Rock climbing gym coming to rehabbed New Jersey Bell tower in Newark

Newark’s first rock climbing gym is set to open early next year, bringing a new amenity to the city and to a historic tower that is now home to more than 260 apartments.

Developers unveil new apartments at iconic New Jersey Bell building in Newark

An investment group has largely completed its conversion of the former New Jersey Bell tower in Newark, marking the restoration of a historic landmark and the addition of new market-rate and affordable housing options to the city’s downtown.

With conversion nearly complete, leasing launches at iconic Newark tower

A development group has nearly completed its restoration of a landmark tower in downtown Newark, where it will soon debut 265 apartments and a mix of new commercial space.

New Jersey Future unveils smart growth award winners for 2019

New Jersey Future has announced the winners of its 2019 Smart Growth Awards, a group that includes adaptive reuse projects in four of the state’s major cities.

Fintech firm debuts Newark office after move from Manhattan

A financial technology firm has opened its new office in downtown Newark, thanks in large part to a $6.5 million state incentive that helped lure the company from Midtown Manhattan.

State honors three projects with housing, economic development awards

The state has doled out its annual Governor’s Excellence in Housing and Economic Development Awards, recognizing three well-known projects in northern and central New Jersey.

Developers begin rehab of historic New Jersey Bell tower in Newark

A joint venture has started construction to restore a historic office tower in downtown Newark, with plans to create 265 apartments and 80,000 square feet of office and retail space.

New Jersey Future announces 2018 Smart Growth Award winners

The nonprofit New Jersey Future will honor major redevelopments in Hoboken, Orange and Trenton, as well as former Gov. James Florio, as part of its annual Smart Growth Awards celebration in early June.