Downtown areas in suburban South Florida cities have been popped up in recent years as developers try to accommodate people who want to live, work and play in one place.

For example, a 130-acre mixed-use development now under construction will serve as the downtown of Pembroke Pines, complete with 1,900 residential units, hotelrooms, offices, restaurants, shops and a new city hall.

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