10 Reasons To Move to Pompano Beach
(This article was updated on December 29, 2020)
Pompano Beach is emerging as its own exciting destination on the South Florida coast. Located just south of tiny Hillsborough Beach and Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach is right in the heart of the development seen in recent years between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton. As both of these cities continue to emerge onto the national scene as their own destinations for investment property, luxury living, surrounding communities will continue to flourish as well. In recent decades, Pompano Beach has seen an influx in luxury development dollars, and a booming development of luxury condominiums along the city’s beach block. Some of these condominiums have taken a plat from neighboring Fort Lauderdale and Miami and are beginning to appeal to luxury home buyers seeking the very best in amenities and community privileges, on par with luxury condominium communities in Miami and in other cosmopolitan cities nationwide. Perhaps the best part about Pompano Beach, is that there is still plenty of areas to develop, and luxury condominiums are still available for purchase at reasonable prices. Additionally, Pompano Beach has long been a beach resort town, and there are plenty of older construction buildings that are being renovated along the beach block and other main areas of town.
Luxury Property Available
Pompano Beach is fast emerging as one of the best locations for affordable luxury property in all of South Florida. While Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale are often seen as ideal places for luxury properties, developers in Pompano Beach have been attracting some of the regions top designers and architects for their new construction visions. High-end luxury condominiums are available in buildings like 14th and Ocean, Koi Residences, or Sabbia Beach provide plenty of options for luxury living, from small boutique condominiums to large building condominiums, there is a unit that fits your budget and lifestyle. The Koi Residences are inspired by Japanese Gardens and feature boutique-style living in these four story villas. Sabbia Beach was inspired by some of South Florida’s hottest designers and features the very best in modern amenities and community offerings.
Pompano Beach Airpark
If you own a small plane or prefer to travel by air, there are few places in South Florida better to own a luxury condominium or single family home than Pompano Beach. Conveniently located in northern Broward County, Pompano Beach is close to both Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, Miami International Airport, and even Palm Beach International Airport to the north. There is never a shortage of planes available to any destination on the globe, as all three of these airports are considered major hubs for South Florida and the connection region. However, if you like to go the last leg by small craft or helicopter, Pompano Beach Airpark gives you the option to fly close to home. The Pompano Beach Airpark also offers shuttle services and is a great place to take the kids and watch some arrivals and departures, or consider taking flight lessons.
While its neighbors to the north and south may draw more attention for restaurants and dining attractions, Pompano Beach has no shortage of great food available. No matter if you are looking for something casual with the family or looking for a five-star meal, Pompano Beach has the dining destination you seek. The Rusty Hook Tavern is a community staple for casual eats and cold beers. If you are looking for something more upscale and exotic, check out La Vie Lebanese Restaurant or Sette Bello Ristorante. With the influx of people and investment dollars into Pompano Beach, and its establishment as its own destination along the South Florida coast, Pompano Beach will only continue to see an influx of great food and places to eat.
XTreme Action Park
Xtreme Action Park is one of the most sought after and exciting destinations in all of South Florida. This action-packed park is fun for the whole family and features go karts, arcades, and even several lanes of bowling. XTreme Action Park has family fun and multiple-activity passes for those interested in spending the whole day at the park. People often travel from all over South Florida to hang out here, so being so close in Pompano Beach is a great luxury. Take a few laps on the go kart track with the kids, or shoot hoops out back in one of the active basketball games or other active games for the whole family.
Pompano Beach is one of the northernmost cities in Broward County, FL, one of the most tax friendly counties in all of the country. Florida is one of only a few states in the country that do not require state income tax. This means your retirement income, income from your working years, or even income earned from investment property. By purchasing a luxury condominium, single family home, or gated community unit in Pompano Beach, you’ll be able to enjoy the very best South Florida has to offer at one of the most competitive tax rates anywhere in the nation. Furthermore, local tax rates and income assessments are often favorable and continue to increase year over year.
Pompano Beach has some of the best courses in all of South Florida, and they are all reasonably priced. Additionally, Pompano Beach has a course for all levels of golfers, including the most notable Greg Norman Signature Pines course, which takes its inspiration from other great courses designed by the golf legend, including Torrey Pines in San Diego. This challenging course is open to the public, and the club keeps PGA professionals on hand to help with your swing or to just walk you through the difficult holes. The Pompano Beach Golf Club is also another great and reasonably priced public course. Pompano Beach is also home to Palm Aire Country Club, a PGA-level course itself, as well as home to luxury condominiums, single family homes, and gated communities as part of its campus.
If you are the gambling or sporting type, Pompano Beach is one of the best places for your next luxury condominium, single family home, or gated community home. The Isle Casino and Racetrack is one of South Florida’s most happening destinations and features the best in table games, slots, as well as live betting on races at the track. The Casino also has a lunge area with closed-circuit television for placing wagers at tracks around the country. The Isle Casino is also home to an events center that brings in top-name acts from around the globe. The beautiful campus is always busy and is home to some of the area’s hottest restaurants and nightclubs. Parking is always free, and rewards clubs are available for frequent visitors and locals.
While neighboring towns may be more known for their shopping outlets and high-end retail options, Pompano Beach has no shortage of shopping and stores available for local residents. The Galleria, Las Olas, and Mizner Park are all within reach if you are looking for high-end goods, but Pompano Beach is home to its very own shopping plaza, the Citi Centre. Citi Centre Pompano Beach is conveniently located off of 2nd street and Federal Highway, close to all luxury condominiums, single family homes, and gated communities for sale in Pompano Beach. The Citi Centre features stores like Macy’s, Sears, JCPenny, Ross, and PetSmart. In addition to the high-end shopping and endless retail options both nearby and in Pompano Beach, there are also a plethora of antique stores and other niche offerings available in the neighborhoods. The Hillsboro Antique Mall is a hot location to check out some local antiques and some South Florida Americana.
Butterfly World is one of the most exciting attractions in all of South Florida. This nature conservatory is home to over 20,000 different types of butterflies and is conveniently located in the Tradewinds Park just west of Pompano Beach. Butterfly World is not just a place to bring the kids, as you could spend days browsing through all of the different types of butterflies and plethora of information available about butterflies at this facility. As one of the preeminent butterfly sanctuaries in all of the USA, being in Pompano Beach puts you in a unique position to become an expert in butterflies and enjoy all that the facility and its experts have to offer.
Curtain Call Playhouse
Pompano Beach is home to its very own center of the arts, the Curtain Call Playhouse, which hosts several professional productions yearly. This old and valued community playhouse is one of only few along the South Florida shore that is not in Fort Lauderdale or Miami. The Curtain Call Playhouse also attracts some of the top acting talent from other regions in the country, as some northeastern professional actors even take up residences in Pompano Beach for some of the productions. Additionally, this local playhouse also hosts acting courses and community productions for leading titles and other local writers and directors. It is rare to be able to purchase a luxury condominium, single family home, and gated community within such close distance to a live playhouse.