FORT LEE, N.J. (JUNE 12, 2012) — Tucker Development Corporation, a leader in the development of shopping centers and mixed-use properties, today announced that Hudson Lights — the company’s mixed-use development planned for more than eight acres in the heart of downtown Fort Lee, N.J. — has received site plan approval from the Fort Lee Borough Planning Board.
“We are pleased to have secured approval to move forward with this state-of-the-art, mixed-use development that is a key part of the dynamic and transformative plans for this Gold Coast community,” stated Richard H. Tucker, President and CEO of Tucker Development. “We collaborated with the Borough of Fort Lee, and we thank Mayor Sokilich, Planning Board Chairman Herbert Greenberg, and the entire Planning Board and their consultants for their thoughtful diligence in securing all necessary approvals for this exceptional development. We’ve worked to create a vibrant shop, dine and live quality environment; one of which, when completed, we will all be proud.”
Hudson Lights — the western portion of a 16-acre site adjacent to the George Washington Bridge that will be comprehensively redeveloped — will feature 165,000 square feet of ground-level retail space marketed by Robert K. Futterman & Associates, up to 477 residential units and options for a 175-room hotel, an office building and approximately 1,200 parking spaces. The development will front on Lemoine Avenue, Main Street, Martha Washington Way and Bruce Reynolds Boulevard. Further, two new roadways will be constructed as part of the redevelopment. The new Central Avenue will link Lemoine Avenue and Martha Washington Way. Hudson Street, the focal point of the pedestrian-oriented retail, will be constructed between Main Street and Central Avenue.