About the DCOTA

Within close proximity to major highways, hotels, restaurants and three international airports, the Design Center of the Americas is strategically located in the heart of the South Florida region.

Our Design & Office Centers have undergone major renovations which further enhance the prestige of this Class A Complex.

Located at the intersection of I-95 and Griffin Road in Dania Beach, the Complex is just minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport with immediate access to I-95 and I-595. The nearby Tri-Rail Fort Lauderdale airport station can conveniently be used as a commuting alternative.

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Destination Advantage

DCOTA provides an unrivaled platform to create commerce. Within DCOTA community our showrooms enjoy a collaborative, integrated culture through association with the industry’s most powerful brands. This environment fuels success and is supported by skilled marketing and event management services to promote showrooms, products and traffic.

DCOTA Distinction
800.000 sq.ft.
Design center footprint
1.000 - 20.000 sq.ft.
Showroom spaces
Product lines
Designer showrooms
Annual guest traffic
Annual design market attendees
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The Business of Design

Our showroom-partners recognize the value of investment with the DCOTA. Renowned as the region’s time-honored luxury resource, DCOTA has long delivered a critical depth and breadth of offerings crucial to every aspect of the design process. This distinction ensures the industry’s top professionals consistently make D&D their go-to choice for selection, service, innovation and inspiration.

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Marketing Benefits

Offering an array of opportunities that extend brand message, enhance visibility and drive sales, DCOTA provides showrooms with an arsenal of marketing programs to engage with preferred design professionals and affluent consumers of designer home furnishings.

For Marketing inquiries contact Eyla Herrera at or 954.628.5613

Fall & Winter Market

Each year, DCOTA is host to a Fall and Winter Market, which is South Florida’s showcase for global design. The markets debut an array of luxury furnishings and resources crafted by today’s foremost design innovators. The events feature keynote programs, product introductions and showroom happenings, complemented by presentations from the nation’s leading publications, editors and tastemakers. Over 3000+ trade professionals from South Florida area and around the globe travel to attend the markets.

Showroom Promotions

DCOTA has its own editorial calendar to share news from the showrooms with the design community. Each month, the showrooms can provide content to the DCOTA marketing staff to distribute on the DCOTA marketing platforms.

DCOTA's Marketing Reach & Influence

Below are the platforms that are made available to the showrooms to be featured on the DCOTA marketing channels each month and an estimate of the reach:

  • 500,000+ visitors per year
    Showrooms are granted 1 news article each month.
  • Email List: 50,000+ email subscribers
    Showrooms are granted 1 email blast each month.
  • Social Media: 10,000+ followers on Instagram & Facebook
    Showrooms are granted 1 social post per month.
  • Virtual Events: DCOTA is always looking for opportunities to partner with showrooms on webinars, contests, and creative ways to engage with our audiences.

Averaging 13,000 visits and 50,000 page views per month, DCOTA's website provides a searchable database to source individual showroom pages featuring company overview, visuals, contact info, product listings and hotlinks. Additionally, the site offers a calendar of events, news and information postings, social media links, newsletter archive and designer referral services.

Showroom Directory

The Design Center of the Americas website hosts a comprehensive visitor guide to the showrooms and manufacturers represented at the D&D. This includes building information, showroom and line listings, floor plans, product categories, calendar of events and trade resources. Showrooms have their own personalized page on the site, and a host of advertising opportunities are available.

Email Communications

Accessing 50,000+ design professionals, architects, industry trade associations, media and design enthusiasts, DCOTA continuously promotes showroom news, product announcements, lectures, exhibitions and sponsor incentives actively engaging customers with the Design Center’s array of offerings.

Social Media

DCOTA engages 10,000+ fans and followers via its Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and GoDesignGo social media platforms, sharing up-to-the-minute information, images and conversation on events, products and happenings throughout the Design Center.

Public Relations

DCOTA leverages its relationships with top design and lifestyle editors and bloggers among 100+ regional and national trade/consumer media, advancing relevant editorial opportunities for products, showrooms, trends and industry events among print, broadcast and online outlets.

GoDesignGo Blog

Cohen Design Centers editorial-driven GoDesignGo blog covers the best in luxury home furnishings and the latest trends in the world of design, art, architecture, landscaping and lifestyle, providing showrooms with a substantive media outlet to promote best-in-class design.

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The company we keep

DCOTA boasts a collection of the world’s best luxury brands and most innovative custom designs assuring best-in-class association, as defined by a sampling of marquis corporate showrooms.

Access to Influence

DCOTA consistently engages with the nation’s leading design and lifestyle media, developing synergistic opportunities promoting great design. Leveraging promotional events, keynote presentations and editorial opportunities, DCOTA maximizes its magazine partnerships to elevate brand awareness among design influentials and their clientele.

The Design-Savvy Consumer

Responding to the growing consumer demand for access to exclusive designer products, the DCOTA allows design enthusiasts exclusive entry to procure luxury furnishings from our to-the-trade Design Center showrooms.

Unlimited Access

Consulting + Buying Program

A unique insider consulting & buying program that provides discriminating consumers not presently working with a designer the opportunity to purchase a limited number of items at to the-trade only prices plus a modest administrative fee. This service extends a coveted privilege to select from the variety of textiles and furnishings available only at the DCOTA.

Designer Referral Program

A complimentary service that helps individuals select an interior designer who best suits their taste, project scope and budget. Whether building a new home, planning a renovation or redecorating a single room, our designers represent a broad range of talent and styles and have been recognized and awarded by national trade associations and publications.

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Managed by a Proven Leader

Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation (CBRC) is a private real estate development and management firm with more than 50 years of success developing, redeveloping and operating premier properties in prime locations in major U.S. markets.

Premium Real Estate

With a 12 million square-foot real estate portfolio and a belief that great architecture and design transform a development project as a work of art, CBRC approaches each asset with a long-term view focusing on creating and maintaining properties that will shape skylines.

This passion for design has inspired the firm’s focus in redeveloping and revitalizing world-class design centers across the country, including the Decoration & Design Building (New York, NY), Pacific Design Center (Los Angeles, CA), Design Center of the Americas (Dania Beach, FL) and Decorative Center Houston (Houston, TX).

At the heart of CBRC’s design center management philosophy is a commitment to partnership marketing. We work collaboratively with our showroom-partners developing programs and platforms that support their unique selling needs. Engaging the finest talents in the design and real estate industries, CBRC provides responsive on-site sales, marketing and operations management powered by years of experience, carefully cultivated contacts and specialized knowledge to support showroom success while increasing revenue and driving long-term profitability.

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