News Analysis: New Questions on Steel Tech

A decision by the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency to authorize the use of eminent domain to acquire a derelict warehouse at 125 Monitor Street in Bergen-Lafayette is raising new questions about the JCRA’s Executive Director Diana Jeffrey’s recent testimony regarding another project known as Morris Canal Park Manor.

Is a Bergen-Lafayette Luxury Housing Project in Trouble?

At today’s City Council caucus Councilman Rolando Lavarro suggested that a plan to build a 361-unit luxury high-rise in Bergen-Lafayette may violate the terms of a grant received from the state. Lavarro also stated that newly uncovered documents show that the land, known as Steel Technologies, was supposed to be acquired to become part of Berry Lane […]

Salem Lafayette gets a New Landlord with New Ideas

Last week the Salem Lafayette houses in Bergen Lafayette got a new owner, Camber Property Group. Self described as “an emerging leader in New York City mixed income and workforce housing development,” I seized on the opportunity to interview its Principal, Rick Gropper and find out what all the fuss was about.