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Getting City Smart: CubeSmart Self-Storage Facility in Brickell, Miami

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Written by Bella O.

This is one of a series of articles spotlighting our storage facilities and neighborhoods.

Miami has been an ever-popular vacation spot, made famous by its sunny beaches, bustling community, and gorgeous sites. Right in the heart of downtown Miami, the neighborhood of Brickell has been up and coming since 2009, with a population today of over 56,000 residents.

The city hosts a combination of retail, restaurant, residential, and office spaces, situated near several beaches making Brickell a desirable location for people from all walks of life. It is a leading banking and financial district. There are banks from all over the world with branches on Brickell Avenue. It has become one of the largest financial districts in the country – dubbed Miami's "Millionaire Row" in the early 20th century, the nickname still holds true today with the increasing appeal and rentals of Brickell.

CubeSmart Self-Storage in Brickell, Miami is the perfect location for anyone moving to the area to store their goods. Both new businesses and new residents can benefit from using this storage facility. Whether you're a young professional just moving to the area for work in the fast-paced financial world, or a retiree looking for an upscale downsize, this facility has everything to satisfy your storage needs.

Take a tour of this location:

With 808 climate controlled units in total, our bilingual managers are there for you to ensure you get the unit best suited to your individual needs. We offer 24-hour video recording. To make the move-in process as easy as possible, a moving truck is available to you, along with dollies. We sell locks and packing supplies as well for your convenience. Our manager recommends using smaller boxes for heavier items and large boxes for lighter items when moving everything in. If anything is forgotten in the process, customers can mail their goods to the store. CubeSmart Brickell Miami is a one-stop shop!

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Local customers are saying:

"John Valentin was very helpful and attentive…definitely surpassed what I expected from a storage place. I’ve had experiences with other storage places before and by far this one made it more pleasant. GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!!"

"I’ve been a Palm Beach CubeSmart customer for many years and have been very satisfied with the facilities and staff. When the need for another unit in the Miami area presented itself, I selected the brand-new facility on 1103 SW 3rd Avenue. Once I arrived to complete my lease, I was greeted by General Manager, John Valentin, and Manager, Dario Cruz, who were courteous and informative. I was provided with an orientation of the entire facility, including security measures and service hours. I also reserved their truck for the transfer of my items. I highly recommend this outstanding storage facility and their professional management team. Thanks John and Dario!"

Apartment vs. Storage Cost Analysis

Brickell, Miami Rental Price Square Footage Price/Square foot
One Bedroom $1,700/month* 648 $2.62
Two Bedroom $2,400/month* 725 $3.31
10×10 Storage unit $139.40/month 100 $1.39

*Source Zillow.com

Living in Brickell can be expensive, with the price per square foot of an apartment at over 2 dollars for a one bedroom and over three dollars for a two bedroom. Renting a storage unit with CubeSmart only costs $1.39 per square foot per month, about half the price of the one bedroom apartment used in the example and less than a third of the price of the two-bedroom apartment. With the cost of living space so high, renting a storage unit is a good way to save money while increasing how much room you have in the city.

How to Get to Us
If you're nearby or a local to the neighborhood of Brickell, our CubeSmart storage facility is located on the corner of SW 3rd Avenue and 11th Street, near Brickell Avenue. It's also placed near multiple public transportation stops. To get there by bus, take Miami-Dade Route 6. When you get off at the SW 3rd Avenue stop, it drops you directly in front of our facility. To get here by train, take the Miami-Dade Metro Mover and get off at the Brickell Avenue stop. From there, you only need to walk 3 blocks to reach our store.

Around Us
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Image via Addison Magazine

Every spring, the Annual Calle Ocho Street Festival takes place on SW 8th Street, just 3 short blocks from CubeSmart Brickell. Join thousands of people as they gather for food, music, and other festivities. Also nearby is the newest luxury mall in Miami, the Brickell City Centre. With a seemingly endless supply of stores to choose from, you can shop for hours. In the mood to watch sports? The Florida Marlins stadium is a mere 5 miles from the Brickell facility. Stop by your storage unit to pick up all your tailgating gear as you head over for a game.

Miami is well known for its food scene, and Brickell is no exception. Calle Ocho on SW 8th Street is highly recommended by our manager for a taste of local Cuban cuisine. While in the area, be sure to visit some of the restaurants on Brickell Avenue. There is a large variety of international cuisine to satisfy any cravings. From Italian to Peruvian to Japanese, Brickell Avenue has it all. In your search for the best local burger, it is recommended to head over to the award-winning Pincho Factory.

Image via Miami and Beaches

Constructed in 1926, Tower Theater stands as one of the oldest cultural landmarks in Miami. When it was built, it was considered the finest state of the art theater in the entire South. It was used as a movie theater through 1984 when the theater was closed. In 2002, Miami Dade College was authorized to manage theater operations. In addition to regularly showing movies in multiple languages, it is also one of the sites of the Miami International Film Festival.

Whether you're looking to relocate to this beautiful neighborhood in Miami, Florida, or are already a resident, consider CubeSmart as a place to store your things.

Are you a proud resident of Brickell? We'd love it if you shared some of your favorite things about your neighborhood in the comments section below!
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We would be excited to welcome new CubeSmart teammates. Check out our available jobs in Brickell, Miami

Sources
http://brickellcitycentre.com/about-us/retail-overview Brickell City Centre
http://carnavalmiami.com/event-view/calle-ocho/
https://oceandrive.com/why-up-and-coming-brickell-is-becoming-the-center-of-miami

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