October 23, 2014
Fort Lauderdale is in expansion mode

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Las Olas Boulevard has attracted new bars, restaurants and retail outlets.

Florida's 2014 Economic Yearbook

Fort Lauderdale is in expansion mode

In Depth: Southeast Florida by the numbers

The county’s construction and real estate industries have recovered and again are an important growth driver. Tourism shows no signs of slowing down, but other industries also are driving growth. Companies in the pharmaceutical industry and other health care-related sectors are relocating to Broward County, and existing firms are expanding as the industry grows. Companies to watch include: Actavis; Heico; Rick Case Automotive; and Prolexic Technologies. Also, highlights from West Palm Beach and Palm Beach County.

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