Miami (City of Miami) is a city in Florida, USA, located on the Miami River. It is the seat of Miami Dade County. It has a population of more than 400,000 and its metropolitan area encompasses more than 5.4 million people, which makes it the 7th largest city in the U.S. Miami became the 4th largest area urbanized in the country, after New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
The city is home to numerous corporate offices, banks, and television studios. It is also an international center of popular entertainment in television, music, fashion and performing arts. The Port of Miami is the port which houses the bulk of the world cruises and is home also to many company cruise lines. In addition, the city has the largest concentration of international banks across the U. S.
The city covers a total area of 143.15km2 or 55.271 square miles. Of this area 92.68km2 or 35.784 square miles is land and water is 50.73km2 or 19.587 square miles. Miami is the only city in the United States, contoured by two national parks, the Everglades National Park in the west and Biscayne National Park to the east. Its coastal location on the Tropic of Cancer causes the climate to be mild and pleasant throughout the year.
Miami has a subtropical climate with hot, humid summers, winters are mild and dry. The city experiences low temperatures from November to March but no sharp decrease in temperatures. The wet season prevails from May to September and the dry season offers mild temperatures and will have light winter rainfall. The hurricane season usually coincides with the wet season. Most tourists prefer to visit this city during the months of October to April.
Thousands of Hispanic immigrants from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Central America and South America settled in Miami. The Spanish language is spoken almost everywhere in the city. The signs are in both languages, especially those near the Latin Quarter commonly known as "Little Havana". Miami and Miami Beach are different cities. Miami Beach is located on the sea shore and is touristy. It is where you generally find hotels and vacation apartments. Miami is located inland and is a cosmopolitan city with a mild Latin flavor.
What else does Miami offer?
If your passion is boating, you must not miss the Miami Boat Show which is the largest trade show of boats and luxury yachts in the United States.
You have many options to purchase properties with private or public access to marinas. The city of Miami is an international tourist destination and it is a major focus of global real estate investment.
Tropical temperatures, clean beaches, dining, shopping and many luxury cruise lines attract people from around the world. Miami, serves as a host for well known cultural events known worldwide. Art Basel Miami, which is held in December, is the hottest art fair in the United States and attracts the cream of the artistic world.
Celebrities visit the many Wynwood art galleries and luxury shops of the Miami Design District to purchase art and the latest in fashion. In the world of music, Miami is the home of international festivals such as the Winter Music Conference and the Ultra Festival which are two of the most respected electronic music festivals.
Thanks to the new Adrienne Arsht Center, located in the downtown Miami area, audiences that appreciate classical music have access to symphonies, ballet and many shows. In Miami Beach, the newest architectural landmark of the city is the building designed by Frank Gerry for the New World Symphony and a symphonic school lead by the energetic conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.
And finally, if all you want is really shade and comfort you can schedule that massage in manyof the elegant spas around the city or visit the shopping malls of Bal Harbour, Sawgrass Mills, Aventura or the Village of Merrick Park which are super shopping options .
With so many attractions in steady appreciation, the Miami real estate market is central to the Florida state economy. "Real Estate," is the most profitable and safe investment for Brazilian clients living in a time of economic boom based on a strong U.S. dollar. The real estate market is a very solid industry with guaranteed growth. Come see our real estate and other properties to learn more about this market that is growing every day.
ls one of the most important centers of fashion in the world, which gives rise to some of the top modeling agencies in the world. Miami is also home to many shows and events related to the fashion world, including the Miami Fashion Week and the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Miami.
Activities from art to nightlife, from sports to shopping and more. You can find the best NBA teams and concerts at the American Airlines Arena plus excellent dinners and nights out in South Beach. And for nature lovers there is the Everglades National Park which is the wildest subtropical park in the United States.
The "Duck" Tour is a unique tour of the city, not only can you see the city on wheels, but you can also stroll through Biscayne Bahia and see the sea from there. You can also do the typical tour walking through the Art Deco district where you can learn about the history and architecture of South Beach. In Miami there is a wide variety of things to do and places to visit.