The Regional Activity Center (RAC) is generally located East of I-95 and West of 17th Avenue with Sheridan Street as the northern boundary and Pembroke Road as the Southern Boundary. The RAC covers an area of over 1,450 acres that includes Downtown Hollywood and the key commercial and residential corridors of Federal Highway, Dixie Highway, and a portion of Hollywood Boulevard.
The Regional Activity Center is a high intensity, high density multi-use area that encourages attractive and functional mixed living, working, shopping, education, and recreational activities.
Demographics and Key Data Points about the Regional Activity Center
15 Minute Drive-Time
The Regional Activity Center, located east of I-95 and encompassing Downtown, is within close proximity of Fort Lauderdale and Miami. A 15 minute drive demonstrates that it is the center of a growing and thriving metropolitan region. Download a copy of the RAC Drive Time Analysis.
Regional Activity Center
2016 Estimated Population
2021 Population Forecast
2016 Estimated Households
2021 Household Forecast
2016 Average Household Income
2016 Median Household Income
2016 Workplace Establishments
2016 Workplace Employees
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Esri Forecast for 2016 and 2021; Infogroup
Regional Activity Center Zoning
In order to create a vibrant, high intensity, high density multi-use area the regulatory framework of the Regional Activity Center was recently updated. The new zoning encourages high quality and functional mixed living, working, shopping, education, and recreational activities. Staff completed the proposed zoning changes in early 2016 and was adopted by the City Commission in the Fall of 2016. You can download a copy of the RAC Zoning Regulations and associated maps below. For additional information please contact our office or the Division of Planning at (954) 921-3471.