A mirror on the past.
north of Brickell Point where the Miami River flows
into Biscayne Bay, you can see the statue of a proud
Tequesta Indian. It stands as a homage to the indigenous
people who first settled this area. And in the 1870's,
along the same shores of this river, pioneers William
and Mary Brickell commenced development by operating
their trading outpost. It was Mary who first envisioned
the Brickell we know today. A neighborhood of wide,
gently curving avenues with tree-lined medians and expansive
water front estates that would appeal to a young nation's
landed gentry. So prestigious did the area become, that
before long it was referred to as "Millionaire's
Row." The mansions have since given way to towering
office buildings and luxury condominiums, yet Brickell
is still a center for trade and commerce, where the
pioneering, entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well.
A window on the future.
recent years, Brickell has come to the forefront of
international business and luxury living. Desire for
waterfront property and Brickell's emergence as Miami's
cosmopolitan center have encouraged considerable development
and even grander plans for the future. Certainly the
significance of being the second largest booming international
financial center in the United States will further stimulate
Miami's entire downtown area and lure new residents
and business alike.
And just as diversity has always been the key to Miami’s
growth and success, so too is it the key to Brickell's.
Be it the wealth of cultural influences, the many international
business interests represented, or even the simple contrast
of the many modern office structures with quiet shady
streets, Brickell is a dynamic area that the world is
recognizing as a leader for the next century.
Windows on the world of commerce.
The Brickell Avenue Corridor is the second largest international banking center in the U.S., second only to New York. One trip down Brickell Avenue and you'll see why it is referred to as the "Wall Street of the South." As a booming hub of world commerce, Brickell is home to over 60 domestic and international financial institutions from 18 countries spanning four continents, making Brickell one of the most significant international banking centers in the world. This proliferation, along with Brickell's proximity to the State and Federal courthouses, has given rise to tremendous growth in the accounting and legal professions as well, particularly real estate and trade law.
In keeping with the pioneer spirit of William and Mary Brickell's trading post, Miami has earned the respected title of Free Trade Capital of the Americas. Rest assured, its prominence is not limited to Latin America. There are 36 consulates, foreign trade offices, and bi-national chambers of commerce located within the Brickell Avenue Corridor.
With over 18.6 million square feet of office space, Brickell is adjacent to PortMiami and within minutes of Miami International Airport, which services more scheduled international flights than any other airport in the Western Hemisphere. It's no surprise that when the world looks to the leader in international commerce, all eyes are on Brickell.
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Windows on the world of luxury
Rising above the beautiful waters of Biscayne Bay is one of the most unique and identifiable skylines in the world. The luxury condominiums on exclusive Brickell Key and those that line Brickell Avenue provide an incomparable life of luxury to their residents. It seems only fitting that they be located on the same precious strip of land that was once known as "Millionaire's Row," in honor of the grand estates that stood upon it. Though much has changed in the last 100 years, the friendly neighborhood charm of Brickell endures.
Since 2003, over 22,785 new luxury apartments and condominium residences have been build within the Brickell Avenue Corridor and that trend shows no sign of abating. As the area continues to thrive, more and more people who work in Brickell are choosing to live in Brickell. Why commute when there is such an incredible quality of life just steps from the office?
And perhaps the greatest luxury enjoyed by Brickell's diverse population of young professionals, empty nesters, and international businesspeople is the sense of community that is so rare in most urban settings. Brickell residents are secure knowing they can jog, walk their dogs or simply take a nighttime stroll along the streets of the neighborhood they call home.
The cultural riches from our
window on the world.
Magnificent panoramic views allow those who live and work on Brickell to see virtually all that is within their reach. The glistening neon lights of eclectic South Beach, the pulsing streets of Coconut Grove and the natural beauty of Key Biscayne are all minutes away. And if you’re a sports enthusiast, you’ll have plenty to cheer about. The Heat plays at the American Airlines Arena downtown, the Dolphins just 20-minutes North at Sun Life Stadium, and the Marlins just 10-minutes West at beautiful Marlins Stadium.
For cultural pursuits, Brickell is centrally located to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Vizcaya Museum, Miami City Ballet, New World Symphony, Florida Grand Opera, Miami Art Museum, Perez Art Museum, Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, and Actors Playhouse in nearby Coral Gables. Being at the center of the city also puts many transportation options within easy reach. Metro-Mover, Metro-Rail, and the Miami Trolley give you access to downtown and all of Miami, and the connecting Tri-Rail can take you north to Ft. Lauderdale and Palm Beach. And should looking out at the painted horizon turn your thoughts to travel, you are just a short drive from two major international airports, not to mention the world’s busiest cruise port.
If ever there was an ideal time to acquire your own
windows on Brickell, it is now. The selection of prime
office space and prestigious luxury condominiums will
never again be so great. And while the potential of
this emerging neighborhood is not limited, the availability
of preferred locations certainly is. With its well developed
infrastructure, this planned community is ready to accommodate
your growth as well as its own.
Brickell presents a unique
window of opportunity.
Nowhere else in South Florida will you find an area
with such an advantageous location, central to both
Miami and the world. Or one whose reputation as a center
of commerce is rivaled only by its standard of living.
Visit Brickell and you’ll see for yourself that
today is surely your window of opportunity.
Just outside your window…
- Over 60 domestic and international financial institutions have earned Brickell a reputation as “Wall Street of the South.”
- Brickell provides one of South Florida’s largest concentrations of premium office space, with over 18.6 million square feet completed and 127,000 square feet under construction.
- 22,785 luxury apartments and condominium residences have been built within the Brickell Avenue Corridor since 2003. And there are over 3, 983 additional units presently under construction and another 4,459 planned.
- There are 28 luxury hotels (with 7,124 rooms) located within the Brickell Corridor with several more hotels currently under construction.
- More scheduled airlines fly into nearby Miami International Airport than any other airport in the Western Hemisphere.
- The bustling PortMiami serves 4.8 million passengers and moves over 7.5 million tons of cargo each year.
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