● IRONSTATE / ROSELAND
Leasing underway at Urby
Jersey City Urby has launched its initial phase of leasing.
Located at Harborside, off the Hudson River waterfront, and co-developed by Ironstate Development and Roseland Residential Trust, the 713 ft. tower is one of the tallest buildings in Jersey City.
At 69-stories, it features 762 apartments ranging from studio, one to tow bedrooms. Studios will start at $2,000, one-beds at $2,300 and two-beds at $3,400. Occupancy will begin in early April.
The building is located at 200 Greene Street and is the second of a planned series of Urby developments set to open in other cities.
The first Urby opened in 2016 on Staten Island and a new location will open later this year in Harrison, New Jersey.
Each Urby offers communal spaces and a program schedule developed for residents that includes classes, events and unique experiences.
At Jersey City Urby, they will include a gym with regular classes, outdoor pool and deck for sunset events, lawn game tournaments, meditation and more.
There is a communal kitchen for cooking demonstrations by local chefs, pop-up dinners, tastings and talks and a Creative Lab where residents can participate in various workshops.
Coffee shop 9 Bar Café will take up residence in the building’s first floor and serve as a lobby lounge the proeprty will have car parking, bicycle storage, a dog run and more.
Amsterdam-based architecture and design firm Concrete has designed the interiors and architecture.
● KRE GROUP / NATIONAL RE ADVISORS
Journal Squared opens phase one
KRE Group and National Real Estate Advisors have launched leasing for phase one of Journal Squared, a mixed-use development complex rising in Jersey City’s Journal Square neighborhood.
Designed by Hollwich Kushner and Handel Architects, Journal Squared will include three buildings and bring a total of 1,838 rental residences to the area.
The complex will add 36,000 s/f of retail and restaurant space, as well as create a pedestrian plaza that leads to the adjacent transit hub. The public plaza will serve as a venue for seasonal activities and community events.
Clad in aluminum panels, the first completed tower rises to 563 feet, making it Journal Square’s tallest building to date, and the third-tallest building in Jersey City.
Residences begin at the ninth floor of the 53-story. Interior designer Christopher Stevens crafted open floor plans with hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances.
The 538 apartments range from studios to three bedrooms.
On the 8th floor, Club JSQ is designed for work and play with a full floor of conveniences.
The library is ideal for those who work from home, and includes long tables, plenty of places to plug in and complimentary Wi-Fi.
The Lounge opens onto a sun terrace with an outdoor swimming pool. There’s also a fitness center, yoga studio, billiards room and children’s playroom.
The Sky Lounge is a 53rd-floor observatory with panoramas of the Manhattan skyline, a retractable movie screen with stadium seating and banquet tables.
The Marketing Directors is the exclusive agent. Rents range from $1,850 to $4,200 for three bedrooms.
● JMF PROPERTIES
All’s WELL in Maplewood
CLARUS Maplewood, an apartment development that incorporates health, wellbeing, convenience and luxury, is pre-leasing units.
Developer JMF Properties is offering the entire collection of 20 one- and two-bedroom residences ahead of this summer’s scheduled occupancy.
Located in Maplewood Village, voted New Jersey’s number onedowntown by New Jersey Monthly Magazine, CLARUS has been designed to achieve the WELL Building Standard, a designation created by the International WELL Building Institute to ensure the buildings that people live and work in positively impact their health and wellbeing.
Certified WELL Multifamily Residential buildings create an environment that helps improve resident sleep patterns, nutrition, fitness and mood.
The building will meet the strictest standards in seven categories: air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind. Some of the design elements used include air purification, water filtration, optimized window performance for light control, designated fitness and relaxation spaces, and careful selection of building materials.
Dubbed “Brooklyn West” by many residents because of its hip vibe, booming cultural scene, community-oriented lifestyle, and proliferation of New York City transplants, Maplewood is one of New Jersey’s most highly-desirable suburban towns.