South Beach Miami Fl real estate is a great place to invest your money. Located on Ocean Dr, primarily the 10 block stretch from 5th to 15th streets, the beach is wide, white. Separating the sand from the traffic of Ocean Dr, There are volleyball nets and chikee huts for shade, The beach also plays host to some of the funkiest lifeguard stands you will ever see, pop stars shooting music videos and visitors from all over the world. Because much of South Beach has an adult flavor, some women are often casually topless. You can´t swim at South Pointe Park, but you can walk or bicycle out on 50 yard Sunshine Pier.
Back in the early 1980's hotels were badly run down, catering mostly to retirees fixed incomes. The entire area had a decidedly depressed feel. But a group of visionaries saw this real estate as architecturally significant and worth protecting from mindless urban renewal. Even then, the buildings of South Beach had the unique art deco style from the 1920's to the 1950's. Preservationists and investors started restoring the interiors and exteriors of classic South Beach buildings. The area is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places with 800 buildings.
In 1960 architect Morris Lapidus redesigned Lincoln road as one of the nation´s first pedestrian malls. After several economic slumps, restoration efforts in the 1980's began to revive it. Now houses and popular restaurants and jazz bar have been beautifully restored. Fashion photographers, music video producers and movie directors took note of the location and began shooting. As South Beach gained exposure, celebrities such as singer Gloria Estefan, designer Gianni Versace and others bought a piece of action.
Beautiful people pose in hotel lounges and side walk cafes and visitors flock to see the action. If Ocean Drive is the heartbeat of South Beach, Lincoln Road has become its soul. Cafe crowds spill onto sidewalks, and markets draw all kinds of visitors and their dogs, and thank too few late-night lounges the scene is just as present and live at night. South Beach scene is much like the cities themselves, a quirky mix of exotic adventure and upscale glamour. You can sample dishes from all over the world and pay just a few dollars, or you can have the meal of a lifetime and spend accordingly. In the process you can enjoy the work of celebrity chefs who have pioneered New World cuisine, a loose fusion of Latin American, Asian, and Caribbean flavors using fresh, local ingredients.
Needless to say, this incredible oceanfront area has real estate which many say is still under-valued. In August of 2008 median condo price in South Beach was $349,000. There are 1698 condos for sale, the highest priced condo sold for $7,300,000 at The Apogee, the lowest priced condo sold for $47,500 at The Mersaille. There are still great deals in this area but you need a market expert to help you. Guillermo Parapar and his team are been in the real estate industry for more than 11 years, archiving more than $20,000,000 of real estate transactions. For a local and knowledgeable service in South Beach Miami Fl real estate market contact Guillermo at 305.778.6933.