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A Top Ranking City

 

One of the top ranked cities in the world, Miami is a global hub for business, art, luxury and nightlife. Miami’s growing startup/technology scene and all-year sunny weather make it the “Happiest City to Work” in the United States, according to “Career Bliss”. Miami is also the second-hottest destination for millennials or those born after 1980, according to Realtor.com. Miami attracts all those who want to live, work and play in our vibrant and innovative communities. Miami’s evolution from a tourist destination to a top global city is complete and visible and the numbers prove it.


$6.2 billion

Amount of international home sales in South Florida in 2016.

1,000

Multinational companies in Miami - and no state income tax. Home to 55 foreign consulates, 30 bi-national chambers of commerce and 18 foreign trade offices.

#1

Miami is the top market for international buyers and is expected to outperform other U.S. markets long into the future

4th

Healthiest City in America (Source: Livability - April 2015)

Happiest City to Work

(Source: Career Bliss - Jan.2016

 

15.5 Million

The record number of travelers who visited Greater Miami in 2015. Of the 1 million additional visitors in 2015 vs. 2014, about 500,000 traveled to Miami for the first time.

WALK SCORE

75.6

Miami is the 5th-most walkable city in the U.S., according

to WalkScore.com

24

Colleges & Universities in Miami-Dade Count

#1

Miami is “America’s Cleanest City” according to Forbes

Top 20 reasons to visit & buy in Miami


Affordable Real Estate

The local market offers record affordability, amenities, & seller incentives; 50% more affordable in the last five years; weak US dollar gives greater discounts to foreign buyers.


Top market for international buyers

Florida is the top state in the U.S. & Miami is the top market for int’l buyers; & is expected to outperform other U.S. markets long into the future


Enviable Weather

The only major “subtropical” city in continental U.S.; average temp. 75 ºF / 23 ºC


BEAUTIFUL BEACHES

Greater Miami has 84 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline & 67 square miles of inland waterways & more than 15 miles of world-famous beaches


WATER SPORTS & ACTIVITIES

Enjoy snorkeling, sailing, boating, kayaking, swimming, diving & other water sports all year around


Young adults, families, baby boomers, retirees, celebrities, & visitors - museums, performing arts venues, art galleries, professional sports, & amazing places to shop

EXCITING LIFESTYLE FOR ALL


FABULOUS NIGHTLIFE

Ocean Drive & more - top restaurants, night clubs, bars, world famous hotspots


RESTAURANTS

In Miami you can savor worldwide cuisine unlike in any other city in the U.S.


ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

Major fashion center, top modeling agencies in the world, Fashion Week & more than 2,400 motion picture & video businesses


COMMERCIAL & INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE

Vacancy rates for all commercial sectors in Miami are below the national average; retail & multi-family are outperforming most major markets in the U.S


GATEWAY TO THE AMERICAS

Strategic location between Latin America & Europe; “Capital of the Americas” - perfect for business or pleasure


THE MOST #INTL CITY IN THE USA

Nearly 50% of population is foreign born & speak over 100 languages


GLOBAL BUSINESS CENTER

For business, finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts & international trade; no state income tax; home to nearly 1,200 multinational companies from 56 nations; more than 100 international consulates, trade offices & bi-national chambers of commerce


HOTELS

Ranks fifth in US in occupancy after New York, Oahu Island, San Francisco, & Boston


TOP TOURIST DESTINATION

12.6 million overnight guests – with 6 million of them int’l visitors


WORLD AVIATION HUB

3rd in the U.S. with 33.5 million passengers a year; Over 80 airlines to 120 destinations – top freight airport in the U.S. with 1.8 million tons - $19 billion in business revenue/year


PORT OF MIAMI

“Cruise Capital of the World” with more than 4 million passengers a year; Also serves 240 seaports; 9 million tons of sea cargo; top markets: China, Italy, Hong Kong, Honduras & Brazil


EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

4th largest U. S. school district; 5 colleges & universities; 3 law schools


HOSPITALS

33 hospitals; Jackson Memorial is one of the top 25 hospitals in the U. S. & Miami Children’s Hospital is rated the top pediatric hospital in the country


  • Miami has the largest concentration of international banks in the U.S.

  • Miami’s skyline ranks third in the U.S. behind New York City & Chicago & 18th in the world

  • Miami is the only major city in the United States bordered by two national parks, Everglades National Park on the West, and Biscayne National Park on the East

TOP RANKINGS