Central Business District

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The Central Business District or CBD of Miami is an area that stretches from Biscayne Boulevard to the east, down to the Miami River, then west to I95, then up north to N 6th Street, which is basically the middle of Miami’s Downtown area.

The Neighborhood

The Central Business District of Miami is the central part of Downtown Miami. While the entire Downtown of the area stretches from Brickell to NE 17th, which is just below Edgewater.

The general age of most of the people in this area is between 30 and 41, which means it is a mixture of Gen X-ers and Millenials. This means that majority of those in this area are either in the middle of their careers or nearing its peak.

Only 12 percent of those who live here are homeowners, with majority renting due to the fact that a lot of these people are from elsewhere and trooped to Miami for work.

Those who do end up staying and eventually purchasing property in the area do so not only for their careers but also for other things. Miami is, after all, a walking city that has a wealth of culture, a treasure trove of varying cuisines, and steeped in history.

Aside from these reasons, people who find themselves settling for good in the CBD of Miami do so because of friends, family, the majestic views of the bay, the amazing food, and the many interesting events that happen in the city on any given week.

Things To Do

Miami CBD is always abuzz with activity, what with it being one of the busiest areas in the city. Aside from work, people in the area enjoy the many attractions that can be found here, like the many watersports that you can try, exploring the many parks in the vicinity, and marveling at the art works in the many galleries here.

Aside from these leisurely pursuits, people also enjoy the rather eclectic selection of food outlets in the district. Here are the ten most popular ones in the area:


1. NIU Kitchen
134 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 542-5070

2. Fooq’s
1035 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136
(786) 536-2749

3. Bali Café
109 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 358-5751

4. 180 Degrees At The DRB
501 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 809-7564

5. Tuyo
415 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 237-3200

6. Bavaria Haus
401 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 483-8861

7. Zona Fresca
244 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 671-5341

8. CVI.CHE 105
105 NE 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 577-3454

9. Guayabitas Eatery
215 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33128
(305) 372-1119

10. Pollos Y Jarras
115 NE 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 567-4940


Homes in this area consist mostly of condominium buildings, apartment buildings, and multi-family homes.


While majority of those who reside in the Central Business District of Miami are of working age, there are still quite a number of children here.

Schools are not a problem since there are a few that are located nearby:

Downtown Miami Charter School
305 Northwest 3rd Avenue, Miami, FL 33128

Pineview Preschools Downtown
1835 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33135

Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School
8390 Northwest 53rd Street, Miami, FL 33166

New World School Of The Arts
25 Northeast 2nd Street Miami, FL 33132

Real Estate Trends

The Central Business District of Downtown Miami is a busy hub where people live in homes that are not that difficult to maintain. While most of the residences here consist of lofts, apartments, and low rise residential buildings, there has been a spate of high-rise construction in the area, adding luxury condominiums to the list of home options here. Prices for residences in the Miami CBD as of late can range from a low of $220,500 to a high of $489,000. Rental rates here can go as high as $2,050 per month for one bedroom with a few around the edges that go for $1,500 per bedroom.

A lot of the homes in the Miami CBD were built in the new millennium, with a few having been built in the mid to late 1990s. Majority of the populace here are in their 30s, with a few kids under 18 living with their parents, mostly in the lower part of this area near the river.

As with any densely populated progressive locales, the Central Business District of Miami is not what you might call crime-free. Some areas are safer than others here, which may be why those with families flock to the lower parts as well as the edges of the Miami CBD.

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