Jason Halpern is no ordinary real estate developer. His family has been developing commercial and residential properties in New York for over 50 years. A third generation real estate developer, Jason Halpern has a passion for developing historically important properties. He also has the unique ability to form bonds and develop a rapport with the people in the communities in which those properties are located. Since becoming managing partner of the family-owned JMH Development in 2010, Jason Halpern has been responsible for doing significant projects in the greater Brooklyn area.Inspired by his interest in and talent for working with historically significant landmarked buildings, Jason Halpern and JMH Development have acquired and developed several of those pioneering properties. It is a niche that Jason Halpern is very passionate about. Plus his sensitivity to the issues involved in working with this type of project quickly endears him to the stakeholders associated with the projects. Jason Halpern respects the communities in which he does real estate development on buildings of historical importance and it shows in the way he approaches the projects.
Since taking over JMH Development, Jason Halpern has taken its development activities outside of New York. In the last few years he has done a number of projects in South Florida. One of them was a residential development in Miami called the Three Hundred Collins. Another project was right in Jason Halpern’s wheelhouse. It was the redevelopment of a legendary Miami Beach property, the historic Motel Ankara. Jason Halpern and JMH Development worked in concert with Madden Real Estate Ventures to turn the languishing old motel into a 235-room ultra-modern gem called the Aloft South Beach.But Jason Halpern is interested in doing more than just real estate development. He also wants to use his talents, expertise and resources to benefit as many people as possible. He has donated vast sums of money to the non-profit organizations Splash and the Relief Society of Tigray to help provide clean, safe water to people in drought stricken areas of Ethiopia and Nepal. He has also made large donations to the
Westchester Medical Center for the building of Joel A. Halpern Trauma Center. The facility has the highly-skilled staff and the cutting edge equipment to handle complex emergency neurosurgery, open-heart surgery, life-threatening internal injuries, burn victims and more.When it comes to having the vision, skillset and expertise to handle the development of commercial and residential properties, Jason Halpern is in a class by himself. He can draw on the over 50 years of experience his family has in real estate development. He also loves the work and wants his projects to improve the communities in which they’re located esthetically, socially and financially.