This green pathway through cities and suburbia will embody the best of New Jersey

I recently had the much anticipated and long-awaited opportunity to stand with Gov. Phil Murphy and a coalition of elected officials, community leaders and civic organizations as the governor announced that New Jersey would purchase the land the Essex-Hudson Greenway — a 9-mile, 100-foot wide linear park and shared-use trail connecting Montclair to Jersey City — would… Continue reading This green pathway through cities and suburbia will embody the best of New Jersey

Amazon close to deal for 400K square feet of office space

Amazon is expected to close a deal for office space in New Jersey. Amazon, second-largest Fortune 500 company, is acquiring approximately 400,000 square feet of office space in Harborside on the Jersey City waterfront, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. According to, Harborside would be attractive to a company like Amazon in need of office space for a… Continue reading Amazon close to deal for 400K square feet of office space

European-like living at Harrison Urby

via Harrison Observer -  Situated two blocks from the Harrison PATH station, Harrison Urby is just a 20-minute train ride from Lower Manhattan. It’s is the third Urby development to be completed in the New York City metropolitan area, following Staten Island Urby and Jersey City Urby. “We are thrilled to open a third Urby… Continue reading European-like living at Harrison Urby

Ironstate, Pegasus open Urby development in Harrison

via NJ BIZ - Following the delivery of over 1,200 units in Staten Island and downtown Jersey City under the Urby brand, Ironstate Development held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the official opening of the third iteration of its brand in Harrison, Harrison Urby. The co-founders of Ironstate, Michael Barry and David Barry, were joined by Harrison Mayor James Fife and… Continue reading Ironstate, Pegasus open Urby development in Harrison

Advance, DeBartolo kick off leasing at new Harrison rental project

Developers have taken the wraps off a new 286-unit rental community inspired by Harrison’s industrial past, the latest apartment building to come to the town’s waterfront redevelopment zone. Known as Steel Works, the project by Advance Realty and DeBartolo Development has started leasing at 1200 Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. The property includes a mix of… Continue reading Advance, DeBartolo kick off leasing at new Harrison rental project

36-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned for Harrison

More development is coming to Harrison, this time in a different part of town. In recent years, several new projects, from a hotel to apartment buildings, have started rising in the southernmost section of Harrison, near the PATH station and Red Bull Arena. Now, the eastern part of town, which still has a large industrial and… Continue reading 36-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned for Harrison

Newark’s 1st Whole Foods Opens For Business

Newark’s first Whole Foods supermarket is officially open for business. The much-anticipated store – which many local residents and officials have called a symbol of growth and hope in the city’s downtown area – opened its doors Wednesday with a “bread breaking” ceremony at its new location at 633 Broad Street in the newly reborn… Continue reading Newark’s 1st Whole Foods Opens For Business

Waterfront Park Update

Newark’s Riverfront Park will have a boardwalk, walkway system, a fitness zone, an overlook with seating and a bikeway, officials say. via Patch - Newark will soon have an $8 million park expansion near the Passaic River waterfront. State and local officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony last week to announce the start of the third… Continue reading Waterfront Park Update

Hudson County freeholders OK $2.6 million in open space grants

More than $2.6 million in open space grants in Hudson County has been approved by the county board of freeholders, a spokesman for the board said. The funds will go toward acquisitions, park improvements and historic preservation projects throughout Hudson County. Included in the grants are $300,000 for the Harrison Public Library.

BJ’s Wholesale set to open newest club

via - BJ's Wholesale will open its newest club on Passaic Avenue in Kearny next weekend, bringing 140 new jobs to the West Hudson town. Company officials said the opening of the new club could save the average family up to 25 percent a year on items they would normally buy from a grocery store.… Continue reading BJ’s Wholesale set to open newest club