Avison Young in Miami
Miami-Dade County, the most populous county in the state of Florida with a population of 2.7 million, is an international art and cultural destination with thriving diversity and a highly-educated, multi-lingual labor force. Miami is a central point for finance, trade, tourism, media and entertainment, with healthcare and technology emerging as rising industries. Nicknamed the “Capital of Latin America,” Miami offers unparalleled connectivity to U.S. global markets with its close proximity to Latin America and the Caribbean, attracting a substantial presence from international firms. Miami-Dade County is driven by its two largest economic engines, Miami International Airport and Port Miami, contributing a combined $74.9 billion to the economy annually. Miami is often considered the “Cargo Gateway to the Americas,” establishing itself as a world-class leader of global trade and an international hub for e-commerce.
Miami has one of the largest concentrations of international banks in the United States and over 1,000 multinational corporations, making it an exceptional choice for a regional or global headquarters location. The county’s top employers include American Airlines, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Baptist Health South Florida, Burger King Corporation, Carnival Cruise Lines, Ryder Integrated Logistics, University of Miami, and Wells Fargo. Miami has been named number one in startup activity by the Kaufman Foundation and the number one “City with the Happiest Workers” by kununu.com.