One of the places that people tend to gravitate towards when it comes to living in Miami is the Downtown area, and for a good reason. Aside from the fact that this is where the Central Business District of the city is located, it is also one of the most hip and happening places in the state.
Apart from the numerous businesses and office buildings in the area, Downtown Miami is also home to a long list of luxury residences. Here are ten of the best luxury addresses in this part of Miami:
Address: 200 Biscayne Boulevard Way
Year Built: 2008
Number of Units: 360
Epic Residences is a condo building that stands 54 stories high and has 360 units within its walls. The building has a unique oval shape, giving it a futuristic look. It is a waterfront property that stands on the edge of the Miami River, facing Brickell and standing conveniently on a parcel of land at the corner of Brickell Avenue and Biscayne Boulevard Way.
What makes this address a luxury condo is due to the many home features and building amenities residents can enjoy while living here. Homes come with many state-of-the-art features while the building comes with hotel-like amenities and services.
Address: 151 SE 1st Street
Year Built: 2016
Number of Units: 352
Also called Centro Lofts, this luxury address is located right in the middle of Downtown Miami, and is in fact, in the area known as the Miami Jewelry District. This condo building stands 36 stories high and is currently being constructed. It is slated for completion sometime in 2017.
This building houses 352 units, most of which will be in a loft design, hence the alternate moniker and the luxury designation. These homes come with floor-to-ceiling windows, Italian cabinetry, and spacious closets, to mention but a few home features. Amenities include a rooftop pool, private gym for residents, and club room.
Address: 1000 Biscayne Boulevard
Year Built: 2017
Number of Units: 83
Another luxury address that is set to rise in Downtown Miami and is also considered a luxury address is 1000 Museum. This condo building will tower 62 stories high and will have a mere 83 units within its walls, making it a high rise that is pretty exclusive and low density. These units will be in configurations that include 4 bedroom up to 6 bedroom floor plans.
Aside from the exclusivity, residents here will have homes that come with 12-foot high ceilings, walk-in closets, designer kitchens and bathrooms that add to its luxuriousness. Homes here include 4 duplex townhouses, 8 full-floor penthouses, and 70 half-floor homes. There will also be a single double story penthouse in this building.
Address: 244 Biscayne Boulevard and 253 NE 2 Street
Year Built: 2008
Number of Units: 849
This condominium complex consists of two towers, the Vizcayne North and Vizcayne South, with 49 floors each and a total of 849 residences combined. This building is conveniently located right across from Bayfront Park Amphitheater, which means it is but a short walk away from the Bayside Marketplace and American Airlines Arena. It is also located in an area that gives residents a spectacular view of the water without obstructions.
This luxury address has units that come with a wealth of features that include gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances, bathrooms with marble floors, and private terraces with glass railings. The building also offers residences numerous amenities which include a Bayfront pool area and deck, a modern fitness center, and various hotel-like services.
Address: 50 Biscayne Boulevard
Year Built: 2007
Number of Units: 523
This 54 story building is another luxury condo building that you might want to consider calling home. Located right along Biscayne Boulevard and conveniently situated across Bayfront Park, this building gives residents easy access to everything that Downtown Miami has to offer. Aside from it closeness to numerous conveniences like gourmet restaurants and retail outlets, it is also a short walk away from the Bayside Marketplace and American Airlines Arena.
This building offers residents a number of amenities that include a pool with pool deck on the 10th floor, ground floor retail outlets, and a wellness center. Homes here come with walk-in closets, gourmet kitchens, marble floored bathrooms, and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Address: 234 NE 3rd Street
Year Built: 2005
Number of Units: 196
Sometimes called the Loft Downtown I, this building which stands 23 stories high and houses 196 units within, is the first of two buildings in the area that carry the same name. This building is a great choice for those who are single or are looking to study in the nearby Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, which is just across the street from this structure. Homes here are pretty small compared to others in the area, with units having either one or two bedrooms only.
While some may consider this address less luxurious than the others in the vicinity, it is still considered a luxury residence since it has a number of amenities that include a fitness center, covered assigned parking, a pool, and a steam room. Homes here come with 10-foot high ceilings, Italian cabinetry, granite countertops, and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and windows.
Address: 1100 Biscayne Boulevard
Year Built: 2009
Number of Units: 292
Standing right next door to Museum Park and the Perez Art Museum in Downtown Miami, this residential address stands 67 floors high and has 292 residential units plus 70 hotel suites within. Also called the Marquis Residences, this luxury building has a lot of floor plans for residents to choose from, with configurations that range from studio units to massive 5-bedroom homes. This building was designed by the famous Arquitectonica and is a bayfront edifice that gives residents unobstructed views of the water and Miami Beach across it.
Living here gives you access to amenities that include an infinity pool, Jacuzzi, party room, spa with sauna and steam room, fitness center, and business center. You can also enjoy hotel-like services such as concierge, valet, and housekeeping services.
Address: 133 NE 2nd Avenue
Year Built: 2007
Number of Units: 496
This is the second of the Loft residences in Downtown Miami, and is considerably taller than its sibling, with 35 floors that hold 496 residences inside. This building is just a block away from the Loft I, and is more central in location, making it a better choice for those who want to be near their workplace. It is also right next door to the colorful Jewelry District of Miami, and is a short walk away from numerous restaurants, bars, retail outlets, and other conveniences.
This luxury address has a long list of amenities that include a ground level lap pool, a rooftop fitness center, and a roof deck with heated pool, spa, and sauna. The homes here come with numerous luxury features as well, and these include gourmet kitchens with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, marble floored bathrooms, and tinted energy efficient glass windows.
Address: 325 -335 S Biscayne Boulevard
Year Built: 2005
Number of Units: 896
Towering 44 stories high and standing on the waterfront where the Miami River spills into the bay, this residential address consists of two buildings that house a total of 896 homes within. Consisting of One East and One West, this Downtown Miami condominium complex has homes that come in configurations that include studio units up to 3-bedroom units. Aside from having luxury homes within, these buildings also have a couple of notable gourmet restaurants at its base, namely the Il Gabbiano and the Sol y Mar.
Homes here come with a long list of luxury features, and these include floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors, stainless steel appliances, European cabinetry, and private balconies. The building has a list of luxurious amenities as well, such as resort style pools, fitness center, business center, and sauna rooms.
Address: 900 Biscayne Boulevard
Year Built: 2008
Number of Units: 516
Another luxury condo building located across from Museum Park, and a couple of blocks away from the famous American Airlines Arena, is 900 Biscayne Bay Condominiums. This building stands 63 stories high and is situated in an area that allows for an unobstructed view of the bay and everything beyond it. There are only 11 residences for each floor of the building for standard units, with another 6 levels having 2 story townhomes in them, and another 6 floors housing penthouse units.
Some of the features you can expect from homes in this building include European style kitchens, private terraces, floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors, double door entryways, and designer bathroom fixtures. Amenities that you can enjoy here as a resident include various hotel-like services, a massive fitness center, private theater and club room, lagoon pool, and a three-story lobby.