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.

Job Opportunity with the Miami DDA
The Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is hiring a mid-level urban planner with experience managing transportation projects in South Florida. Join our dynamic team as we implement high-profile projects that are changing the fabric of our growing downtown and creating a more livable environment for generations to come.

For a detailed job description, click here.

Interested candidates may apply by sending your resume/qualifications to
Hands-On-History : United States History
Join a Museum Educator every Saturday for story time followed by a related art activity. 
Free for participating children and caregivers. Celebrate diversity and citizenship with a reading of We the Kids: The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States and decorate a patriotic windsock.
For more information, click here.
Big 3 Basketball
After a successful inaugural season in 2017, the BIG3 -- a 3-on-3 basketball league comprised of former NBA players and founded by Ice Cube -- will return for its second season in the summer of 2018. Fans can look forward to seeing their favorite players during the BIG3’s ten-week season which tips off in Houston, TX on June 22 and makes its way to Miami at AmericanAirlines Arena on Friday, July 20.
For more information, click here.
Miami DDA Meetings on Recess for August
The Miami DDA's Board, Executive, and Committee meetings will be on Recess for the month of August 2018. Meetings will resume in September 2018.
For the Miami DDA's Public Meetings calendar, please click here.


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