Inductee Title

Founder and President Berkowitz Development Group, Inc.

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Inductee Biography

Jeffrey L. Berkowitz is Founder and President of Berkowitz Development Group, Inc., a retail development company headquartered in Coconut Grove, Florida. Recognized as one of the preeminent retail developers in Miami-Dade County, Berkowitz Development Group develops high-profile, strategically located, and innovative retail projects – totaling more than 1,200,000 square feet of space. A graduate of Cornell University and the University of Miami School of Law, Berkowitz practiced real estate law in the 1970s, which led to commercial property development. In 1986, he established Berkowitz Development Group, Inc. The company has developed projects such as Aventura Commons, Kendall Village Center, and Kendallgate Shopping Center, to name a few. The architectural and urban innovation of Dadeland Station Shopping Center has become a pioneering concept widely copied throughout the United States. Berkowitz has been active in community affairs and supporting charities for more than 30 years, including founding and chairing the Children's Foundation of Greater Miami Inc. and donating property to the Miami Children's Museum.

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Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame


Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations


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