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About Jerome Karam

Jerome Karam, a lawyer who operates his own private practice in Friendswood, Texas, primarily focuses on personal injury and business law. He is also an experienced real estate professional who owns and manages a number of commercial and residential properties through the Friendswood-based company JMK5 Holdings. Jerome Karam typically acquires real estate in distressed condition, then renovates or redevelops the properties to improve them and either hold and operate them or sell them at a profit.

As the owner of JMK5, Jerome Karam manages a number of retail complexes, including the Texas Station Plaza strip mall and the Mall of the Mainland. Among his residential developments are such multifamily properties as Karam's Cove and Karam’s Corner.

He also owns multiple Texas gyms. He most recently opened the World Gym in Texas City, the largest facility of its kind in the state. It received accolades as the best new gym of 2015. Mr. Karam’s latest project, the Falstaff Brewery in Galveston, is currently in redevelopment.

Work experience


JMK5 Holdings


The Law Office of Jerome M. Karam


Jan 1986


Louisiana State University