Downtown Fort Lauderdale is reaching new heights. The city’s recent growth, at a similar pace as other hot sun belt cities, has created a dynamic downtown experience at the center of the South Florida region.

The Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority‘s President & CEO, Jenni Morejon, sat down with Jason Amato, one of DowntownFTL’s newest residents, to discuss why he and so many other people are choosing to live in downtown. Then Ken Krasnow from Colliers South Florida joins the conversation to discuss the evolution of DowntownFTL’s vibrant residential real estate scene and the projects remaking the downtown skyline. Watch this episode of The Pulse on DowntownFTL to hear what they have to say about living in DowntownFTL.


00:20 DDA’s President & CEO, Jenni Morejon, highlights how DowntownFTL has evolved.
1:00 Jason Amato joins Jenni to discuss why he chose DowntownFTL when moving from Chicago.
3:32 Jason outlines why he chose the 100 East condo.
5:52 Jenni and Jason discuss how new DowntownFTL residents are building community.
8:09 Ken Krasnow from Colliers South Florida joins Jenni to highlight the trends driving DowntownFTL’s success.
10:11 Jenni and Ken discuss the growth of neighborhoods like Flagler Village and what this means for the future of Fort Lauderdale.
12:01 Ken outlines how DowntownFTL’s growth compares to other hot cities like Austin and Nashville.