Tuesday, April 30, 2013
SPJ Properties has asked for a waiver to be able to do construction on Saturdays, something that's prohibited under the city's noise ordinance.
The city council will decide whether or not to allow Saturday construction on a waterfront development. Under the city's noise ordinance, construction isn't allowed on Saturdays. SJP Properties, however, has asked the city for a waiver, in order to do construction work on Saturdays at the Waterfront Corporate Center III, a new development at Second and River Streets. Because the project is part of a redevelopment area, the city council is in charge of deciding whether or not to grant the waiver. According to SJP Properties, "saturday construction has become necessary to ensure the project meets the construction milestones required in the lease agreement with the anchor tenant, Pearson Education. The project is currently behind schedule to …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The money is earmarked to help renovate the Connors School.
Hoboken's newest tenant has made a large donation to the Hoboken Relief Fund. Pearson Publishing, the main tenant that will move into a yet to be built building along Hoboken's waterfront, will donate $25,000 to the fund. The money will go toward rebuilding the Connors School, which suffered heavy damage during Sandy. "We want to assist the city's recovery," said Will Ethridge, a Pearson executive, on Monday afternoon.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Construction of the final building of the South Waterfront Redevelopment Area will take about 18 months and is scheduled to start this week.
Local officials and developers broke ground on a project that will fill the last open lot of Hoboken’s downtown waterfront, which has been more than ten years in the making. SPJ properties — together with the city and its main tenant Pearson Publishing — will start construction of a 14-story building on the 26-acre lot right next to the W Hotel as soon this week, according to Community Development Director Brandy Forbes. The construction of the building will last about 18 months and is expected to be completed in July 2014, said Jeff Schotz, executive vice president of SJP Development. There will be four retail units on the ground floor of the building, Schotz said. While he didn’t yet disclose which retailers expressed interest, he said …