• Miami DDA Area: 1.7 Square Miles
  • 2011 Population: 71,600
  • 2011 Daytime Population: 200,000
  • 2016 Projected Population: 85,000
  • 22,785 Residential Units Built Since 2003
  • 18.6 Million Sq. Ft. of Office Space
  • 6,789 Hotel Rooms
Demographics

Research & Information - Current

 

General Facts & Figures

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Market Insights
Satellite image providing an overview of Districts, Demographics and Development projects.
July 2014   PDF

Downtown Miami - Business First
This publication provides an overview of the Downtown Miami business sectors and available resources for businesses.

Downtown Miami - Business First (Spanish)

Downtown Miami - Business First (Portuguese)

Downtown Miami - Business First (Japanese)

January 2014

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Miami DDA- Annual Report 2012-2013
The Miami DDA Annual Report outlines downtown's progress and DDA's role as an agent of change.

November 2013   

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Economic Impact of Downtown Miami
Greater Downtown Miami is a tremendous economic engine. In 2013 The Miami DDA commissioned REMI to conduct an economic impact study of Greater Downtown Miami on Miami-Dade County, South Florida, and the entire State of Florida.
August 2013 PDF
Getting Around Downtown
This publication contains all the different means of transportion and linkages in downtown including maps, stops, schedules, and more.



July 2014 

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Decade of Change - Downtown Miami Area
This report takes a look at changes in land use over time in downtown.
April 2012 PDF
Population & Demographic Report
This report estimates current population in Downtown Miami.  The report incorporates the 2010 Census data into a demographic profile of household composition, employment status, age and income for the area.

Population & Demographic Report (Spanish)


Population & Demographic Report (Portuguese)
September 2011

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Residential Real Estate

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2014 Greater Downtown Residential Real Estate Market Study
Integra Realty Resources (IRR) provides a complete picture of the Downtown Miami condo market showcasing upcoming developments, sales and leasing metrics, and land pricing.  Today, over 90% of Downtown pre-construction condos are being purchased by foreign buyers in all cash transactions.  This reports covers the new development cycle through the 2nd Quarter of 2014.
July 2014
Residential Closings & Occupancy Study - 2013
This report is an annual review of the residential condo market of Greater Downtown Miami.
 

August 2013

Residential Closings & Occupancy Study - 2012
This report is an annual review of the residential condo market of Greater Downtown Miami.  
June 2013  

Residential Closings & Occupancy Study - 2011
This report is an annual review of the residential condo market of Greater Downtown Miami.

February 2012

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Residential Closings & Occupancy Study - 2010
This report is an annual review of the residential condo market of Greater Downtown Miami.

March 2010 PDF

Residential Closings & Occupancy Study - 2009
This report is an annual review of the residential condo market of Greater Downtown Miami.

September 2009 PDF

Commercial Real Estate

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2014 Downtown Miami Office Market Overview
The Office Market Study, conducted by Lambert Advisory, is the Miami DDA’s first comprehensive and independent review of downtown Miami’s office market covering development and leasing from the late 80’s through today.
June 2014 PDF
2012 Retail Market Study - Social Compact
This report shows the most up-to-date demographic and economic statistics for downtown residents, workers and visitors.  The report underscores the market potential in the urban core and the benefits to doing business in Downtown Miami. 

April 2012

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Flagler Street Pedestrian Study
The Miami DDA conducted a count of the pedestrian traffic on Flagler Street in the Downtown Miami Central Business District.  The estimates include counts for weekday and weekend pedestrians and inform the retail activity and relative market potential along the corridor.

May 2009

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Urban Planning & Transportation

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Aviation Planning

DDA Response to the proposed One Engine Inoperative (OEI) FAA Policy Change [posted on the Federal Register – 07.28.2014 Comment Period]. The proposal includes limitation of the City of Miami Downtown building heights.

Letter to US Secretary of Transportation


Resolution to preserve the zone classification districts and the height limitations


Miami DDA findings and coments regarding FAA and OEI - exhibit  
 






 

 

 

Biscayne Boulevard Grand Pedestrian Promenade
Approved in May 2014, this project will implement the DDA Master Plan's goal to transform Biscayne Boulevard into Miami?s grand pedestrian promenade in the tradition of Paseo de Prado in Madrid or Las Ramblas in Barcelona.

Concept Plan

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May 2014

 






South Miami Avenue Central Business District Conceptual Streetscape Plan
The Conceptual Streetscape Plan supports the improvement of South Miami Avenue, from Flagler Street to the Miami River, with wider sidewalks, enhanced crosswalks, street trees and lighting as a means of reinforcing the Central Business District and enhancing pedestrian connectivity to the River and Brickell.

South Miami Avenue Central Business District Conceptual Streetscape Plan - Resolution

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March 2014

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Car Sharing Surcharge Resolution

March 2014 PDF
Pedestrian Priority Zone
To encourage pedestrian safety and comfort throughout Downtown, the Miami City Commission adopted Ordinance No. 13426 establishing the Downtown Pedestrian Priority Zone.

Pedestrian Priority Zone Ordinance

Overview: What is a Pedestrian Priority Zone?

County Resolution Supporting Pedestrian Priority Zone

 

 



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Bike-Ped Mobility Data Update
This report updates the "Transportation Mobility Analysis" component of the 2010 Downtown Bicycle-Pedestrian Mobility Plan, including field observations, bike-ped counts, transit ridership data, and stakeholder survey results."
December 2013 PDF
Downtown Miami Streetscape Manual Sidewalk Furnishings
This report is intended to serve as the primary source and framework for promoting higher quality and consistent streetscape designs within the DDA Boundary.
December 2013 PDF

Flagler Street Streetscape Plan
The design for the urban streetscape of Flagler Street, as prepared by the City of Miami Office of Capital Improvements and the design firm of Curtis + Rogers.

October 2013 PDF

Downtown Miami Bike Center Feasibility Study
A report on the potential for establishing a Bike Center facility in Downtown Miami that would provide secure bike parking, showers and a locker room, bike repair, and retail  services for Miami's growing cadre of bicycle commuters.

Full Report + Appendix (31 MB)

Report only (21 MB)


Appendix only (6 MB)

August 2013

 

 

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Flagler Street Lighting Report
This report describes strategies for lighting Flagler street and addresses project goals including, celebrating the history and enhancing the identity of downtown and improving Flagler Street's image as a vibrant, secure, shopping and night-time destination.

January 2012 PDF

2025 Downtown Miami Master Plan
The Plan is a 15-year roadmap for enhancing the livability and quality of life in Downtown Miami. The plan is to serve as a benchmark for encouraging investment by both the public and private sectors, with the goal of transforming the area into the "Epicenter of the Americas."

October 2009 PDF

Downtown Bicycle-Pedestrian Mobility Plan
This bicycle and pedestrian mobility plan focuses on creating great streets and community spaces, elevating grand boulevards to prominence, leveraging the waterfront, and improving multimodal access to public transportation.

January 2011

 

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Downtown Miami Wayfinding and Signage Program
The Downtown Signage and Wayfinding Program will improve the experience of Downtown visitors by making it easier to find key destinations, landmarks, and parking.
November 2010

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Downtown Miami Wayfinding and Signage Program
Design intent documentation drawings.
November 2010 PDF

South Miami Avenue Streetscape Design Plan
The adopted design for the urban streetscape of South Miami Avenue, as prepared by the Urban Design C.I.P. and Transportation Committee.

September 2010

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Hospitality & Tourism

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Downtown Miami Conference Center Market
This is market and program analysis looks at the issues surrounding the development and operation of a conference facility in downtown Miami.

November 2011

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ULI Technical Assistance Panel (TAP): Downtown Conference Center
This document examines the issues surrounding the development and operation of a conference facility in downtown Miami.

July 2010

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Third Party Research

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Opalesque Alternative Investment Roundtable:  Miami 2014
Participants from Miami's alternative investment sector discuss doing business in Miami.

Opalesque Alternative Investment Roundtable:  Miami 2014 (Spanish)

Opalesque Alternative Investment Roundtable:  Miami 2014 (Portuguese)
January 2014

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Industrial Highlights Q2 2013
an overview of the Industrial real estate market for Miami-Dade County.
Report courtesy of Jones Lang LaSalle
Q2 2013 PDF
Office Outlook Q2 2013
an overview of the Office real estate market for Miami-Dade County.
Report courtesy of Jones Lang LaSalle
Q2 2013 PDF

Miami and the U: The story of Miami's amazing condominium recovery
Prepared by Focus Real Estate Advisors and the Aztec Group, Inc.

April 2012

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