New luxury condos to open in Jersey City Powerhouse Arts District

The Oakman PoolJERSEY CITY —New condominiums will soon join Jersey City’s Powerhouse Arts District.

The Oakman, located at 160 First Street, is slated to open in the summer of 2016, George Cahn, a spokesman for the developer, The Shuster Group, told NJ Advance Media. The 15-story building will feature 159 units, starting at $700,000. Local brokerage JCity Realty began sales this week.

The building is being billed as one of the first condo offering in Jersey City in several years, the majority of new construction projects being rentals. Both Jersey City and Hoboken have seen for-sale inventory drop as new rental properties continue to emerge, leading to more competitive bidding for high-demand properties.

“The time is right to introduce a new luxury condominium offering that will help answer the pent-up demand for upscale, for-sale residences while also fitting in with the character and identity of the neighborhood,” Eyal Shuster, owner of The Shuster Group, said in a statement.


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