Jeffrey L. Berkowitz is president and founder of Berkowitz Development Group, Inc., a retail development company headquartered in Coconut Grove, Florida. Berkowitz Development Group has completed projects totaling more than 1,200,000 square feet of space and is recognized as URL.BTNSone of the preeminent retail developers in Miami-Dade County. The company has developed a number of high-profile, strategically located, and innovative retail projects.
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.