One Journal Square Update 09/26/23

2 Million SQFT Tower Project Rises in Journal Square

Utilizing the manpower and expertise of subcontractor, Concrete Rising, general contractor, , has begun to form the superstructure of a massive, dual-tower residential development, going up at 10 Journal Square Plaza in Jersey City's Journal Square neighborhood.

Developed by Kushner Companies, and known as "One Journal Square", the 64-story structure will consist of two 52-story towers, sitting atop a shared, 12-story podium.

The building is set to contain 1,723 rental apartments, offered in studio, one, two, and three-bedroom configurations.

The development will boast an extensive collection of tenant amenities, including an Olympic-size indoor swimming pool, a cold plunge pool, a whirlpool spa, sauna and steam rooms, a kid’s club, a chef's kitchen, a bowling alley, golf simulators, various lounges and co-working spaces, and two landscaped roof terraces with an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub.

It will also offer a number of fitness amenities including a full-sized basketball court, a rock climbing wall, a squash court, a yoga studio, a spin cycle room, and several training rooms. Altogether, One Journal Square's amenities will total 45,000 square feet.

In addition to residential units, the building will feature square feet of ground-floor retail space (which will be occupied by a new Target location), and a large, enclosed parking garage, with enough room for vehicles.

Plans also call for a public plaza, which will sit at the base of the building, just off the converging streets of Bergen Avenue and John F. Kennedy Boulevard.

Designed by , One Journal Square will ultimately stand feet tall and total square feet.

The project has been a long time coming, with the lot having sat vacant since 2009. Kushner Companies and KABR Group purchased the lot right at the end of 2014, and the development went through several design iterations before receiving approval from the Jersey City Planning Board in January of 2021. On June 16th, 2022, the project finally broke ground, and construction is now expected to wrap up sometime in 2026.

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