Officially chartered in 1963, Coral Springs was a community developed by WCI Communities. It used to bear the name, Coral Ridge Properties. In the following decades until the 1990s, the city grew rapidly – adding as much as 35,000 residents every 10 years.
To maintain the distinctive appeal of the neighborhood, Coral Springs adapts strict building codes making it one of the most livable cities in Florida.
The family-friendly neighborhood of Coral Springs used to be a marshy landowner by Henry Lyons who used the area as a bean farm. After his death, his descendants raised cattle in the area.
It was after World War II, during the South Florida real estate boom that Coral Ridge Properties decided to buy portions of the land to convert into a real estate development. Since then, Coral Springs evolved to become of the best cities to live in the US.
Coral Springs has received numerous awards including “10th Safest City in the US” in 2007, America’s Promise “100 Best Cities for Young People” in 2008, Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award in 2007, and the “44th Best Place to Live in the US” in 2010.
It follows a commissioner-manager government and is home to the Coral Springs Medical Center.
Coral Springs has a lot of various offerings for its residents. There are a number of shops that they can visit including Coral Square, Best Buy, The Home Depot, Sam’s Club, Coral Palm Plaza and The Walk of Coral Springs.
The city also has a number green spaces where they can relax and unwind. TPC Eagle Trace, Mullins Park, Riverside Park and Cypress Park are all accessible to the residents.
The nearest airport to the city is the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, located 27 miles southeast.
Coral Springs Real Estate
Coral Springs has a wide collection of single-family homes in gated communities and low-rise condominium buildings with amazing views of golf courses and city skyline. The highest building in the community is the 12-story Country Club Tower.
- Butler Farms
- Coral Creek
- Pine Glen
- Village Green
- Royal Land
- Pine Ridge
- Park Ridge
- The Springs
- George Town
- Pine Landing
- The Isles