PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT, DZD HOLDINGS INC.
Zvi Shiff holds a bachelor’s degree in law and government studies from The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzelia and a bachelor’s degree in business from the College of Management, Tel-Aviv. Daniel Shiff holds a BSC in economics from University College London (UK).
Since 2003, Zvi Shiff has been in charge of scheduling, budgeting, contract negotiations and project management for DZD Holdings Inc. Prior to that he was a principal for the Israel-based hotel and real estate management team, The Shiff Group. As principal he was involved in hotel management, project design and execution, which included financing, zoning, sales and leasing. He also served three years in the Israeli Defense Forces.
Since 2003, Daniel Shiff has been in charge of day-to-day management for DZD Holdings, a Miami-based investment firm focusing on commercial real estate, residential rehabilitation and vacant land tract opportunities. Prior to that he was with London-based Danorad LTD, where he ran the firm’s acquisition, development and management divisions for residential assets. While with LGI Ltd., which he founded for the acquisition, he worked in development and management of residential apartments in central London.
Key Largo- Co-owner of a three-acre site on the ocean for future development of 22 luxury apartments, with a focus on fractional condominium ownership.
Delray Beach- Under contract for a six-acre ocean front site for possible future development of 60 luxury apartments. Currently working on zoning issues to move development forward.
Palmetto Gardens Plaza- Managing and overseeing the renovation and development of 107,000 square feet of commercial retail space on the Palmetto Parkway in Miami Gardens.
Recently Completed Projects:
103 Silver Blue Lakes Apartments- Multi-family complex with 239 apartments. More than $8,000,000 was invested in rebuilding, landscaping and improvements.
The Palmetto Gardens Plaza project will be involved with the Miami Gardens community, offering some of the first local retail options for this working-class municipality. DZD will be working with local school officials to hold various performing and visual arts events at the center, beginning with a mural contest for the wraparound construction fencing. DZD will also pay special attention to landscaping as a beautification component for the city.
Both Zvi and Daniel Shiff are devoted family men, with three and two children respectively. Besides their love of sports and family activities, they are master franchisers and franchisees for Play n Trade, a video game franchise.