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.

#Avenue3 Deals
The restaurants along NE 3 Ave in DWNTWN have teamed together to present the #Avenue3 Fall 2017 Dining Passport. It is with this passport you can unlock the cool daily deals at participating restaurants along #Avenue3. Be sure to print out a passport here and present it at one of the restaurants listed below.
Participating Venues:
*Click name of restaurant to view website*
**Daily deals Monday - Sunday only**
Thanksgiving at Frost Science
Make it a day of family-friendly fun before the big feast! On Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23, the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park will be open from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Family and friends can spend the day exploring the science behind the world around us while creating memories they’ll cherish well after the holiday season ends.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
Startup Grind Miami
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, they host monthly events around the globe featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. This next event features Maxeme Tuchman the CEO and Co-Founder of Caribu Inc., an award-winning EdTech company that help parents, extended family, and mentors read and draw with children when they’re not in the same location.
For more information on this event, click here.
Fall Crawl
Join in Wednesday, November 22nd for the Fall Crawl: Brickell's Pre Thanksgiving Eve Crawl! Enjoy 6 FREE drinks, drink specials, & so much more!
Venues participating:
- American Social (Check-in location 6pm-9pm): 1 FREE Drink + Drink Specials
- Fado Irish Pub: 1 FREE Drink + Drink Specials 
- Taverna Opa: 1 FREE Drink + Drink Specials 
- RedBar: 1 FREE Drink + Drink Specials
- The Craftsman: 1 FREE Drink + Drink Specials
- Baru: 1 FREE Drink + Drink Specials

For more information on the Fall Crawl, click here.
Curated by Derrick Adams, IMAGINATION LAND: Fantastical Narrative is a FREE group exhibition featuring YoungArts alumni whose works respond to and are in conversation with consumerism, gender roles, the environment, and ceremonial ritual. Including video, sculpture, painting and performative works, the exhibition explores how the mechanics of art production play a major part in the way we see ourselves as products of our environment.

For more information on this event, click here.


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