hoboken

Economic Development

October 4, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — Downtown Hoboken will soon be the canvas for a new mural project. Internationally recognized visual artist Michelle Hoogveld has been selected to transform the facade of the municipal parking garage on 2nd Street into a colorful and vibrant art installation. Hoogveld was among ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After securing approval from the Hoboken Planning Board, Blue Violets LLC is one step closer towards opening what would be the city’s first-ever cannabis dispensary. During its meeting Thursday night, the board unanimously supported the application, which proposes a microbusiness ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — When the Propelify Innovation Festival returns to Hoboken next month, city residents will have a chance to attend for free. Scheduled for Oct. 6 at Maxwell Place Park, the festival, which is presented by TechUnited, brings together industry experts and attendees to discuss ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A project to transform the historic Chambord building into a mixed-used development featuring a supermarket, residential units, retail space and public parking is moving forward.  During its Sept. 8 meeting, the Hoboken Planning Board voted in favor of an application that seeks to ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Efforts to redevelop the Hoboken Housing Authority’s (HHA) aging public housing stock have taken another step forward. During its Sept. 7 meeting, the city council approved a resolution authorizing the administration to execute a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with HHA regarding ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A stretch of First Street in Hoboken will once again become a car-free zone one day a week this fall, giving residents and visitors a pedestrian-friendly space to stroll, shop and dine. Starting Sept. 11, First Street between Washington and Park streets will be closed to vehicles ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A project that will bring a Hilton Hotel to the southern end of Hoboken’s waterfront has taken another step forward. KMS Development Partners, the company behind a proposal to build a 20-story hotel, recently closed on a subdivided United States Postal Service lot located on ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – A project to transform the historic Chambord building into a mixed-use development featuring a supermarket, residential units, retail space and public parking is moving forward. As part of ongoing site preparation work at 38 Jackson Street that began this month, crews are ...

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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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HOBOKEN, NJ — A long-awaited project to revitalize the area surrounding Hoboken’s waterfront transit hub has taken a big step forward. On Wednesday night, the Hoboken City Council unanimously approved a redevelopment agreement that aims to reactivate the neighborhood by adding residences, ...

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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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HOBOKEN, NJ — Efforts to redevelop the Hoboken Housing Authority’s (HHA) public housing stock took a big step forward with the recent approval of a strategic plan to address aging units, improve quality of life for residents and increase the availability of low-income housing. At its April 14 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken Planning Board is set to review a proposal that seeks to open what would be the city’s first recreational dispensary. On April 12, the board will begin hearing an application filed by Story Dispensary of Hoboken LLC, which aims to open in the 14th Street space ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After Hoboken made pandemic-era outdoor dining rules a permanent part of the city code, officials have released more details on how the public can report possible violations or appeal at an existing parklet, as well as information on how to apply for permission to for an outside ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken’s Cannabis Review Board plans to review three applications for proposed retail cannabis businesses on Washington Street. On Thursday, the board will consider the plans during a virtual meeting, scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Click here for details on how to watch the meeting ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken Housing Authority’s (HHA) effort to redevelop its public housing stock took a big step forward with the release of a draft proposal detailing how it plans to address aging units. The plan calls for a six-phase process to replace or rehabilitate all 1,154 units in ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —A long-awaited project to revitalize the area surrounding Hoboken’s waterfront transit hub may soon move forward. During a virtual meeting Wednesday, LCOR, the city’s designated redeveloper for the project, and NJ Transit, gave an update on the Hoboken Rail Yard Redevelopment Plan, ...

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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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HOBOKEN, NJ - When Hoboken American Legion Post 107 welcomed the first six veterans to their innovative housing units  in 2019 they came with nothing by the clothes on their back, John Carey, Post Commander, recalled Tuesday. In a previous article Hmag wrote that after being heavily damaged by ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Hoboken city officials will host a virtual community meeting Thursday regarding the proposed redevelopment of the triangular lot bounded by Paterson Avenue, Observer Highway, and Jackson Street that contains the one-story G. Millz Boken Roadhouse restaurant (formerly Jack’s ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ- Timothy J. Connell has been promoted to Vice President of JDA Group LLC (JDA), the Hoboken-based development firm announced. The promotion comes at a time of significant activity for the company which recently received approval for the 500,000-square-foot The Boundary project on the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and Michael Barry of Ironstate Development officially signed the closing documents of a landmark land swap agreement known as the Monarch Settlement Agreement earlier this week. The closing officially ends years of litigation and transfers two properties to the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ -- The City of Hoboken will receive more than $876,000 in state grants for improvements to Sinatra Drive through the Fiscal Year 2022 Municipal Aid grants that the Governor's Office and the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced last week.  The money is part of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - After years of legal dispute, the City of Hoboken announced the closing of an agreement on the Monarch property, which will allow the city to acquire waterfront open space and western parkland through a landmark land swap. Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the City of Hoboken will ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – The Hoboken Planning Board has approved a request by Terrapin to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 86 River Street, one block from the Hoboken Train Station. The approval comes after what Terrapin says has been years of local outreach as part of a medical marijuana licensing ...

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