Construction is almost complete on Stevens Institute of Technology‘s new two-tower Student Housing and University Center in Hoboken, New Jersey. Designed by Design Collective and Wallace Roberts and Todd, the 392,000-square-foot structure is comprised of 16- and 18-story towers rising from a 70,000-square-foot podium, and is the largest expansion in the institute’s history. The new building will accommodate 994 students, bringing Stevens’ cumulative resident capacity up to 3,500. The project is located along the Hudson River waterfront and is expected to cost $256 million.
Construction is progressing on the first phase of Emerson Lofts, a four-tower, 2-million-square-foot mixed-use development along the border of Jersey City and Hoboken, New Jersey. Designed by Urban Architecture, LLC and developed by Manhattan Building Company, the four-phase project spans 3.5 acres. The first phase topped out last winter, and curtain wall installation is now nearing completion. Work on the ground floor of the 304-foot-tall, 26-floor reinforced concrete superstructure first occurred in March 2020 and the building steadily climbed throughout last year. The site is addressed as 259 Coles Street and rises on a formerly vacant plot that sits along Coles Street between 15th Street to the north and the I-78 West and 139 onramp to the south. 259 Coles Street will yield a total of 350 homes, 307 parking spaces, 10,040 square feet of retail space, and a 23,900-square-foot public use facility.
This week, Smogasburg opened a new 300-seat outdoor venue at the Harborside commercial campus in Jersey City, joining Smorgasbar, which opened earlier this summer. The company’s premier outdoor destination in New Jersey now offers local craft beers, barbecue tacos, lobster rolls, and brick oven pizza. The debut is the latest in a flurry of announcements from developer Mack-Cali, which is quickly transforming the Harborside campus into a mixed-use destination for local residents and Manhattanites just a quick train or ferry ride away.
The Borough of Englewood Cliffs in New Jersey is moving one step closer to obtaining 800 Sylvan Avenue through eminent domain. Developer Senlac Partners has plans to construct a three-building development totaling 365,000 square feet, yielding 450 residences with 90 units of affordable housing. However local government wants to build more affordable housing and public green space on the 28.75-acre site.
Roseland Residential Trust recently celebrated the grand opening of RiverHouse 9, the latest residential property to debut within the Port Imperial community. The building’s official address is 900 Avenue at Port Imperial in Weehawken, New Jersey, and is the second structure to reach full completion within the residential campus.