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Articles of Incorporation - Levitt Corp.

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                            ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION


                               LEVITT CORPORATION

         The undersigned incorporator does hereby make, subscribe, file and
acknowledge these Articles of Incorporation for the purpose of organizing a
corporation under the Florida Business Corporation Act.

                                    ARTICLE I

                               NAME OF CORPORATION

         The name of this Corporation shall be:

                               LEVITT CORPORATION

                                   ARTICLE II


         The principal office of this Corporation is: 1750 East Sunrise
Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301, and the mailing address is: P.O. Box
5403, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33310.

                                   ARTICLE III

                                AUTHORIZED SHARES

         The total authorized capital stock of this Corporation shall consist of
10,000 shares of Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share. Except as otherwise
required by law or as otherwise provided in these Articles of Incorporation each
share of Common Stock shall be entitled to one vote per share. Subject to the
rights of any outstanding class or series of capital stock ranking senior to
Common Stock as to dividends, dividends may be paid upon Common Stock in cash,
property or securities as and when declared by the Board of Directors out of
funds legally available therefor. As and when dividends are so declared and
paid, the holders of Common Stock shall be entitled to participate in such
dividends ratably on a per share basis. In the event of any liquidation,
dissolution or winding-up of the Corporation, whether voluntary or involuntary,
the holders of Common Stock are entitled to share ratably in the net assets, if
any, remaining after payment in full of all debts and liabilities of the
Corporation and after the holders of any outstanding class or series of capital
stock ranking senior to Common Stock shall have been paid in full the amounts to
which such holders shall be entitled, or an amount sufficient to pay the
aggregate amount to which such holders are entitled shall have been set aside
for the benefit of the holders of such senior capital stock.


                                   ARTICLE IV


         The street address of the initial registered office of this Corporation
in the State of Florida is 200 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1500, Fort
Lauderdale, Florida 33301, and the initial registered agent of this Corporation
at that address shall be Barry E. Somerstein.

                                    ARTICLE V


         The name and street address of the person signing these Articles of
Incorporation is:

                               Barry E. Somerstein
                     200 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1500
                         Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

         IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my hand and seal this
___ day of December, 2001.

                                    Barry E. Somerstein

THE UNDERSIGNED, named as the registered agent in Article IV of these Articles
of Incorporation, hereby accepts the appointment as such registered agent, and
acknowledges that he is familiar with, and accepts the obligations imposed upon
registered agents under, the Florida Business Corporation Act, including
specifically Section 607.0505.

                                    Barry E. Somerstein
                                    Registered Agent