Economic Development

Welcome to the City of Margate, where you will experience the small town feeling while receiving exceptional business services that a large metropolitan area provides.  Margate’s location and understanding the needs of our business community create an environment where existing and new businesses can succeed and grow. 

Margate is ideally located in the heart of Broward County with easy access to the Florida Turnpike, Interstate 95, and the Sawgrass Expressway. In addition, three international airports and three deep water seaports are within an hour drive from our City. This perfect location is currently home to over 1,800 businesses and is strategically positioned to serve the growing population of the tri-county area.

The City’s Economic Development team provides tools and resources to retain and expand existing businesses, and attract new businesses. This includes:

  • A designated liaison to local business owners
  • Services and incentives designed for the business community
  • Staffs who actively seeks to resolve business matters in a timely manner
  • Knowledgeable staff that has key relationships with both State and Local Economic Development agencies

To learn more about our personalized business services, please contact:

Elizabeth Taschereau, Director of Development Services     

Phone: 954-884-3686 

Paul Robinson, Business Development Coordinator

Phone: 954-884-3687


We look forward to working with you soon.