Bates Project Clipped

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Thursday, April 24th, 2008 | Uncategorized | 656 views | Permalink |

A twelve story tower planned for the western end of the downtown has been shortened to 7 stories. The Bates Project was originally to break ground in the spring last year, but never did. The original renderings showed a low base with a slender tower. The new rendering available from Mushroom Development now shows a […]

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Office Vacancies, Rents Increase

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Friday, April 11th, 2008 | Uncategorized | 517 views | Permalink |

The Real Deal is pointing out an increase in office vacancies downtown, all while asking prices on leases grow. For months the downtown office market had been tightening. By February, occupancy rates surpassed midtown for the first time since 2001, leading us to speculate the tightening market could lead to new office construction along Jersey […]

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Slowdown Could Cause Future Housing Crisis

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Wednesday, March 19th, 2008 | Uncategorized | 473 views | Permalink |

By all accounts, the real estate boom is over. Even stalwart New York City markets can not holdout forever against the bloodletting across the country. Developers, fearing the oversupply of the late 1980’s and early 1990’s may have already thrown on the breaks to many new development projects. Outer borough markets in the region are […]

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Vote Today

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Tuesday, June 5th, 2007 | Uncategorized | 515 views | Permalink |

Today is primary election day across the state. Voters will decide what candidate will represent their party in the November General election for State and some local offices. In Hudson County, the winner of the Democratic Primary is all but assured a victory in November, making today’s election all the more important. Polls are open […]

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Bits and Briefs

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Friday, January 26th, 2007 | Uncategorized | 543 views | Permalink |

Pay-to-Play Reform Fails Fulop gets his 15 Minutes, city still gets development. Pocono-Hoboken Rail Service Could Start by 2012 After passing an environmental study, the only thing needed is the money. Actual Completion: 2102. PATH Substation Failure Slows Trains Also redraws map: “a substation at Washington Street near Journal Square failed.”

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Bits & Briefs

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Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 | Uncategorized | 532 views | Permalink |

Billy-burg Developer Voted the Worst Coincidentally, he’s building in Hoboken too. NJ Transit Proposes 10% Fare Increase Because we need more people driving into Manhattan. Merrill Lynch considering Jersey City Though perhaps only to induce New York to give them tax breaks. On the other hand, they want at least a 48 story tower. Healy […]

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News Roundup

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Monday, January 15th, 2007 | Uncategorized | 393 views | Permalink |

AM New York Discovers Jersey City About as accurate as a you might expect a free paper to be. Healy spokeswoman on developer’s payroll Because some people find this sort of thing surprising. Old coffee plant – now ‘Maxwell Place’ Condos with cream and sugar.

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Weekend Construction-porn Wrap Up

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Monday, January 15th, 2007 | Uncategorized | 451 views | Permalink |

We got plenty of construction photos for you to feast on this weekend. Below is a quick recap in case you missed anything. Monday111 First77 HudsonClam Broth HouseGulls CoveThe Sutton at Liberty HarborLiberty Harbor NorthObserver Lofts SundayAthenaColumbus TowerGarden Street LoftsGrove PointeHarborside LoftsShore ClubTrump TowersWestin Hotel89 Willow Avenue, Hoboken Saturday833 Jersey AvenueThe CliffsMaxwell Place109 Columbus Drive, […]

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Advocacy Group, Councilman, Want Reforms, Publicity

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Thursday, January 4th, 2007 | Uncategorized | 399 views | Permalink |

Downtown Councilman Steven Fulop has called for Pay-to-Play Reform to come to Jersey City. Specifically, Fulop is calling on the city to limit contributions from developers . Certainly in any real estate market as strong Jersey City’s, the possibility exists that officials might over look certain things in return for political contributions. But the who’s […]

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Bits & Briefs

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Friday, December 22nd, 2006 | Uncategorized | 504 views | Permalink |

Night garbage pickups start Jan. 7 in Jersey CityJersey Journal Ok 250 Hotel Room For Site Jersey Journal Manischewitz makes last matzo Jersey Journal

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