The City’s business districts offer an alternative to the congestion and fast pace of a downtown. Here you will find a more refined environment with tree-lined streets, office buildings in a park setting, quality restaurants and hotel offerings to suit every price range and taste. Thoughtful details such as brick bus shelters, identification signs and signature landscaping, which let you know you are someplace special.
The eastern business district, Plantation Gateway is quickly becoming one of South Florida’s most desirable locations for redevelopment, thanks to catalytic investment and beautification grants. Centrally located between western Broward County and Downtown Fort Lauderdale, professional and medical offices, restaurants and retail businesses, and new residential development can all be found within six planned sub-districts.
Plantation’s central business district, Plantation Midtown, is challenging the conventional wisdom of what a suburban commercial district should be. With a 25-year Master Plan in place to guide growth, Plantation Midtown is becoming a true town center, encouraging mixed used development, and providing a guide for strategically planned infill redevelopment.
The Plantation Technology Park comprises 160 acres located on the north side of Sunrise Boulevard between the Florida Turnpike and University Drive. The park is zoned for high technology, biotech and light industrial use. The City of Plantation, in conjunction with various business owners, prepared a Master Plan for the Tech Park to identify potential improvements in both appearance and economic viability. The plan was updated in 2007, and today the City of Plantation and the businesses in the Tech Park are working together to ensure the area is well maintained and economically prosperous. The Plantation Technology Park is the ideal location for those businesses seeking a safe, clean and inexpensive location.