Back in 2014, YIMBY sat down with the Mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, to discuss the latest happenings across the Hudson. The city’s skyline has been continuously changing since then, and YIMBY revisited similar topics once more in an interview with the Mayor this week.
Secaucus, N.J.-based Tovaste Management has been selected to propose development plans at 23 Cornelison Avenue, a vacant, city-owned plot located in Jersey City’s Bergen Hill section. The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (JCRA) selected the developer in January, Jersey Digs reported. Tovaste is currently proposing a five-story, 30-unit residential project that would include 21 off-street parking spaces. The developer has roughly three more months to complete negotiations with the JCRA.
A five-story, 68-unit mixed-use building is planned at 1558 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, located between Custer and Gates avenues in the Greenville section of southern Jersey City. The project will feature commercial-retail space on the ground floor, as well as a 79-car parking garage, Jersey Digs reported. Jersey City-based Myneni Towers LLC is the developer. Plans were approved by the Jersey City Planning Board and the Hudson County Planning Board in 2016. The 29,000-square-foot site is vacant. A construction timeline has not been disclosed.
Essex County, N.J.-based LN Signature Realty is planning a five-story, 24-unit residential building at 144 Bergen Avenue, located in the Greenville section of southern Jersey City. The project will include 19 parking spaces, Jersey Digs reported. The city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment granted multiple variances for the project in 2016, one of which allowed for more apartments to be built than allowed under current regulations. The site is currently vacant. A construction timeline has not been revealed.
Clifton, N.J.-based BuildPro Construction is proposing a four-story, nine-unit mixed-use project at 712 Grand Street, located in Jersey City’s Bergen-Lafayette section. It will contain 500 square feet of commercial space and a 1,296-square-foot parking garage on the ground floor, followed by nine market-rate rental apartments on the floors above. A five-year tax exemption has already been granted by the city, Jersey Digs reported. A construction timeline has not been revealed at this time.