Jerome M. Karam has become one of the most relevant Real Estate Developers in Southwestern Louisiana and Texas.

Founder and Operator Jerome Karam has become a dominating presence in Galveston County Real Estate, having purchased and redeveloped over a million square feet of real estate in the past five years alone. JMK5 is known for redeveloping large, floundering big-box properties, turning them into a thriving, multi-use commercial site.

Most recently, Karam has acquired Texas City’s Mall of the Mainland, redeveloped it into a desirable City Centre, complete with Texas’ largest World Gym facility, Texas Entertainment Xperience (TEX), festival grounds, dining, Plaza Royal Executive Suites, and more, and the Falstaff Brewery in Galveston, Texas. 

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A Visionary Developer

Karam and his family have many philanthropic interests throughout his home state of Louisiana, as well as within the  Galveston County Catholic Community. Karam has truly never met a stranger, and friends, acquaintances, and business partners alike can attest to the family’s genuine values. 

For nearly 20 years, Karam has purchased, renovated and profitably sold, hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate. Since Founding JMK5 HOLDINGS, LLC, Karam has built an additional 29 entities whose current holdings are located in Texas and Louisiana.

Other Experience

Karam completed his undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University, followed by his Juris Doctor Degree from Texas Southern University in May 1990. Shortly thereafter, Karam founded his private personal injury practice, representing over 1000 clients within a 10 year time period. After his successful law career, he decided to pursue his true interest and began solely focusing on Real Estate Development.