Downtown Miami is the heart of one the nation’s fastest-growing cities. Downtown Miami is a true urban live, work and play center with high-rise buildings for rent and to own surrounded by fine dining, world-class entertainment and an active retail scene. There’s plenty of history in Downtown Miami, from the Downtown Miami Commercial Historic District, to the Downtown Miami Historic District, to the Lummus Park Historic District.
Downtown Miami is the Central Business District of Miami-Dade County and home to the single-largest economic and financial hub in South Florida. Nearby Brickell boasts the largest concentration of financial service firms south of Manhattan. With about 20 million square feet of commercial real estate, Greater Downtown Miami areas is home to headquarters of dozens of national and international companies. Over one dozen consulates have established a presence in Downtown Miami, helping facilitate the advancement of international business and travel in the region.
Downtown Miami is in the midst of an urban renewal. Nearly all of the 23,000 condo units constructed from 2003 to 2012 are occupied with renters or owners and a new wave of condo development is currently underway. Downtown Miami is now a 24-7 urban core recognized internationally for its cultural institutions, quality of life and global businesses—and the condo boom is serving as a catalyst for South Florida.
Surrounded by energetic and emerging communities like Midtown, Brickell and Wynwood, Downtown Miami is also close to South Beach. All the main travel arteries that connect South Florida to the rest of the state, including Interstate 95, US 1, and the Dolphin Expressway, are easily accessible. Downtown Miami is also the central hub for public transportation such as Metrorail, Tri-Rail, Metrobus, and Metromover. The Port of Miami and Miami International Airport are minutes away.