Taking a look at our neighbors to the north, Hoboken is adding a brand new boutique condominium building to its housing stock. Developer Bijou Properties is providing a preview of VIA Lofts, an intimate collection of just ten luxury residences in the Hoboken’s bustling northern end.
The finishing touches are now being applied to the architecturally-distinct and eco-friendly six-story building, providing prospective buyers an up-close look at its sleek two and three-bedroom floorplans and a first-hand view of the long list of upscale finishes and environmentally-conscious features included in the homes.
Previews of VIA Lofts are available by appointment only and can be scheduled by contacting Irene Perello of Hudson Place Realty at 201-681-6191.
Located at 1410 Grand Street, the well-appointed condominiums at VIA Lofts offer from 1,372 to 1,495 square-feet of luxury living space. Two-bedroom homes are priced from $1.195 million and three-bedroom residences begin from $1.295 million. Initial occupancy is expected in March 2019.
“This is an invaluable opportunity for homebuyers to experience the uniqueness of this high-performing, sustainable building and its contemporary design,” says Larry Bijou, managing partner of Hoboken-based Bijou Properties. “We’ve already had many interested prospects take advantage of the preview period and receive a comprehensive look at VIA Lofts.”
Condominiums at VIA Lofts boast 11’ foot loft ceilings, high-performance Miele appliances, oversized windows, wide-plank oak flooring, filtered water, super-efficient VRV central heating and cooling system and solid concrete floors. Select homes will offer private terraces, and a limited number of residences will boast New York City views. There’s also an on-site private parking garage.
VIA Lofts is registered for LEED Platinum certification for homes from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and is the latest sustainable luxury condominium building introduced by locally-based Bijou Properties in uptown Hoboken, N.J.
Designed by MHS Architects, the building features a distinctive exterior with specially treated masonry bricks have the appearance of brick already aged 100-plus year and oversized windows to blend seamlessly into its neighborhood streetscape. The top penthouse floor adds to the architectural asset with an aluminum composite, a visually stunning metal finish that continues to waterfall down the edge of the façade into a board-form concrete finish.
Residents will enjoy a host of desirable building amenities and services, such as a state-of-the-art fitness center, landscaped amenity terrace with lynx grilling area and secured individual storage crates and bike racks.
From the moment a resident steps into VIA Lofts, they’ll get a true sense of the quality that awaits them with a welcoming, upscale grand lobby that features polished concrete floor, exposed concrete walls with bamboo panels, decorative barn door and chic industrial-inspired lighting and fixtures.
VIA Lofts is ideally situated in the upper northwest quarter of Hoboken which is celebrated for being close enough to enjoy all that the City has to offer but in a more peaceful, removed setting.
A host of restaurants, bars, boutique shops and conveniences are within walking distance, including a Trader Joe’s, Bowtie Cinemas, Orale, Dolce and Salto Italian Café. Bierhaus Biergarten, Gravity Vault Rock Climbing Gym, all less than one minute from the building.
There’s also a New York Sports Club nearby, as well as the 14th Street New York Waterway Ferry and direct New Jersey Transit buses which provide convenient service to midtown and downtown Manhattan.
What’s more, one of area’s most popular coffee destinations, bwè kafe, is also expected to open its third Hudson County location just feet from VIA Lofts this summer.
“Uptown Hoboken has become the ‘hippest’ part of town and provides the vibrancy of an urban playground with multiple parks, new athletic fields and the scenic Hudson River Waterfront Walkway,” says Ms. Perello.
“There’s never a shortage of activities, with boutique shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars along Washington and 14th Streets. The City also hosts numerous waterfront concerts and seasonal fairs and street festivals. And being within minutes of the Lincoln Tunnel and the 39th Street NY Waterway terminal brings all that Manhattan has to offer within close reach.”
VIA is being built in accordance with the USGBC’s LEED guidelines for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings which incorporate responsible site development, energy efficient design and ecological-friendly materials to create environmentally-sensitive urban living environment.
As recognition for its dedication to building responsible homes and buildings, Bijou Properties recently received a 2018 “Smart Growth” award for creating an iconic, mixed-use development in an emerging neighborhood in Hoboken. New Jersey Future, a non-profit organization that promotes responsible land-use policies, named the developers 424-unit 700 Jackson Street rental building one of the recipients of its prestigious annual award.