among thousands of beautiful trees and a sea of green grass is where you will find the city of Plantation. Another unique town in South Florida, Plantation prides itself on the lushness of the landscape. The city motto is, after all, “The Grass is Greener,” indicative of a city that truly believes in the value as a place to live and to work.
Centrally located in Broward County, Fort Lauderdale is 15 minutes away to the east, while Miami is a 40 minute drive once you hop on the Florida Turnpike. Plantation is surrounded by smaller, picturesque towns like Davie, Weston, and Sunrise. Best of all, the beach is only 20 minutes away, making a getaway easier than you might think.
With a population of about 95,000, Plantation prides itself on finding the right balance of the urban lifestyle mixed with a hometown feel.
Plantation is a thriving community with businesses, both small and large, calling it home. American Express, Motorola, and Kaplan University all have locations in the city. DHL, Goodwin Biotechnology, and American InterContinental University are all headquartered in Plantation. Many people can work right in town, with no need for a long commute, thanks to the thriving businesses located throughout Plantation.
When you are done working for the day or week, there is plenty to do in the city. Golfing, parks, and shopping are plentiful. The largest golf course is the Plantation Preserve Golf Course and Club, site of the infamous Caddyshack pool scene. Other courses available to test your skill are Fort Lauderdale Country Club, Jacaranda Golf Club, and Lago Mar Country Club.
Shopping abounds in Plantation with the Broward Mall, The Fountains Shoppes and The Colonnade at the internationally renowned Sawgrass Mills mall, plus many small plazas with unique boutiques and shops.
Plantation is home to excellent schools – public, charter, and private. Among the top-rated schools in the city are Imagine School South Campus, a charter school as well as Central Park Elementary School. Plantation is also the home to the top-rated Florida private school American Heritage, a college preparatory, independent, nonsectarian, and co-educational day school for grades Pre-K 3 through 12. You can rest easy knowing your children will get an excellent start in life when you live here.
Plantation is a diverse city with plenty of luxury residential options to choose from. Just a few of the desirable Plantation neighborhoods include the Estates at Plantation Acres, Paragon Estates, the gated community of Hawks Landing and the golf community at the Lago Mar Country Club.
When you move to Plantation Florida in Broward County, you will be moving to a city with a wealth of opportunities for you and your family to work, play, live and grow.
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