Excellent documentation and any PHP developer with prior MVC framework experience can get started within minutes.
Easy to build commands for your project which will have access to all the resources and services.
Laravel collections and Eloquent makes it easy and fun working with databases.
Laravel is expressive and readable. Imagine a syntax like Users::where('age', '>=', 21)->where('age', '<=', 30)->get();
Easy to implement queues and cron jobs.
Out of the box web security features like CSRF and SQL injection.
It's free and open-source framework with great community support.
Vast amount of Laravel tutorials to learn and improve knowledge and annual Laracon events with latest framework developments and future goals.
The creator of Laravel Taylor Otwell, listens to everyone on twitter and tweets tips, tricks, tweaks, hacks and his latest framework update(s).
Thousands of job opportunities across the globe.
Laravel excels in terms of performance, it surpasses Django and ROR.
They keep innovating and hence the "breaking" changes with every new release.
Excellent stack trace to find exact line of code where the issue is.