Little by little, progress is being made for Cove, a massive mixed-use project in Jersey City. Argent Ventures, which owns 12.4 acres of the development land, has joined forces with H&R Real Estate Investment Trust, to redevelop the property adjacent to Liberty State Park. Preliminary plans by Argent Ventures called for a mixed-use waterfront development with 1.6 million square feet of laboratory and office space and 1,544 residential units. Future residents would have clear views of both downtown Jersey City and Manhattan.
A new world-class, science-focused public high school known as Liberty Science Center High School will soon begin construction within SciTech Scity in Jersey City. Developed under a public-private partnership between the City of Jersey City, County of Hudson, Hudson County Schools of Technology, and Liberty Science Center, the parties will share financial cost alongside philanthropic donors. The school will be built adjacent to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City and offer science, technology, engineering, and math classes for 400 students in grades 9-12. Students will have access to a work education program with over 200 technology startup companies that will also be a part of SciTech Scity.
Fields Development Group has unveiled a collection of 145 residences at The Agnes, the latest rental property to debut in West Side, Jersey City. The five-story building is located at 100 Water Street and houses a mix of studios and one- and two-bedroom homes.
The Vantage at 33 Park Avenue is among the latest high-rise residential developments to reach completion in Jersey City. From Fisher Development Associates, the first building in the dual-tower development was completed in 2017 and the second tower will launch leasing this spring.
The Jersey City Housing Authority is preparing to launch the nation’s first municipal vertical farming program in an effort to provide free, nutritious food to vulnerable communities. The Vertical Farming Program will consist of ten vertical farms throughout Jersey City.