Welcome to Miami!
When you think about Miami the first thing that comes to your mind is a lot of sun, the beach, the ocean, amazing weather and nightlife. Miami offers that and even more. With an estimated population of 424,662 in 2007, Miami is the largest city within the Miami metropolitan area, which is the seventh-largest metro area in the United States with over 5.4 million residents. In 2007, Miami had become the fourth largest urbanized area in the United States, behind New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Miami was ground zero for the Real Estate Bubble that burst in 2006 and with plenty of foreclosures selling up to 30 cents out of dollar is currently providing great investment opportunities.
Miami is located on the Southeastern corner of the United States. The strategic location makes Miami a major commuter hub for travelers around the world. Miami International Airport is the third busiest terminal after NY JFK and Miami LAX. Miami airport is busier than O’Hare in Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth and Atlanta. Coming to Miami gives all visitors the opportunity not only to enjoy the beaches, the shopping and the nightlife, but it also allows you to drive to Orlando’s parks, the Everglades wetlands and to the Florida Keys. Port of Miami is one of the busiest U.S. ports that receives a large number of cruise ships. In addition, the Headquarters of many cruise lines are located in the Miami area.
Miami is the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean and is a growing center of international trade and commerce. Today Miami Beach is known as America’s Riviera and the Latin Hollywood. Miami is the city that holds the largest number of International Banks in the US. Brickell Avenue in the Financial District of Miami is known as the Wall Street of the South. More than 135 Banks and agencies from all over the world are in the Financial District.
There are many companies who established their headquarters in or around Miami: Alienware, Arquitectonica, Arrow Air, Bacardi, Benihana, Brightstar Corporation, Burger King, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Corporation, Carnival Cruises Lines, CompUSA, Cristen Porter-Bogusky, Espiritu Santo Financial Group, Fizber.com, Greenber Traurig, Interval International, Lennar, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Perry Ellis International, RCTV International, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Ryder Systems, Seabourn Cruise Lines, Telefonica USA, Telefutura, Telemundo, Univision, US Century Bank and World Fuel Services. Because Miami is the Financial Center for Latin America, Miami is used as the Head Quarters for the Latin American operations of more than 1,400 corporations.
The average weather temperature in Miami is 76 degrees, all year around! Travel Channel ranked South Beach as one of Top 10 Best Beaches in the World. American Express Travel agents ranked Miami as the #3 destination in U.S. for families in 2006. Tourism is one of the area’s most important industries proving plenty of jobs.
In conclusion, Miami and the surrounding area is a great place to work, invest and play. With plenty of post Real Estate Bubble prices, Miami has plenty of investment opportunities and a solid economy for the years to come. Please contact me for more information!
Welcome to the Magic City!
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