Managing partner of elite real estate development company JMH Development, Jason Halpern is no stranger to development. He is the third generation of the real estate development company and together those generations have over 50 exceptional years of building and managing properties. While the company specializes in development in New York City, Jason Halpern has a specific background in restoring historic structures to new greatness that have landed him projects across the US. JMH Development is a full service firm in ever sense of the word. From project planning, to execution to marketing, the firm is has decaded of experience in handling complex projects.
One of Jason Halpern’s best known projects of the Aloft South Beach in Miami Beach. the 200+ room hotel is the epitomy of Miami luxury and offers waterfront location. The property itself is nestled in the heart of South Beach, just steps from Miami Beach and wrapped by Lake Pancoast and the Collins Canal. It was the first new construction hotel to open in South beach since 2009 and with the opening brought access to modern amenities including more spacius rooms and suites and higher end rooftop deck space.
Jason prides himself on setting his company apart from the rest by putting historic integrity before profit. With every project he undertakes he looks at the history of not just the structure but the community around it and how that community will be affected by the development. He is not afraid to turn down a proposed project or suggest drastic modifications if he feels that is in the best interest of the community and any historically significant properties involved in the project.
On a personal note, Jason Halpern devotes a great deal of his time and resources to philanthropy, with a particular involvement in the Joel A. Halpern Trauma Center at Westchester Medical Center in New York. The center cares for everything from Level 1 Trauma to burn victems, pregnancies and orthopedic surgery. He brings that sense of philanthropy to his company, donating $20,000 of ever development project to the global water non-profit that brings water projects to Ethiopia and Nepal.