About Coral Springs FL
Officially chartered in 1963, Coral Springs, Florida is approximately 20 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale, FL and part of the South Florida Metropolitan area. The population of Coral Springs as of 2006 was estimated to be 129,805. The city was master-planned as Coral Ridge Properties. Despite the name, there are no springs in the city.
2008 Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award Winner
Coral Springs was awarded the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award in 2008. This honor is presented for organizational innovation and performance excellence which benefits their organization, their community and our nation. Coral Springs is the first state or local government to be awarded this outstanding honor. The award is for meeting extraordinary standards that are required by this award.
Things to Do in Coral Springs, FL
There are several community parks in Coral Springs for your enjoyment. And, there are community activities for a special segment of the population (mentally and physically challenged) such as Boogie Down Dances and Saturday Socials; student and youth activities including a skate park, sports league activities (football, baseball, soccer), and much more.
For those who consider shopping to be entertainment, Coral Square Mall features stores like Macy’s, Sears, Old Navy, and other well-known stores and restaurants. “The Walk”, located downtown, features clothing and jewelry boutiques, and other interesting shops. And if that’s not enough, Sawgrass Mills, which is a huge outlet mall, is just 15 minutes away.
Coral Springs FL Real Estate
Coral Ridge Properties established strict landscaping and sign laws. A Trivial Pursuit question in the original version noted that Coral Springs had the first McDonalds with no Golden Arches. The tallest building is a 12-story condominium. An extensive redevelopment of the downtown area features an open-air shopping and entertainment center called “The Walk”. New office, retail and government space is also available in the new redevelopment. When the entire downtown Coral Springs real estate redevelopment is completed, there will be approximately 1,000 residential units available.
It is not hard to locate the right Coral Springs FL real estate to meet your exact specifications, because there are homes available for sale based on your budget, desired features, and preferred location of your new home. We’re confident we can help guide you to your next home in Coral Springs, FL and assist you with all the details of making your purchase.
See Our Featured Coral Springs Listings!