Tech Innovators Propelling to Hoboken

On May 20th, Hoboken’s Pier A will celebrate innovation by hosting Propellor Fest. Described as a day filled with inspiration, education and fun; activities will include talks from tech luminaries, networking and a start up competition.

Update: Will This Townhouse Become Hoboken’s Priciest Home?

Update: reports that it only took nine days to find a buyer for what will likely become the most expensive home in Hoboken, though no offer price was revealed. A restored limestone townhouse at 504 Hudson has hit the market in Hoboken for a whopping $6.5M. Originally constructed in 1854, an exhaustive restoration and expansion was completed in 2012....

Providing Affordable Housing Amid a Boom

Shiny high rises and renovated brownstones will do a lot to put an urban neighborhood on the radar, but the heart of every city lies not only in its revitalization, but also in its economic diversity and opportunity. Few would dispute that Jersey City’s market-rate development is booming, but much of the housing being built is financially out of reach...

Hoboken’s Industrial Past Gets a New Lease on Life

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In an era where new construction is seemingly everywhere, some developers are finding inspiration in the relics of Hoboken’s industrial age, taking facilities that once made things like bread and window blinds and adapting them for the 21st century. Smack dab in the middle of the city, a factory that once housed an iconic brand is about to be revitalized....

Emerging ‘SoHo West’ Area Rising Up

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What’s in a name? When it comes to a neighborhood and its brand, it can mean quite a bit. Just ask SoHo or Tribeca, two now-trendy Manhattan neighborhoods downtown near the Holland Tunnel that were formerly filled with underutilized buildings and vacant lots before they were rebranded and revitalized. Jersey City appears to boast a neighborhood that is poised for...

Open House Picks: Hoboken

Today marks the beginning of open house coverage in Hoboken, here are our picks: This one bedroom has a prime midtown location, but it’s the renovated finishes that steal the show. 703 Park Ave $450,000 Open house: Saturday & Sunday 12:30-3pm   At just over 1200sf, this two bedroom, two bath comes with parking and storage. 727 Monroe St $709,000 Open house: Saturday 1-4pm   If your budget stretches over...

On the Waterfront: Hoboken’s Last Drop

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Hoboken boasts some incredible history. From the first ever baseball game played, to the birthplace of Frank Sinatra, Hoboken has some serious material to brag about. However, fewer people know that a large parcel of Hoboken’s waterfront was previously occupied by a major Maxwell House Coffee plant. Once the largest producer of coffee in the world, the plant dominated Hoboken’s...

Modern Office Reno at the Neumann Leather Building

Hoboken designer Britt Ford shared one of her recent projects with us - an industrial office renovation at the Neumann Leather Building. Britt offers design/renovation services to commercial and residential clients, branding/logo consultation and make makes own artwork that she sells to local stores and on her website. Learn more about the project and see some photos below: This building used to be...