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.

Coming: Art Days 2017 | Sept 8-10

Head into Downtown for Art Days 2017! Now in its sixth year, this annual event brings the community together with arts and culture institutions, galleries and artists in Downtown Miami for three days of unique cultural experiences, special programming and free events during September 8-10, 2017. This year will be a blast; see you there!

For more information on Art Days and to RSVP to events, visit
Miami Spice Months - Aug/Sept 2017
Miami Spice is a mouth-watering restaurant promotion showcasing the very best of Miami cuisine.
During August 1 thru September 30, restaurants offer three-course meals featuring dishes created by world renowned chefs at reduce prices: Lunch/Brunch $23 and Dinner $39.

For information regarding Miami Spice, please click here.
The Miami Flea
The second half of 2017 is upon us; let's close out the hazy days of summer and start a new season in collaboration with creatives. Our community market is back with dozens of vendors, artisans, food purveyors and musicians in tow. Oigo, Cortadito and The State Of will be bringing the ear candy with their melodic tunes while you fill up on delectable snacks from local eateries and cool down with some frosty adult beverages.
Orisha Exhibit @ HistoryMiami

IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Company and HistoryMiami Museum present: “Following the Steps of the Orishas: Afro-Cuban Spirituality in Urban Spaces,”an academic conference in conjunction with the IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival.

For more information on this exhibit, click here.


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