Jason Halpern, the Founder, and Principal of JMH Development is known for high-value service in real estate development and his philanthropic work to the society. JMH Development is a major real estate development firm in the New York State with both commercial and residential projects across the U.S. The firm has developed many projects across the state that includes major hotels, townhouses, condominium projects, etc. The firm is especially known for developing high-value properties in Miami Beach, Brooklyn, and Manhattan.
Jason has great exposure to real estate development from his younger ages as his family is involved in constructing and maintaining hundreds of projects for the last 50 years. He has a tradition of maintaining the historical aspect of the area where he invests. So while developing, he ensures the historical value of the property or suburb is not compromised, and it is well preserved. This is greatly seen in the developments of 184 Kent, which was a century old warehouse. The 184 Kent was originally constructed in 1913 and Jason did a total remodeling without compromising its architectural values and converted it into 340 luxurious rental apartments. It should be noted that the property is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It also won the Building Brooklyn Award in 2011 for the most adaptive to reuse category.
Jason’s commitment to retain the value of various structures brought him in renovating Starwood Aloft hotel in Miami. It was originally Motel Ankara, and Starwood entered an agreement with JMH Development to renovate the hotel along with building an eight-story tower. The Townhouses of Cobble Hill located at Brooklyn also has a similar story. It was the renovation of four historic townhomes along with five new ones. With high-quality architecture and luxurious finishes, it is one of the best townhomes in New York. Jason is very specific in understanding the need of the locality, building, and customers. He is highly motivated and dedicated to preserving the best of past and present to the future.
Jason is very active in understanding the needs of the society as well. He finds time and money to spend in philanthropic activities. He was instrumental in setting up Joel A. Halpern Trauma Center instituted at Westchester Medical Center. The center is known for some sophisticated treatments including life-threatening internal injuries, burn victims, caring children and pregnant women, etc. It has options for critical neurosurgery, open-heart surgery, and orthopedic surgery. He was also instrumental in leading his firm into the philanthropy and signed an agreement with a non-profit organization called water, to donate $20,000 for each contract it is signing in its Three Hundred Collins, a residential project located in Miami. Through two charity organizations named Splash and Relief Society of Tigray, the firm supply clean and safe water for at least 650 people in Ethiopia and Nepal.