For more than 30 years, Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA) has served the design community with the finest campus amenities and showrooms in the industry, attracting world-class designers, architects, decorators, dealers and their clients.
At nearly 800,000 square feet, the campus features high design within 55 premier showroom locations, catering to any home, yacht or office project. Fine indoor and outdoor furniture, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen, bath, antiques, accessories, appliances, window treatments, decorative hardware, paint, and surfacing are just some of the resources found within the center.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
To the trade and to the public
Note: each Showroom’s purchasing, quote and sample policies vary on a case-by-case basis. Many showrooms will sell only to qualified designers & trade professionals. Check with each showroom for more details.
Don’t have a designer? Head to our Shop DCOTA page to learn about our buying service options and how to work with a designer through our referral program.
Address & Contact
1855 Griffin Road
Dania Beach, FL 33004
954 920 7997
Click on the map for directions.
Valet parking is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, located at the North Main Building Entrance.
Self parking is also available.
Designers & Architects — learn about our Trade Parking Program here.
DCOTA is easily accessible by land or air. Located in the very heart of South Florida, DCOTA is immediately south of Fort Lauderdale International Airport where Griffin Road meets I-95 in Dania Beach. It is 17 minutes south of Boca Raton in Palm Beach County, 45 minutes south of the city of Palm Beach, 20 minutes from north of Miami, and 90 minutes east of Naples by car.
DCOTA is the closest design center in America to an international airport in both distances (less than one and one-half miles from the terminal) and in time (less than five minutes from the terminal).
DCOTA shares a campus with the brand-new luxury hotel, Le Méridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport — a design-centric epicenter located just steps from the design center.
The hotel’s well-appointed 245 rooms and suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows and offer a comfortable and inspired setting to recharge and unwind during your visit to Fort Lauderdale, Dania Beach, Miami or the greater South Florida area.
Explore innovative pairings of flavours and aromas with Chef Richard Sandoval’s signature concepts, TORO Latin Kitchen and La Biblioteca tequila library and lounge.
Uncover extraordinary ways to foster creativity, gather, wed and meet with 19,000 square feet of meeting and event space.
A heated outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and yoga room help you relax and revitalize, while the Le Méridien Club Lounge facilitates productivity.
Plan each day’s adventures while taking in sweeping sunset views and reveling in the modern minimalist décor of your hotel room or suite.
For more information and reservations, click here.
*Interior Designers planning a visit to the DCOTA receive special pricing at Le Méridien Dania Beach — please contact us for more information.
Design Center of the Americas will be closed in observance of the holidays listed below. If you wish to visit on a specific date, please contact individual showrooms to ensure that they are open.
Official Building Closing Dates
New Years (Observed)
Wednesday, January 1
Monday, February 17
Monday, May 25
Saturday, July 4
Monday, September 7
Thursday, November 26 + Friday, November 27
Friday, December 25
Cohen Design Centers
DCOTA is part of the Cohen Design Center quartet with sister locations in Manhattan (D & D Building) in West Hollywood, California (Pacific Design Center), and in Houston, Texas (Decorative Center Houston).