Jason Halpern: Successful Real Estate Developer And Committed Philanthropist

Real estate developer Jason Halpern is JMH Development’s founder and managing partner. The 41 year old is the third generation of the Halpern family to be involved in real estate development. Over the past 50 plus years the Halpern family has developed a sterling reputation for constructing and managing properties throughout New York. Jason Halpern took control of JMH Development in 2010. Currently the company has in excess of $500 million invested in projects in New York state. That includes turning a warehouse at 184 Kent into 340 luxury apartments.

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Under Jason Halpern’s leadership JMH Development built 9 luxury townhouses in greater Brooklyn as part of their project called Townhouses of Cobble Hill. Jason Halpern has a broad vision for the company. He and JMH Development are committed to creating innovative new buildings to be used as commercial business space and rental property all over New York State. Jason Halpern has vast experience, unique development expertise, foresight and vision. This has moved JMH to acquire and develop historically significant landmarked buildings as well as develop several other innovative pioneering properties.

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Over the years the Halpern family built residential apartments in New York City and Westchester County, NY. In Westchester County the family developed Class A commercial space that’s millions of square feet in size. That has helped Jason Halpern to develop a niche and a passion about building in historic districts. To Jason Halpern respecting the communities where he works is an important guiding principle. He is aware and sensitive to the importance of building historically significant properties. Plus his ability to develop rapport in the areas in which the company builds help to differentiates him from other developers.

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Halpern has also shown a commitment to giving of his resources and personal time to assist charitable endeavors in the communities in which he lives and works. He has made a major investment into Westchester Medical Center’s Joel A. Halpern Trauma Center. The Level I Trauma Center has the facilities and staff to reattach severed limbs and perform open-heart surgery, orthopedic surgery and complex emergency neurosurgery. The center also serves children, pregnant women, burn victims and people with myriad life-threatening internal injuries.

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Through JMH Development and Jason Halpern’s passion for philanthropy, the company has enacted numerous charitable initiatives in the workplace. The company launched an innovative partnership in 2015 with Water, a global water non-profit charity. For every contract JMH Development signed at its residential development, Three Hundred Collins, in Miami, it donated $20,000 to water projects in Nepal and Ethiopia. Working with the Relief Society of Tigray and Splash, the on the ground partners of Water, JMH Development has provided clean, safe water to over 650 Nepalese and Ethiopian locals.

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Enjoy two days in London with WorldEscape

Looking to sample the best of London in only a short amount of time? We’ve planned the perfect 2 day trip to the bustling city so you can see all the highlights in the shortest time possible!

Start your tour of London at the St. Katharine Docks where you’ll find the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge, both monuments to the violent and bloody history of England. Remember, you won’t have long to look around if you want to see everything so take a look around before spotting one of the iconic red buses that frequent the area. Board the Route master and enjoy the sites of the city from the views of a double decker!

Hop off the bus at the St. Paul’s Cathedral, you’ll enjoy amazing views of the cathedral but, if you’re brave, take the steps to the top to enjoy panoramic views of the city and river. After taking in the view be sure to head straight for the trains and go directly to the National Gallery. Featuring nearly a millennium of artwork and history, the gallery will finish the rest of your morning. Finding a great lunch spot nearby won’t be too hard with excellent cafes and dinners all around. If you’re inclined, the Leicester square sells tickets to shows in the city. Pick up a few tickets before heading on to Trafalgar Square, the true heart of the city.

From the square, you’ll have easy access to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Enjoy the sites while browsing the shops for souvenirs and trinkets. When you’re ready head off to St. James Park to enjoy the rest of your afternoon. You’ll have just enough time to eat at one of the many fine restaurants before attending your show and making it back to your hotel.

Staying at a hotel in the city will be easy when you book through WorldEscape, they offer a huge selection of London vacation rentals for far less than what you’d pay at a hotel. Relax with your friends or alone while enjoying amenities like kitchens, full baths, and multiple rooms! Their rooms are in the most convenient locations in the city and booking through their website is simple and easy to do!

Once you’re rested up, head back to Trafalgar square and make your way towards Buckingham Palace. In the summer, you’ll be able to tour the palace before stopping to wittiness the change of the guards at 11:30 AM. After the change of the guard, hop the train to visit Kensington Palace. You’ll need a few hours for the tour and to take in the breathtaking views from the palace gardens. From the palace take the train to Kings Cross, before departing the city.