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  • JTHS-MIAMI Golf Tournament to Benefit Veterans Organization on 9/11

    Aug 10, 2017
    The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) will host its 32nd annual JTHS-MIAMI Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 11 at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. Partial proceeds will benefit the Renewal Coalition, a Jupiter-based organization that assists wounded veterans and their families.
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  • JTHS-MIAMI Realtors Collect 240 Pounds of Food for Needy Palm Beach Residents

    May 16, 2017
    The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) collected 240 pounds of non-perishable food for the Palm Beach County Food Bank in April as part of the JTHS-MIAMI Leadership Academy’s “Move for Hunger” Food Drive.
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  • JTHS-MIAMI Rock the Market Attracts Top Experts, Panels

    Mar 09, 2017
    Palm Beach County real estate will continue outperforming the national average because of continued population gains, a growing economy and spectacular amenities, South Florida top brokers and real estate analysts said at the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) Rock the Market conference on Feb. 28 in Jupiter.
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  • JTHS-MIAMI Realtors to Host Rock the Market in Jupiter

    Feb 27, 2017
    The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) will host JTHS-MIAMI Rock the Market on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place. The conference is designed to equip local Realtors with the latest market information, services and trends so they can better serve their clients.
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  • Lynne Rifkin Elected 2017 JTHS President of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS

    Feb 10, 2017
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) has elected Lynne Rifkin, Broker Associate, ABR, MRP, PMN, SRES as the 2017 President of the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Association of Realtors (JTHS) Council. She and the entire 2017 JTHS Board of Governors were installed Dec. 2 at Frenchman’s Creek Beach & Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens.
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  • JTHS Realtors Collect More than 500 Holiday Toys for Local Children

    Jan 09, 2017
    The Jupiter Tequesta Hobe Sound (JTHS) Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) collected more than 500 toys for local families in need this holiday season during its first JTHS Young Professionals Network Toy Drive on December 15.
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  • JTHS Realtors to Host Educational Breakfast with Palm Beach Schools Superintendent

    Jan 09, 2017
    The Jupiter Tequesta Hobe Sound (JTHS) Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) will host a “Make a Connection” Breakfast with Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa as the featured speaker on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the Eastpointe Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens.
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  • YOUR July Minute with the JTHS President

    Jul 29, 2016
    Announcing Important Upcoming Events
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  • Jupiter Broker Patti Fitzgerald Appointed to Florida Real Estate Commission

    Mar 03, 2016
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® is honored to have one of its members, Patti Fitzgerald, named to the Florida Real Estate Commission, which administers and enforces real estate license law. Fitzgerald is a past president of the statewide Florida Realtors association and is currently a real estate broker associate and manager for Illustrated Properties in Hobe Sound.
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  • YOUR February Minute with the JTHS President

    Feb 18, 2016
    We are halfway through February. Time goes by so quickly. Our JTHS Leaders continue to focus on goals to maximize our Member's strengths. Our Professional staff continue to make enhancements to products and service offerings.
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  • Sue Gaieski Elected 2016 JTHS Council President of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS

    Feb 18, 2016
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) has elected Sue Gaieski, e-PRO, SFR as the 2016 President of the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Association of Realtors (JTHS) Council. She and the entire 2016 JTHS Board of Governors were installed Dec. 11 at Frenchman’s Creek Beach & Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens.
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Downtown Miami is America's Fourth-Fastest Growing Neighborhood

by | May 25, 2016

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America's Top-10
Fastest Growing Neighborhoods

  1. Power Ranch, Gilbert, Ariz. (Zip code: 85297)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 15.9%
  2. Historic Cultural Center, Los Angeles, Calif. (90012)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 8.8%
  3. Downtown, Dallas, Texas (75201)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 14.9%
  4. Downtown Miami (33132)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 14.9%
  5. Mountain's Edge, Las Vegas (89179)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 19.4%
  6. Belltown, Seattle, (98121)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 11.9%
  7. Rolesville, N.C. (27571)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 12.1%
  8. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y. (11249)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 9.2%
  9. The Loop, Chicago, IL (60603)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 18.9%
  10. Atlantic Station, Atlanta (30363)
    Projected 5-year household growth: 15.7%

Source: Realtor.com

Downtown Miami is America's fourth-fastest growing neighborhood, according to a new Realtor.com analysis. Realtor.com looked at places where job opportunities abound, new households are forming, and new homes are being built to meet the growing demand.

Downtown Miami finished No. 4 because of its massive urban development and population growth. Projects such as Miami Worldcenter and Brickell City Centre have brought tens of thousands of new residents to the area. Millennials are attracted to the increased nightlife options, restaurants, shopping, ability to walk to work, free Metromover rail system and much more.

A Thriving Metropolis
Once a quiet 9-to-5 job district, downtown Miami has transformed into one of America's most exciting, thriving areas. A growing population of young professionals are living, working, and playing in downtown, which today boasts the highest concentration of cultural institutions in the Southeast and almost 400 restaurants and bars.

Downtown Miami's stunning amount of recent commercial real estate development and world-class cultural additions have helped alter South Florida's image. South Florida is no longer a resort town known only for its beaches. Today, South Florida is a leading global center with world-class amenities. Several of these amenities sit in downtown along picturesque Biscayne Bay.

The breathtaking Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and the internationally-acclaimed Perez Art Museum opened in downtown in 2006 and 2013, respectively. South Florida's new science wonderland — the $300 million Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science — is being built adjacent to Perez Art. When the science museum opens in the summer of 2016, Downtown Miami will feature three of America's top cultural facilities, all within close proximity.

Downtown's commercial real estate boom has also resulted in more restaurants, hotels, and retail centers. Downtown, which had few stand-alone restaurants 20 years ago, now features 392 restaurants and bars. Several new hotels, including the 54-story Epic Hotel & Residences and the luxury JW Marriott Marquis, and condo buildings have opened within the last six years.

Downtown's growing population — 80,000 live in Greater Miami — will have plenty of shopping opportunities as more than 2 million square feet of retail is planned. About half of that retail space belongs to the Miami Worldcenter, which will comprise 27 acres of retail, residential and hospitality uses in the heart of downtown Miami. It's expected to open in 2017.

All Aboard Florida, the downtown Miami-to-Orlando passenger train, is also being built with 163,000 square feet of commercial and retail space. When All Aboard Florida starts running trains in 2017, it will only add another dimension to one of America's fastest evolving downtowns.

New Hotels Coming to Downtown Miami
Downtown Miami's improved public transit and surging population are attracting major hotels to the area. Four new hotels will open in downtown Miami by 2018. The developments are further signs of downtown's transformation into one of America's top metropolises, a place where world travelers can be in close proximity to art and culture.

The new Langford hotel and ME Miami, which is part of Spain's ME by Meliá brand, will open in downtown this spring. A 250-room Yotel hotel and Miami Worldcenter's two-tower hotel with 1,700 rooms have plans to open in the coming years.

Downtown's public transit, cultural institutions and growing population are encouraging many of these developments. Miami's Metrorail Orange Line now takes travelers from the airport to downtown. Also, All Aboard Florida is building a MiamiCentral downtown station, which will run 32 trains a day to Orlando with stops in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach by 2017.

The new downtown hotels will be in close proximity to world-class art and culture. Downtown has the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and a new waterfront art museum. A new science museum will open later this year.

Population Growth
Downtown's growing population is a chief impetus for the development.

The number of downtown residents grew from 40,000 to 80,000 from 2000 to 2015, according to the Miami Downtown Development Authority. Most of the growth is coming from millennials. Residents ages 25 to 44 comprise half of the downtown's population.

The investments in Miami's urban core are bolstering South Florida's already strong tourism industry while encouraging more international and domestic consumers to relocate to one of America's most dynamic cities.

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