Brickell has long been a convenient hub for international business and finance with its proximity to Miami International Airport, the Port of Miami and the Miami Convention Center. There are over five million square feet of office space, with even more in development. Business travelers may stay at one of a number of local hotels which provide a total of over 1,800 rooms. Brickell has one of the highest concentrations of financial institutions in the country, earning it the nickname 'Wall Street South.'
The mix of an impressive skyline bordered by Biscayne Bay and an influx of new retail and entertainment complexes has transformed Brickell from a dry downtown area into a lively cosmopolitan center. More and more residents are realizing the benefits of living close to both work and play.
The list of cultural activities within close distance to Brickell is long. The Miami City Ballet performs at the Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami Beach and the New World Symphony performs at Lincoln Theater. The Olympia Theater at Gusman Center also hosts a variety of dance and film productions. History and fine arts enthusiasts enjoy the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Miami Art Museum. Basketball fans cheer on the Heat at the Miami Arena.
Public transportation within Brickell is available on the four-mile, automated Metro Mover system. The county also operates the Metrorail, which links downtown to the surrounding communities. It offers easy access from Kendall to northwest Miami-Dade County, with connections to Palm Beach and Broward counties. The excellent Water Taxi system provides scenic transportation throughout Greater Miami and the beaches. It departs from hotels, attractions restaurants, marinas convention centers and parks.
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