A synagogue in Jersey City’s Journal Square neighborhood that sits in the shadow of the first Journal Squared tower will itself be replaced with a high-rise development, though the upcoming building will include space for the Russian Orthodox Jewish temple.
Construction is underway for one of the newest additions to the fast-growing Journal Square section of Jersey City — a new 15-story residential tower with both office and retail space.
Last Thursday, May 3, Mayor Fulop and the Namdar Group officially broke ground for the 87 Newkirk Street development near Journal Square. The 15-story building will bring 132 apartments to the neighborhood as well as 25,000 square feet of shared office space and 1,500 square feet of retail space.
Great Neck Plaza trustees gave a conditional green light to a proposed 55-unit apartment dwelling at 15 Bond Street on Thursday night, following more than two years of deliberations, appearances and plan updates before village boards.
New York City (NYC) based co-living specialist, Ollie, has signed a master lease to operate the first all-inclusive co-living concept to New Jersey.
Development in Journal Square is showing no signs of slowing down. Just today, NJBiz has reported that the lot at 87 Newkirk Street has been purchased by a New York based developer under the LLC, 87 Newkirk Holdings.