Doing Business

Epicenter of the Americas

Miami is in the midst of an urban renaissance. Downtown Miami is driving growth with new developments of all types; developers added condos, apartments, hotels, offices, and retail centers this year with more to come. Our skyline keeps changing, providing a newly imagined backdrop for this emerging global city and we at the Miami Downtown Development Authority are here to help you get the most out of your Downtown experience, whether you are here for a few nights or a lifetime.

Doing Business in Downtown Miami

Downtown Miami connects businesses to the world like few cities can. A thriving economy, strong business sectors, instant connectivity, extensive social and cultural offerings, and an active and vibrant residential community come together to form our global cosmopolitan city. Companies strategically choose Downtown Miami to be a part of a global business center … a tropical waterfront paradise where worlds meet, entrepreneurs gather, and the Americas are centered. At the Miami Downtown Development Authority, we are ready to help you find your place in our thriving city, expand upon what you’re already doing, and better understand how the city is shaping up in the foreseeable future.

Living in Downtown Miami

Downtown Miami is an electrifying place for urban dwellers to live, work, and play. Downtown offers extensive living options for those who are looking for a place to buy or to rent in a clean, safe, attractive, and welcoming world class city. Whether you are a current resident or are looking to become one, we want to help keep you en vogue with everything that’s happening from the arts and food scenes to the ins and outs of major projects transforming Downtown Miami.

Visiting Downtown Miami

Business or pleasure, no matter the reason for your visit you’ll find a distinctive experience in Downtown Miami. From iconic architectural and artistic hotspots to legendary events that people travel from all over the world to be a part of, we’re here to help you see and do everything on your itinerary and maybe even discover something you weren’t expecting.

DWNTWN Movie Nights
- DWNTWN Movie Nights: Season One - 

Join us for the 5th installment of our DWNTWN Movie Nights series next Friday, March 16, 2018 for a movie under the stars. Don't miss the chance to see Despicable Me 3 with family right here in Brickell.

Screening: Despicable Me 3

Location: First Presbyterian Church - 609 Brickell Ave

Showtime: 7pm

Click here for more information.
NewCo Miami
Miami's Most Innovative Business Leaders Invite You Inside Their Companies. Learn from founders and top executives who take you on a tour of the organizations driving the future.
For more information and to register, click here.
Jackson Health Family Fun Day
Join HistoryMiami Museum and Jackson Health System in a celebration of 100 years of caring for the community. Enjoy the Jackson Centennial exhibition with guided tours by Dr. Paul George at 1PM and 3PM. Receive a free health screening and learn about key services provided by Jackson Health System. Experience activities for the whole family with music, arts and crafts, storytelling, a building blocks station and much more.
Family Fun Days are from 10AM to 5PM with activities from 12PM to 4PM. Click here for more information.
Maker Faire Miami

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.
It's been call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.
Glimpse the future and get inspired! For more information and to grab tickets, click here.


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