Name/Location: Park & Garden (1415 Park Avenue, Hoboken)
Developer: Bijou Properties
Units: 212 rental apartments
Status: Expected completion early 2015
Hoboken, N.J.-based Bijou Properties, a recognized leader in the field of green development along the Hudson Waterfront, broke ground for Park Place in May, 2013 as part of an overall plan to continue the growth of Hoboken’s Uptown into a sustainable commuter neighborhood.
Developed and managed by Bijou Properties, and financed and owned by the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust (BIT), the 12-story mixed-use LEED Gold building contains 212 market rate residential units (totaling approximately 219,400 square feet of net rentable area), approximately 52,667 square feet of net rentable area of retail and educational space and a fully automated parking garage containing 383 parking spaces. Located steps away from the 14th St and Willow Bus stops to NYC and the Uptown Ferry Terminal, Park Place will offer breathtaking views of the Hudson River and the New York City skyline.
Park Place will feature one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment homes with upscale green interior elements including sustainable bamboo flooring throughout, oversized low E windows, LED recessed lighting in common areas, kitchen with modern low flow plumbing fixtures, Energy Star Stainless Steel Appliances and granite countertops and baths boasting Modern Low Flow Plumbing Fixtures and Recycled Porcelain Tile. World class amenities and services will be available at Park Place, such as attended lobby, gym, pool, clubrooms, additional laundry and bike storage,
Park Place is designed to achieve LEED Gold accreditation – making it one of only two LEED-certified Gold residential rentals in Hoboken. Sustainable features include a vegetated roof terrace that will prevent storm water runoff, energy-efficient domestic water plant that includes a cogeneration system (which delivers two forms of energy, specifically electricity and hot water) from a single fuel source (natural gas), the use of many recycled materials during construction, 100% of the usable concrete from the demolition of the previous parking garage that occupied the site was processed onsite and reused as back-fill, an automated vehicle retrieval system (parking garage) ensures maximum utilization of space, six charging station bays for electric cars and spaces for more than 50 bicycles and a back-up generator to run life safety equipment and one automated garage bay.