Infrastructure

Frank J. Guarini Justice Complex Rises at 595 Newark Avenue in Jersey City

Construction is rising on the Frank J. Guarini Justice Complex, a massive new government building at 595 Newark Avenue in the Journal Square neighborhood of Jersey City, New Jersey. Designed by bridging architect Rafael Vinoly and design-builder Terminal Construction Corporation, the five-story structure will yield 24 courtrooms, jury assembly spaces, and new offices for the Hudson County prosecutor, the surrogate, and the sheriff, among others. The $345 million development will also house a 75-seat public food court, a self-help law library, a children’s play area, training spaces, and a 459-space parking garage. MAST Construction Services Inc. is the general contractor for the facility, which is rising from an extensive plot bound by Central Avenue to the west, Route 139 to the north, Oakland Avenue to the east, and Newark Avenue to the south. The developers are aiming for LEED Silver certification.

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Waterfront view of Tribeca Pointe at 41 River Terrace - Courtesy of Rockrose

Battery Park City Authority Unveils Climate Action Plan for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

The Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) has released a Climate Action Plan outlining how the entity will enforce greenhouse gas emissions reductions in new and existing buildings and infrastructure in the area. The plan was authored in partnership with Buro Happold, an international sustainability consultancy, and outlines key targets for Battery Park City properties.

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Gansevoort Peninsula Park Progresses Along West Village Waterfront, Manhattan

Construction is progressing on Gansevoort Peninsula Park, a new 5.5-acre public recreational space on the Hudson River waterfront in the West Village. Designed by James Corner Field Operations, which was commissioned by the Hudson River Park Trust in January 2019, the upcoming green space is located next to Pier 53 directly across from the Whitney Museum of American Art, and will feature Manhattan’s first public beach.

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Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences Completes Construction at 1185 Broadway in NoMad, Manhattan

Exterior work is complete on the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences, a 45-story skyscraper at 1185 Broadway in NoMad. Designed by Rafael Vinoly and developed by MarriottRitz Carlton Hotels, and Flag Luxury Properties, the 580-foot-tall reinforced concrete tower will yield 250 guest rooms spread across 150,000 square feet and 16 one- and two-bedroom penthouse residences on the upper levels. Lendlease is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of Broadway and West 28th Street. The Erin Boisson Aries team at Christie’s International Real Estate is handling the sales of the penthouses.


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