South of Fifth or "SoFi" as locals call it is an exclusive enclave located South of Fifth Street in South Miami Beach which is home to some of Miami Beaches' most expensive real estate. It is a small, vibrant and scenic destination in its very own right. This area features luxury waterfront condos along Government Cut and South Pointe Park. South of Fifth, which is bordered by water on three sides, is a triangular shaped area comprised of less than two square miles. To the west you will find Biscayne Bay, a lagoon where you can still see Florida Manatees and Bottle-nosed Dolphins living in their natural habit. To the south is Government Cut, which serves as the gateway to the Port of Miami. And, lastly, to the east lies the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The buildings that dot the southernmost part of South Beach are multi-million dollar high rises and are the first and second homes of wealthy businesspeople and quite a few big-name celebrities. These fortunate residents simply have to step outside their buildings and can bike, jog, run or walk to the beach or take a relaxing stroll through South Pointe Park's walkways and gaze at the exclusive Fisher Island, downtown Miami, Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. If great food is what you are searching for, search no more. Restaurants such as DeVito's Taverna Opa, Smith & Wollensky and the legendary Joe's Stone Crab serve locals and tourists alike. If you are unfamiliar with the area and want to explore the southernmost part of the city like a local, book a room at the Bentley Beach Resort on Ocean Drive, jog in South Pointe Park and dine at Joe's Takeaway. We promise that you will return to live in this tranquil oasis.
Stepping into South Beach almost feels as if you are stepping back into time in a far off tropical location. The pastel-hued Art Deco buildings of Ocean Drive and the swaying palms in Lummus park capture and hypnotize you. Then you wake up when somebody comes by and say, "Excuse me, coming through," while skating down the sidewalk on rollerblades. South Beach has kept the charm of a relaxed beach resort, yet features all of the modern amenities you are looking for in a neighborhood. South Beach is actually a part of the city of Miami Beach. It encompasses the 23 southernmost blocks of this barrier island which separates Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Surprisingly, this area of Miami Beach was first used as a coconut farm. The 1930s brought the architectural revolution to South Beach, along with Art Deco, Nautical Moderne and Streamline Moderne buildings to the island. The early days of South Beach were full of glitz and glamour. The Jackie Gleason Show taped in the area and Desi Arnaz launched the rumba craze at the historic Española Way neighborhood. However, in the 1970s and 1980s the city faced a great amount of blight and poverty. Then in 1979 Barbara Capitan launched the preservation of the Art Deco District. From there on South Beach has continually evolved and began to shine with all the same glamour and glitz of the past. Today, South Beach is home to two premiere shopping areas, the Collins Avenue Shopping District and the Lincoln Road Mall. It is also known for its exciting nightlife and dining experiences. This neighborhood is perfect for anyone who wants the laid-back island lifestyle, yet all the comforts of modern times. There are dozens of luxury, waterfront homes for rent or purchase, as well as countless luxury, oceanfront condos and apartments in South Beach. Contact us and one of our expert real estate agents will guide you in finding your luxury property today.
Miami Beach is a vibrant city with a true historic and artistic background. Simply look around, and you will see the artistic inspiration in the sherbet-hued Art Deco buildings lining Ocean Drive and scattered throughout the area between luxury condos and apartments. Over the years, Miami Beach has seen a lot of change, such as the rise in bank-owned properties and the demand of Miami commercial real estate; but, the constant rebirth and evolution is what makes this city by the sea so unique.This tropical barrier island, which lies between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, is often referred to as "Miami," even though it is a city all of its own. Miami Beach is sun-kissed and oozes with visual appeal, not only from its architecture, but from the thousands of visitors strolling the streets. Known as America's Riviera, Miami Beach is thought of as a great spot for people-watching. This city has been a pre-eminent beach resort for nearly a century, and is definitely a place to see and be seen.During the day, residents can take a walk or jog on the beach, do some shopping at Lincoln Road and have a scrumptious and healthy lunch at restaurants such as the Cafe at Books & Books or Doraku Sushi. When the sun sets and the neon lights shine bright, locals can visit one of the numerous art galleries, catch a performance by the New World Symphony or dine at an exclusive restaurant such as the Betsy's BLT Steak and the Meat Market on Lincoln Road.Miami Beach is also home to the world-famous South Beach which covers the southernmost 23 blocks of the island. This section of Miami Beach is known for its nightlife, superior vacation rentals and the amalgamation of diverse cultures. While on the beach you can hear a variety of languages such as Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and French beings spoken. This coming together of different cultures is part of South Beaches' charm.Tourist flock to this area to escape the cold, harsh temperatures of the north, and usually return as residents. They find the perfect home in exclusive, waterfront houses and high rises in some of Miami Beaches' most upscale neighborhoods such as La Gorce, South of Fifth, the Venetian Islands, Star Island and Hibiscus Island. So, if you are interested in Florida real estate, and are ready to take the plunge, contact us and we will guide you along the way with your relocation needs.
The Venetian Islands are several man-made island communities of Miami Beach. These six high-end neighborhoods made up of Biscayne Island, San Marco Island, Di Lido Island, San Marino Island, Belle Isle and Rivo Alto Island, are connected by the Venetian Causeway, which is usually inhabited by people exercising, walking their pets or simply talking nice walks.Each one of the six Venetian Islands has an assortment of waterfront homes and inland homes- both with lots of square footage, spacious backyards, swimming pools, boat docks and incredible views regardless of whether one chooses an inland home on San Marino Island or a quiet residence overlooking Biscayne Bay on Belle Isle. Condos on the Ventian Islands offer another option to single family homes
Sunny Isles Beach
Sunny Isles Beach is a culturally diverse community located on a barrier island in the northeast corner of Miami-Dade County, bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Intracoastal Waterway on the west. Sometimes, this area is referred to as "Little Moscow" because of its many Russian and Russian American residents. Regardless of how you call this area, it is a slice of South Florida heaven and a great place to purchase commercial property and oceanfront condos. This area which is also known as the City of Sun and Sea, was originally known as Sunny Isles - The Venice of America. Bal Harbor and Haulover Park are immediately to the south of Sunny Isles, while Golden Beach lies to the north. This community is known for its 2 ½ mile-long fine sand beach and outdoor amenities which include boating, fishing and tennis. This area is also known for its abundant dining, entertainment and shopping options. This neighborhood is ideal for families with children as it is less hectic than South Beach, and there are many real estate options to chose from. Samson Oceanfront Park is a lovely place for children to relax and play. Locals also enjoy spending time watching the sunrise at the landmark fishing pier. Thanks to the influx of new residents, the city is currently experiencing a major redevelopment renaissance on the eastern side of Collins Avenue. Officials are enforcing zoning laws that will ensure that view corridors and beach access pathways will always offer visitors and residents alike, a life with a gorgeous view. West of Collins Avenue, the city is currently building several parks and improving the infrastructure and laying the groundwork for future redevelopment plans. Now is the time to purchase your luxury condo or oceanfront apartment in this evolving village. The main emphasis of the renaissance is the redevelopment of residential condo construction. This city is steady, but surely, replacing outdated motels with luxury hotels and residential oceanfront developments. However, much of the residential construction is not for year-round occupancy; but, recent statistics show a steady raise in young families who desire to be near the ocean. So, give us a call if you and your family would love to be a part of this Miami community.
Brickell (pronounced "BRICK-uhl") is an urban neighborhood in Miami, Florida, Along with Downtown, Brickell is Miami and South Florida's major financial district. Brickell is also a dense, high-rise residential neighborhood with many upscale, luxury condominium and apartment towers. Referred to as the "Manhattan of the South", Brickell is home to the largest concentration of international banks in the United States, mostly along Brickell Avenue, Brickell's main north-south avenue and along Miami Avenue, home to many popular Miami restaurants, shops and places of entertainment. A few hundred feet east of the northeastern side of Brickell is Brickell Key, a gated island of upscale, high-rise residential and hotel towers. As of 2009, over 190,000 office employees work in Downtown and Brickell. Today, the Brickell and Downtown Miami neighborhoods are the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Miami, growing from 40,000 residents in 2000 to over 70,000 in 2009. Brickell is served by the Miami Metrorail at the Brickell Station and by 5 stations of the Metromover's Brickell Loop. Brickell lies south of the Miami River, extending south to SE 26th Road (the Rickenbacker Causeway), and is mostly mixed financial and residential north of Broadway, and mostly residential south of Broadway. Brickell is home to approximately 17,500 year-round residents. The area of Brickell south of Broadway and is mainly low and mid-rise residential buildings west of Brickell Avenue and high-rise residential to the east of Brickell Avenue. This area of Brickell includes the "Millionaires' Row" section of Brickell Avenue, home to many expensive residences, and home to many of Miami's most expensive apartments and condominiums, as well as some iconic Miami skyscrapers, such as the Atlantis Condominium. Although Brickell has traditionally been known as a financial district, in recent years, construction of numerous condominium and apartment towers in Brickell, has extended the upscale residential neighborhood feel of lower Brickell into upper Brickell. Recent construction in Brickell has also enlarged the urban core of Brickell from Brickell Avenue west to the Metrorail line, with new office and residential towers, such as Axis at Brickell Village. Today, over 25,000 residents live in Brickell, among them the superstars José José and Luis Miguel. At the center of Brickell is Mary Brickell Village, with an assortment of restaurants, boutiques, services that create a gathering area for high-class retail and restaurants. Some the best and most well-known names are leasing space in the project. The project is designed after a French style village and attracts social gathering and entertainment. To the north of Brickell is Downtown, with most of the area's public elementary schools and Miami Dade College's Wolfson Campus. Downtown is also home to the Miami Main Library, as well as various parks, theatres, museums, and sporting venues. South of Brickell is Coconut Grove, with Mercy Hospital, CocoWalk, Dinner Key, Villa Vizcaya, as well as many historic sites and parks. Coconut Grove also has many of Miami's best private schools, such as Ransom Everglades, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, and La Salle High School. West of Brickell is Little Havana, extending from SW 8th St westward. East of Brickell is Biscayne Bay, and eastward along the Rickenbacker Causeway, is Virginia Key and Key Biscayne. Both keys have many public beaches, nature preserves, parks, and various other cultural venues. Also east, along the MacArthur Causeway is South Beach.
Downtown Miami is the central business district of Miami, Miami-Dade County, and South Florida. Brickell Avenue and Biscayne Boulevard are the main north-south roads, and Flagler Street is the main east-west road. Downtown is the historic cultural, financial, and commercial center of South Florida, tracing its history back to the 19th century. In recent years, the area has grown to become the fastest-growing area in Miami. Downtown is home to many major museums, parks, schools and colleges, banks, courthouses, government offices, theaters, shops and historic buildings.As of 2009, there are approximately 71,000 year-round residents in Downtown (including neighboring Brickell and Omni), with close to 200,000 residents living in the immediate Downtown area. Recent mass construction of high-rise residential buildings and office towers, Downtown has been revitalized with new shops, bars, parks, and restaurants opening up, attracting many new residents. Along with Brickell, Downtown has grown from 40,000 residents in 2000, to over 70,000 in 2009, making it one of the fastest-growing areas in Florida. It was estimated in February 2010, that about 550 new residents move to the Downtown area every month. As of 2009, over 190,000 office employees work in Downtown and Brickell.
Midtown Miami is a neighborhood in the City of Miami, Florida, United States. It is north of Downtown and south of the Design District. It is roughly divided by NE 20th Street to the south, I-195 to the north, I-95 to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east. Wynwood and Edgewater are sub-districts of Midtown.Wynwood is a sub-district of Midtown and is on the western side. It is sometimes called an "arts district" due to its prevalence of artist studios and is also home to the Miami Fashion District on NW 5th Avenue from 23rd Street to 29th Street. Edgewater, another sub-district of Midtown forms the eastern side of Midtown and is mostly residential with many high-rise residential towers. The success of Midtown, in Wynwood at the corner of 36th Street and Miami Avenue, has helped energize the surrounding area. It has boosted the revitalized Design District directly to the north and spurred additional development in the surrounding commercial district.The entire area has become a destination, dotted with art galleries, high-end home furnishing stores and some of the area's best restaurants.The above information is courtesy of WikiPedia
Wynwood is a diverse mix of high-rise condos and industrial chic lofts. The neighborhood demonstrates the true model of Miami as a melting-pot community, and offers a commercial and cultural meeting ground for contemporary life in Miami. This is the perfect location for anyone interested in leasing commercial property and living just steps from their business. This neighborhood's proximity to Miami's downtown business district, along with its attractive, waterfront buildings make Wynwood especially appealing for those who work downtown, in the heart of the city. Another perk includes amazing views of Biscayne Bay. Over the past few years, the area has seen quite a bit of revitalization. The major commercial and real estate development Midtown Miami consists of residential buildings, and shops, known as The Shops at Midtown. Contemporary stores such as West Elm, Loehmann's and Target have become the cornerstone of true economic advancement for this neighborhood and its surrounding neighborhoods. Midtown is located between N Miami Avenue and NE 2nd Avenue between NW 29th Street and NW 36th Street. The real estate development in this Miami city has been a key force in the revitalization of the Miami Design District. This area was once completely dilapidated, but, now you can now find high-end restaurants with food prepared by world-renowned chefs, art galleries, design studios and high-end home furnishing stores. Now it is easy for you to furnish and decorate your waterfront condo or luxury apartment, as these stores are right outside your door. Now is the time to invest in South Florida real estate. Purchase your primary residency or vacation property in Wynwood, while you still have many choices available. Or lease an outstanding retail property and watch your business flourish.
Key Biscayne is an island paradise community, located six miles off the coast of Miami. You can reach this barrier island via Rickenbacker Causeway, a four-mile long bridge connecting the key to mainland Miami. It was not until 1947 that this tropical sanctuary was opened to the public for the construction of large, upscale residential development. Prior to that year, Key Biscayne served as private residences for Miami founders. In addition, the northern two-thirds of the island served as the largest operating coconut plantation in the continental United States during the first half of the 20th century. To this day, to the delight of locals and visitors alike, a vast majority of the original coconut palms sway in the gentle breeze. The housing options on Key Biscayne are really a dream come true for anyone interested in buying or leasing South Florida real estate. Buyers or renters can choose between exquisite, oceanfront homes and luxury waterfront condominiums. This village community is very stable and ideal for people with families, as it is a tranquil and semi-secluded area. Residents of this posh community enjoy biking and kayaking. In fact, bikes, roller blades, scooters and golf carts are the preferred method of transportation around the island. You can enjoy fifteen miles of paved bike paths that wind throughout the quaint community. A major highlight of this village is the possibility of safely riding for the entire day with your children. Key Biscayne is a family oriented community that offers an array of outdoor activities and attractions such as the Miami Seaquarium on Virginia Key and the Historic Cape Florida Lighthouse. The community recently opened a civic center that houses an outdoor swimming pool, multiple indoor courts and a renowned theatrical program. The Village of Key Biscayne provides a great amount of community resources such as its own fire and police stations, as well as newly expanded elementary and junior high schools. Another perk of living in this peaceful community is the fact that the tax rate remains the lowest of any municipality in Miami-Dade County. Key Biscayne's population is ever increasing and caters to an elite population of high-income professionals and business moguls. If you want to enjoy an idyllic island lifestyle, with all the modern advantages of city life, then Key Biscayne is the ideal place for you to make an investment in Miami real estate.
Miami Real estate continues to attract more investors to buy properties and one of the most popular investments is Brickell condo. Condominiums are becoming the most popular choice among investors today because of the many advantages of living in one … Continue reading →
When you think of South Beach, you imagine the sun touching your skin while soaked in the blue beaches of Miami and what better way to fully experience this than to own South Beach condos. Aside from the warm weather, … Continue reading →
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