Brickell is the epicenter for the urban renaissance that Miami has been undergoing during the past few years and city living is what is drawing Miamiâs young upscale professionals, empty nesters from various parts of the USA and wealthy South Americans and Europeans to the area.
What was once a ghost town after dark just a few years ago is now jumping with hot and trendy lounges such as Segafredo Brickell, Badruttâs Place, and Blue Martini Lounge. Restaurants the likes of Oceannaire Seafood Room, Grimpa Brazilian Restaurant, Rosa Mexicano, Mortonâs Steakhouse, Capital Grill, Perriconeâs, âDolores but you can call me Lolitaâ, B&B, Balans, Novecento and countless others offer Brickell residents a choice of world-class cuisine, virtually a couple of steps from their residences.
The Shops at Mary Brickell Village houses many of these restaurants, lounges and retail stores that have significantly improved this already vibrant and prestigious neighborhood. Located in the heart of Miamiâs financial district, The Shops at Mary Brickell Village offers an eclectic mix of upscale dinning, shopping and entertainment options for the sophisticated shopper. The center, designed around a village-like setting with lush vegetation, water features and entertainment venues offers 195,000 square feet of retail space, a 800 space parking garage and two public plazas surrounded by mature oak and mahogany trees. Offering everything from Mexican to Asian, Seafood to Italian Cuisine, The Shops at Mary Brickell Village is a dinning âmeccaâ. It also offers retail shops and services that include a Publix Gourmet Supermarket, an LA Fitness Signature Club, a Mortar & Pestle Pharmacy, a Starbucks, a Toni & Guy Hairdresser, two jewelry stores, a dry cleaner, a Regions Bank, several clothing stores, just to name a few.
For those who like to bike, run, windsurf, kiteboard, fish or just lounge around, Rickenbacker Causeway and the beautiful beaches of Biscayne Bay are considered to be your backyard when you live in the Brickell area. Crandon Park and the natural beauty of Key Biscayne are also just minutes away, not to mention the world renowned South Beach.
Brickell is just minutes away from Miamiâs cultural centers such as the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Miami City Ballet, New World Symphony, Florida Grand Opera and Miami Art Museum, to just name a few.
Sports enthusiasts can watch The Heat play at the American Airlines arena just a short drive away, or MetroRail â MetroMover ride away, in downtown Miami, while the Dolphins and Marlins are just a 20-minute drive north to Sun Life Stadium.
With a station in the heart of Brickell the MetroRail â MetroMover gives Brickell residents access to all of Miami, while the MetroMoverâs numerous stops offers Brickell residents free and convenient transportation throughout the Brickell and downtown Miami area. For University of Miami students living in the area, getting to school is just a couple of Metro-Rail stations away. Miami International Airport is just 15 minutes away via the expressway and the worldâs busiest cruise port is located 10 minutes away, in downtown Miami.
Nowhere else in South Florida will you find such a prestigious area with such an advantageous location, central to both Miami and the world, or one whose reputation as a center of commerce is rivaled only by its standard of living. Visit Brickell and discover it for yourselfâ¦