Brickell Real Estate
The Brickell Area Experience: Modern Urban Living
Since the settling of Miami in the 1800s, Brickell has been a central part of the city’s story. Brickell Avenue was home to “Millionaire’s Row” on account of the many wealthy families that built opulent mansions along its tree-lined streets. Then and now, Brickell Avenue itself runs south of the Miami River Brickell Bridge. It connects downtown Miami with Coconut Grove, winding alongside the Biscayne Bay.
While the mansions of decades past are now overshadowed by glass-walled high rise office buildings, five-star hotels, and equally exquisite condominium complexes, the aura remains unchanged—Brickell still retains the defining skyline of Miami and is one of the nation’s premier urban cityscapes. The added height of newer buildings allows for an even more dramatic view of the surrounding turquoise waters. These views, in turn, have made the area incredibly desirable and exclusive, while still retaining a wide range of prices and sizes available to various consumers. In particular, y oung and wealthy buyers have flocked to this “Manhattan of the South,” also commonly referred to as the “Free Trade Capital of the Americas.” (Finance plays a key role, with Brickell hosting the largest concentration of international banks anywhere in the United States.) The most successful residents own prized residences in premier locations on Brickell Key, a gated island.
Once outside the area’s unmatched accommodations, residents enjoy a bevy of Bayside jogging paths, treed parks, and a year-round farmers’ market. All allow residents to make the most of Miami’s famously balmy weather. Most of the area’s attractions are within walking distance, including fine dining establishments such as the Argentinean Juana M. and The Four Season’s Edge, upscale shopping, banking, sports arenas, convention centers, and medical facilities. This walkable urban center has allowed many residents to forsake personal vehicles, commuting by foot or taking advantage of public transportation options. The Brickell Station Metrorail has five substations along the Metromover Brickell Loop.
Few areas anywhere in country offer the amenities of Brickell. Even fewer provide the range of living spaces: from apartments, starter condos to luxury penthouses to historic homes. For every buyer, Brickell boasts all the advantages of contemporary urban life.