Weston is a master planned suburban community in Broward County, Florida. In 2010, Money magazine ranked Weston 19th in America in the “Biggest Earners” category, with a median family income of $119,689.
In 2012, Weston moved up eleven slots to the 62nd best place to live in America, once again topping the list in the state of Florida. It was recently named by Family Circle Magazine one of the Ten Best Towns for Families for 2015. In February 2018, the City of Weston was ranked #8 in the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. by NeighborhoodScout.
Weston is renowned for its lush landscapes and distinctive neighborhoods. This cultural gem is where you’ll find art festivals, concerts and celebrity golf tournaments. Weston also offers beautiful biking and walking trails for a tranquil Florida escape. In Weston, you’ll enjoy a wide choice of fine shops located in Weston’s Town Center.
There are many parks located in Weston. Additionally, Markham Park, a large County Park is located in Sunrise just north of the City. Sawgrass Recreation Park is located in the Everglades, north of the City on US 27.
Weston Town Center is a shopping center located on the corner of Royal Palm Boulevard and Bonaventure Boulevard. It features dining options such as Graziano’s, The Cheese Course and Prime Time. You can also find hotels and beautifully designed apartment residents just around the corner.
The 15,000 acres of land now comprising the City of Weston was first amassed in the 1950’s by a gentleman named Arthur Vining Davis, the original owner of Weston’s primary developer, Arvida.
Weston was established as a city in 1996, much of the community was developed by Arvida/JMB Realty (known for developing Walt Disney World) and is located near the western developmental boundary of Broward County. It is the most western city in Broward County, and its entire west side is next to the Everglades.