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2 Chapel Avenue

Shuttered Two-Story Venue To Be Redeveloped Into Four-Story, 40,000-Square-Foot Structure at 2 Chapel Avenue, Jersey City

The dilapidated, two-story venue building at 2 Chapel Avenue, in the Port Liberté community of southern Jersey City, is expected to renovated and expanded into a four-story, 40,000-square-foot structure. The previous venue was called The Pointe, but Landmark Developers will rebrand the project as the North River House, Jersey Digs reported. The redeveloped building will include a lobby, a lounge, a restaurant, and two banquet halls. In addition, there will be multiple bars throughout, landscaped gardens, patios attached to the restaurant, and cabanas. Work is expected to start soon and completion is scheduled for 2018.


100 Monitor Street

Five-Story, 308-Unit Mixed-Use Building Approved at 100 Monitor Street, Jersey City

Last week, the Jersey City Planning Board approved plans for a five-story, 308-unit mixed-use project at 100 Monitor Street, located on the corner of Johnson Avenue in the city’s Communipaw section. The building will include 2,980 square feet of ground-floor retail space and 8,000 square feet of office space, the latter of which will be leased to the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, Jersey Digs reported. The residential units will be rentals and amenities will include an 85-car parking garage, a fitness center, a pool, and a landscaped garden. Ironstate Development and Landmark Developers are developing the building. The site is an assemblage of six vacant lots and groundbreaking is scheduled for early 2017.


Rendering of 99 Hudson Street

Foundation Work Underway on 79-Story, 781-Unit Mixed-Use Tower at 99 Hudson Street, Jersey City

Back in January, YIMBY reported on the groundbreaking ceremony held for the planned 79-story, 781-unit mixed-use tower under development at 99 Hudson Street, in Jersey City. That’s located between Grand and York streets in Exchange Place section of the city. Pile driving and foundation work are now underway, as seen in photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The 1.5-million-square-foot skyscraper, to stand 900 feet in height, will include 15,000 square feet of retail space and 14,000 square feet of public space, some of that in the form of a plaza. The plaza will be located on the corner of Grand and Greene streets. China Overseas America Inc. is the developer and Perkins Eastman is behind the design. Completion is expected in 2018, followed by occupancy the next year.


515 Marin Boulevard

17-Story, 397-Unit Mixed-Use Building Rises to Fourth Floor at 515 Marin Boulevard, Jersey City

Construction is underway on the fourth floor of the 17-story, 397-unit mixed-use building being developed at 515 Marin Boulevard, located between Eighth and Ninth streets in the Hamilton Park section of Jersey City. The construction update is possible thanks to a photo posted to the Forums. Dubbed Marin Residences, it will also feature 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Residential units will be located above, of which 20 percent (80 units) will be designated as affordable. It’s unclear if the apartments will be rentals or condominiums. A 261-car parking garage is also being built, in addition to a 30,000-square-foot public park directly behind the project. Kushner Real Estate Group and Claremont Properties are the developers. HWKN Architects is behind the design and completion is expected in late 2017.


One Journal Square

One Journal Square Gets New Look, Big Height Bump

Yesterday, YIMBY featured an update on Kushner Companies’ 30 Journal Square, which has transformed from a 40-something-story building into a 72-story tower. Today, we have a fresh look at One Journal Square, which has also experienced a significant height bump. What was originally supposed to host two 50-odd story buildings will instead give rise to one tower of 56 floors, and another of 79 floors.

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