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Economic Development

January 25, 2022

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 last week approved a redevelopment plan for the former Marist High School site on Kennedy Boulevard. The plan, Law Director Jay Coffey said in ...

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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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BAYONNE, NJ - After being asked at a recent meeting of the Bayonne City Council, local officials have said the developer of the Bayview property may be considering erecting a monument in memory of the victims of a 1958 train disaster as part of new development slated for the site of the former ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne City Council voted last week to award a $2.1 million contract to Billy’s Contracting & Renovation Inc. for the renovations of Holy Family Academy – which is to be converted for use by the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation. After four attempts to get an ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -- The City of Bayonne will receive a more than $800,000 in state grants for roadway improvements through the Fiscal Year 2022 Municipal Aid grants that the Governor's Office and the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced on Tuesday.  The money is part of $161.25 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Members of the Bayonne City Council are expected to approve a resolution at their Oct. 20 meeting that will designate three lots at Broadway and 26th Street as a non-condemnation area in need of redevelopment. The site, located within the Bayonne's main commercial ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne residents who want to have a say on the possible redevelopment of the former CasChem site on Avenue A will have another opportunity at a hearing by the Bayonne City Council on Nov. 10.  The council is expected to introduce the ordinance approving a redevelopment plan for ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Royal Caribbean has announced that they will resume cruise service out of Cape Liberty in Bayonne. While initial reports indicated an August return, The Oasis of the Seas is said to be preparing to return to service after nearly a nearly 17-month hiatus with the first trips ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis has touted Bayonne’s population increase reflected in the 2020 Census as good for the city. According to the latest count, there are 9,000 more residents in the city than there were in 2010, bringing the total population to over 71,600. This represented the largest ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Residents in the area of Avenue A and West 4th Street that have been asking for a traffic light to be installed near the entrance of the new Amazon distribution facility have been heard.  Amazon opened its 188,000-square-foot delivery station at 105 Ave. A late last year. While ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - More than 100 people gathered at the tip of the Bayonne Golf Club walkway on Aug. 8 to witness the end of an era as Lincoln Equities Group imploded two buildings on the former Military Ocean Terminal. The two buildings were constructed when the site served as a military depot from ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne residents might hear some rumbling Sunday morning as the last two remaining buildings on the site that is set to become a UPS facility on a 153-acre waterfront site are demolished with explosives.  The implosion, which includes the demolition of 6-story, 1.5 million square ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The proposed construction of a 10-story mixed-use development with 100 units and 2,200 square feet of street level retail space at 9-11 West 12th Street and 281-289 Broadway will has been approved for a 20-year-tax abatement.   The building, which last housed a car wash, and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Almost nine in 10 New Jerseyans consider the cost of housing to be a “very serious” (55 percent) or “somewhat serious” (32 percent) problem, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll in collaboration with the Housing and Community Development Network of New ...

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NEW JERSEY — In an effort to encourage the revitalization of vacant properties statewide, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will award 15 grants worth up to $50,000 each to eligible towns, counties, and redevelopment agencies. The NJEDA opened applications for its 21st ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne City Council is expected to name Sixth Wave Logistic LLC as the redeveloper of property located at 69-71 New Hook Access Road at its June 16 meeting. According to plans, Sixth Wave Logistics would demolish a portion of the Delta Storage building and construct a new ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne City Council is set to ask the Planning Board to come up with a redevelopment plan for an old warehouse located on East 25th Street between Prospect Avenue and Avenue F. The move comes months after the site was designated as an area in need of redevelopment and signals the ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has launched the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) for Veterans who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19. Veterans participating in VRRAP will receive up to 12 months of tuition and fees and a monthly housing allowance ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Work to replace the 25th Street Pedestrian Bridge which enables pedestrians to walk over the railroad gap that separates Avenue E and Prospect Avenue will start in June, Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced.  “The current bridge has needed to be replaced for a long time,” Davis said.

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s Morris Park is poised for a makeover, courtesy of the developer of the former Resnick's Hardware property.  While plans for renovating the park have been in the works for several years, early renderings had proposed changing it from a passive to an active park with the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Seeking to find a development for the site of the former Rite Aid store at the corner of Broadway and West 22nd Street, the Bayonne City Council is introducing an ordinance adopting a plan approved by the Planning Board in February. The ordinance could clear the way for the ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - After more than a decade of haggling, previously canceled potential projects and a consistent lack of funding, President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan could finally see the development of another rail tunnel connecting Hudson County with Manhattan. The new ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne landmark for more than half a century was demolished in March to make way for a new development. Founded in 1948, Holiday Tree and Trim became a symbol of the holidays for many throughout Hudson County – and later in the early 1970s when it relocated to Broadway, the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An ordinance that will allow for the redevelopment of the PDQ Plastics site on Constable Hook will come before the Bayonne City Council on April 14. The property is located at 7 New Hook Road and has largely been the location of s marine terminal, chemical storage tanks, and other ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A last-minute effort to require the redevelopment of the DaNoi restaurant property on Avenue C to have ground floor retail failed – although the Bayonne City council ultimately approved the project at a meeting last month. Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski attempted to alter ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A developer who recently purchased the CasChem site on Avenue A has presented a proposal to build a residential development with waterfront amenities on the property. Jimmy Gamal, a Bayonne resident, purchased the 8.6-acre site in late January and is proposing two residential ...

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