Whether you’re a founder, funder, or individual interested in the City of Miami, we welcome you to a brighter future. How can we help?
- Tech Job Growth
- Tech Job Migration
- 2021: Record Funding
- City of Miami: Millage Rate (lowest in recorded history)
- Personal Income Tax
- Corporate Tax Rate (NY: 7.25%, CA: 8.84%, IL: 9.50%)
Quality of Life
As the 2nd largest city in Florida, the City of Miami has 26 neighborhoods each with its own style, personality, and culture. You can easily cultivate your own community
Greater City of Miami has the Miami HEAT, Miami Dolphins, Miami Marlins, Florida Panthers, Inter Miami CF, Formula 1, Miami Open, D1 collegiate sports at the University of Miami & Florida International University, and is a host city for the 2026 World Cup.
- Dining: Michelin Stars (11)
L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon Miami (2), Ariete (1), Boia De (1), Cote Miami (1), The Den at Sushi Azabu (1), Elcielo Miami (1), Hiden (1), Le Jardinier Miami (1), Los Félix (1), The Surf Club Restaurant (1)
- Dining: Michelin Bib Gourmand (19)
Bachour, Chug's Diner, DOYA, El Turco, Ghee Indian Kitchen, Itamae, Krüs Kitchen, La Natural, Lucali, Mandolin Aegean Bistro, Michael's Genuine, Phuc Yea, Red Rooster Overtown, Sanguich De Miami, Tinta y Cafe, Zitz Sum
- Green Space: 147 parks
The City of Miami is home to 147 beautiful parks. The 2 largest, Bayfront Park and Maurice Ferre Park, are located on Biscayne Bay and are 26.74 and 22.40 acres respectively (Millennium Park in Chicago is 24.5 acres).
- Green Space: The Underline
Consisting of 120 acres, this 10-mile linear park is located underneath the Metrorail and abuts the City of Miami, Coral Gables, and Pinecrest.
- City of Miami
The City of Miami, in conjunction with other governmental agencies, offers various incentives for those businesses, potential developers and interested investors that wish to start, relocate or expand their business.
- Miami-Dade County
Companies interested in relocating or expanding in Miami-Dade County have attractive local and state tax incentive programs
- State of Florida
Florida offers tax credits, refunds, and other incentives to promote business development and job creation within the state.
- Enterprise Florida
Florida offers incentives for all types of businesses, from corporate headquarters to manufacturing plants and service firms.
- Federal Opportunity Zones
There are 8,764 Opportunity Zones in the United States, new investments in Opportunity Zones may be eligible for preferential tax treatment.
Ready to Relocate?
We understand moving to a new city is a big decision and can be daunting. Our goal is to provide a potential new resident with a roadmap to all the resources required to make the move seamless. As you move through the resources listed, you’ll be able to go through a check list of everything to consider prior to your move. In addition, you’ll be connected to the appropriate agencies for getting proper identification, vehicle registration, finding a rental or new home and top employers.
Florida Business Startup Kit
Ready to setup shop in the state of Florida. Start with this checklist
Florida Division of Corporation
The Division of Corporations is the State of Florida's official business entity index and commercial activity website.
You must obtain a Florida driver license within 30 days of establishing residency to drive. Get the all the information needed to obtain a driver license.
Schedule appointment to complete your vehicle registration and obtain a Florida Driver’s License.
Electric and Power
Start a new electric service account with Florida Power & Light. Here you’ll find everything you need to open an account.
Follow the steps to open your water utility account, pay your deposit and set the date to start service.
Miami Public Schools
Once you’ve settled on a home you want to move to. Use the Miami-Dade Public Schools directory to find the home school for your child(ren).
Miami Charter Schools
Interested in a Charter School for your child(ren). Use the Miami-Dade Charter Schools directory to find the nearest charter school to your new home address.