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Economic Development

December 22, 2022

BAYONNE, NJ - Saying that the members of the current Bayonne City Council did not have enough information about the controversial redevelopment plans for Avenue E, 2nd Ward Council Member Jacqueline Weimmer asked for a delay in the introduction of three proposed ordinances dealing with financing ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Saying too many changes had been made to the redevelopment plan for 69-73 LeFante Way, the Bayonne City Council rejected an ordinance scheduled for a public hearing on Dec. 14 and introduced a new one that will come up for a public hearing early in January. Last June, the council ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -The 25th street pedestrian bridge, which connects Avenue E and Prospect Avenue, could see foot traffic again as early as April 2023 now that legal hurdles involving Verizon and Conrail have been resolved, Bayonne officials this week. The remains of the old, dilapidated bridge are ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The construction and eventual operation of a movie studio which officials say could bring thousands of jobs to the city could get support from local officials in the firm of a $65 million bond. According to officials that TAPinto Bayonne spoke with, the city would utilize a RAD ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - While the full report will not likely be unveiled until next month, Council President Gary La Pelusa recently gave a sneak preview of the long-awaited development absorption study, and said it was good news for Bayonne. Citing the determination whether Bayonne needed to continue ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - After more than a year of various redevelopment approvals, the Bayonne Planning Board finally approved a six-story development for the site of the Da Noi Restaurant. The site will include 47 residential units and 1,695 square feet of ground floor commercial space. Of the 47 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The City of Bayonne will use Community Development Block Grants to provide funds for a housing counseling and legal advocacy expansion program, Samantha Howard, executive director of the Bayonne Equal Economic Foundation (BEOF), said. The Bayonne City Council recently approved a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In a move that will likely take years to undertake, the Bayonne City Council authorized requests for proposals for professional planning and engineering services for the city’s master plan. This would update sustainability and resilience elements, infrastructure planning and other ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - To an audience largely made up of union construction workers, developers of the 1888 Studios said at a town hall meeting Wednesday that they expected to begin construction next February with an anticipated completion date of mid-2025. The $900 million construction project may well ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy was at Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Wednesday to announce the launch of the New Jersey Pay It Forward Program – a first of its kind workforce development program that furthers what Murphy has called his ongoing commitment to helping residents obtain ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - State requirements for additional training for personnel is responsible for the delay of replacing the 25th Street pedestrian bridge, Bayonne’s City Planner, Suzanne Mack, told TAPinto Bayonne. The delay in replacing the bridge, critical to many people living on the east side of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Work has already begun to expand the former Frank Family Theater site in South Cove Commons Mall to include a larger second floor and an added third floor. The former theater, being redeveloped by South Cove Development IV, LLC and South Cove Development, LLC, subsidiaries of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Residents of Hobart Street got a quick response from the city after complaining about deplorable conditions behind an unused factory in their neighborhood. The factory, which manufactured military tanks during World War II, has largely lain vacant for the last few decades, parts ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The demolition of Marist High School has increased in pace, city officials said, as the contractors gut the existing buildings in order to make way for clearing the land. “Removing everything from inside is a wise move,” said Councilman Gary LaPelusa. “By separating the materials ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - By a 3-1 vote, and with Councilman Gary LaPelusa abstaining, the Bayonne City Council voted recently to approve the redevelopment plan for a portion of the former Caschem property. The action allows the property owner to move ahead with residential development on the east side of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - For most passengers taking the PATH train heading west in the direction of Newark, the next station after Journal Square has always been Harrison. This will change if officials get their request, establishing a Marion Street PATH station to service the rapidly growing west side ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -  In a move that sets the stage for the redevelopment of the former Caschem site on Avenue A, the Bayonne Planning Board said the project meets the standards set by the city’s Master Plan. City Council President, and mayoral candidate Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, who also sits as a member ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Construction of a new UPS regional hub has made long strides on the former Military Ocean terminal. Work started last year with the controlled implosion of two former military storage buildings in order to make room for the nearly 900,000 square foot facility. Completion of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In some ways, the proposed 1888 Studios will be bringing the creation of movies back home to Bayonne where it started more than a century ago. Though hardly known to many, Bayonne was once a center for filmmaking when New Jersey served as the backdrop for the emerging new ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne luxury rental building that a representative for the original developer predicted would “define the city for the future,” has been sold to KABR Group for $49.6 million. The 138-unit 19 East residential building located just blocks from the 22nd Street Light Rail station ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A property that formerly held a chemical company is currently being monitored for groundwater contamination to pave the way for the construction of another building for Woodmont Bay apartments, Councilman Gary LaPelusa told TAPinto Bayonne. After being contacted by a resident ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With the rumble from the former military buildings settling, the first walls of a massive new UPS distribution center have started to appear. Contractors imploded once-bomb proof buildings last year to make way for the construction of a distribution center, which is expected to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - For Joe (not his real name), a military veteran from Bayonne, seeing the US naval ship Soderman in the Bayonne Dry Dock on Feb. 2 brought back childhood memories of when the former Bayonne Navy Supply Depot – the state’s largest naval installation – had been a magnet for kids. He ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - Although a gray sky still overhung the Hackensack River between the two wings of the Route 3 Bridge, the deep chill of the previous few days had broken, allowing some of the most influential leaders of the state to unveil the first of many upcoming infrastructure projects throughout ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - While the state may take a portion of the property for the expansion of the New Jersey Turnpike extension bridge, the Bayonne City Council continues to consider a redevelopment plan for the former Marist High School site on Kennedy Boulevard. The plan, Law Director Jay Coffey said ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A lawsuit over an alleged violation of the open public meetings act could delay pending approvals for the development of the Caschem site on Avenue A. The Bayonne City Council decided not to hold a public hearing on a project proposed for the site when the developer attempted to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Planning Board’s recent approval of a ten-story building for the site of a former car wash at W. 12th Street and Broadway have residents concerned about the increase in traffic to an area that already has issues. Because of how the traffic light at the intersection is ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Saying that he didn’t have enough information to vote on a proposed ordinance that would mandate state safety regulations on the use of construction cranes in Bayonne, Councilman Gary LaPelusa asked the matter to be tabled until the January meeting. City Council President Sharon ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - High hopes for converting Marist High School into a middle school and sport complex for the city have officially been dashed as demolition crews began their work on the now empty buildings earlier this week. Instead, the massive property on Kennedy Boulevard at West 57th Street in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Even though the wrecking ball has already taken down nearly all of the buildings associated with the former Caschem site on Newark Bay, the developer has asked the city to withdraw its plans for redevelopment. The Gamal Group has apparently come up with a new concept for the site, ...

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