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Economic Development

May 18, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - City Council members have given their support to four redevelopment plans that could bring as many 7,000 new housing units to a section of the city bordering Hoboken.  Approved on May 13, the four plans would completely redevelop about 50 acres just north of the Holland Tunnel, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Jersey City Planning Board denied permission for a mixed-use apartment tower to proceed with construction in the Lafayette neighborhood, citing objections to the project’s parking layout and the parcel’s size at a meeting on May 4. When developers of the complex at 665-669 ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Jersey City Planning Board is expected to resume discussions Tuesday over a mixed-use apartment tower in the Lafayette neighborhood, continuing a conversation delayed by two weeks after the board’s commissioners requested additional information about the building’s potential ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Located just across the street from Liberty State Park and its light rail station, a new high-rise tower approved by the Jersey City Planning Board will bring dozens of apartments to the Lafayette neighborhood. The first two floors of the 24-story complex at 256-262 Johnston ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Jersey City Planning Board’s approval will allow a Brooklyn-based real estate investor to transform three empty Bergen Hill lots into a combination of apartment units and retail. Led by developer David Denis, the upcoming building at 170-174 Monticello Ave. will place a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Just two blocks north of the Journal Square PATH Plaza, an upcoming high-rise tower will bring a fusion of residential dwellings, a new hotel, and offices to the busy transportation district. Real estate developer Mohan Myneni of Jersey City received the city Planning Board’s ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – An apartment complex currently under construction in the Lafayette neighborhood will soon gain 14 more residential units and a larger lobby after the Jersey City Planning Board approved an amended proposal allowing the project to expand into an adjacent lot. Prior to the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – With the Jersey City Planning Board’s approval, developers will convert a pair of vacant lots in Jackson Hill into a combination of retail and apartments including a rooftop deck.  Designs for the mixed-use building at 124-126 Martin Luther King Drive contain two ground floor ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Construction on a mixed-use apartment tower featuring room for three ground floor stores will begin in the Jackson Hill neighborhood after the Jersey City Planning Board authorized the facility at a meeting on April 6.  Prospective tenants of the five-story complex at 541-547 ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Developers proposing a substantial mixed-use complex in the Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood gained the Jersey City Planning Board’s approval at a meeting on April 6, laying the groundwork for 100 new apartments and over 3,000 square feet for retail.  Based at 58-60 Center St., ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Almost 30 years after it was closed, the site of the former Harmon Street Pool may soon be redeveloped into affordable housing. Located on Communipaw Avenue near Lincoln High School, the pool became a problem for local residents who complained about the frequent fights and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — While not everybody was happy with the final draft, the Jersey City Municipal Council adopted a resolution revising local guidelines when it comes to affordable housing at their March 24 meeting.  The ordinance, supporters say, requires developers seeking variances or ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – A mid-rise apartment building proposed for Communipaw Junction received approval from the Zoning Board of Adjustment at a March 11 meeting, bringing a blend of residences and retail directly to the major intersection.  The five-story mixed-use facility will occupy an ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – A long-delayed high-rise apartment tower proposed for the Journal Square neighborhood received clearance after developers presented a series of adjustments to their original designs at Tuesday’s Planning Board meeting.  Representatives of the New York-based Namdar Group, a real ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Developers at Tuesday’s Planning Board meeting received permission to construct a mixed-use complex in the Bergen Hill neighborhood, bringing a blend of new residential and commercial space to a community known for its vintage houses.  A team representing ANAK Development ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Bernard Shivers, owner of Bee’s Construction, has become one of the key figures in the revitalization of the HUB section of the city.  His minority-owned Bee’s Construction has been tapped to build the City Hall Annex and the new public safety buildings, a major accomplishment ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Jersey City Planning Board approved the construction of a new mid-rise apartment tower at its meeting on Tuesday, clearing way for 70 residential units a half-mile from the Journal Square PATH station. The Ben LoPiccolo Development Group (BLDG) of Jersey City based the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A mixed use high-rise that would bring a blend of commercial and residential space to the Journal Square neighborhood received authorization from the Jersey City Planning Board at Tuesday’s meeting. Representatives of developer Sachin Gupta’s ownership group, Vaishno Ma Summit ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Bayfront – the massive development project slated for the westside of Jersey City – took a huge step forward when the city council voted to move ahead at its Feb 10 meeting. “Bayfront is the largest mixed income investment in the history of the city and a transformational ...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy was in Hamilton Monday to tout two programs his Administration believes will boost efforts to transform dilapidated and abandoned properties into vibrant parts of the community, While remediation has historically been a major barrier to successful ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - When city officials first proposed to close down a portion of Newark Avenue near Grove Street in 2015 to construct a pedestrian mall, many people had serious doubts. But the mall became more than just a place for people to relax as they ate at the array of local eateries, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Developers seeking to modify a Great Depression-era retail building in Jersey City’s Journal Square neighborhood received the planning board’s clearance this week to proceed.  Stonebridge Capital, a development group based in Union City, will spearhead the project: a five-story ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A virtual public meeting to discuss the proposed $4.1 million of improvements to Marin Boulevard from Montgomery Street to 6th Street will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. The City of Jersey City has received funding for the design, construction and construction inspection ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A proposal approved in a split vote by the Jersey City Council in December to bring a 17-story high rise near Berry Lane Park may have to face a court challenge before it can move ahead. The Morris Canal Redevelopment Area Community Development Corporation, Inc. (“MCRACDC”) ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (JCRA) received a pitch at its January meeting on Tuesday for a new high-rise apartment and park less than a half-mile from the Journal Square PATH station. Manhattan-based HAP Investments would construct the complex—featuring a 42-story ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Developers of the long-debated Morris Canal Park Manor appeared before the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency’s (JCRA) board of directors on Tuesday, detailing their construction plans for the multi-use residential property.  Skyline Development Group of North Bergen looks to ...

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