No 1-Bedroom Apartments Left For Under $2K In Brickell

Brickell Is America's Second Most Densely Populated Neighborhood

It’s now impossible to find a 1-bedroom rental in Brickell for under $2,000 per month, apartment hunters are reporting.

It is likely the first time since Brickell was developed that a 1-bedroom apartment could not be found at that price.

A search on the MLS of Brickell from I-95 to Biscayne Bay showed just two 1-bedroom listings for under $2,000 – and its unclear if they are even still available.

Brickell is already the second most densely populated area in America after Manhattan, but a severe shortage of apartments is causing prices to skyrocket.

According to Miami’s Downtown Development Authority, there are 18,745 housing units in the portion of Brickell that is covered by the DDA.

However, the DDA’s boundaries exclude much of west and south Brickell, leaving many thousands more units uncounted.

Zillow’s pricing charts have shown rents for some apartments at or near Brickell City Centre have nearly doubled in just the past few months alone.

Reasonably priced apartments have disappeared in Miami as new companies and remote workers continue to flood into the area during the pandemic.

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

People wonder why the Melo Group is able to fill their towers up so quickly.

Anonymous
1 month ago

most of their stuff is more than $2000

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not surprising, but depressing if you’re a renter shopping Miami. Can only hope additional inventory comes online to provide some relief in 2022 and beyond…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hialeah is available!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Gasp! The horror……

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hialeah is the Upper East Side if you want more affordability, like Opa-Locka, Brownsville, or Gladeview.

Grady Muhammad
1 month ago

Gladeview & west little river & little Haiti

Azarius
1 month ago

It’s bidding wars on APARTMENTS!! I just had to submit a offer $200 over asking to be considered serious

Aaliyah
1 month ago

Y are ppl still renting I wouldn’t dare

Morgan
30 days ago

I can’t afford to buy anymore…

Azarius
1 month ago

And even then there’s not enough affordable inventory coming on the market to correct or help!

Grady Muhammad
1 month ago

Not gonna happen. Sorry to say it. Miami is going to the rich

Anonymous
29 days ago

If by rich, you mean people whose work product is considered valuable to the marketplace, then yeah.
Don’t be sorry for saying that.

Producers are welcome in Miami.
Parasites will have some challenges trying to find sympathy from the throngs of people who have worked their asses off to achieve the kind of lifestlyle that Miami delivers.

If you have a terrible attitude and a College Major that ends in “Studies”, then you should consider a lovely home in Brooklyn, Portland, Seattle, or Berkely, CA.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Gotta pay to play.. otherwise rent in Hialeah

Anonymous
1 month ago

You’re right!..

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hialeah is super expensive

Nikki
1 month ago

Airbnb is also a major problem. I know people who rent out multiple apartments then Airbnb them

Anonymous
1 month ago

like in yard 8

Anonymous
29 days ago

True…
The Club at Brickell Bay has always been the “worst building in the best location” and a great starting point for new professionals in the area. NOW, it is an AirBnB nightmare on any of the compression weekends. They load 8 people in a one bedroom apartment and the lobby looks like the Spirit Airline check in counter.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Indeed it’s a great neighborhood I wish some of the empty lots still there would get developed and hopefully it spills west of I-95

Anonymous
1 month ago

Rent in Hialeah; it’s the next big thing!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lots of new apt buildings going up in Hialeah and they are not cheap.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It already has been, but keep it mid-rise. It’s not going to affect the rental prices.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The tragedy of its own success. Miami needs to keep building and building. This is the time.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Big as MiamiDade County is with only a population of a little less than 3 million people?.. you’re right, “Miami needs to keep building and building” because there’s still plenty of land to do that.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not sure if that was sarcastic, but no there is no undeveloped land of wilderness here. However, there are lots of undeveloped plots of land that can be utilized for high density buildings to accommodate the need for more housing.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You know that bs you wrote is hypocritical don’t you?

Grady Muhammad
1 month ago

Redevelopment of public housing sites into home ownership and rental units is the answer.

Don’t San Fran my Brickell
1 month ago

Rents going up and up and yet the neighborhood has gotten worse and worse.

Anonymous
1 month ago

True, its hard to even walk on Brickell these days.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Really?.. in most pictures of Brickell, I see lots of empty sidewalks.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Huh?
I walk the sidewalks in Brickell at least 5 days a week since 2012. Never a problem for me. Maybe I am just a super talented walker with some special super human skill of walking.

Anonymous
29 days ago

lol…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not to mention the flooding. Brickell is 4 newbies

Anonymous
29 days ago

Huh?
I walk the sidewalks in Brickell at least 5 days a week since 2012. Never a problem for me. I was in Atlanta in this time in 2017 (Hurricane _________), which is the last time that Brickell had any flooding for more than an hour.

Seriously…if you don’t know anything….just read and learn. Don’t post.

Grady Muhammad
1 month ago

Think about that

Anonymous
1 month ago

Brickell isn’t the only thing in the world. Midtown, Edgewater and Downtown are all great neighborhoods and more affortdable.

Azarius
1 month ago

Nothing is affordable in Miami

Anonymous
1 month ago

Saw an ad pop up for studio apts in a new bldg just built at Eureka Dr and Us1…… $1800+/mo. I crap you negative.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Also Wynwood

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah Midtown is superior

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not anymore

Anonymous
1 month ago

ive lived in brickell for many years and its def been on a downward slide. There arent that many places to go anymore for the amount of people living there. Then the crowd itself is starting to get touristy too. Good news for anybody who is a landlord in brickell to make some money though

Anonymous
1 month ago

To go where? You mean restaurants/bars? Cause there are plenty of those if you can afford them.

Anonymous
1 month ago

“the crowd itself is starting to get touristy too”

Dude, most of the economy in South Florida is about tourism!!!

Brickellite
1 month ago

Brickell is the “Hudson yards” has a majority of wealthy legal and financial professionals who make alot of money and want to be surrounded by the same..and with Brickell Ave Banking capital of Latin America that will be hard to beat now and in the future…

Anonymous
1 month ago

You must mean Hudson Yards is like Brickell. Brickell has been here 2+ decades longer. LOL

Anonymous
29 days ago

Huh?
Nobody goes there anymore…it’s too crowded.

In 1992, the “go to” place was Firehouse #4, and Mary Brickell Village wasn’t opened yet.
Downward slide???
I”d say that Saks Fifth Avenue, Cipriani, and Le Petitie Maison are not “Downward Slides” from the Blue Parrot, and Gordon Beirsch.

Anonymous
1 month ago

man i remember the good days $1100-$1400 hundreds of units

Anonymous
1 month ago

Remote workers have flooded into Miami with salaries that are far higher than the Miami average. The result has been low inventory and a massive bid-up in rents. This won’t be resolved until workers go back to their offices.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Or back to the cities they came from and seem to miss so much. Miami won’t miss them!

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’m afraid Miami is turning into the next Manhattan. Overcrowded and overly expensive. Not to mention the traffic.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Melo to the rescue

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yaaaayyyyyy!!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

There are other neighborhoods to live in people

Brickellite
1 month ago

Hmm..1bed Reach BCC real cost $600k , $11k property tax, $9k HOA , $1k insurance = Amazing place to live

Anonymous
30 days ago

I dont like HOA fees. Also overpriced and you need to pay for things you dont want.

Anonymous
1 month ago

With Covid cities are a hassle .move to the country .all good jobs are done online .save money live better

Anonymous
1 month ago

I lived in Miami all my life .moved to the country 2 years ago i dont miss miami at all .all my work is online .no traffic .no sunpass .low taxes .low insurance .low regulation .WHAT GOOD IS IT FOR ?.NEVER GOING BACK

Anonymous
1 month ago

And when you left Miami two years ago, 10 people moved to the city the next day and took your place.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Good for you! now time for you to stop trolling on the Miami sites and do that whaere you live

Anonymous
1 month ago

That will change now that SCOTUS has ruled v the renter moratorium extension…will see an increase in supply shortly

Anonymous
1 month ago

What’s wrong with prices goinf up, buy instead of rent. Instead of flushing money down the drain with alcohol therapy, take action in your own life. Amazing things will happen.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Get rid of these insane zoning laws and let these developers build housing! This is ridiculous. Demand is only getting higher

Anonymous
1 month ago

Left Miami, now in Margate $2000 an month gets me a waterfront 3/2 , 30 minutes to Downtown by train go twice a week

Anonymous
1 month ago

How are the mosquitoes and iguanas there?

Anonymous
29 days ago

margate is a dump

Anonymous
1 month ago

Miami is a terrible place to live especially Brickell area flooding is bad traffic is a nightmare. Don’t move to Hialeah they don’t know how to drive.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s the waterfront that makes it. If you don’t appreciate that, then I’d say it’s not worth it. Sweetwater & West Kendall are cheaper

Anonymous
1 month ago

And that is why so many are moving to the new downtown buildings around Miami Worldcenter!