RFP for Phase I of the Bayfront Redevelopment Area

The Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Phase I of the Bayfront Redevelopment Area is now available at the link below:

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March’s Board of Commissioners Meeting

THE JERSEY CITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY’S BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING FOR
MARCH 19,2019 HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

THE MEETING WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M. IN
ROOM 120.

Jersey City Application for US EPA Brownfields Grant Funding, Public Meeting

US EPA Brownfields Grant Application

The City of Jersey City/ Jersey City Redevelopment Agency are applying for US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Grants funding to clean up sites within Jersey City. A community meeting is being held to discuss the grant proposals and to accept public comments on the proposals and the proposed use of funds.  The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 6:00 PM at 66 York Street 3rd floor, Conference Room,  Jersey City, NJ 07302. Copies of the grant proposals, including the draft EPA-required Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives documents that are part of the applications, will be available for public review and comment on the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency’s website at http://thejcra.org, see below. For more information about the proposals, the meeting, or to provide comments, please contact Benjamin Delisle, Jersey City Redevelopment Agency Director of Development, at delisleb@jcnj.org or 201-761-0822.

Posted: January 17, 2019.

November’s Board of Commissioners Meeting

Please be advised that the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency Board of Commissioners Meeting will be rescheduled from Tuesday, November 20, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018.  The meeting will convene at 6:00 p.m at 180 Ninth Street, Jersey City, NJ.

All JCRA Board Meetings Will Now Be Held at 180 Ninth Street, Rm. 120

Meetings for the JCRA Board of Commissioners will now be held in a new location:

CERC Community Education And Recreation Center
180 Ninth Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
Room 120

Please note that meetings will no longer be held at 30 Montgomery St.

JCWalks – Pedestrian Enhancement Plan Study

JCRA’s Ben Delisle Awarded Environmental Champion Award by the EPA

BenDelisleIt is with great pride that the Agency congratulate Ben Delisle, our Director of Development on being awarded the 2017 U.S. EPA (Region 2) Environmental Champion Award. Each year, EPA recognizes those who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing environmental quality and public health.

The Environmental Champion Award is the highest recognition presented to the public by EPA Region 2. Mr. Delisle will be presented with this award on Friday, May 19, 2017 in New York City.

The Agency congratulates Ben for his outstanding achievement.

Job Opening: Experienced Real Estate/Para Legal Secretary

The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency is seeking an experienced real estate/paralegal secretary to work under the direction of the Agency’s General Counsel. Duties include: assists in the preparation of legal documents; conducts legal research; gathers factual information; organizes and maintains files; obtains documents from appropriate sources. Must have at least 3 years experience working on various real estate transactions, including residential and commercial closings. Those interested may send cover letter and resume to: Barbara Amato, Director of Administrative Services, Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, 66 York Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302. Or via e-mail to BarbaraA@jcnj.org. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Development will bring 64 units of affordable housing to Jersey City’s Greenville section

By Corey McDonald | The Jersey Journal on October 03, 2016

Jersey City officials broke ground on the new a five-story housing development last week that will provide 64 affordable housing units and commercial retail space to the Greenville section of the city.

Members of Mayor Steve Fulop’s administration joined state officials and officials from Genesis Company – the project’s developer – on Wednesday at an empty lot at 455 Ocean Ave.  to break ground on the Dr. Lena Frances Edwards housing development.

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Photo: Corey McDonald | The Jersey Journal

Photo: Corey McDonald | The Jersey Journal

Developers celebrate major NJCU project groundbreaking

By Andrew George, September 13, 2016

Alongside joint venture partner Claremont Companies and project investment advisor Circle Squared Alternative Investments, the Hampshire Companies kicked off a groundbreaking celebration Monday in Jersey City for the start of a major redevelopment project on the campus of New Jersey City University.

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A rendering of the planned University Place project at New Jersey City University. - (THE HAMPSHIRE COMPANIES)

A rendering of the planned University Place project at New Jersey City University. – (THE HAMPSHIRE COMPANIES)