Economic Development Top Stories

June 29, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - Work to upgrade Dennis Collins Park has been temporarily halted in order to allow the sites's owner to clean up chromate chemical production waste from sites elsewhere that was used as filler for construction of the park. “It was all right to leave it where it was as long as we did ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bay 151, a multifamily community at 151 Center Street in Bayonne, less than a block from the 45th Street Light Rail Station, has recently been completed, by KRE Group The three-building community features indoor and outdoor amenities that include and outdoor decks, dining areas, a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An unimproved portion of 2nd Street at the foot of the Bayonne Bridge could soon become Bayonne’s version of a pedestrian walkway, and provide the city with advertising revenue to boot. The portion of roadway located near the foot of the Bayonne Bridge was part of a block that was ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - While plans to launch ferry service between Bayonne and Manhattan in September may be delayed as a result of COVID-19, the Bayonne City Council is still working to bring the new transportation option to the community. On Wednesday members of the body voted to approve an agreement ...

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NEW JERSEY - A web portal has been created by the State Department of Labor that will allow residents to contact the Department of Labor directly. The effort, state officials said, comes after more than 850,000 new unemployment claims have been filed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The record ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The owners of an East 12th Street apartment complex that provides affordable housing to nearly 150 Bayonne families was granted a 15-year extension to their existing tax abatement. The 4-1 vote came at the Bayonne City Council’s meeting on April 15. The extension is the second to an ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A property on West 2nd Street where Chris’ Corner restaurant was previously located, is slated to become the site of a new condominium development. The Bayonne City Council voted at its April 15 meeting to give the project as 15-year-tax abatement to the 12-unit building. But ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne City Council is set to consider an ordinance that would extend a tax abatement on East 12th street properties. The Plattykill Manor Apartments, a private Section 8 development, received a 40-year abatement in the 1970s and then an 18-month extension two years ago. The ...

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