MIAMI—Miami’s office market will heat up in 2015—but it might not look exactly like some people think. Although most industry watchers expect Miami’s office market recover to continue next year, Donald Cartwright, senior vice president of JLL and exclusive leasing agent for Southeast Financial Center, Florida’s tallest, largest office tower in Miami, sees some interesting trends developing.

“Within the office sector, there will be increased demand for open space footprints in non-traditional urban and downtown areas,” Cartwright tells “Urban centers like Miami offer more of the elements that draw today’s professionals and are becoming attractive locations for creative agencies and technology companies in particular. These businesses, which in the past took space in suburban submarkets, are realizing the benefits of being in an urban environment offering nearby housing, recreation, transportation and retail amenities.”

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