Initially known as one of the few Miami-Dade County municipalities to be built with a fully realized master plan in place, the village of Bal Harbour today is recognized for its luxury shopping, homes and hotels. Boasting a small population of 2,633, Bal Harbour is split down the middle by State Route A1A, with condos and hotels lining the west side of the village along Bal Harbour Beach. On the other side of A1A lies Bal Harbour Shops along with homes sporting bayside views. High-end shopping in Bal Harbour Considered one of the most productive luxury fashion shopping centers in America, Bal Harbour Shops is an open-air mall that features primarily high-end designer shops. The landscaping through the center is also touted. In mid-April the village's council rejected a $400 million proposal that sought to expand the center. Nearby are some of the village's highly rated hotels including The St. Regis Bal Harbour Hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, and Bal Harbour Quarzo. Luxur...
- The village's council recently struck down a $400 million proposed expansion of Bal Harbour Shops.
- Most of the village's condo inventory is priced above $2 million.
- The current median list price of a home in the village is $865,000.