Law Office of Jerome Karam

Attorney Jerome Karam Acquires the Historic Galveston Commercial Structure, The Hendley Building


Friendswood, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/07/2014 -- Since 1860 ‘The Hendley Building’ has made its presence felt in downtown Galveston. Yet this remaining historic infrastructure has been abandoned since 2000 and now has been acquired by Atty. Jerome Karam, a reputed Houston lawyer known for his numerous redevelopment projects.

Despite The Hendley Building’s prime location and extensive space, 20,000 sq ft, for past 14 years it has been of no use to anyone, until recently Atty. Jerome Karam announced the acquisition and the refurbishment plan of converting it into a part commercial property and part luxury residential complex comprising of several condominiums.

The Greek Revival-style structure was constructed by cotton and commission merchants William and Joseph Hendley over 150 years ago. Since its establishment, the building has served many purposes to businessmen and even played a role in the Civil War as a watch tower for the Confederates.

The Law Office of Jerome Karam Houston TX has been part of many great redevelopment projects, especially in the past few years where Atty. Jerome Karam has acquired properties and restored them into fully functional modern infrastructures with a much better value.

Even though most of his projects have been within the state of Texas, Atty. Jerome Karam has incepted developments outside the state, like last year when along with Dr. Alfred Mansour, MD, who was named one of the Top 50 doctors in Houston, the initiation of a residential and retail development in Alexandria, Louisiana was announced. Jerome Karam Attorney has also recently bought and remodeled the popular Friendswood Fitness and invested in 20 acres of land towards the construction of a new acute care hospital in Alvin.

Now involved in many restoration and development projects, Atty. Jerome Karam has become a reputed lawyer and a popular investor who is always seeking new opportunities to improve the infrastructures of a society into functional constructs.

About Law Office of Jerome Karam
Law Office of Jerome Karam is a law firm based out of Friendswood, Texas founded by Jerome Karam in 1991 offering accident & injury law, business litigation and commercial real estate law services. Since its establishment the law firm has gained immense recognition for its redevelopment projects, utilizing properties and building into modern infrastructures. Following the trend of refurbishing shopping centers, condominiums, mid-rise buildings into highly profitable properties, Jerome Karam has recently acquired the historic ‘The Hendley Building’ which has existed in downtown Galveston since 1860.

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