This past Sunday (11/30/2003) the New York
Times ran a wonderful article in their Real Estate section #11 on
page 2 about the plans to convert the Hahne's and Griffith's buildings
into 223 apartments. Cogswell
Realty is spending $180 million to convert these two buildings.
Other developers are also planning to build other residential
projects in the downtown area, including converting office buildings,
building new mixed-use towers along the Passaic River, and adding
residential structures at the city's colleges, and a new "urban
village" of mid-rise and high-rise housing in the area that
might become the home of the new sports stadium - over by Mulberry
Overall these projects could add more than 6000 housing units
in the downtown area.
Rutgers is planning a new under-graduate dorm that would house
which had largely been an industrial developer in the state's midsection
is planning a mixed-use development, including 400 to 500 housing
units, stores, hotel, and possible an office building, along the
Regan Development is in the Process of converting the old Raymond
Commerce Building into 63 condo's which will rent from $1000 to
$1600 a month.
And as I mentioned before, over along Springfield Ave by Bergen
Street construction is already going on on new houses, condo's,
and a mall which will house a new Home Depot.
Welcome to the "New Newark."