Jason Halpern is Principal, JMH Development. He has announced this topping off. This will be at the Aloft South Beach. It will be a 235-room hotel. This is scheduled to open in 2015. It will be based in the heart of Miami Beach.
Jason Halpern has claimed that this project will be developed by JMH Development and Madden Real Estate Ventures. It will be making use of the historic Motel Ankara in an adaptive way. It will include a new eight-story tower too. Its construction will be handled by the Plaza Construction. The architect of the project is ADD, Inc.
After 2009, Aloft South Beach will become the first hotel that is newly constructed and opened in South Beach. It will be offering significantly much larger rooms. These will be averaging more than 360 square feet. This will be a huge difference as compared to its competitors.
Jason Halpern already has a track record of being involved in restoring of historic structures. This is why topping off this building will be marking a major milestone. It will also indicate the beginning of another phase as the opening of the Aloft South Beach progresses.
This will offer a waterfront location that is quite premium since it offers access to Lake Pancoast as well as the Collins Canal, as these wrap around the property. This is located just a block away from the shores of Miami Beach. It will be located right in the heart of South Beach. This is just a few minutes away from the Miami Beach Convention Center. It will be quite close to several art galleries, as well as the Bass Museum of Art, numerous night clubs, restaurants boutiques, and marketplaces and so on.
Jason Halpern also disclosed that the facilities here would include an outdoor pool, besides a roof deck lounge, along with a 24-hour fitness center besides 2,349 square feet of flexible meeting space that can hold business meetings as well as social gatherings. The hotel will be offering free access to local emerging artists and some of the hottest bands at the W XYZ® bars.