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Shopping in Miami

Ines Hegedus-Garcia
Miami in an International Mecca full of interesting visitors at all times throughout the year.  People come to Miami for many reasons, it may be business, it may be the beaches, it may be to relax, but a lot of times they come to SHOP! Miami Real Estate, like any other real estate, is impacted by its places to shop.  Historically, people want to be close to shopping.  I have put together a list of places to shop and as you will see from this list, there are numerous Shopping Malls in Miami-Dade County. These are a few of the shopping centers which range from high end open-air malls to the regular all-American enclosed mall with all the Major National and International Chains.
  • Aventura Mall:  19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura.  This is an enclosed mall with all the shopping you ever wanted.  It is one of the most popular shopping locations in Miami.
  • Bal Harbour Shops:  9700 Collins Avenue, Surfside.  Bal Harbour Shops are known Internationally for the high end shops including: Louis Vuitton, Prada, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Tiffany & Co.
  • The Shops at Mid-Town Miami - located on North Miami Avenue and 36th Street, next to the new Mid-Town development complex.  It is an exterior shopping complex with big, national shopping chains like Target, Marshalls, Linens-n-Things, Circuit City, West Elm, Loehmanns, and other smaller stores as well.
  • Lincoln Road: located one block south of the Miami Beach Convention Center and the Jackie Gleason Theater of Performing Arts in Miami Beach. It's a pedestrian street that runs approximately 10 blocks and flanked on each side by shops, galleries and restaurants.  The center median is a collaboration of fountains, vignettes and art work by many local architects and artists.
  • The Village of Merrick Park:  358 San Lorenzo Avenue, Coral Gables.  The newest addition to our high end shopping centers.  An exterior space including shops like Tourneau, Nordstrom and Gucci.
  • Shops at Sunset Place – 5825 Sunset Drive, Miami.  Open-air retail and entertainment center that includes such stores as Gameworks, NikeTown, movies, restaurants, plus an IMAX theater.cocowalk
  • Cocowalk – 3015 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove.  A bayside village known for being eclectic, sometimes eccentric and always exciting. Full of Restaurants and sidewalk cafes offer as well as bars and nightclubs which make it a great place to party.
  • International Mall – 1455 NW 107th Avenue.  An enclosed shopping mall full of different shops and restaurants.
  • Dadeland Mall - 7535 N. Kendall Drive, Miami.  Known to have the biggest Macy's in South Florida.  Dadeland Mall is a popular site for South Miami-Dade's residents.
  • The Falls – US1 and 136th Street, Miami.  An exquisite open-air mall with  man-made falls in the center.  Shops surround the falls area and are interconnected with bridges and walkways.  A unique shopping experience.
  • Dolphin Mall:  11401 N.W. 12 Street, Miami.  The latest and largest discount mall in Miami-Dade County.  Always full of life and entertainment.
Please feel free to add any Miami shopping malls that I may have missed.  There is a possibility that I have never been there (but I seriosly doubted)....I LOVE TO SHOP!

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