Real Estate

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show staying at Bahia Mar; redevelopment plans move forward

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show won’t be sailing out of the city anytime soon.

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida announced Tuesday it has signed a 30-year lease extension with the operators of the Bahia Mar resort and marina to keep the annual boat show at the site through 2050. The boat show is an economic powerhouse for the city, bringing in more than $850 million annually, according to a recent analysis.

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