Construction has topped out on the 43-story, 376-unit mixed-use tower, dubbed Ellipse, at 1-25 14th Street, located in the Newport section of Jersey City, N.J. The structure, which is now receiving glass installation on its 27th floor, can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The 592,800-square-foot tower’s apartments will be rentals, ranging from studios to three-bedrooms. There will be 24,000 square feet of amenities, as well as a retail component near street level. The LeFrak Organization is the developer. Arquitectonica is the design architect and Haines, Lundberg & Waehler (HLW) is the executive architect. Completion is expected later this year.
Sequoia Development Group and GRID Real Estate are planning a 16-story, 300-unit mixed-use building at 533 Mercer Street, located on the corner of Jordan Avenue in the McGinley Square section of Jersey City. Dubbed 289 Jordan, it would include apartments ranging from studios to three-bedrooms, of which 56 units, or roughly 19 percent, would be designated as affordable. There would also be 4,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, Jersey Digs reported. Marchetto Higgins Stieve Architects is responsible for the design. Before the as-of-right project can rise, a collection of single- to three-story mixed-use structures must first be demolished.
The Liberty Science Center is moving forward with plans to develop an eight-story, 400,000-square-foot mixed-use academic complex on the 16-acre site at 222 Jersey City Boulevard, in Jersey City’s Liberty Harbor section. Dubbed SciTech Scity, it will include the Liberty Science K-12 school, which will likely consist of charter, vocational, and/or private schools, Jersey Digs reported. There will also be roughly 160,000 square feet of research and collaborative office space, called Edge Works.
New renderings have been revealed of the three-building, 1,181-unit mixed-use project at 305 Coles Street, in downtown Jersey City’s emerging SoHo West neighborhood, located just south of Hoboken. The project, approved by the city’s Planning Board in May, will encompass roughly 1.2 million square feet. Its tallest tower will rise 23 stories, while the others will stand between 14 and 16 stories. There will be 89,000 square feet of retail space, in addition to a 681-car parking garage, Jersey Digs reported. All of the apartments would be rentals, ranging from studios to three-bedrooms.
Pegasus Enterprises is proposing a 12-story, 128-unit mixed-use building at 100 Colden Street, located on the corner of Bates Street on the western edge of Jersey City’s downtown area. The project includes 28,650 square feet of retail space and 60,000 square feet of self-storage space, Jersey Digs reported. It also features a 168-car parking garage. It’s not clear whether the apartments would be rentals or condominiums. Hoboken-based Minervini Vandermark Architecture is responsible for the design. The development site consists of four lots, occupied by a collection of dilapidated warehouses and a townhouse. The city’s Planning Board must approve the project.