What makes a good place for a young professional to call home? A comfortable living space with career opportunities and nightlife close by. Fortunately, Miami is known for its party scene, and the following neighborhoods provide an exemplary live-work-play package that’s ideal for any young professional.
The Design District technically sits in Wynwood, but now they have their own distinct personalities. Both hipster havens attract aspiring artists, thanks in no small part to Art Basel. Wynwood boasts of proximity to the Shops at Midtown Miami and an abundance of studio space.
Although the less touristy of the two, the Wynwood Walls are a visitors’ magnet. Meanwhile the Design District, a direct result of Art Basel, hosts innovative bars, restaurants and galleries alongside numerous cultural events. As a bonus, there’s serious shopping for those with expensive tastes.
South Beach is what tourists think of when they picture Miami. “The Art Deco District”
mixes old architecture with ultra-trendy clubs. All types can be found partaking in glistening tropical beaches and Ocean Drive attractions.
This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood parties all night long with bars and restaurants that stay open well past midnight. What attracts young professionals is that most business districts are just a causeway ride away.
Most of Downtown Miami contains condos and office buildings along with a budding arts and entertainment scene. This up-and-coming area has a long way to go before its nightlife can compete with the likes of SoBe.
Fortunately, the American Airlines Arena and a growing population of professionals have led to its revitalization.
Shops, museums and eateries are popping up near new condominiums.Living here, young professionals can explore bordering neighborhoods such as Little Havana, visit the sprawling Bayside Marketplace or take a free yoga class in Bayfront Park when off from work.
Young professionals will find their mecca in this Downtown neighbor. After the financial crisis of 2008, housing prices dropped and twenty-somethings took over.
Now this area transitions from business during the day to dedicated revelry at night.
This “Manhattan of the South” offers business opportunities in skycrapers and a wide selection of chic hotels. The upcoming Brickell City Center and slew of new restaurants has Brickell ranking higher for young professionals.