The Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey have unveiled the organization’s third “DreamLab,” a space designed to educate and inspire young girls. Located in The Shoppes At North Brunswick, the space has classrooms for STEM-related education, training spaces for the performing arts, a bouldering wall, video and podcast recoding booths, an indoor camping area, and flexible spaces for large gatherings.
New Jersey developer Milton Fantin has revealed new interior renderings for Overlook Flats, a new mixed-use property in Jersey City. Located at 32 Oakland Avenue, the building is designed by Michels & Waldron Associates and comprises more than 58,000 square feet of office space, 297 rental units, tenant amenity spaces, and an 181-vehicle fully automated parking garage.
Construction has commenced at 499 Summit Avenue, the site of a 53-story residential skyscraper in the Journal Square section of Jersey City. Led by Panepinto Properties and AJD Construction and designed by HLW International, the tower will contain 605 rental apartments, 3,200 square feet of retail space on the lower floors, and a parking garage. While the full amenity package has not been announced, renderings of the building reveal a roof deck above the podium level with a large communal terrace, outdoor lounge space, and planters. The development will also create a new public plaza.
Construction is moving quickly at 626 Summit Avenue, the site of a new 29-story mixed-use tower in Jersey City. Designed by MVMK Architects for an anonymous development company, the building will contain 209 rental units, two retail suites, and office space.
A new and improved children’s park has opened in downtown Jersey City. Located along Merseles Street between Interstate 78 and the Booker T. Washington public housing complex, Gateway Park now features a new multipurpose turf field, a resurfaced basketball court outfitted with new basketball hoop posts, stormwater drainage systems, and a new playground with improved accessibility for kids of all ages and abilities.