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From the archives: The other Trumps

The Donald isn't the only Trump putting his mark on real estate and development

August 08, 2015 03:15PM

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Some of the Trump clan

Some of the Trump clan

From the New York website: In some South Florida circles, they are known as “the Other Trumps.” Brothers Jules and Eddie, the sons of a South African tailor known as “Willie,” have no financial, philosophical or even familial ties to Donald Trump. However, the Brothers Trump have quietly built an empire on luxury real estate development, one which includes Williams Island (named after their dad), an 82-acre posh preserve for the rich in Aventura; the 51-story Acqualina Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles; and Luxuria in Boca Raton, seaside condos that include flat-screen televisions in the bathrooms.

“We love building high-end boutique buildings on the water,” said Michael Goldstein, who has worked for the Trumps for 13 years and is president of sales. Read the full article from the July 2009 issue after the jump.