The WSJ celebrates Harrison

A recent article by Kathleen Lucadamo in The Wall Street Journal visits Harrision and says, "Once known for industry, the town fell on hard times but new apartment complexes are rising." Of interest from the piece ... Ron Lupone thought he would never leave Manhattan, but the lower rents in New Jersey lured him there. The town… Continue reading The WSJ celebrates Harrison

Russo Development Proposes Riverfront Project

A developer has proposed building 458 units of rental housing on a sprawling tract along the Passaic River. Representatives from Carlstadt-based Russo Development presented their proposal for the Passaic Avenue project at a meeting of the town's governing body Wednesday. The development would be located within the Passaic Avenue redevelopment zone and would occupy four tracts,… Continue reading Russo Development Proposes Riverfront Project

Ready to move: How Harrison is transforming from an industrial powerhouse

Once considered a "beehive of industry," a New Jersey town is gradually reinventing itself. Over the last few years, luxury apartments have sprung up alongside empty warehouses and factories in Harrison, a Hudson County town once known for its industrial prowess. The vision for a revitalized Harrison has been a long time in the making, hobbled… Continue reading Ready to move: How Harrison is transforming from an industrial powerhouse

Jersey Sure! No longer is Newark’s shadow, Harrison embraces big-time development

Via Adam Bonislawski/New York Post According to Mayor James Fife, Harrison, NJ, once held the state record for the most liquor licenses issued in a square mile. Today Harrison seems to be gunning for the title in a new category — building permits. There’s a construction boom underway in this town, tucked into a bend… Continue reading Jersey Sure! No longer is Newark’s shadow, Harrison embraces big-time development