The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in Brickell
Oct 30, 2019 October 30, 2019
The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in Brickell
Brickell is where the business is – so it doesn’t come as a huge surprise that the neighborhood would house some of the finest residences to cater to a wide array of residents, spanning from globetrotting professionals to business moguls plus their families. Curious about the kind of high-end residences available for such global citizens? We’ve ranked the 5 most expensive, thus luxurious, condo buildings in Brickell below:
Why Choose Brickell?
Brickell is not only the second-largest banking hub in the States, but also home to several consulates, businesses and a majority of the offices in Miami. It is also serviced by all major public transportation systems in the city, giving it one of the highest transit scores of 98. It further ranks second on our most walkable neighborhoods in Miami study, with a near-perfect walkscore of 98, meaning most hotspots and conveniences can easily be reached on foot.
In recent times, this financial district has also evolved from being a drab business neighborhood to exciting shopping and leisure destination, thanks to the addition of the Brickell City Center plus South Miami Avenue’s collection of high-end retail, restaurants, bars, and lounges. Even the public schools in this party coastal neighborhood are above average – making it a true live-work-play destination for individuals and families alike.
The Best of the Best Condos in Brickell
SLS Lux Brickell – 801 South Miami Avenue, BrickellAverage List Price: $812 per sq ft
Designed to indulge the senses, this ultra-luxury condo-hotel features only eleven units per floor, each with private foyer entry. Rising 57 stories, residents get access to an expansive rooftop pool, separate beach entry pool, cabanas and lounge areas, juice bar, poolside bar, BBQ area with summer kitchen, outdoor theater, rock climbing wall, wellness center, signature Ciel spa, indoor-outdoor kids’ area, executive business center, ground floor retail, celebrity chef powered restaurant, “while you’re away” services and much more. There is also a sports club featuring a combined court for tennis, volleyball, paddleball, plus a soccer academy court, bocce court and basketball court.
Jade – 1331 Brickell Bay Drive, BrickellAverage List Price: $841 per sq ft
Perched on a gorgeous stretch of Brickell’s waterfront, this sophisticated tower features 326 luxury condos spread across 48 stories. Enjoy high-tech security with palm-print resident access. The resort-style amenities at Jade include an infinity-edge pool with cabanas, a European-style spa, fitness center, rooftop sky lounge with observation deck and media room, business center, on-site restaurant, racquetball court and much more.
Santa Maria – 1643 Brickell Avenue, BrickellAverage List Price: $976 per sq ft
Perched on a premium plot of Brickell’s waterfront, the Santa Maria rises 51 stories housing 174 luxury condos. This gated community offers residents access to an exclusive 6000 sq. ft. clubhouse re-modeled out of a waterfront mansion, lighted tennis court, gazebo and cabana area, cascading waterfalls, tropical gardens, spa with stunning views, infinity pool deck and marina.
The Four Seasons Residences – 1425/1435 Brickell Avenue, BrickellAverage List Price: $1,124 per sq ft
This 70-story high-rise features 84 condo-hotel units, 186 luxury residences along with 230,000 sq. ft. of Class-A office space, a hotel component and 10,600 sq. ft. of retail space. Amenities include a two-acre pool deck complete with two resident-exclusive pools, sun decks, cabanas, a Bahia Bar, Acqua restaurant and a watery grove. Residents also get preferred access to a 40,000 sq. ft. Equinox-powered sports club and other 5-star facilities offered by the hotel side.
And the Winner of the Best Condo in Brickell in Terms of Luxury Goes To…
Echo Brickell – 1451 Brickell Avenue, BrickellAverage List Price: $1,256 per sq ft
This Bayfront high-rise features 57 stories and 180 premier luxury condos with interiors styled by famed Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott. Its fine contemporary interiors open up to breathtaking water views and come equipped with the best-in-class technology for a truly world-class residence. Amenities in this artfully designed skyscraper include a full-floor vanishing-edge pool and deck overlooking Biscayne Bay and Downtown, resort-style poolside services, a 2,800 sq. ft. fitness center and spa overlooking the pool, bay, and city, along with exceptional concierge services.
Premium Pre-Construction Condos in Surfside to Watch Out for
Una – 175 SE 25th Road
This yacht-inspired tower comes with 135 luxury condos spread across 45 stories. Amenities at this dog-friendly building include an outdoor lap pool, a bayfront pool, family pool, jacuzzi, kids’ play area, residents’ lounge, private dining/party room, landscaped outdoor terraces, movie theater, spa, private marina and exclusive access to the Grand Bay Club in Key Biscayne.
Brickell Flatiron – 1001 South Miami Avenue
This soaring 64-story tower has been envisioned by Luis Revuelta to be a true architectural gem in the Brickell skyline. Over 500 condo units come tastefully crafted by Italian interior designer Massimo Iosa Ghini to offer fluid living spaces matching its sweeping glass exposures. Amenities include an outdoor lap pool, sky gym and spa, fully-attended sky pool with juice bar, rooftop garden, ground-level retail, restaurants and cafés, residents’ lounge, plush theater, clubroom for private events and much more.
How Safe is Brickell?
Being the business hub of Miami, most office and residential buildings in Brickell have strict security systems in place. Still, some crimes do take place in this financial neighborhood, like any high-density urban neighborhood, making it a moderately safe place to live and work.
Nonetheless, Brickell ranks No. 1 on the "Best Neighborhoods for Young Professionals in Miami-Dade 2019", "Best Places to Live in Miami-Dade 2019", and "Best Places to Raise a Family in Miami-Dade 2019" surveys conducted by niche.com, which goes on to show the popularity and ease of living in this financial hotspot of South Florida.
Best Restaurants in Brickell
La Mar by the world-renowned Gaston Acurio
The dining scene in Brickell is a melting pot for global fare served at a variety of restaurants, cafés, bakeries, bars and lounges. There are tons of places to eat in this business district, and we’ve shortlisted the highest rated below:
- Crazy About You is a popular haunt for its decadent Italian, Mediterranean and Spanish spread paired with affordable wine
- Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita is a hotspot for cocktails and a tapas-style treats
- Bonding by Bond Trisrani has quickly escalated into a crowd favorite with its variety of sushi, Thai and Japanese
- Komodo is a see-and-be-seen kind of cocktail lounge with authentic Peking duck and other Asian delicacies done right
- Pubbelly at the Brickell City Center serves a quirky, yet mouthwatering take on sushi rolls and Japanese entrees
- Mister 01 serves some of the best pizza pie in town
- Casa Tua Cucina is regarded as THE place for topnotch Italian fare in the city
- La Mar by the world-renowned Gaston Acurio serves exquisite Peruvian fare with magnificent Bay views
- The River Oyster Bar is a top seafood destination for locals to take care of their romantic as well as business rendezvous
- Stanzione 87 is a Neapolitan-style pizza place fired by a wood oven
- Piola is another hit with pizza lovers of all ages
- B Bistro + Bakery is where locals head to satiate their sweet tooth and comfort food cravings
- La Sandwicherie is a no-nonsense sandwich shop where you can build your own finger food and indulge in healthy smoothies
- Edge Steak & Bar is for those looking to indulge beyond the standard filet mignon, although they do that well enough too
- PM Fish & Steakhouse is a goldmine for Argentinian style fare served in an elegant setting
- My Ceviche is a top pick for irresistible Latin eats, fresh seafood and healthy treats
- Coyo Taco handles those taco cravings with ease
- Truluck’s is known for its tender juicy steaks, succulent crabs and delicious wines
- Atelier Monnier Brickell Café is a great French bakery to reward yourself for everything – and even nothing at all
- Blackbird Ordinary is a local favorite for after hours fun and cocktails
Shopping in Brickell
The shopping scene in Brickell got a real boost since the Brickell City Center opened its doors in 2016. Ever since, residents have had access to over 120 shops and eateries, including a Saks Fifth Avenue, Zara, Armani, Hugo Boss, Victoria’s Secret, an Apple flagship store, CMX cinema, an Italian food hall and much more. Not to forget, the Shops at Mary Brickell Village and the down-to-earth Village Portico have offered affordable shopping and dining options since forever.
There is no dearth of convenience stores in this business district either. Residents will find three Publix super markets – one at Brickell Village, another in the Shops at Mary Brickell Village, and another on SW 3rd Avenue. The only Walgreens in the neighborhood is situated at SW 13th Street. Also, the two Starbucks are located in the Shops at Mary Brickell Village and Brickell Plaza each.
The Best Located Condo in Brickell
The pre-construction Brickell Flatiron has to be the best-located condo in Brickell, since it is next-door to the Shops at Mary Brickell as well as a couple blocks away from the Brickell City Center megamall. Located on South Miami Avenue, residents have access to loads of retail options, restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, and conveniences. Further, it’s proximity to the Tenth Street Promenade Metromover Station, Brickell Plaza and US-1/Brickell Avenue makes it easier to get in and out of the neighborhood.
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