Economic Development

July 30, 2020

HOBOKEN - The Hoboken Business Alliance (HBA) is taking it to the streets once again, inviting residents and visitors to safely shop, dine, and enjoy the Mile Square through the Summer Streets program. The outdoor initiative will take place uptown on 14th Street and downtown by Hoboken Terminal ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Come on in, the water's fine. That was the message sent by the Hoboken City Council as they voted 8-1 Wednesday to approve the latest Western Edge Development Plan put forth by Block 112/Pegasus Partners, in which the City will see an increase in affordable housing, new housing for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Pegasus Partners, LLC have been working on development along Hoboken's Western Edge since 2012. After a tumultuous few years, they're hopeful that the latest plan can bring innovative new design to the area between the city's forthcoming Northwest Park and the 14th Street ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - The Mile Square City is expanding commercial and recreational space within the square mile, announcing more "Slow Streets" and "Summer Streets" initiatives for this weekend. “Slow Streets,”—designed to open more public space for residents to safely jog, walk and bike—will take ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - U.S. Senator Bob Menendez visited Hoboken Wednesday to announce $1.9 million in federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act specifically for the community's small businesses. Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise and Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - In an effort to create more space for outdoor retail and hospitality amid COVID-19 restrictions, the Hoboken City Council advanced a plan to close a section of Sinatra Drive from August 1 through October 15. The ordinance, sponsored by Councilman Mike DeFusco and Councilwoman Tiffanie ...

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HOBOKEN - Preservation New Jersey recently named the New Jersey Transit Records Building in Hoboken as one of the "10 Most Endangered Historic Places" in the state for 2020. It appears they knew what they were talking about, as an order has been issued for the building's demolition to begin June ...

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HOBOKEN - In an effort to inject some adrenaline into the local fitness industry, Hoboken is opening up outdoor space for area gyms to resume workouts. Mayor Ravi Bhalla today signed an executive order, stating that owners or managers of fitness centers with a license to operate in the City of ...

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HOBOKEN - Wider testing is essential for safely reopening small businesses, according to medical and governmental authorities alike. With that in mind, Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and Council President Jen Giattino today announced that all employees of any local Hoboken business are now eligible for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and Council President Jen Giattino today introduced a comprehensive business recovery plan that will reshape the utilization of streets and sidewalks in order to expand outdoor capacity for small businesses. Key aspects of the ordinance, which is slated ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — According to Preservation New Jersey, the New Jersey Transit Records Building in Hoboken is among the "10 Most Endangered Historic Places" in the state for 2020. The 10 Most Endangered Historic Places program spotlights what the nonprofit historic preservation organization deems, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ—Today the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled against the City of Hoboken in the “Monarch Project” case. The City had been locked in a protracted legal battle with Shipyard Associates, seeking to prevent the development of two 11-story high-rise residential buildings along Hoboken’s uptown ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ  - Last week’s Hoboken City Council meeting saw a dramatic back and forth on a resolution to approve a revised plan for a significant project along the city’s western edge. After nearly being tabled in a 5-4 vote requesting more time to study impact, the 11-acre Hoboken western Edge ...

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