Jason Halpern – Real Estate Developer and Philanthropist

Jason Halpern is the Principal of JMH Development, a leading real estate development company in the U.S. The company creates luxury properties primarily in the residential marketplace, with a few in hospitality and mixed uses. They have been mainly involved with properties in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Miami Beach. Jason and his team are involved in all stages of development, from due diligence and developing a strategy to building design and construction. They are committed to delivering high quality and luxurious properties to the communities they serve. The firm is heavily involved with projects with historic preservation as a primary focal point.

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Jason is a real estate developer, who learned the tricks of the trade from his father who, spent many years in the business. Jason work with his family until starting JMH Development in 2010/. They currently have over $500 million invested in the state of New York, including a project at 184 Kent. This historic building, constructed in 1913, was once the Austin Nichols Company, the largest grocer in the U.S. at the time. This was for many years, an old warehouse that has been turned into 340 luxury apartments. The historic integrity of the building was preserved. It is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. JMH Development added nine luxury town-homes to the Brooklyn area, with the Cobble Hill Project. It has four renovated historic units and five newly constructed units.

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Recently, the Aloft South Beach, a 235-room hotel was finished in Miami Beach. The hotel is the first new hotel in the area since 2009. The rooms in the hotel average over 360 square feet, quite a bit larger than most other hotel rooms in the region. The hotel offers a prime, waterfront location, with access to the Collins Canal. It is a block from Miami Beach. It is surrounded by nightclubs, restaurants and boutiques. It has an outdoor pool, roof deck lounge and a 24-hour fitness center available to guests.

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In addition to his work projects, Jason is involved in charitable work also. He supports the Joe; A. Halpern Trauma Center at Westchester Medical Center. It is a Level I Center. He is involved with Habitat for Humanity also. He is a devoted father to his eleven-year-old son as well. He hopes to pass on to his son, the experience and knowledge his father passed to him.

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