The main access road into the sprawling, distinctive Kearny Point development is slated to become significantly greener and more welcoming to pedestrians and cyclists, thanks to a new $3 million federal grant that was awarded to its host municipality.
Hugo Neu Group has bolstered the team overseeing its landmark Kearny Point project, tapping a longtime federal official to oversee environmental initiatives at the 130-acre site.
Amenities, collaboration space and access to transportation will all remain important in the office sector, experts say, but those features must be increasingly focused on wellness, sustainability and energy savings. That’s not to mention diversity and the ability for employees to choose how they work.
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.
An urban farming company plans to establish a garden center at the 130-acre campus known as Kearny Point, a former shipbuilding yard and industrial complex that is being reborn as a mixed-use business and technology hub.