In September 2014, Jason Halpern announced that his real estate development company, JMH Development, had partnered with Madden Real Estate Ventures to top off Aloft South Beach Hotel. The hotel is located in Miami Beach and has 235 rooms. It was scheduled to be officially opened in early 2015.
Halpern is the Principal of JMH Development, a real estate developer keen on taking on developments that preserve historic structures. The Miami Beach project adaptively planned to reuse Motel Ankara, a historic building, and add an eight-story tower. All construction was handled by the Plaza Construction while ADD, Inc., was the official project architect.
When finished, the Aloft South Beach would be the first constructed hotel opened in the area since the year 2009. It would offer larger rooms, which average 360 square feet, compared to all other nearby hotels. Jason Halpern expressed his excitement about his company’s involvement in the project. He stated that it would mark a significant milestone in the hotel’s construction process and signal the beginning of its next phase. This meant that the hotel was nearly completed and would be opened as scheduled.
The Aloft South Beach Features
The Aloft hotel is located on a prime waterfront property with access to the Collins Canal and Lake Pancoast. Furthermore, the hotel is centrally located in South Beach one block from Miami Beach’s shores and minutes from art galleries, boutiques, restaurants, Miami Beach Convention Center, Bass Museum of Art, and night clubs.
Apart from its prime location, guests will be treated to features like a round the clock fitness center, an outdoor pool, a vast and flexible meeting space for business meetings or social gatherings, and a roof deck lounge. Moreover, music lovers will get to enjoy a variety of live music bands ranging from professional musicians to emerging local artists. The Aloft Hotels will have Programs that include live music bands at its W XYZ® bars.
Aloft Hotels has opened over 100 hotels and are looking to expand to 14 international countries. The hotels are part of the widely successful Starwood global hotel brand. The brand offers a vibrant tech-forward experience with a unique modern style. The Aloft Hotels offers the richest loyalty program available in the industry – the Starwood Preferred Guest (R).
Jason Halpern founded JMH Development and is presently its Managing Partner. He is a third generation real estate developer whose family has over 50 years of experience in developing and managing New York properties. Jason is committed to restructuring historic buildings and luxury properties. He is also heavily invested in charitable endeavors within his local community. He supports Westchester Medical Center’s Joel A. Halpern Trauma Center.