Fulop expects nimble approach to development in Jersey City, with major projects still to come

Jersey City is still in the earliest stages of its well-chronicled renaissance, the city’s mayor said Thursday, while projecting a nimble approach to development in the face of economic headwinds and a continued focus on lesser-known neighborhoods outside the downtown.

Panel: Interest in office space picking up as employers mull re-entry plans, hybrid schedules

Employers are hoping to find a middle ground as they determine how best to bring workers back to the office. While that strategy is still taking shape, occupiers have already begun to weigh their post-pandemic options in places such as Jersey City, driving an uptick in building tours and the prospect of new leasing activity.

DeMarco, Pozycki see a corporate anchor as the next step for Jersey City waterfront

The sweepstakes for Amazon’s second headquarters had ended just a few hours earlier, but Mike DeMarco invoked the name of another technology giant with an outsized footprint. With less fanfare, comparatively speaking, Google in recent years has steadily grown its presence across Manhattan’s West Side, energizing neighborhoods such as Chelsea and the Meatpacking District. And published reports say the company is preparing for another major expansion that would push its portfolio in the city beyond 6 million square feet.

It’s the kind of story that Jersey City can only hope for. DeMarco doesn’t think it’s so far-fetched, given all the city has to offer.