Update- Request For Proposals for the Development of Property within the Journal Square 2060 Redevelopment Area

There will be one site visit conducted on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 11 am. This visit will be held at 693-701 Newark Avenue.

Request For Proposals for the Development of Property within the Journal Square 2060 Redevelopment Area

The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (“JCRA” or “Agency”) has issued this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) in accordance with the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1, et seq. (the “Redevelopment Law”), for the redevelopment project (“Project”) described herein.

All proposals are prepared at the cost and expense of he prospective purchaser/developer (“Respondent(s)”). The JCRA is not responsible for paying for any of the costs or expenses associated with the preparation or submission of proposals.

Any successful Respondent is required to comply with requirements of the Law Against Discrimination, P.L. 1975, Ch. 127, N.J.A.C. 10:5-31, et seq., the Affirmative Action Rules, N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1, et seq, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 USC §2101, et seq.

Respondents and their contractors and subcontractors must at all t comply with all applicable obligations pursuant to The New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditure Reporting Act, N.J.S.A. 19:44A-1, et seq., and any local or municipal restrictions adopted in accordance with said Act, including but not necessarily limited to Ordinance No. 08-128 of the City of Jersey City, “Contractor Pay-To-Play Reform Ordinance,” adopted September 3, 2008 and Ordinance No. 09-096 of the City of Jersey City, “Redevelopment Pay-To-Play Reform Ordinance,” adopted September 9, 2009.

This RFP constitutes an invitation to submit proposals to the JCRA, and does not represent an offer, obligation or agreement on the part of the JCRA. The Agency reserves the right to protect the best interests of the Agency and the City of Jersey City “City”), to waive any technical errors, to reject any proposal (or any part thereof) for any reason whatsoever, or to reject all proposals for any reason whatsoever. The JCRA reserves the right at any time to withdraw this RFP. In addition, the JCRA retains the right to make modifications or additions to the RFP.

There will be one site visit conducted on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The visit will be held at 693-701 Newark Avenue. Attendance at the site visit is not mandatory but is encouraged.

No oral interpretation of any requirements of this RFP will be given to any prospective Respondent. Only written requests submitted by regular mail / fax / email for interpretation will be considered. Such requests will only be accepted until Friday, March 2 nd , 2018. Questions should be directed to: David Donnelly c/o Jesamil Suazo via email jsuazo@jcnj.org , Jersey City Redevelopment Agency 66 York Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302. A written response received through mail and/or fax and/or email will be made in about three business days and both the inquiry and response will be posted on the Agency’s website at http://www.thejcra.org within this time. Respondents should check the website periodically for updates to the RFP as well as any questions/responses posted.

All proposals must include a submission fee of $1,500 which must be paid at the time of submission. Any proposals received after the deadline or without the submission fee will be rejected. Proposals that include payment of the submission fee b check, which check is dishonored for insufficient funds, shall be considered to have not included the submission fee and will be rejected.

Respondents must supply three (3) paper copies and one (1) electronic copy (on CD, PDF or USB drive format preferred) of their proposal.

All proposals must be delivered no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16 th , 2018 Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, 66 York Street, 3 rd floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302. Proposals may be submitted in person, or may be sent by U.S. certified mail return receipt requested, or by private courier service. Post marked proposals dated on the reception date but after the reception date will be deemed late and rejected. The JCRA shall not be responsible for the loss, non-delivery, or physical condition of proposals sent by mail or courier service. Emailed submissions will not be accepted.

All proposals will become the property of the JCRA and will not be returned to the Respondent.

For further information, contact Jesamil Suazo at (201) 761-0819.

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US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Grant Applications

JC 2017 Mill Creek Pittsburgh Metals Cleanup Grant Combined

JC 2017 Mill Creek Lot 77 Cleanup Grant Combined

JC 2017 Mill Creek Lot 73 Cleanup Grant Combined (2)

The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency / City of Jersey City are applying for US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Grants funding to clean up sites within Jersey City. Copies of the grant proposals, including the draft EPA-required Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives documents that are part of the applications, are available for public review and comment here. For more information about the proposals or to provide comment, please contact Benjamin Delisle, Jersey City Redevelopment Agency Director of Development, at delisleb@jcnj.org or 201-761-0822.

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)

Jersey City OKs plan for 308-unit building outside Liberty State Park

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal

A rendering of 100 Monitor St., a new residential building given approval by Jersey City's planning board on Aug. 16, 2016. (Courtesy of Ironstate)

A rendering of 100 Monitor St., a new residential building given approval by Jersey City’s planning board on Aug. 16, 2016. (Courtesy of Ironstate)

A five-story residential building housing 308 rental units on a lot outside Liberty State Park was given unanimous approval by the Planning Board Tuesday night.

100 Monitor St., which will also house 2,980 square feet of commercial space on its ground floor as well as 8,000 square feet of offices, will be a “pinnacle project” for the Lafayette neighborhood, Charles J. Harrington, the developer’s attorney, told planning officials.

“It will really be a transformation of the site,” Harrington said.

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The JCRA is Awarded with Two Grants from the US Environmental Protection Agency

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