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Bahia Mar Now 2nd Yacht-Specific Foreign-Trade Zone in USA

Add another famous Fort Lauderdale locale to the newly created foreign-trade zone (FTZ). It’s Bahia Mar, the marina many know as the primarily location for the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. You may remember that earlier this month, Lauderdale Marine Center became America’s first duty-free yachting area. It was the first business to formally Continue reading


FLIBS Remaining at Bahia Mar Through 2050

A year after a developer withdrew renovation plans for Fort Lauderdale’s famed Bahia Mar, the site is locked in for the world’s largest in-water boat show for the next 33 years. The owners of the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, a.k.a. FLIBS, signed a new lease this week. As a result, new redevelopment plans Continue reading