Aloft South Beach, a Development by JMH Development Won the Hotel Development of the Year Award

Aloft South Beach is one of the remarkable real estate ventures carried out by JMH Development through the Madden Real Estate Ventures as the contractors and ADD Inc. as the architect. The venture has won an award, ‘2015 Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) Hotel Development of the Year’ as announced during the ALIS Conference in Los Angeles on January 26th. Such an award is usually given based on the following categories: novelty, size, budget adherence, sustainability advantages, an exceptional business performance, complexity, creative design, timeliness, project magnitude, economic influence as well as public relations.


Aloft South Beach portrays an initiative of a boutique even if operating under an aloft which is a Starwood brand. The re-use of the historic Ankara Motel to come up with the unique venture which is worth to be celebrated is a remarkable achievement for JMH Development. They ensured that the inspirational Art Deco architecture is preserved by incorporating it in the exterior part of the building and also included a melding retro chic to provide a contemporary touch on the on the interior side of the construction.

The newly constructed Aloft South Beach offers great experiences to its visitors, such as artistic designs and cultural activities, modern amenities as well as incredible entertainment. Aloft South Beach is not far from the great Miami Beach, Atlantic Ocean and is only a short walk from the ocean drive and the nightlife at the South Beach, is one of a kind.


Jason Halpern who is the founder and serves JMH Development as a managing partner says that Aloft South Beach was a perfect place for visitors because it harmonized their expectations. He added that since the recession, it is the first ground-lifted hotel and that is why they have incorporated the best designs, amenities as well as guest offerings. Jason says that he foresees a great success in the South Beach. The president of Lightstone a leading diversified real estate company, Mitchell Hochberg says that Aloft South Beach is one of a kind hotel aiming at providing guests with a boutique experience while at a Starwood-branded hotel. She believes in the success of the hotel saying sooner it will gain worldwide popularity.


Aloft South Beach features remixSM Lounge where people can mingle and interact freely over a drink or a pool game, a fusion dining situated at Stephen Starr’s Continental Miami and other vibrant outdoor spaces where people can watch the works done by local artists. JMH Development is leading in providing real estate development services having been experienced owners and developers of residential as well as commercial properties in the United States. By applying the innovative approach in carrying out their projects, they have developed unique and superior properties across the United States. It explains why they managed to develop the award-winning Aloft South Beach.

Jason Halpern
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