Construction is set to begin on the long-awaited Hoboken Connect project, where plans call for improving the city’s historic transit terminal, infrastructure upgrades and new development that would include nearly 400 apartments and 635,000 square feet of high-end office space.
Development firm LCOR is seeking to revitalize the long-dormant, two-story ferry terminal in Hoboken — envisioning uses such as event space, market-style retail and other concepts — in what could be the centerpiece of a plan to transform the city’s historic transit hub.
The long-awaited plan to improve Hoboken Terminal and build new apartments, office space and public amenities nearby took a key step forward this week with the city’s approval of a redevelopment agreement with LCOR, the firm that is spearheading the project.
A developer has unveiled new details of a plan to transform the area around Hoboken Terminal, including a proposed 635,000-square-foot office tower and nearly 400 apartments alongside open space, infrastructure upgrades and a renovation of the historic transit hub.
State officials are seeking to “provide a stronger response” to developers looking to build around NJ Transit’s rail and bus stations, hoping to jumpstart a plan to monetize the agency’s vast but underutilized real estate portfolio.