Fort Lauderdale’s Best Shopping Hot Spots
Posted: September 27, 2016
When you live in Fort Lauderdale, there’s an endless collection of shopping destinations to explore. Indoor malls, open-air lifestyle centers, designer boutiques, antique stores, and art galleries are just the beginning. With so many options, you’re sure to find a shopping hot spot that fits your style and suits your taste. Here are some of our favorites:
Situated just half a mile from our luxurious townhome community, Fort Lauderdale’s landmark mall is an upscale oasis that is home to Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, Dillard’s, the Apple Store, and H&M. This landmark mall is currently being transformed into contemporary lifestyle destination with supreme walkability for shopping, dining, gathering, traveling, and relaxing.
Soon you’ll encounter rooftop gardens, sidewalk cafes, outdoor parks with comfortable seating areas, and an underground transportation hub. A new and improved food court has already opened. For now, Galleria Mall is abuzz with activity, and has plenty to offer the modern shopper.
For gallery shopping and boutique browsing, this open-air shopping strip is a delight to explore. Enjoy a European-style atmosphere with courtyards, breezeways, and baskets of flowers. Shop at specialty retailers for clothing, accessories, beachwear, jewelry, housewares, and antiques. When it’s time to set down your shopping bags and take a break, you’ll find more than 30 al fresco dining and bar options to choose from.
Luxury brands dominate this indoor shopping center, which includes over 350 stores along with restaurants, coffee shops, and cafes. Located up the road in Sunrise, it features exclusive designer stores and outlets that you won’t find anywhere else around. Highlighted shops include Burberry, Diane von Furstenberg, Cole Haan, GUCCI, Tory Burch, Versace, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Hugo Boss, and Columbia.
Stacked with popular national retailers including Target and TJ Maxx, this indoor shopping center also features a Publix grocery store and AMC Movie Theatre. Eating options include Einstein Bros. Bagels, Galaxy Pizza, Subway, Jamba Juice, and more. Find great deals at stores such as Marshalls, HomeGoods, GNC, Old Navy, Payless Shoesource, Bath & Body Works, Game Stop, Ross Dress for Less, Footlocker, and Famous Footwear.
Looking for something that’s completely unique? Head to Dania Beach’s quaint downtown area to shop for vintage artwork, rare finds, and true antiques in a laid-back atmosphere. Browse as long as you want at independent stores like Primitive Farm Antiques and Candlelight Antiques, or visit the antique mall to find dozens of vendors in one place. Savor the small-town feel of the area, and enjoy a charming day of treasure hunting in South Florida.
Fort Lauderdale is truly a shopper’s paradise, and you can live in the middle of it all when you make your home at our stylish community. Situated minutes from the Galleria Mall, our luxurious new homes feature designer interiors, spa-style baths, and chef-inspired kitchens. Live the good life. Come home to Galleria Lofts. Please contact us today to learn more about our one-of-a-kind community.