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Just saw that The Beacon in Jersey City won "Project of the Year" from the Urban Land Institute. Here's a link to a story that was posted on Fox Business.com: http://www.foxbusiness.com/story/urban-land-institutes-nj-district-council-names-beacon-project-year/
Apparently, the first phase of 315 condos is more than 90% sold and occupied, and they just opened a new 17-story building called Mercury Lofts which has 25 half- and full-floor lofts offering from 2,994 to 6,665 square-feet priced from $885,000 -- less than $300 a square foot.
Halstead Property just did an actual video tour of The Mercury Lofts at The Beacon. The new spaces look pretty amazing to me. Here's a link to the video:
WATCH OUT - the management team is highly unprofessional the building has been failing to pass inspections.
They sent out emails last night past 7 PM (conveniently) - notifying me that I won't be able to move in this coming Monday. Today is Thursday, and this weekend is Easter weekend when many businesses are closed.
I have one weekend (a holiday weekend when places / people are off) to find a replacement housing for my family, desperately trying to get my moving deposit of over $1,000 back which already got cleared last night - my family of 3 are without housing as of Monday.
The most appalling aspect of this is their unprofessional mannerism - I've been trying to get through their office to speak to a representative - but it seems everyone has unplugged their phones. I did get one terse reply back confirming I can't move in this coming Monday.
Furthermore, initially, they tried to convince my family to move in mid-March. If I agreed to that, we would have been in a temporary housing for
This developer / management lost all the credibility.
Unfortunately, it seems like I am stuck with them. But for those of you prospective tenants - think very carefully, and do your diligence on them.