When many people hear the name of real estate developer Jason Halpern, they immediately think of the work the Halpern family has been doing in commercial and residential real estate throughout New York for over 50 years.
And while Jason Halpern has added to that legacy by developing major project in the greater Brooklyn area and increased the family’s New York real estate investments to more than $500 million, he has also expanded the work of the family business. Led by Jason Halpern, JMH Development is also involved in a number of innovative real estate development projects in the Miami, Florida area.
Two major projects in Florida in which Jason Halpern and JMH Development are involved are the Aloft South Beach hotel and Three Hundred Collins, a residential development based in Miami. The Aloft South Beach shows Jason Halpern working in a niche about which he is very passionate, the development of historically significant properties. Aloft South Beach is actually the transformation of Miami’s historic Motel Ankara. Through the visionary work of Jason Halpern and JMH Development, the beach-front hotel now features 245 huge,luxurious rooms a stone’s throw from the Collins Canal and Lake Pancoast.
Using his vast experience, vision, innovative development techniques and unique development expertise, Jason Halpern has led JMH Development to purchase and develop a number of landmarked buildings with historic significance. His respect for those properties and the communities in which they’re located and his ability to develop a rapport with the people there have led him to do a number of fantastic projects that add value not only to the properties, but also to the communities in which they are located. That’s because of his commitment to having respect for the neighborhoods in which he does real estate development.
Jason Halpern is also committed to helping the less fortunate. He has made large financial contributions to Westchester Medical Center’s Joel A. Halpern Trauma Center. He also provides thousands of dollars to the non-profits Splash, the Relief Society of Tigray and Water to provide clean, safe water to people in drought-stricken areas of Ethiopia and Nepal.
The strategy is what sets any business vertical apart. And talent will always be the key to success. Hence for Arthur Becker, it is all about identifying the talent, motivating them to share your vision and then empowering them to achieve the goals of the business.
He is the Managing Member of Madison Partners, LLC. This is an investment firm. It is focused primarily on real estate as well as the Bio Tech ventures that are in early stages. Before this Arthur Becker was the Chairman & CEO of Zinio, LLC. This is the largest digital newsstand in the world. He has also served NaviSite, which is a NASDAQ quoted company as its CEO. This company provides internet technology services, in addition to hosting along with co-location to businesses. It has offices in the US, UK as well as India. NaviSite is providing data center hosting as well as application managements which are cloud based. It caters mainly to the enterprise market.
Arthur Becker has worked as a senior advisor for seven years with the Vera Wang fashion company, reveals the NY Daily News. He has also been a private investor dealing in technology as well as real estate.
While he was with NaviSite and ZINIO, Arthur Becker got intrigued with both technologies as well as real estate. After NaviSite got sold, he invested in New York City and Miami by getting into the condominium development. He is quite fascinated with paradigms evolving in the bio technology. He believes that combining economic opportunities with them can impact people’s lives in a big way.
He likes to work with people who are competent in real estate or who have the passion for technology. Arthur Becker is intrigued by the latest trends in bio tech, especially the ones in the field of treatment of cancer. He tries to balance his passionate and drive with a lot of critical thinking. Hence he likes the challenges posed by a startup as it requires clarity of vision with unrelenting drive.