Coral Gables, FL Business Overview

Big industries and proximity to Miami help Coral Gables' business climate thrive.

On Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 14:53

Coral Gables offers an array of business to the its many professionals. A variety of industries account for the city’s prosperous economy, as well as national and international corporate headquarters in the area, not to mention the business in nearby Miami.


Professional, scientific, technical services account for 20 percent of Coral Gables industries, while educational services are 11 percent due to University of Miami. Other major industries include: Health care and social assistance, finance and insurance, and real estate.

Corporate Headquarters

Corporate headquarters within the city limits include American Airlines and Kraft Foods, employing nearly 10,000 and 100,000, respectively. Coral Gables is also the location of Bacardi, USA.


The Miami-Dade Transit system offers nearly 100 routes throughout the Miami-Dade County area for commuters' convenience. Most Coral Gables residents travel no more than 20 minutes to work each day, and for long distance travel, the Miami International Airport is conveniently located just four miles outside the city.

See a list of top employers in Coral Gables.