Starbucks On Thursday?

Rumors are circulating that the wait for the Grove Pointe Starbucks may finally be coming to an end. According to the Grove St. Blog, the Grove Pointe Starbucks is set to open on Thursday. Starbucks rumors first started circulating more than a year ago. Many brushed those rumors aside as merely Realtor marketing ploys to […]

Gourmet Chinese Restaurant Set to Open This Week

Grand Sichuan bought Grove Street noodle shop DJ Garden (pictured below) a few months back and now are in the process of renovating the restaurant. Grand Sichuan promises genuine Sichuan cuisine, and should be open March 13th. Grand Sichuan via JC List

Retail Happenings

Duane Reade Now HiringThe long awaited Duane Reade planned for retail space in the Grove Pointe apartment tower may soon be opening its doors. The retail space along Newark Avenue, just west of the condominium entrance, is now donning the tell tale “Duane Reade Red” trim on interior walls and columns. And of course, there […]

Bits & Briefs

Free PATH Rides MondayThe Port Authority will provide free rides on Monday celebrating 100 years of service, strange smells. Transformer Explodes at Grove StreetA transformer reportedly blew up on Grove Street around 1pm today.

Journal Confirms Long Rumored Duane Reade

Duane Reade, the New York pharmacy synonymous with Manhattan street corners, has been confirmed as a tenant of Grove Pointe by Hudson Now, a Jersey Journal Blog. The rumor that Duane Reade was coming to Grove Pointe has been circulating since at least last January. Hudson Now cites a real estate broker as a source […]

Grove Street Area Rental Towers Filling Up

Two new rental towers opened late last year around the Grove Street PATH station. 50 Columbus, a Costas Kondylis designed tower east of Marin and Grove Pointe, a condo / rental mixed tower between Grove and Marin. 50 Columbus is now 75% leased, claims this press release, meaning 300 of the 400 luxury apartments are […]

Times Gives Grove Pointe, Columbus Plaza Reach Around

Sunday’s times has a bit on the developers of Grove Pointe and Columbus Tower, both of which opened their rental units in the past few weeks. It seems Grove Pointe is asking for higher rents, with studios starting at $1800– at Columbus they start at $1600. Mayor Healy “But our entire city is a mass-transit […]

Columbus Tower Open

Columbus Tower is officially open for business, reports Real Deal. The 400 rental units in 50 Columbus is the first of three towers at Colmbus Plaza.

Columbus Tower: New Towers, Retail

Searching through commercial property listings has revealed two bits of information. First, available retail sites include the north east corner of the tower on Warren and Steuben Streets as well as space on the Columbus side. But more importantly is the description of phase II: “Preliminary designs for Phase II consist of 1.1 million square […]

BIts & Briefs

OKs shorter abatementGrove Pointe’s abbreviated abatement on the rental portion of the tower was approved. Cinco Tacos, Hold de MayoDowntown Taqueria gets some love from the Hudson Current Toll Brother’s City LivingHoiboken411 reports on Toll Brother’s ratings of housing markets. The Jersey City / Hoboken Market gets high marks.

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