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While Miami is a powerful international brand known for world class beaches, shopping, and entertainment. South Miami-Dade offers more to explore beyond these popular attractions. Reminiscent of Old Florida, this area is unique in many ways, including a small-town atmosphere.

The entrepreneurial spirit is strong in South Dade, a community primarily of small businesses, making it an ideal locale for new business start-ups. Success stories include wineries, farm-to-table agriculture enterprises, and ornamental nurseries.

Offering a medley of economic and entertainment opportunities; environmental and cultural diversity; welcoming residential communities and distinctive educational opportunities, there really is more to explore in South Miami-Dade, gateway to the Florida Keys! We invite you to discover the many assets of one of the most diverse areas of South Florida.



Away from the towering high-rises and the international ambience of Miami, South Miami-Dade boasts thriving communities with neighborhoods that reflect the diversity of the area and offer a wide selection of housing opinions that appeal to everyone. From young professionals and families to retirees.

Home to top-rated public and private schools as well as numerous institutions of higher learning, areas in South Miami-Dade including Pinecrest and Homestead offer a great place to call home, complete with affordably priced housing. You can find it all here in the southern tier of Miami-Dade County, from rural land and farm houses to suburban homes within a short drive to the larger cities. Equally important, the area is home to excellent healthcare facilities

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South Miami-Dade is an ideal locale for business interests with available land zoned for commercial development.

Dedicated to the creation and retention of well-paying jobs that offer a healthy work-life balance for South Miami-Dade residents, EDC continues to attract industries to the area, including healthcare, agriculture, construction, technology, and healthy manufacturing plants. The South Miami-Dade economy is primarily comprised of small businesses, and there is a strong entrepreneurial spirit throughout the area.



From culture and auto sports to wildlife and culinary experiences, South Miami-Dade has a surprisingly rich offering of experiences at affordable prices. With authentic activities tied to the area’s unique natural resources and history, significant offerings include the Deering Estate, Coral Castle, the recently renovated Seminole Theater, and the Gold Coast Railroad.

Nature enthusiasts have an endless array of outdoor activities to pursue in South Miami-Dade including boating, birding, countless hiking trails, and bike paths. This area is home to premier attractions including ZooMiami, Redland Fruit and Spice Park, the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, and two leading water national parks, Biscayne and Everglades.

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See for yourself what makes this unique region so amazing! Check out Miami’s great outdoors “backyard,” South Miami-Dade county.