6sqft: Jersey City rental next to Liberty State Park opens, units from $1,910/month

A new luxury rental building has opened in the bustling Bergen-Lafayette section of Jersey City, with apartments starting at $1,910/month. Located just steps from Liberty State Park, 295 Johnston Avenue, called 295J, contains 309 units, with a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. In addition to being next to the 1,212-acre waterfront park, the rental boasts an…

New York Post: Residents lured to suburbs by cheaper NYC-style apartments

The president of Ironstate Development, David Barry, has made fostering an urban sensibility in spots outside New York City a key part of his company’s strategy. The company’s four Urby rental complexes — three of which are located outside the five boroughs — aim to deliver a big-city experience without the big-city sticker shock. FULL…

NY YIMBY: Leasing Begins For 295J At 295 Johnston Avenue In Jersey City

Leasing is now underway at 295J, a new rental property at 295 Johnston Avenue in the Bergen-Lafayette section of Jersey City. Designed by BKSK Architects, the five-story building comprises 309 apartments ranging from studios to three-bedroom units. Monthly rents begin at $1,910 with initial occupancy scheduled for April 2020. Each apartment will feature keyless entrance technology, large windows,…

Real Estate Weekly: Proof of the Good Life

Developer Dave Barry takes his home building very seriously. He had an idea to balance modern lifestyles with price and came up with Urby. Then he tested it for “proof of concept.” He’s now on his fourth Urby and braced for a national expansion of the brand. FULL STORY