Sunrise is a city in Florida, situated six miles west of Fort Lauderdale on the east side of the state. This city was originally a golf village, on one side the city is bordered by the Everglades. In the city of Sunrise you will find playgrounds, swimming pools, a civic center with a 300 seat theater, an art gallery, athletic clubs (soccer, tennis, general), and a system of parks.
Sunrise’s economic strength is partially based on the Sawgrass Mills (350 retail outlet shopping mall), Sawgrass International Corporate Park (612 acres makes it the largest corporate park in south Florida), IKEA, and other commercial enterprises n the area. The notable companies that are headquartered in Sunrise or have office space or facilities in the area includes Coventry Healthcare, AT&T, United Healthcare, General Dynamics, Cigna Healthcare, Norwegian Cruise Line, New York Life, T-Mobile, International Bullion Brokers, and Air France’s United States reservations call center.
Entertainment And Dining Out
As one of Florida’s top tourist destinations, Sunrise is home to a 350 store outlet mall know as the Sawgrass Mills Mall, This is one of the four largest shopping outlet mall in the US. There are name brand discounters, and mall anchors include Off 5th, J.C. Penney Outlet, and Super Target. Dining options in Sunrise are many and varied. There are upscale choices such as the Grand Lux Café, Villagio, and Los Ranchos Restaurant. Chain dining is served by The Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang’s China Bistro, and the Rainforest Café. Local options include The Knife Restaurant and Quarterdeck Seafood Bar.
The nearest major airport to Sunrise is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL/KFLL). The airport is 8 miles from the village center. Another major airport in the area is the Palm Beach International Airport (PBI/KPBI), situated 46 miles from Sunrise, FL. The Miami International Airport (MIA/KMIA) is 56 miles from Sunrise. Sunrise is located in the center of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. It offers close proximity to the Florida Turnpike and I-95, and is bordered by the Sawgrass Expressway, I-75, and I-595. This nearness to the road network and counties makes Sunrise extremely accessible.