Park + Garden Grand Opens with 212 “Green” Apartments in Hoboken just Minutes from Manhattan

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HOBOKEN, N.J. – Park + Garden, Bijou Properties’ latest sustainable residential development in  Hoboken, N.J., has officially Grand Opened with more than 30% of its 212 upscale rental residences already reserved during a robust preview leasing period.

Located at 1450 Garden Street on the north end of this mile-square Hudson County city, the 12-story Park + Garden building features a collection of well-appointed one-, two- and three-bedroom residences complemented by first-class recreational amenities and services.  Commuters will also appreciate its ideal location just steps from NY Waterway Ferries and NJ Transit express busses into New York City.  Immediate occupancy is available.

“We are very pleased to introduce Park + Garden to Hoboken,” says Lawrence Bijou, managing partner of Bijou Properties.  “The building delivers a unique urban lifestyle experience that combines modern design and amenities with eco-friendly features in a vibrant neighborhood setting amidst restaurants, shops, cafes and the active waterfront.  We’re delighted with the initial response to the offering and look forward to building on that momentum as we officially open to the public.”

Designed by Marchetto Higgins Stieve, Park + Garden is the first large-scale rental building to open in Hoboken in years.  The mixed-use design features two 12-story residential towers connected by a podium consisting of a lavish amenities center and an enclosed parking garage.  There’s also 13,000 square feet of street-level retail space and 32,000 square feet of educational space.

Thoughtfully-designed residences feature high ceilings, oversized windows, walk-in closets, bamboo flooring and kitchens with granite countertops, sleek cabinetry and Energy-star stainless steel appliances,   Select homes boast spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline.  Fully-furnished model homes are open for public viewing.

A full suite of recreational and social amenities will enhance residents’ lifestyles, including an attended lobby, state-of-the art gym, multiple club rooms, courtyards, outdoor pool and landscaped deck, additional laundry facilities, bike storage and a 383-car on-site fully automated parking facility.  Renters will also have access to a shared multi-use recreational room/basketball court.

Situated directly across the Hudson River from midtown Manhattan, Hoboken is well-known as one of the most dynamic City environments along the Hudson County “Gold Coast” with a bustling main street, exciting nightlife and well-rounded recreational and social opportunities.  Park + Garden offers a pedestrian-friendly design with a private street entrance to create an intimate atmosphere while allowing residents to fully embrace all the elements of this walkable residential setting and its easy access to mass transportation.

“Uptown Hoboken blends the vibrancy of an urban downtown with a family-friendly atmosphere featuring multiple parks, playgrounds, new athletic fields and the scenic Hudson River Waterfront Walkway,” says Jacqueline Urgo, President of The Marketing Directors, the exclusive leasing and marketing agent for Park + Garden.

“There’s never a shortage of activities, with boutique shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars along Washington and 14th Streets and the nearby Bow Tie movie theatre. The City also hosts numerous waterfront concerts and seasonal fairs and street festivals. And being within minutes of the Lincoln Tunnel and the 39th Street NY Waterway terminal brings all that Manhattan has to offer within close reach.”

Bijou Properties also sponsors a summer Farmer’s Market held right outside the doors of Park + Garden.   Entering its 4th season, the Garden Street Farmer’s Market is located at Garden Street Mews and held every Saturday from June to November.  Filled with products from New Jersey farmers and the local Hoboken community, as well as festive music, the Farmer’s market was created by Bijou Properties to support sustainable agriculture, small businesses and make farm-fresh produce available to the community.

Park + Garden has been designed for LEED® Gold certification.  Locally-based Bijou Properties is a leader in the field of “Green” development along the Hudson River Gold Coast.   Park + Garden is the third LEED-certified building from the developer in Hoboken and boasts innovative, environmentally-sensitive features to minimize its impact on the environment.  These include a vegetated roof terrace that will reduce storm water runoff, a CHP (combined heat and power) module that produces hot water and electricity using a single natural gas fuel source, charging bays for electric cars and spaces for 200 bicycles.  The heating, cooling and lighting designs, in conjunction with a high performance building envelope and the CHP module, aim to achieve a 20% reduction in energy usage based on industry standard comparisons.

For more information about Park + Garden and to make an appointment to tour the furnished model residences, please call 201.533.4480 or visit or

The community’s onsite Leasing Center is located at 1450 Garden Street, Hoboken, N.J. 07030

About Bijou Properties:

Founded in 1999 in Hoboken NJ, Bijou Properties designs, develops & manages the highest quality sustainable buildings and has become a recognized leader in the field of green development along the Hudson Waterfront.  Recent projects include Garden Street Lofts (NJ’s First LEED Gold Residential Highrise), The Hostess Factory, a 42,000 square-foot retail restoration including a 20,000 square-foot Green Roof; and Edge Lofts, the first Hoboken residential development to achieve LEED® Platinum certification.  Beyond its individual properties, Bijou Properties is focused on creating better neighborhoods and healthier environments for the community at large.

More information can be found on the company website:

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