An LLC is proposing to convert the abandoned Bethesda Baptist Church at 162 Mercer Street, located within the Van Vorst Park section of downtown Jersey City, into 10 condominium units. The project would utilize the former house of worship and the attached three-story rectory. Exterior alterations would include changes to the windows and roofs.
Mack-Cali Realty Corporation has announced its partnership with SJP Properties to develop Harborside 4, a 1.2-million-square-foot office tower long-proposed at 136 Greene Street, in the Exchange Place district of downtown Jersey City. The development team won’t break ground on the tower until an anchor tenant has signed on, Real Estate NJ reported. The site, bound by Christopher Columbus Drive, and Greene, Pearl, and Hudson streets, is currently a parking lot.
In May, YIMBY unveiled renderings for a 37-story condo tower at 75 Park Lane South, in the Newport area of Jersey City. Today, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and executives from developer Strategic Capital broke ground on the project, which will include a shorter companion building called Shore House.
Foundation work is now underway on phase two of Provost Square, a two-towered mixed-use development half-way complete in downtown Jersey City. The first phase of the project, The Morgan at Provost Square, at 160 Morgan Street, opened for occupancy in late 2015. It rises 38 stories and contains 420 residential units, as well as 13,020 square feet of retail. The second phase will consist of a 28-story tower with 505 residential units and retail space. Photos of the phase two site can be seen posted to the YIMBY Forums.
Jersey City-based Myneni & Sons has proposed a five-story, 60-unit mixed-use building at the vacant, wedge-shaped property at 678-690 Grand Street, located between Westervelt and Ivy places in Jersey City’s Bergen-Lafayette section. The project would include ground-floor commercial-retail space.