Why Hollywood


Welcome to the City of Hollywood, your gateway to the global marketplace where your business can thrive. Whatever your business chances are you will find the right spot for success in Hollywood, Florida.
Hollywood is a business-friendly destination strategically located in the heart of South Florida, along the Atlantic Ocean at the crossroads of the Florida Turnpike, Interstate 95, US1, State Road 7, and both the CSX and FEC railways. 
Situated between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, and a hub for international trade, Hollywood is adjacent to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and within a 30 minute drive to Miami International Airport and Palm Beach International Airport. Neighboring Executive Airports such as Opa-Locka, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton are just a short drive away and Naples Executive and the Southwest Florida International Airport are little more than 100 miles away.
Hollywood is the primary home to Port Everglades, South Florida's powerhouse port and one of the most diverse seaports in the United States. With $28 billion in annual economic activity, Port Everglades ranks as Florida's #1 seaport by revenue. It is among the top cruise ports in the world and one of the most active containerized cargo ports in the United States, serving as South Florida's main seaport for petroleum products such as gasoline and jet fuel. 
Economic initiatives are led by the Office of Communications, Marketing and Economic Development. Our economic development mission is two-fold: attract new business and retain and expand existing businesses. The City's Economic Development team provides support to both large and small business owners, investors, developers and entrepreneurs in an effort to help grow Hollywood's business community. A variety of programs and resources are available to meet business owners needs. For additional information please call 954.921.3620.