Infrastructure and Transportation Advantages

    INFRASTRUCTURE ADVANTAGES

    • Access to highways, airports, and seaports
    • Proximity to large cities in South Florida
    • Center of expanding markets
    • Positive business environment
    • Highly skilled workforce
    • Reasonable costs and wages
    • Industrial/warehouse sites/space available
    • Good weather year-round

    TRANSPORTATION

    BY AIR

     PUBLIC USE AIRPORTS

    • Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) – 10 miles to the southeast. The Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport serves over 150,000 aircraft operations per year, making it the eighth busiest General Aviation center in the United States. The airport is designated as general aviation reliever facility for the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport by the FAA.
    • Boca Raton Airport (BCT) – 18.1 miles to the northeast. A state-owned public-use airport, Boca Raton airport has a control tower which is manned from 7:00am to 11:00pm. There are two full-service fixed-base operators, Signature Flight Support and Atlantic Aviation.  For the 12-month period ending June 20, 2002, the airport had 91,004 aircraft operations, an average of 249 per day

    SEA PORTS

    • Port Everglades – Florida’s “powerhouse port” and one of the most diverse seaports in the United States. Port Everglades is one of the top three cruise ports in the world, is among the most active containerized cargo ports in the United States and is South Florida’s main seaport for petroleum products such as gasoline and jet fuel.
    • Port Miami – The largest passenger port in the world, and one of the largest cargo ports in the United States. Port Miami handles container port in the state of Florida and ninth in the United States. Over four million cruise passengers pass through the Port, 7.4 million tons of cargo and over 1 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) (FY 2004/2005) of intermodal container traffic move through the seaport per year.  The port currently operates eight passenger terminals, six gantry cranes wharves, seven Ro-Ro (Roll-on-Roll-off) docks, four refrigerated yards for containers, break bulk cargo warehouses and nine gantry container handling cranes
    •  Port of Palm Beach – The fourth busiest container port of Florida’s 14 deepwater ports and is the 18th busiest container port in the United States. In financial year 2010, the port moved over 213,000 20-foot container equivalent units. It covers a land area of 971 square miles or approximately 50% of the county area.

    PUBLIC TANSPORTATION