5 Reasons to Relocate to Sunny Isles Beach

GSM International Group October 18, 2022
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People are flocking to Florida. In the last two years, that number has increased, drawing people who are relocating from states like Vermont, Oregon, and Arizona to make Florida their new home. Of the most recent migrations (over 220,000 as of April 2022), many are finding Sunny Isles Beach real estate to be a prime destination. When you’re looking for pristine beaches, beautiful parks, and a welcoming environment, family friendly, and a safe area definitely consider moving to Sunny Isles Beach.

Located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Sunny Isles Beach offers unparalleled views of the Atlantic and luxury living. Whether you’re working from home and want the closeness of the beach or you prefer the short drive to Miami Beach or Boca Raton for your job, this city is a prime location. The unemployment rates in Sunny Isles Beach are half that of the state of Florida and the US, and the income per capita is over one-third higher than the national average.

The average test scores for students is 63% higher than the national average, and the high school graduation rate is 11% higher. The number of students in Sunny Isles Beach who attend college is 51% higher than the national average. Norman S. Edelcup School provides students with their first eight years of education, and high school students attend the North Miami schools.

The beautiful parks


Owners of Sunny Isle Beach real estate have access to a dozen parks throughout the city, including two dog parks. Ballrooms, playgrounds, and butterfly gardens are just some of the amenities in the public parks on the island.

All parks offer Wi-Fi hotspots, making working online even more attractive. You can go to the pavilion at Samson Oceanfront Park, or take your dog to Intracoastal Park while the kids romp around the playground. All parks are equipped with a lightning prediction system to alert you when a thunderstorm is approaching.

The gorgeous beaches


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The name says it all, Sunny Isles Beach. A mean temperature of 83 degrees and 9.6 hours of sunlight in February gives Sunny Isles some of the best tanning beaches in the state. The city consistently re-nourishes the beach sand after rain storms to keep them pristine, white, and wide.

The city offers many hotels, resorts, and upscale establishments that provide incredible views and experiences. Whether you want to lounge in the sand, swim in the ocean, or surf-ski, Sunny Isles Beach is one of the finest places to be.

The inspirational amenities


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From fishing off the pier at Pier Park to ordering a great dish of calamari, recreation, shopping, entertainment, and dining are all a walk away in Sunny Isles Beach. A variety of cuisines and recreational activities can be found throughout the city.

If you’re in for a short drive, head over to Miami, home of Little Havana, Zoo Miami, Marlins baseball games, and Miami Seaquarium. Also enjoy an afternoon on South Beach or tour a world-class museum — Miami is just a short trip down the coast.

The employment opportunities


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With the recent trend of working from home, what better place to be than next to the ocean? Many companies are hiring remote workers, from advertising to IT, and residing in an area that provides you excellent internet services and calm surroundings can mean all the difference when working from home.

Many residents of Sunny Isles Beach commute to Fort Lauderdale or Boca Raton, and return to their relaxing Sunny Isles Beach real estate at the day’s end. There are several types of industries in the area that offer an abundance of employment, from cruise lines to aviation and from IT to healthcare.

Head south to Miami for more employment options. Companies like Lennar and Ryder are based in Miami. There are also several regional offices in the area, including Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, and Oracle. Whatever industry you are in, there are jobs available in and around Sunny Isles Beach.

The desirable real estate


When moving to Sunny Isles Beach, it’s good to know that some of the most beautiful and luxurious homes in Florida are waiting. Rentals and home prices are higher than average, but the cost includes all of the benefits and amenities described above. Perfect weather, recreation, proximity to Miami and other major cities, and the beaches, put Sunny Isles Beach real estate in high demand. The median home price is $669,500, up 6.7% from September 2021. The days to close averages 73, which is 43 days less than in August 2021. And homes are being sold at their asking price.

Several new developments have been completed or are underway, including luxury condominiums. Single-family homes have beach access and/or docks, and even the smallest of homes are great investment properties.

Relocating to Sunny Isles Beach Florida is definitely something to consider. If you’re ready to start searching for a luxury home or condo in this area, contact the GSM International Group and let us help you move to Sunny Isle Beach.

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